Healthy Coleslaw Recipe
One of my favorite salads is a healthy coleslaw recipe I have been making for years. For me it is very easy and quick to make. I find when in a hurry to make lunch or dinner this is a good choice because it is real quality food that is made in my kitchen with no additives, and I can include a good quality protein of choice to make it a complete meal in a bowl! Below is my take on a healthy coleslaw recipe from Gluten Free Society. This recipe is super for anyone looking for a gluten free salad or if eating a paleo diet.
I find coleslaw is great as a base for a meal or can be a super delicious side salad. Gluten Free Society includes that “Cabbage is an excellent source of nutrients including magnesium, potassium vitamin K, vitamin B6, and vitamin C. It is also a good source of digestible fiber, and helps promote bacterial balance in the intestines. The carrots and peppers provide an excellent source of plant based antioxidants – including the carotenoid family. For versatility, the ingredients can be substituted with any of your favorite veggies as well. It is delicious and takes few minutes to make.”
- Bell Pepper: Green, Red, Yellow
- Apple (optional)
- Lemon Vinaigrette: Garlic, Olive Oil, 1 Lemon, Sea Salt, Pepper
My best kitchen untensil for this healthy coleslaw recipe is the mandolin because it is easy to use and all the ingredients are in nice bite sizes in the bowl. Shred all vegetables and mix with lemon vinaigrette and chill. I do find it best to once I put the lemon vinaigrette on, I cover the bowl tightly for about 15 minutes and leave it on the counter. This makes it the perfect texture for this healthy coleslaw recipe Enjoy!
I find adding pastured protien, fish, or eggs to this salad is a great lunch or dinner.
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