Grilling the cabbage imparts an unbeatable smokiness to this slaw. Here, the napa is topped with a spicy dressing using gut-friendly kimchi.
Vibrant in color and loaded with flavor, this slaw is the perfect side for protein. You can prep it entirely at home and take it on the road – or take it camping, as Melissa Urban suggests in her book. If making it ahead, simply pack the salad, dressing and garnishes separately and toss together right before serving.
If you can make the slaw up to a day ahead, do it – it tastes even better when it’s had time to relax and the flavors have blended. Simply cover and refrigerate until serving time. Get creative and add additional toppings like sliced radishes, diced avocado or sour cream.
A quick soy-lime dressing adds serious oomph to this crunchy slaw. The beauty of a slaw made with heartier ingredients such as broccoli, carrots and radishes is that you can toss it in the dressing before leaving the house and it won’t get soggy. If you don’t have a portable grill, you can also cook the tofu in a skillet or grill pan before leaving the house.
The textural appeal of this yummy salad — the crunch of the cabbage, the tender bite of the squash and the rich meatiness of the shrimp — makes it an amazing one-dish meal. Choose a crisp, sweet-tart apple for this salad, such as an organic Honeycrisp, Braeburn or Jonagold. This salad pairs beautifully with the warm, sweet flavor of our Sweet Maple Sesame Dressing.
This Mixed Pepper Slaw with Mango, Jicama & Cilantro Lime Dressing Recipe is full of colorful bell peppers that are an excellent source of carotenoids.
Broccoli is a member of the cruciferous family of vegetables, which also includes cauliflower and kale. These types of vegetables contain a group of substances called glucosinolates, which are broken down into compounds that may have anticancerous effects in the body.
Golden beets and apricots offer more than just a sunny hue – they also pack a punch of beneficial nutrients. Golden beets are rich in fiber and potassium, while apricots contain vision-supportive vitamin A and collagen-building vitamin C.
A zesty peanut lime sauce is the star of these 10-minute chicken wraps. These are a perfect choice for a take-to-go lunch – simply make the salad in advance and keep refrigerated. When ready to eat, assemble in the lettuce leaves.
A steady combination of protein, fiber and healthy fats is the key to balanced energy – and this tasty recipe fits the bill with chicken, crunchy sliced cabbage, celery and carrots and a slightly spicy peanut dressing.
This light and lively meal captures the spirit of South America with its clever use of sweet tropical fruits, savory fish and crisp jicama. Freshness is key when it comes to the slaw, so pick a ripe, juicy pineapple (look for ones with bright green leaves and a firm shell).
In this recipe, we use a potent blend of herbs and spices – rosemary, oregano, ground ginger and turmeric – to marinate the chicken, both to bring in added antioxidants to the dish as well as to protect the chicken from any damage from the cooking process (although we cook on medium to minimize the effects as well!). Remember to opt for organic chicken whenever possible.
Avocado and pea guacamole tops slow-roasted and shredded pork tenderloin and spicy slaw in warm corn tortillas.
Coconut contains medium-chain triglycerides (MCTs) that can be helpful in preventing cancers and may have positive effects on on immunity.
Traditionally defined as a cooking method in which meats are seared and then simmered in a closed pan to maximize flavor, braising can also be used to add taste and tenderness to vegetables.