Elegant Cabbage Salad with Homemade Dressing

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Salad can get super boring with the same old lettuce, tomato and cucumber. Thankfully, there are many ways to get creative, mix things up and work in more colors! One way to accomplish a new flavor as well as a beautiful presentation is to swap your usual greens with red cabbage. Get even fancier by making your own honey-orange dressing — it’s so easy! Your love for salad will be totally renewed when you try out this unique recipe.

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1/2 purple cabbage, thinly sliced
2/3 cup bean sprouts
1/4 cup fresh basil, chiffonade-style cut


1/3 cup freshly squeezed orange juice
1/4 cup olive oil
1 Tbsp. dijon mustard
1 tsp. raw honey
Pinch of salt and pepper


  1. Remove leaves from cabbage, discarding anything that is damaged or wilted. Wash and thinly slice cabbage.
  2. In large bowl, combine cabbage, bean sprouts and basil.
  3. In small bowl, whisk together all dressing ingredients and pour over salad.
  4. Toss salad and let sit for several minutes to let flavors meld. Serve chilled.
Pamela Higgins

Pam Higgins, Certified Health Coach, AADP received her credentials from The Institute for Integrative Nutrition in 2010. Pam is the Founder of Total Health Counseling, LLC and www.totalhealthcounseling.com. She is a sensitive foodie and focuses on teaching clients about eating delicious food with pleasure. Pam will show you how to access your blueprint for healthy eating and lifestyle so you can be your best. Pam healed herself from years of chronic digestive and skin inflammation by accessing her own blueprint for healthy living and helps her clients find foods that nourish + balance their bodies. Pam lives in South Florida with her husband, Heman and dog, Cali. Contact Pam directly via email at totalhealthcounseling@gmail.com.