We have all heard about the importance of eating five vegetables a day for good health and that's because, vegetables are low in saturated fat and high in nutrients. Coleslaw is a classic salad favorite, but the ones we pick up from super markets, the goodness of vegetables is negated by the saturated fat. Here's a healthy alternative to the classic coleslaw
|Reduced fat yogurt||1/2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Dijon mustard||2 Teaspoon|
|White balsamic vinegar||2 Teaspoon|
|White vinegar||1 Teaspoon|
|Honey/Maple syrup||1 Teaspoon|
|Cracked pepper||To Taste|
|Shredded cabbage||4 Cup (64 tbs)|
|Carrot||2 , shredded|
|Spanish onion||1 Small , finely diced|
|Shallots||4 , diced|
|Slivered almonds||1/3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
1. In a bowl, combine yogurt, dijon mustard, white balsamic vinegar, white vinegar and honey. Mix lightly and set aside.
2. In another large bowl, combine cabbage, carrot, spanish onion, shallot and slivered almonds. Pour the prepared dressing over it and toss well to coat evenly.
3. Cover with a plastic wrap and refrigerate.
4. Serve as a side dish or for making sandwiches and wraps.