Classic broccoli salad is usually loaded down with mayonnaise and bacon. This version adds a touch of sweetness with grapes and a hint of smokiness with the dressing. Plus, it only requires 5 ingredients! Make a batch at the start of the week for lunchboxes or an easy side dish for dinner.

Tip: “Broccoli is an excellent source of Vitamin C, making 1 cup of broccoli florets and 1 orange about the same.” Katie, Official Registered Dietitian of Produce for Kids, mom of three and author of

1 (16 oz.) bag broccoli florets
1 cup halved red seedless grapes
3 ounces shredded Cheddar cheese
1/4 cup chopped red onion
1/4 cup bacon ranch dressing

Place broccoli in large bowl, breaking any large florets into smaller pieces. Add grapes, cheese, onion and dressing. Mix well.
Cover and refrigerate 30 minutes before serving.

Source: Produce For Kids website

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