This is a delightfully refreshing and full of flavor raw, cabbage slaw. It offers excellent health benefits and nutrient dense calories. It is rich in micronutrients, healthy fats and fiber. It is naturally low in sodium, cholesterol free and offers healthy carbohydrates and some protein. Enjoy it on its own, or next to your favorite healthy meal.

TYPE: Salad, Appetizer, Meal
PREP TIME: < 15 mins
SERVINGS: not set, make according to personal needs

  • Raw
  • Vegan
  • Gluten-free
  • Wheat-free
  • Soy-free
  • Corn-free
  • Peanut-free
  • Refined Sugar-free

Goodies Needed


  • Green Cabbage (organic)
  • Walnuts (organic)

Dressing (for 2-3 cups of grated cabbage)

  • 1/4 cup Lemon Juice (organic)
  • 1/4 cup Olive Oil (organic, extra virgin)
  • 1 -2 Garlic Cloves (organic)
  • 1/4 tsp Sea Salt (unrefined)
  • 1/4 tsp Black Pepper (organic)
  • 1 tsp Dried Oregano (organic)


Preparation Steps

  1. If you have a Vitamix, it can cut your cabbage for the slaw, and later make your dressing. If you have a food processor, you can grate the cabbage there and blend dressing in a regular blender or by hand with minced garlic.
  • Peel the first outer layer(s) of your cabbage and cut into smaller chunks to prepare for food processor or Vitamix. Grate the cabbage and transfer to a large bowl.
  • Add a few handfuls of walnuts (crushed halves or pieces).
  • Combine all of the dressing ingredients in your Vitamix or blender. Blend on high until uniform consistency is reached.
  • Pour the dressing over the cabbage and walnuts, and stir thoroughly. Enjoy.

Meal Nutritional Benefits

Cabbage (Green):

  • Member of the nutrient-dense cruciferous family
  • Source of (in descending order): vitamin K, vitamin C, fiber, manganese, vitamin B6, folate, omega 3, vitamin B1, vitamin B2, calcium, potassium, vitamin A, tryptophan, protein and magnesium
  • Cleanses cells, fights free radicals, protects against cancers, promotes gastrointestinal health, promotes women’s health, promotes cardiovascular health and naturally can treat peptic ulcers
  • For more information, visit the cabbage detailed overview from World’s Healthiest Foods


  • Rich and buttery in taste and texture
  • Source of great antioxidants
  • Just ¼ of a cup supplies over 90% of the omega-3 amount needed daily
  • Source of (in descending order): omega-3, manganese, copper and tryptophan
  • Enhance and protect cardiovascular health, prevent and control high blood pressure, promote healthy cholesterol levels, decrease risk of blood clotting
  • Promote better cognitive function, help prevent gallstones, have anti-inflammatory benefits, helpful with asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, and inflammatory skin diseases such as eczema and psoriasis
  • Support proper functioning of the immune system and appear to have several anticancer properties and lower risk of weight gain
  • Enhance proper sleep as they are a source of natural melatonin
  • For more information, visit the walnut detailed overview from World’s Healthiest Foods


  • Add a great tang of taste to any meal
  • An excellent source of vitamin C
  • Provide phytonutrients with antioxidant and antibiotic effects
  • Protect against cancers, rheumatoid arthritis, support the immune system and promote and enhance optimal health in many areas
  • For more information, visit the lemons/limes detailed overview from World’s Healthiest Foods

Olive Oil:

  • Rich in monounsaturated fat and polyphenols
  • Protects against chronic degenerative diseases, increases life span, protects against heart disease, enhances healthy blood pressure, enhances proper gastrointestinal health and reduces breast cancer risk
  • Helps control proper blood sugar, helps prevent belly fat and insulin sensitivity, helps prevent bone loss, has anti-inflammatory benefits, helps protect from free radical damage, helps maintain healthy weight and protects against H. pylori
  • For more information, visit the olive oil detailed overview from World’s Healthiest Foods


  • a source of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and phytonutrients
  • has anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and antiviral activity
  • especially rich in manganese, vitamin B6, vitamin C, selenium, calcium, phosphorus, vitamin B1, and copper
  • provides cardiovascular benefits like helping prevent atherosclerosis and diabetic heart disease, reducing risk of heart attack or stroke, inhibits coronary artery calcification plus many more
  • protects against many cancers, protects against asbestos, and promotes healthy weight control and optimal health
  • for more information, visit the garlic detailed overview from World’s Healthiest Foods

Black Pepper:

  • Adds a great taste to the soup
  • Good source of: manganese, vitamin K, iron and fiber
  • Helps prevent the formation of intestinal gas, increases the absorption of nutrients from foods, and enhances overall good digestive health
  • Also contains antibacterial and antioxidant properties
  • For more information, visit the black pepper detailed overview from World’s Healthiest Foods

Unrefined Sea Salt:

  • Naturally occurring complex of sodium chloride, which includes major minerals such as calcium and magnesium and a complete complement of essential trace minerals
  • Alkalizing to maintain proper acid/alkaline body balance
  • Has helped to promote optimal health in civilizations for centuries


  • Good source of (in descending order): vitamin K, manganese, iron, fiber, omega-3, calcium, vitamin A and vitamin C
  • Acts as an effective antibacterial, acts as a potent antioxidant and promotes overall good health
  • For more information, visit the oregano detailed overview from the World’s Healthiest Foods