Colorful Coleslaw (Vegan, Gluten Free)

Posted by on Nov 13, 2012 in Salads | 0 comments

Colorful Coleslaw (Vegan, Gluten Free)
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Ingredients:
2 cups green cabbage, shredded
2 cups red cabbage, shredded
1 green pepper, seeded and chopped
1 medium carrot
1 medium onion

Ingredients for the dressing:
3 tablespoons agave nectar
3 tablespoons water
1 ½ tablespoons lemon juice
1 tablespoon olive oil
¼ teaspoon salt
1 clove garlic, chopped

Directions:
1. In a small bowl, combine ingredients for dressing. Mix well.
2. Toss with cabbage mixture in a large bowl and chill for 2 hours before serving.

Let’s Talk Nutrition:

Cabbage:
• Cancer prevention
• Antioxidant benefits (good source of vitamin A and C)
• Helps support the digestive tract
Carrot:
• Great source of Vitamin A and K
• Antioxidant and anti-inflammatory benefits
• Good for vision
Peppers:
• Lowers blood pressure
• Speeds up metabolism
• Reduces cholesterol
• Cancer prevention
• Great source of Vitamin A and C and beta-carotene
Onion:
• Helps the cardiovascular system
• Support for Bone and Connective Tissue
• Anti-inflammatory benefits
• Helps balance blood sugar levels

 

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