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Healthy Recipes to Keep You Hydrated - Thursday | Healthy Summer Slaw

Updated: Dec 21, 2018

Continuing our week's worth of ultra-hydrating recipes for summer, we couldn't leave out the seasonal staple: coleslaw.

Our recipe is not only low in calories, but packs serious nutritional value in addition to more than 90% water content in every ingredient.



Once again, the entire batch is under 500 calories and each ingredient packs over 90% water content.

1 cup red radish

2 cups cucumber, peeled & no seeds

1 cup baby carrots

1 green bell pepper

1 head red cabbage

1 bunch cilantro

Cut all the ingredients into a julienne (or long thing strips) cut and mix together.

Refrigerate for 20 minutes to crisp up the ingredients, add the dressing and top with the cilantro when you are ready to serve and enjoy!

The Dressing

1 TBSP Raw Honey or 1 1/2 TBSP Stevia

1/2 Cup Non-Fat Greek Yogurt

Juice of 1/2 a Lemon

1/2 TSP Salt

1/2 TSP Pepper

Vocal Health Tip: In addition to the abundance of immune system-boosting vitamins and minerals in the coleslaw ingredients, the ACV, honey, and lemon in the dressing act as natural antimicrobials to help fight germs inside your mouth and keep your throat and voice healthy.

Food Fact: Baby carrots have a whopping 90.4% water content, much higher than regular sized carrots, which only contain about 85%.

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