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Chopped Broccoli Tomato and Bacon Salad

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Chopped Broccoli Tomato and Bacon Salad

First Published August. 4, 2014 – Updated August. 14, 2021

Broccoli and cauliflower are part of the cruciferous or mustard family.

In scientific terms, it is called the Brassicaceae family. It composes a wide array of plants that offer tons of health benefits.

One health benefit in particular is the vegetables have cancer fighting effects.

Scientific studies have shown possible associations between intake of cruciferous vegetables and the risk of cancer.

The cancers studied with this association include prostate, colorectal, breast, and lung cancers.

All studies were Cohort studies, including scientists from the Netherlands, Sweden, United States, and Europe ( source National Cancer Institute ).

To get the possible cancer fighting effects, eat 4 servings per week.

Read more about The Broccoli – Essence of Real Food

So if you just decided to like cauliflower, there is no better time then right now and with such a great recipe: Chopped Broccoli Tomato and Bacon Salad.

This salad can even be a meal in itself as it contains protein, with both the bacon and eggs included.

Enjoy the video.

Chopped Broccoli Tomato and Bacon Salad

4 bunches broccoli, chopped

½ head cauliflower, chopped

12 bacon strips, cooked and cut into 1 inch strips

1 cup tomatoes, seeded and chopped

1/3 cup white onion, chopped

2 hard-cooked eggs, diced

1 cup mayonnaise (homemade recipe to follow)

1/3 cup sugar

2 tablespoons balsamic  vinegar

In a large salad bowl, combine the; set aside.

In a large salad bowl, combine the mayonnaise, sugar and vinegar.

Add broccoli, cauliflower, bacon, tomatoes, onion and eggs.

Mix vegeatble/bacon miture with wet ingredients, till well coated. Plate and serve.

Watch the video for homemade mayonnaise, made with both olive oil and avocado oil.

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8 thoughts

  • August 4, 2014 at 11:10 pm

    My stroke was due to a careless surgeon who let blood bleed into my brain while doing surgery for double vision.

    • August 5, 2014 at 12:09 am

      I hope he paid for his carelessness Jackie. Your stroke was unnecessary.

      My uncle was also paralyzed from the waist down due to a surgeon.

      Western medicine has a lot of negatives.

      I am sorry that happened to you Jackie. Thankfully you have a loving husband who stands by you. My uncles wife left him.

      But your doing a great thing with your volunteer work and the things you share on your website.

      Thanks Jackie for commenting and telling me your personal experience.


  • August 5, 2014 at 12:14 pm

    I could so eat this right now!

    • August 5, 2014 at 3:21 pm

      Thanks RoSy!! It is a little sweet, but also nutritious.

      Thanks for your comment and stopping by.


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