WW Recipe of the Day: Easy Broccoli Cranberry Slaw
(90 calories | 4 3 3 myWW *SmartPoints value per serving)
This easy healthy broccoli slaw with dried cranberries and sunflower seeds makes a delicious quick and easy side dish or lunchtime salad.
I think it’s the perfect combination of sweet, tangy, chewy and crunchy.
And it’s simple to toss together. Especially if you begin with a package of broccoli slaw mix, which is exactly what I did.
The recipe for this easy, healthy broccoli slaw is adapted from 5 Easy Steps to Healthy Cooking: 500 Recipes for Lifelong Wellness by Camilla Saulsbury. I made a few changes, though.
Skinny on Easy Healthy Broccoli Slaw with Cranberries
I used a package of broccoli slaw mix with carrots and red cabbage already in it. This saves a lot of time. And decreases the risk that I’ll injure myself with a knife or slicer 🙂
I cut the recipe in half. We like cole slaw and have been eating it often this summer. But two people can only eat so much slaw at a time. And I tinkered with the dressing ingredient amounts.
I made this easy healthy broccoli slaw to go with skinny pigs in a blanket recently. We both liked it a lot. And I’ll definitely make it again. But, I think it’s safe to say that we liked the skinny pigs in a blanket more 🙂
According to my calculations each serving of easy, healthy broccoli slaw has with 90 calories and:
4 *SmartPoints (Green plan)
3 *SmartPoints (Blue plan)
3 *SmartPoints (Purple plan)
2 *PointsPlus (Old plan)
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Easy Healthy Broccoli Slaw Recipe
- 3 tablespoons nonfat plain greek yogurt
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- 1 tablespoon maple syrup, honey or agave
- 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 3 cups broccoli slaw mix, with carrots and cabbage
- 1/4 cup chopped green onions
- 1/4 cup dried cranberries, chopped
- 2 tablespoons lightly salted, roasted sunflower seeds
- In a large bowl whisk together the yogurt, lemon juice, maple syrup, mustard and salt.
- Add the broccoli slaw mix, green onions and cranberries.
- Toss to combine and coat with dressing.
- Cover and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes, until chilled, or for up to 2 hours.
- Just before serving sprinkle with sunflower seeds.
Source: adapted from 5 Easy Steps to Healthy Cooking: 500 Recipes for Lifelong Wellness
*PointsPlus® and SmartPoints® calculated by Simple Nourished Living; Not endorsed by Weight Watchers International, Inc. All recipe ingredients except optional items included in determining nutritional estimates. SmartPoints® values calculated WITHOUT each plan's ZeroPoint Foods (Green plan, Blue plan, Purple plan) using the WW Recipe Builder.
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