Rainbow Slaw with Spicy Protein Dressing

This is a plant-based slaw recipe with an extra kick of protein from tofu, which provides the majority of the energy, along with choline, calcium, copper, iron, manganese phosphorus, selenium and zinc.  Cabbage and kimchi add vitamins C and A.   


One serve provides 135 calories, 12 g protein, 5 g fat, 10 g net carbs and P:E = 0.8.


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  • SLAW
  • 400 g (14.11 oz) of red & white cabbage, shredded
  • 4 radishes, thinly sliced
  • 1 medium carrot, grated
  • 1 medium red bell pepper, sliced


  • 200 g Kimchi (store-bought or homemade)
  • 1 large knob of fresh ginger, peeled and chopped
  • 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 30 mL water
  • 300 g silken tofu, drained
  • Salt to taste


  • Place kimchi, ginger, apple cider vinegar and water into a blender and blend until very smooth.
  • Add the tofu and blend again until all combined. Add salt to taste. Set aside.
  • Mix all the salad ingredients together in a large bowl and pour in the dressing, toss till all coated.

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