Most people have never heard of the term “cruciferous vegetables,” but you are probably eating them every day! Not only are they arguably the healthiest foods on the planet, epidemiological data suggest that they literally protect you from cancer! Seriously, they’re no joke! Here are some of the common ones that you’re probably familiar with.

  • Arugula
  • Bok Choy
  • Broccoli
  • Brussel Sprouts
  • Cabbage
  • Cauliflower
  • Collard Greens
  • Kale
  • Mustard greens
  • Radish
  • Turnip
  • Watercress

What’s our favorite way to add cruciferous veggies into our diet? By making the following vegan coleslaw recipe. It’s awesome! Try it for your next picnic or family get-together!

Ingredients

  • 1 (12-ounce) bag Broccoli Slaw OR 1 small head of cabbage, finely shredded
  • 1 cup organic kale or collards finely shredded
  • 1⁄4 cup raisins
  • 1⁄4 cup walnuts, chopped
  • 1 cup apples, chopped (1 large apple) 1 cup of your favorite dressing (below)
DRESSING
  • 2⁄3 cup Grapeseed Oil Vegenaise
  • OR 3 tablespoons Raw Bragg Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 1 serving pure liquid stevia
  • 2 tablespoons coconut milk or Blue Diamond Almond Breeze
  • Pinch Finely Ground Pink Himalayan Salt
  • Pinch white pepper, ground
  • * Put all ingredients in blender or magic bullet and blend.

Instructions

  1. In a medium sized mixing bowl, combine your choice of slaw, raisins, chopped walnuts, and diced apples.
  2. Add dressing and mix thoroughly.

How about you? Do YOU have any vegan coleslaw recipes to share?