Colourful broccoslaw is a fun and tasty side dish with plenty of bulk and fibre to fill you up with only a few calories.  

Carrots provide heaps of vitamin A as well as crunchy fibre and bulk.  Broccoli brings vitamins A, B5, B6, C, E and K1 as well as calcium, copper, magnesium, potassium and zinc.  The cabbage adds choline, folate and iron.

Feel free to add other veggies or nuts and seeds.  You can also add lemon juice or apple cider vinegar, olive or avocado oil, salt and pepper depending on your taste preference, allergies and goals.


One serve provides 35 calories, 2 g protein, 0.3 g fat, 5 g of net carbs and P:E = 0.3.


The Cronometer screengrab below shows the nutrients provided by 2000 calories of this recipe relative to the Optimal Nutrient Intakes.  



  • 200 g red cabbage, sliced and chopped
  • 200 g broccoli, chopped
  • Two small carrots, grated
  • Salt and pepper (optional)


  • Place cut veggies in a serving bowl and toss together.
  • Use as a base salad for lunches, changing the protein source each day or serve as a side with dinner.

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