Mango Coleslaw

The collard greens and coleslaw can be cooked for this recipe if your child is not comfortable with the crunchy texture of the raw vegetables.

INGREDIENTS

  • 3 stalks of collard greens
  • 5 cups coleslaw prepared mix
  • 3 ripe mangos or 3 cups frozen mango
  • ¼ cup red onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon gluten-free, casein-free balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon light agave nectar
  1. Chop collard greens into tiny pieces.

  2. In large mixing bowl, combine coleslaw mixture, collard greens, mango, and onion.

  3. In small mixing bowl, combine olive oil, vinegar, and agave nectar and mix well to create dressing.

  4. Pour dressing over contents in large mixing bowl.

  5. Toss and serve.

YIELDS 8 CUPS (6 SERVINGS)

Calories: 102 | Fat: 0 g | Protein: 2 g | Fiber: 4 g

Why Are Collard Greens So Good for You?

Collard greens are excellent sources of vitamins K, A, and C. Furthermore, they are a good source of the nutrient manganese. What is manganese? It helps your body to be able to use the vitamin C that is in your diet. Manganese is also vital in the chemical processes that help create natural antioxidants in your body.

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