Summer Cilantro Lime Slaw – Sometimes you just need some quick veggies. You want to add nutrition to your meal but you need it fast. This slaw is the perfect option! #RealFood #CleanEating #Zucchini #HealthyRecipes
Sometimes you just need some quick veggies to go on the side of a burger, a Baked Chicken Sandwich or some Meatless Sloppy Joes. You want to add nutrition to your meal but you need it fast. Well we’ve got you covered! This Summer Cilantro Lime Slaw is packed with both flavor and nutrition. It tastes amazing as a salad but you will for sure want to try it a few other ways too. On a wrap with rice, in a sandwich, on a shredded pork taco or even on a burger! This recipe is divers and definitely delicious!
Cabbage is good for your heart, can support digestion and help prevent cancer! It is also anti-inflammatory which is always a plus!
Zucchini is a wonderful source of B vitamins, omega-3 fatty acids, zinc and magnesium, all of which help with healthy blood sugar regulation. Zucchini can also have anti-inflammatory benefits, anti-cancer benefits and antioxidant benefits. (source)
Cilantro can help rid the body of heavy metals, lower anxiety, improve sleep, settle an upset stomach and it’s good for your heart! This herb is a total powerhouse. (source)
Let’s eat some slaw!
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¼ head green cabbage, shredded
¼ head red cabbage, shredded
2 carrots, spiraled
2 small zucchini, spiraled
8-10 radishes, sliced
Toss all ingredients together. Pour Cilantro Lime Dressing on top. Stir and serve.
Cilantro Lime Dressing
1/3 cup olive oil
2/3 cup lime juice
2 Tbs. honey
¼ cup chives
¼ cup cilantro
½ tsp. Real Salt
1/8 tsp. black pepper
Place all ingredients into a bowl. Using an immersion blender, blend until smooth. Pour over slaw. If you don’t have an immersion blender you can pour all ingredients into a blender or Vitamix and blend until smooth.
For more delicious veggies make sure you try our Quick and Easy Bulgur Chickpea Salad, Super Food Wilted Salad, Perfect Protein Veggie Salad and Sweet and Savory Pear Salad. Yum!