Coleslaw

 

Many coleslaws have onion in them and I feel children are turned off by the raw onion taste. My children love this fruity coleslaw and have done so since they were toddlers. And there is not a hint of onion it it. Red cabbage could be an alternative to the usual green cabbage.

Coleslaw recipe

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Preparation time: 20 minutes
Cooking time: 0 minutes
Quantity: Serves 6 - 8

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Ingredients:

Approximately 500 gm cabbage, very finely grated
2 carrots grated
1 red apple, finely chopped
Sufficient mayonnaise to hold it all together.

 

Method:

If possible try to use an electric shredder/grater to grate the cabbage as it is preferable to have it quite finely grated - especially if you want children to eat it.

Combine the cabbage carrot, apple and mayonnaise.

Serves 6 - 8 (in my family it only serves 4 as my teenagers devour it like crazy)

 

Notes:

Mayonnaise is not healthy. Consequently you should use the minimum amount necessary to bind your coleslaw together.

 

Food Facts:

Cabbage is regarded as a "wonder" vegetable because it has so many good qualities. Raw and juiced cabbage has anti-viral and ant-bacterial properties. It is considered to speed up the metabolism of oestrogen in women and this may protect against cancer of the breast and womb. Studies have shown that men can reduce their likelihood of getting colon cancer by two-thirds if they eat cabbage more than once a week.

Carrots are native to Afghanistan. They had a yellow flesh and a purple exterior. Carrots ere first grown as a medicine and not a food. Just one carrot supplies enough vitamin A for an entire day. In fact, they have the highest Vitamin A content of any vegetable. Carrots have high levels of the anti-oxidant beta carotene which is reputed to help fight

 

 

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