Recipe for Slaw with Jalapeños


I’m slightly obsessed with this Recipe for Slaw with Jalapeños these days.

In fact, any coleslaw made with red cabbage has my heart as I find this superfood veggie tastes delectably sweet and is incredibly crunchy.

Recipe for Slaw with Jalapeños

I’ve had crazy cravings for crunchy food since I was a child. It doesn’t matter whether it’s crackers or cabbage, I’m always on the hunt for the crunch.

Red Cabbage and Benefits to Healthy Eating

This slaw recipe with red cabbage is both tasty and healthy. This cruciferous veggie is a great source of the following nutrients!

  • Vitamin K
  • Zinc
  • Calcium
  • Magnesium
  • Fiber

Furthermore, cruciferous vegetables contain indole-3-carbinol, an estrogen receptor antagonist that also reduces inflammation regulates hormones, and may prevent cancer.​​1

Best of Cruciferous Vegetables

Other cancer fighting cruciferous veggies include:

Side Dishes Healthy

Delicious side dishes with cruciferous veggies that are healthy too? What could be better! This Slaw with Jalapeños is full of flavor and that much-needed fiber we’ve all been trying to get into our diets!

Recipe for Slaw with Jalapeños

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  • ½ head red cabbage, grated
  • 1 bunch cilantro, finely chopped
  • 1 carrot, grated
  • 1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and minced
  • 1 teaspoon minced ginger
  • 2 limes, juiced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 7 drops stevia
  • teaspoon celtic sea salt


  • Place the cabbage, cilantro, carrot, jalapeño, and ginger in a large bowl
  • Toss veggies with lime, olive oil, and stevia, then sprinkle with salt

  • Serve

Prep Time 10 mins

Total Time 10 mins

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Recipes for Homemade Slaw

While there are tons of cruciferous veggies to choose from, red cabbage in salad and slaw is a surefire way to balance nutrition and flavor.

But that’s not all –my recipe for Slaw with Jalapeños is also spiked with anti-inflammatory ginger and detoxifying cilantro, making it the perfect healthy side dish.

Side Dishes Easy

Creating side dishes that are easy and healthy is fabulous, but what about simple dinner recipes to go with them? Read on for the perfect pairings!

Dinner Recipes Healthy and Easy

My Recipe for Slaw with Jalapeños works well with these healthy easy dinner recipes:

I also serve this spicy slaw with my Turkey Burgers from The Gluten-Free Almond Flour Cookbook.

Recipe for Cabbage Salad

No salad is complete without a drizzle of delicious dressing!

If you want to create your own cabbage salad, look no further than my Asian Dressing for Salad Recipe, made with olive oil, toasted sesame oil, and ume plum vinegar.

This dressing is the perfect finish to any cabbage salad.

No Mayo Coleslaw Recipe

Homemade coleslaw recipes don’t have to be full of sugar, artificial ingredients, or overly calorie-dense. Try these amazing slaws with the best alternatives to mayo:

Low Carb Vegetables for Side Dishes

Below are my favorite low carb vegetables for side dishes and the amazing recipes that contain them!

I have everything from my world famous Cauliflower Potato Salad (hold the potatoes!) to an easy recipe for Asparagus Salad and my Bubby’s traditional tangy Cucumber Salad with Vinegar.

No Potato Salad

No Potato Cauliflower Potato Salad

Are you craving side dishes with potatoes but not the carbs? You’ll love my Cauliflower Potato (or “No Potato”) Salad recipe made with cauliflower, celery, onion, and eggs.

And by the way, are you wondering what carbs to avoid? Potatoes are a biggie.

Potatoes are great if you’re trying to put on weight, given that they’re high calorie, high carb, and spike your blood sugar, but other than those benefits, there are few others.

Recipe for Asparagus Salad with Tomatoes and Basil

This recipe for a vegetable salad with tomatoes, basil, and avocados is killer for potlucks, barbecues, and other top summer activities. It’s also a family favorite!

cucumber salad

Recipe for Cucumbers with Vinegar

If you’re looking for simple recipes to make in less than 10 minutes, my Recipe for Cucumbers with Vinegar is a win-win.

With only three ingredients –cucumbers, apple cider vinegar, and salt, you’ll have this refreshing salad on the table in no time!

simple fruit salad

Easy Recipe for Fruit Salad

If you love a good recipe with few ingredients, that’s easy to make, healthy, and a crowd pleaser, this Easy Recipe for Fruit Salad fits the bill!

Although it seems too simple to share here, it’s one my boys asked for over and over again growing up.

Superfood Side Dishes Vegetarian

My Recipe for Slaw with Jalapeños and all of the superfood side dishes above are vegetarian and perfect for a crowd.

Side Dishes Low Carb

I’ve provided so many ideas for the perfect low carb side dish! I hope one of the easy healthy recipes above is the next superfood show stopper at your family gathering.

This Recipe for Slaw with Jalapeños is an oldie but goodie from the archives. I first shared it in 2010.


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