Simple Slaw

Makes about two medium portions

This highly nutritious colourful crunchy salad can be whipped up in 10 minutes. The addition of lemon juice and honey also make it last in the fridge for 3 days, so you it also makes a perfect packed lunch.

Red cabbage is a serious superfood: it is packed with vitamins, minerals and anti-oxidents, and is low in calories and a fantastic source of fiber. Plus it’s a beautiful colour!  


2 medium-sized carrots (grated)

¼ red cabbage (finely sliced)

1 clove of garlic (finely chopped)

1 tsp of sesame oil

juice of 2 limes

1 tbsp of honey

1 cup of cherry tomatoes (about 8)

1 yellow pepper (finely sliced)

1 tbsp of chopped peanuts

1 tsp sesame seeds

1 tsp chili powder or 1 fresh chili (chopped)

a pinch of salt and pepper


1.     Grate the carrots into a bowl, and add the chopped red cabbage, garlic, chopped tomatoes, and yellow pepper.

2.     In a separate bowl make the dressing - mix the honey, sesame oil, chili, salt and pepper and squeeze in the lime juice.

3.     Pour the dressing over the raw vegetables, stir well until combined and then top off with a sprinkle of peanuts and sesame seeds.

4.     Serve and enjoy!