Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Cabbage Salad with Cilantro Dressing & Michael Pollan's Food Rule # 22

If you haven’t picked up the quick easy Food Rules by Michael Pollan yet, grab it at the library or at your favorite bookstore and take a peek. His simple advise for eating healthy in short simple phrases stay in your brain. Take rule number 22:


Did you know that in countries where people eat a pound or more of vegetables and fruits a day, the rate of cancer is half what it is in the United Stated?

This tasty cabbage salad with cilantro dressing was introduced to me from my sister-in-law Deanna. She is a wonderful in the kitchen. Deanna found this recipe in The Whole Life Nutrition Cookbook. I loved the salad for it’s flavor, crunch factor and of course the vegetables!

How do you get vegetables into your diet?


  1. I'm going to have to adhere to this rule because cancer is rampant on my mom's side of the family! Thanks for the recipe to help out with the rule:)

  2. Michael Pollan rules!
    What a refreshing, healthful, and affordable recipe---ideal for summer eating. Thanks!

  3. I've been eating about a pound of winter squash every day for the past week...so I guess I'm set :P

    This cabbage dish looks delicious! Definitely makes eating veggies more appealing.

  4. lovely salad adore cilantro, thanks for the sweet comment on my bread lol

  5. That salad is beautiful! I will make this one with the next head of cabbage that arrives from my CSA.

  6. What a lovely salad.
    Interesting tidbit on the relationship between salad and lower rates of cancer! I like salad, but only when its got a lot of goodies in it (because i'm naughty).
    *kisses* HH

  7. I'm terrible about getting veggies in my diet. This would be a delicious start.

  8. I love cabbage anything! But this salad dressing looks wonderful. We can all be reminded to eat our veggies.

  9. spinach smoothies!! that's how I get my veggies. thank you VITA MIX and mom for giving it to me!!


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