An Amazing Coleslaw

Coleslaw1This recipe is packed with nutrition and powerful detoxifying ingredients such as cabbage, carrots, parsley, cilantro, turmeric, thyme, black pepper, vinegar, lemon juice and a touch of honey. Your liver will thank you!

Makes 8 ½ cup servings

Ingredients

10 cups shredded cabbage and carrots or coleslaw mix (or 1 lb./16 oz. bag)
1 cup each fresh cilantro and fresh parsley
2 Tablespoons fresh turmeric (or 1 Tablespoon dried)
1 Tablespoon fresh thyme (or 1 teaspoon dried)

Dressing

¼ cup olive oil
¼ cup white or apple cider or rice wine vinegar
¼ cup fresh lemon juice
1/8 teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon black pepper
½ teaspoon honey

Preparation

  1. In medium size bowl, mix vegetables, herbs and turmeric together.
  2. Prepare dressing by mixing all ingredients in small bowl and whisk together.
  3. Pour dressing over vegetable mixture in large bowl. Toss ingredients until well coated with dressing.
  4. Cover and refrigerate. Use within 3-4 days.

Nutrition per ½ cup serving: 90 calories, 1 gram protein, 6 grams carbohydrate, 8 grams fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 1 gram saturated fat, 70 mg sodium, 297 mg potassium, 2 grams dietary fiber, 0 grams sugar

 

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