American ColeslawCourse: Salads and Soups, StartersCuisine: American, VeganDifficulty: Easy
This classic salad combines crisp cabbage, carrots, and a tangy dressing, providing a refreshing dose of vitamins, minerals, and fiber. Enjoy the benefits of this revitalizing salad as it helps promote hormonal balance and supports overall well-being during the menopause journey.
200 g grated white cabbage
200 g grated red cabbage
1 onion cut into strips
2 carrots, peeled and grated
0.5 cup low-fat Greek yogurt
2 tablespoons of olive oil
2 tablespoons of organic apple cider vinegar
1 teaspoon caraway seeds
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
1 pinch of pepper
1 pinch of salt
- First, we remove the core of the red and white cabbage. Next, we cut both types of cabbage into thin strips. Clean the cabbage, remove the stem, and chop finely. Then knead with salt and oil for 1 minute until soft.
- Peel the carrots and onion and coarsely grate them into the cabbage. Now stir a marinade of yogurt, mustard, vinegar, caraway seeds, salt, and pepper. Pour over vegetables and mix well.
- CABBAGE, especially red cabbage, contains phytoestrogens which can help reduce hot flashes and aid hormone balance. Its high content of vitamin c can help boost your immunity and stimulate detoxifying enzymes. Vitamin a stimulates hair growth and the antioxidant properties can prevent the loss of hair from the scalp. It also has cancer-preventive properties that can work against different cancers including bladder, colon, breast, and prostate cancer. The vitamin k and anthocyanins in cabbage has been found to protect cognitive functions and fight against the plaque that builds up causing memory loss. Cabbage is very low in calories and high in fiber, which makes it a perfect meal component. It will leave you feeling fuller without the calories and provides you with all the nutrition you need.