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The Healthiest Shredded Red Cabbage & Carrot Slaw

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This red cabbage and carrot slaw is loaded with healing foods and is full of flavor. It is a great alternative to traditional mayo-laden coleslaw.

If you are looking for a healthy, raw coleslaw recipe you’ve found it. First, this red cabbage and carrot slaw has no mayo. Second, it is made with all whole-food, nutrient-packed ingredients.

Red cabbage is one of the most rejuvenating foods for the liver. It can help to reverse scar tissue. It’s a cruciferous vegetable rich in sulfur, vitamins A, C, E, K, and B complex.

Cruciferous vegetables help to heal weight gain, PMS/menopause symptoms, joint inflammation/pain, thyroid conditions, food allergies & histamine reactions, fatigue, tingles, numbness, and heart palpitations.

Cruciferous vegetables provide great emotional support for anyone dealing with confusion.

Though dried, raisins are full of nutrition. Definitely don’t underestimate the small but mighty raisin.

This recipe is not fat-free, as I use a half cup of walnuts, but you could use less if you wanted. I also use toasted sesame oil.

It’s super easy to make. You just add everything to a bowl and mix it together! If you can leave it to marinate overnight, it’s even better.

Red Cabbage & Carrot Slaw

Red Cabbage & Carrot Slaw


  • 1/2 small head red cabbage, sliced thin
  • 1 medium carrot, shredded
  • 1/2 cup walnuts, chopped
  • 2/3 cup raisins (organic preferred)
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1 orange, juiced
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 2 Tbsp toasted sesame oil
  • 1/2 tsp salt (optional)


1. Add all ingredients to a bowl and toss until well combined.
2. This recipe is even better if it sits and marinates overnight.

If you are looking for more healthy recipes, be sure to check out my entire recipe collection. From salads to smoothies to appetizers to main dishes, there’s a little bit of everything.

I use the healthiest ingredients in my recipes – all whole foods. All of my recipes are dairy-free, corn-free, egg-free, gluten-free, and vegan. I also have many fat-free and grain-free recipes too!

A few favorites are my buffalo cauliflower wings, vegan mac and cheese, and my garlic cashew cream.

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