5 Delicious Low-Carb Recipes Starring Trader Joe’s Broccoli Slaw
There are so many reasons we love Trader Joe’s. From their vegan options to their healthy grab-and-go salads| Trader Joe’s walls are stocked with budget-friendly and delicious foods that help support our healthy goals. My personal favorite is their organic broccoli slaw. The entire bag is just 100 calories| and one 25-calorie serving offers 120 percent of your recommended immunity-boosting vitamin C for the day. But beyond the calorie count| the real reason I love this slaw is because of its versatility. Taste it for yourself in the following five recipes that curb Asian| Italian| and BBQ cravings.
| Broccoli Slaw Breakfast
With over 300 percent of your recommended daily vitamin C| 27 percent of your recommended fiber| and over 14 grams of protein| this 347-calorie low-carb breakfast is a delicious way to boost your immunity and get veggies in at breakfast time. I added mushrooms and zucchini to the mix| but whatever vegetables you have hiding in your fridge will fit the bill.
| Veggie Mac and Cheese
If you’re craving mac and cheese but are trying to cut back on pasta| this recipe is for you. Cheesy| creamy| and under 315 calories| this veggie mac and cheese lets organic broccoli slaw stand in for traditional noodles| so you won’t leave the table feeling overstuffed and bloated from a gluten overload.
| Broccoli Slaw Stir-Fry
The next time you’re craving a big bowl of Chinese food| try cooking up this veggie-packed stir-fry where prepackaged broccoli slaw stands in for traditional rice or noodles. High in fiber| protein| and vitamin C| this 345-calorie| nutrient-rich stir-fry can be prepped| cooked| and served in just 15 minutes. It’s a delicious meal you can enjoy all the time u2014 without the extra side of guilt that comes with those takeout boxes!
| Chicken Slaw Salad With Blue Cheese Dressing
When I’m craving a bowl of creamy coleslaw| this much healthier and significantly lighter broccoli slaw salad is the perfect alternative. Weighing in at 313 calories and offering over 34 grams of protein| this chicken slaw salad is a tangy| creamy| and decadent-tasting lunch. Its blue cheese yogurt dressing seriously hits the spot.
| Hungry Girl’s Slaw and Order
This cheesy| garlicky recipe from healthy chef Hungry Girl is the best of both worlds u2014 this broccoli slaw “pasta”” is as fast to make as any simple pasta dish| and it dramatically cuts back on carbs. Mix up a bowl for yourself and prepare to be amazed.