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It’s a four letter word, and it isn’t dirty. It’s “diet”. Ok, it’s not a real diet. It’s more of a cleanse. What do you eat when you want to have that swept clean feeling? Salad. Chomp on some Purple Cabbage Salad, and you too will feel enlightened.

Healthy Salad
Purple Cabbage Salad Ingredients
  • 1/4 c olive oil
  • 1/2 c red wine vinegar
  • 2 T honey (or sweetener of your choice)
  • 2 t sea salt
  • 1/2 t black pepper
  • 1/4 t onion powder
  • 1/2 head red cabbage, very thinly sliced

In a large bowl combine oil, vinegar, honey, salt, pepper and onion powder. Toss cabbage with dressing. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours. Adjust seasoning if required before serving.

Final notes:

  • This recipe was adapted from the Northwoods Inn Purple Cabbage Salad.
  • If the usual sweeteners are not your thing, consider substituting apple juice or apple juice concentrate for the honey.
  • Serve next to beautifully coloured flowers for a festive look.