Leave the mayo on the supermarket shelf and try this fresh, crunchy, zingy coleslaw instead. Simple and so much more satisfying…
Coleslaw with cardamom and mint


½ medium white cabbage, finely chopped

2 carrots, grated

1 apple, chopped

2 handfuls of raisins

For the dressing:

3 tbsp sesame or extra virgin olive oil

The juice of 1 lemon

1 tbsp honey

1 tsp cardamom, freshly ground

A handful of fresh mint, finely chopped

Optional: toasted sunflower seeds and goji berries


  • Combine the vegetables, apple and raisins in a salad bowl and mix.
  • Prepare the dressing by whisking all the ingredients together. Add to the salad bowl and mix.

This coleslaw is delicious the day after so make plenty!

About the author

Jo DombernowskyJo Dombernowsky is the resident chef and nutrition advisor for Azul Yoga & Pilates Retreat. She runs nutrition workshops, detox retreats and special nutrition holidays and is the author of the highly acclaimed cookbook ‘Truly healthy, truly delicious’. Jo is also an inspirational Pilates teacher and her all-round healthy approach to life is clear to see!

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ps Jo’s cookbook is currently being edited… not long now guys;)