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bowl of healthy coleslaw garnished with green onion slices; red and white plaid napkin to side with a wooden spoon

Healthy Cole Slaw

You are going to LOVE this healthy coleslaw recipe! It combines colorful veggies, oil & vinegar, a small amount of pure maple syrup for sweetness, and some sunflower seeds for added crunch!
4.5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 20 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 18
Calories 130 kcal


  • 1 head Cabbage shredded (14 cups)
  • 3 medium Carrots shredded (2 cups)
  • 1 Red Bell Pepper chopped
  • 1 Yellow Bell Pepper chopped
  • ¼ cup Green Onion sliced
  • 1 cup Sunflower Seeds
  • ½ cup Olive Oil
  • cup Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 3 Tablespoons Pure Maple Syrup
  • 1 teaspoon Celery Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Dill Weed
  • ¼ teaspoon Black Pepper


  • Add cabbage, carrot, bell pepper, green onion, and sunflower seeds to a large bowl.
  • Whisk together the olive oil, vinegar, maple syrup, celery salt, dill weed, and black pepper.
  • Drizzle the dressing over the vegetables and toss to coat.
  • Garnish with additional black pepper, dill, and/or green onion.


  • Add your cabbage to a food processor, thinly slice with a knife, or purchase pre-shredded cabbage - your choice!
  • May be prepared ahead of time and stored covered in the refrigerator for up to 5 days. The flavor intensifies as the vegetables marinate!
  • Not only a delicious side dish, but great in sandwiches too!


Serving: 18.Sodium: 151mgCalcium: 39mgVitamin C: 42mgVitamin A: 2670IUSugar: 5gFiber: 3gPotassium: 229mgCalories: 130kcalSaturated Fat: 1gFat: 10gProtein: 3gCarbohydrates: 9gIron: 1mg