Mouth-friendly recipe: healthy coleslaw

Bring a side that’s welcomed at every summer occasion! This colorful coleslaw uses calcium-rich Greek yogurt (instead of mayo) for a tangy twist. The combination of red and green cabbage, along with the carrots, adds just the right amount of crunch to satisfy.

Healthy highlights:

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    Cabbage: Full of vitamin C, which helps maintain healthy teeth and gums.

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    Carrots: Loaded with vitamin A, important for building strong teeth.

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    Greek yogurt: Packed phosphorus to help strengthen enamel.


For the slaw

6 cups green cabbage, shredded

2 cups red cabbage, shredded

1 cup carrots, shredded

Peanuts (optional)

1 green onion, chopped (optional)

For the dressing

½ cup plain Greek yogurt

¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil

2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar

1 tablespoon maple syrup

1 teaspoon garlic clove, minced

½ teaspoon salt

¼ teaspoon black pepper


  1. Mix the ingredients for the dressing together in a small bowl.
  2. Place the shredded cabbages and carrots in a large bowl.
  3. Pour the dressing over the slaw mix and toss to combine.
  4. Serve immediately, or cover and refrigerate for up to 4 hours.
  5. Enjoy!

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