Lemony Broccoli Salad

A perfect salad for kicking off the New Year right, this Lemony Broccoli Salad (AKA Restart Salad) is full of nutrient-dense foods that will help detox your body.  Make it vegan by using maple syrup instead of the raw honey.

  • Author: Happy Healthy Mama
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x



For the Salad

  • 2 cups chopped broccoli florets (from one small head)
  • 1 small red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 apple, diced
  • 1 avocado, diced (optional)
  • 1/4 cup sunflower or pumpkin seeds
  • 1/4 cup raisins (optional)

For the Dressing

  • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons vegan mayo or good-quality real mayo (I used Earth Balance Mindful Mayo with olive oil)
  • 23 tablespoons raw honey
  • juice and zest from one small lemon


  1. Combine all dressing ingredients in a small bowl and whisk together well.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine all salad ingredients.  Drizzle the dressing on top and stir to combine.  Enjoy!


*The recipe was doubled for the photographs in this post.