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Cole slaw that boosts your immune system: Blueberries gives it a fresh taste

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Cole slaw is a healthy side dish as well as a flavorful little snack. The texture of this creation satisfies hunger pangs because of the amount of chewing required. The mixture of cabbages, shredded so no cutting is required while eating makes dining more relaxed and enjoyable.

This recipes is packed with probiotics and super foods. The yogurt, almonds and blueberries pack a punch while giving you added nutrients, vitamins, flavor, new textures to enjoy and a serving of fruit that is bursting with goodness.


  • 1 (14 ounce) package of coleslaw mix
  • 2 tablespoons of honey
  • ¼ cup of cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon of orange zest
  • ¼ cup of slivered, toasted almonds
  • ½ cup of non-fat plain Greek yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons of finely chopped basil
  • 1 cup of fresh blueberries
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a large mixing bowl combine all the ingredients with the exception of the blueberries.
  2. Toss together until everything is coated well and add salt and pepper to taste if needed.
  3. Then gently fold in the blueberries.
  4. Set the bowl aside for 15-20 or chill in refrigerator, stir before serving.
  5. Enjoy!

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Jackson residents can shop at any of these local grocery stores: Pick’n Save or Wal-mart for all the ingredients needed for this recipe.

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