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