Citrus Slaw

Citrus Slaw recipe

Citrus Slaw Recipe

I have been all about some slaw lately. I live in NC and with the humidity and heat is peaking right now, nothing sounds better for a healthy side then a cool citrus slaw. When most people think of slaw, they think of a mayonnaise base but I wanted to elevate it and lighten up the recipe. Who wants a stomach full of mayonnaise in the summer heat? I sure don’t.

Did I mention this is about the easiest side dish you can make? I’m all about an easy side with all the cooking I’ve been doing during quarantine. I love to cook but sometime I just need an easy mindless recipe like this one. All you have to do is get a pre-packaged bag a slaw mix, whatever you prefer, add whisk the dressing together, and pour it over the mix. Easy peasy!

Let not forget this is also a healthy slaw because around here, I’m all about a healthy lifestyle. It’s soy-free, gluten-free, dairy-free, and refined sugar-free. When I was testing this Citrus Slaw recipe for the first time, I paired it with a blacked mahi and a peach salsa for the best-blacked fish tacos I have ever tasted! FYI the peach salsa and blackened mahi recipes will be available soon as well so you can experience the amazing tacos too!

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Citrus Slaw

The easiest and most refreshing slaw you will ever taste!

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Ingredients

  • 1 8oz bag slaw mix
  • 2 cups chopped kale (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1/8 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons coconut sugar
  • juice from 1/2 a large lime
  • 1/4 cup coconut aminos

Instructions

  1. Wash and chop kale if using and add to a large bowl with slaw mix.
  2. Sprinkle slaw mix with salt and coconut sugar & toss to coat.
  3. Add all other ingredients to a bowl and whisk to combine.
  4. Pour liquid mixture over slaw mix and toss. Enjoy!

Notes

* Slaw will stay fresh in a sealable bowl, in the refrigerator, for up to 5 days. I do not recommend freezing.

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