Cran-Apple Slaw

Crisp, clean and creamy.  This coleslaw satisfies in all seasons.  Reds, greens and oranges are appetizing colours and a secret CANADIAN ingredient makes this recipe over the top delicious.

Prep Time: 10 minutes                            Refridgerate (optional): 1 hour   Serves: 8                                                      Serving Size: 3/4 cup

Ingredients:

  • 1 (14 oz bag) cabbage slaw mix
  • 1 apple, chopped
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/4 cup chopped red onions
  • 1/3 cup Mayonnaise
  • 2 tbsp maple-syrup

Combine first 4 ingredients in a large bowl. Mix together the mayo and syrup until blended. Add to cabbage mixture; mix lightly. Refrigerate (optional) at least 1 hour before serving or up to 24 hours.

Darling Daughter’s Notes:  ‘Again with the cranberries mom?  I had this salad with walnuts instead of cranberries.  Sometime (rather than use our own apples) I like picking a different variety of organic apple at the store to change the flavour a little.’

Suggested Nutritional Values: Calories 180, Protien 1g, Sugars 14g, Carbohydrates 16g, Total Fat 2g, Cholesterol 0mg, Fiber 2g, Sodium 110mg

Great Mineral Bonuses:  Vitamin A 20%DV, Vitamin C 35%DV

Diabetic Type 2 Suggestions:   Do not be afraid of apples:  they have great vitamin properties that make up for the higher carb value.  You can throw in 3 oz of cooked chicken to increase the protein and make this a lunch entree that counts as 1 Carb Portion for your day.

 

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