Organic cabbage is available year-round, and organic apples are at their best this season.

Our weekend recipe combines the two ingredients to make a healthful, tasty and kid-pleasing slaw. One serving contains only 60 calories, while meeting 80% of your daily vitamin C requirement.

Prep time is 15 minutes, and all of the ingredients should be available at your local natural and organic food store.

Confetti Apple Slaw

Makes 8 servings

2 tablespoons orange juice concentrate, defrosted
1 red apple, unpeeled, cored and diced
4 cups shredded cabbage
2 small red onions, finely shredded
1 red or green bell pepper, thinly sliced
3 tablespoons raisins
1 tablespoon reduced-calorie mayonnaise
1/2 cup plain low-fat yogurt
1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
1/8 teaspoon paprika
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

  1. In a large bowl, stir together juice concentrate and diced apple.
  2. Add cabbage, onion, bell pepper and raisins.
  3. In a small bowl, stir together mayonnaise, yogurt, mustard, paprika and ground pepper. Add to vegetable mixture.
  4. Cover tightly, and refrigerate until ready to serve.

Recipe courtesy of the CDC