This coleslaw can be used as a side dish or a vegetarian main.  

The sunflower seeds provide B1, B6, folate, copper, magnesium and manganese while the yogurt provides calcium and phosphorus.  The carrots boost vitamin A and the cabbage lifts vitamins C and K.


One serve provides 260 calories, 7 g protein, 21 g fat, 10 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 cabbage white, red or savoy, finely chopped
  • 1 small carrot, grated
  • 35 g pumpkin seeds or sunflower seeds (omit seeds for AIP)
  • A handful of chopped mint or parsley


  • 100 g Greek plain unsweetened yogurt (for dairy-free use mayonnaise but adjust the macros)
  • 1 tbsp olive oil (omit if using mayonnaise)
  • 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar, lemon or lime juice
  • 1 tsp mustard (omit for AIP)
  • Salt and pepper (omit for AIP)


  • Take a small bowl and mix all the dressing ingredients and set aside.
  • Mix salad ingredients in a larger serving bowl.
  • Before you want to eat, pour the dressing on and toss well, making sure all the salad is coated in the dressing.

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