Raw & Delicious Thanksgiving Slaw

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While it may be difficult to make an entirely raw Thanksgiving meal, you can have raw, healthy sides like this coleslaw. The cranberries add a delightful sweetness to balance out the crisp assertive flavor of the onion.

Raw & Delicious Thanksgiving Slaw
  • Prep Time:15m
  • Total Time:15m


For the Dressing

  • 1/3 c extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 c raw apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tbsp. grade A maple syrup
  • 1 tsp. ground mustard seed
  • 1/2 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1/2 medium red onion, finely chopped

For the Slaw

  • 1 small head green cabbage (about 10 cups shredded cabbage)
  • 3/4 c raw almonds, sliced
  • 3/4 c dried cranberries (without preservatives or added sugars)
  • 3/4 c fresh Italian parsley leaves, coarsely chopped
  • sea salt & freshly ground black pepper, to taste


  1. Whisk the dressing ingredients in a bowl or combine in a blender and blend away. Set aside.
  2. Add all of the prepped slaw ingredients to a large serving bowl and mix well.
  3. When ready to serve, coat the slaw in the dressing and make sure you toss to ensure the dressing is mixed in. Serve and enjoy.