Contrary to popular belief, a diet of raw foods does not have to be bland, or boring. Once we remove the highly processed, salty, and overly sweetened foods found in the standard American diet we find that our taste buds perk up and introduce us to a spectrum of flavors previously undetected. The following raw food recipe for Sweet & Sour Slaw was created to celebrate a complexity of flavors as bright and uplifting to the mouth as it is to the eye. Visit www.meamoeba.com for the complete article.
Sweet & Sour Slaw
1 cup Carrot, grated
1 cup Green Cabbage, thinly sliced
½ cup Purple Cabbage, thinly sliced
½ Tart Apple, chopped
¼ cup Onion, thinly sliced
⅓ cup Raisins
Sweet and Sour Dressing:
2 ½ Tbsp Apple Cider Vinegar **
2 Tbsp Agave **
1 tsp Lemon juice
¼ tsp Nama Shoyu
¼ tsp Ginger powder
¼ tsp Curry powder
** You may want to bump the agave to 2 ½ Tbs and reduce the vinegar to 2 Tbs depending on your preference and the tartness of your apple.
Thinly slice then lightly chop cabbage and onion. Place in a mixing bowl. Add grated carrot, chopped apple, and raisins.
Mix dressing ingredients in a separate container.
Pour the Sweet & Sour Dressing over the slaw mixture, toss, and serve.
Makes 2-3 servings. Or 1 large serving for a sinless 206 calories and 6.6 grams of fiber.