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04th Jul 2015

Food For Thought: A Quick Homemade Recipe For Easy-To-Make Coleslaw

The perfect side to any summer snacking!

Kicking off your weekend, it can be hard to stay on the right eating track when you’re trying to squeeze in catch-ups, gym time and your daily to-do lists!

Each week, we’ll bring you one quick recipe with lots of health benefits. Using common ingredients you’ll find in the fridge, press (or local shop at a push!), take the hassle out of home-cooking with this fast meal.

This week… we’re setting you up for any summer BBQs and salads with a quick and easy to make coleslaw recipe. Perfect as a side to burger and chips, or a refreshing kick to add to your salad.



  • 6 tbsp plain yogurt
  • ½ tsp Dijon mustard
  • 2 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 1⁄4 white cabbage
  • ¼ red cabbage
  • 2 carrots
  • 1⁄2 onion
  • Pinch of paprika


  1. Mix the yogurt, mustard, paprika and mayonnaise together in a bowl.
  2. Using a grater, shred the cabbage and carrots. Either grate the onion or chop as finely as you can. Tip all of the vegetables into the bowl and stir through the dressing.
  3. Store in an airtight container in the fridge. The lunchbox should last up to 3 days.

Tip! Trying to watch your waist? Swap your mayo to low-fat for the same taste with half the calories.