Tangy, crispy, colourful… this coleslaw will tease your tastebuds and get you coming back for more. Packed with antioxidants, vitamins, and liver-cleansing nutrients, your body will thank you for it!

Fresh Coleslaw Detox Recipe

Coleslaw
1 bunch mustard greens
½ head Savoy cabbage
½ head purple cabbage
4 large carrots
1 yellow onion
Chopped, toasted almonds
(optional)
Sunflower seeds (optional)

Gently steam entire whole leaves of the mustard greens until just soft; drain and refrigerate. Julienne the carrots and place in a large salad bowl. Thinly slice the Savoy and purple cabbages, mince the onion; combine with carrots and chill. At serving time, stir desired amount of the Onion Garlic Dressing into the chilled cabbage blend. Cut the whole steamed mustard green leaves into 5-10 pieces and arrange on individual salad plates. Cover with a serving of the fresh coleslaw and top with toasted almonds and sunflower seeds.

Optional: add grated Fuji apple, walnuts, raisins, or cranberries for a sweet edge.

Dressing
2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/3 cup Greek yogurt (cow, goat, or sheep)
2 teaspoons agave nectar or honey
1 teaspoon fennel seeds
1/2 teaspoon sea salt

In a small bowl, whisk together all the ingredients for the dressing. Top the salad with the dressing and mix until evenly dressed.

Dr. Sarah Sjovold is a Naturopathic Doctor practising in the Langley and Surrey area where she sees patients looking for help with digestion, detoxing. and immune support.

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