This is is one of those recipes that's been around for so long, no one knows for sure where it came from, but everyone loves it.
5 cups chopped fresh broccoli
1/2 cup golden raisins
1/4 cup chopped red onion
1 cup mayonnaise
3 tablespoons cider vinegar
2-3 tablespoons splenda
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
12 bacon slices, cooked and crumbled
3/4 cup sunflower seeds (I often substitute pecans for the sunflower seeds)
Toss the broccoli, raisins and onion in a large bowl. In a small bowl, whisk together the mayonnaise, vinegar, sugar and pepper. Toss the dressing with the broccoli mixture. Refrigerate until ready to serve. Just before serving, toss with the bacon and sunflower seeds. Serves 8 as a side dish, 5 or 6 as the main course.