Kaleslaw

This simple slaw makes nutrient-dense kale fun and tasty while carrots and almonds provide extra crunch.  You can use it as a snack, a side or a base to add your favourite protein.  

Almonds provide the majority of the energy as fat along with vitamins B2 and E, copper, magnesium, phosphorus and zinc. 

Carrots boost vitamin A while the kale provides most of the volume and heaps of folate, vitamin C and K, calcium iron, manganese and potassium.

Macros 

One serve provides 155 calories, 4 g protein, 13 g fat, 3 g of net carbs and P:E = 0.3.

Micros  

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

Ingredients 

SERVES 2

  • 100 g kale
  • 1 small carrot, julienned 
  • 20 almonds (limit to 10 almonds for low FODMAP)
  • 1 tbsp mayonnaise
  • sprinkle of sea salt

Directions 

  • Pre-heat oven to 150°C/300°F (bake).
  • Place almonds on a baking tray and bake for 10 minutes, let cool and roughly chop.
  • Place all ingredients in a bowl and toss so all coated. Transfer to serving bowls.

Suitable for 

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