Spiralized Chipotle Slaw

This Chipotle Slaw is smoky and spicy and made special with spiralized veggies! It’s gluten-free and paleo and the perfect slaw to bring along to a potluck or to serve at your next BBQ.

Chipotle slaw in a bowlSpiralized Chipotle Slaw Recipe

This spicy Chipotle Slaw is so unique thanks to the addition of spiralized veggies! While this slaw still uses cabbage we added in some nutrient dense veggies to make this slaw special. Along with the smoky and spicy chipotle mayo dressing, this slaw is a great dish to bring along to a potluck or serve at your next BBQ.

What are spiralized veggies?

Spiralized veggies are veggies that are cut with a Spiralizer! It’s basically just a device that makes noodle like strings from veggies. It’s perfect for making noodles out of just about anything. We love using it to make zucchini noodles for dishes like this and this.

chipotle mayo being mixed upIngredients Needed for Slaw

  • Carrots
  • Cabbage
  • Zucchini
  • Yellow Squash
  • Mayo, store bought or homemade
  • Canned chipotle in adobo
  • Apple cider vinegar
  • Garlic powder
  • Cumin
  • Salt and Pepper
  • Bacon

Spiralized veggiesWays to use this Chipotle Coleslaw

While we are partial to eating it straight from the bowl, there are plenty of ways to use this slaw:

Chipotle mayo being poured on vegetables

If you like this slaw recipe, check out these others:

Chipotle Slaw
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Ingredients
  1. 2 cups spiralized or shredded carrots
  2. 1 cup shredded cabbage
  3. 2 cups spiralized zucchini
  4. 2 cups spiralized yellow squash
  5. 5 strips nitrate-free bacon, cooked crispy
  6. 1/3 cup + 2 tbsp homemade mayo or your favorite store-bought mayo*
  7. 2 tbsp sriracha, more as desired
  8. Pinch of cayenne pepper + 1 tsp chipotle spice
  9. Optional: 2 cups shredded chicken
Instructions
  1. Using your sprializer, vegetable peeler, or mandolin shred or spiralize your vegetables
  2. Place all veggies into a large mixing bowl
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together mayo, sriracha, and spice
  4. Pour mayo into the vegetable bowl and mix to combine**
  5. Add in crispy bacon and store in the refrigerator covered until serving
Notes
  1. *Adjust spices/mayo amount as needed here depending on level of creaminess desired.
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Sweet & Crunchy Thai Slaw with Chicken

Who wants a super easy, hearty and flavorful side dish? This Sweet and Crunchy Thai Slaw with chicken works equally as well as both a crunchy side dish at a BBQ or as a light lunch option for meal prep! It’s also gluten-free and paleo friendly!

Thai slaw with Cole slaw and sesame seedsSweet & Crunchy Thai Slaw with Chicken

Who doesn’t love a good slaw? But even more, this Sweet Thai Slaw with Chicken is full of different flavors and textures: sweet, spicy, crunchy, soft and just so darn delicious! There are a few things you’ll need to slice and prepare, but after that it’s easy breezy to put together: toss in a bowl and that’s it! We suggest toasting the sesame seeds and slivered almonds for an extra special flavor boost, but honestly you can skip it if you don’t want to do the extra step. We’re all about easy, here. It’s also gluten-free and paleo friendly and sure to be a hit with everyone.

sweet sesame dressing poured over chicken Thai slaw

Here’s what’s in it:

  • Sesame oil
  • Slivered almonds
  • Sesame seeds
  • Purple cabbage
  • Green cabbage
  • Green onions
  • 2 cups cooked shredded chicken (check out this post)
  • Raisins
  • Rice wine vinegar
  • Olive oil or avocado oil
  • Coconut aminos
  • Coconut sugar

Want to make this super easy?

If you really, really wanted to make this even easier? Grab a bag of Cole slaw mix at the store and swap 4 cups of it for the green cabbage. Even easier than that? Grab a rotisserie chicken while you are at it and shred that to add in.

Can you leave the chicken out?

Yes! But we obviously love it with it in, or else we wouldn’t have included it in the recipe. As a stand alone lunch leave the chicken in however!

tossing finished sweet slaw recipe

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Sweet & Crunchy Chicken Slaw
Serves 6
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Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
2 min
Total Time
17 min
Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
2 min
Total Time
17 min
Ingredients
  1. 2 cups red cabbage
  2. 4 cups white cabbage (or bag of cole slaw mix)
  3. 1/4 cup scallions, chopped (more to taste)
  4. 1 lb organic chicken, shredded (poached or crock-pot)
  5. 1/2 cup slivered almonds
  6. 1 tbsp grass-fed butter
  7. 2 tbsp sesame seeds
  8. 1/4 cup vinegar
  9. 1/3 cup sesame oil or extra virgin olive oil
  10. 1/4 cup coconut aminos
  11. 1/4 cup coconut sugar
  12. Optional: 1/3 cup raisins, more as desired
Instructions
  1. 1. In a bowl mix shredded red cabbage, white cabbage, and shredded chicken (prepare chicken before hand- either by poaching poaching it or using shredded crock-pot chicken)
  2. 2. In a small bowl whisk together vinegar, oil, coconut aminos, and coconut sugar
  3. 3. Add the dressing into the cabbage and chicken and mix well
  4. 4. In a pan heat 1 tbsp butter and saute almonds and sesame seeds for 2-4 minutes
  5. 5. Remove and add into the bowl
  6. 6. Chop scallions and add into the bowl- mix well, add raisins, and serve
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3-Ingredient Taco Slaw

This 3-ingredient cabbage slaw for tacos is the easiest addition to a quick and delicious taco night. Made in minutes with cabbage, mayo (or Greek yogurt) and lime, it adds a nice creamy acidity to your favorite taco (or non-taco) dish. Serve with chicken, fish, or carnitas (or really anything) and you’ll be happy you did!

Easiest taco slaw in a bowlEasy Cabbage Taco Slaw Recipe

If you didn’t notice already, taco week is in full swing here at LCK coming at you with delicious taco bar party ideas like these meatless chipotle mushroom tacos, the most delicious 7 layer taco dip or the easiest and most delicious 15-minute chicken tacos. This easy 3-ingredient cabbage taco slaw could pair with just about anything, but I’m really loving it with the chicken tacos.

It literally takes less than 10 minutes, and can be made ahead of time up to 6 hours. The hardest part is slicing the cabbage, and that isn’t very hard! Toss with the remaining 2 ingredients and you’re good to add a nice punch of creaminess and acidity to any taco dish!

Here’s what you need to make it:

  • 1 medium green cabbage
  • mayo or greek yogurt
  • 1 lime
  • salt and pepper

Cabbage slaw recipes for tacos plated and on a tortilla

What other dishes could this be paired with?

This slaw is so versatile, pairing with so many different dishes like:

cabbage slaw for tacos or fish in a bowl

If you like this slaw recipe, check out these other sides:

Easy 3-Ingredient Cabbage Slaw

Prep Time 00:10 Total Time 00:10 Serves 6

Ingredients

  • 1 medium green cabbage,  shredded (about 8 cups)
  • 1/3 cup mayo or greek yogurt, more as needed
  •  2 tablespoons lime juice (about 1 lime)
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper, more as desired
  • 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt, more as desired

Directions

  1. Combine all ingredients in a large bowl and toss well to combine.
  2. Serve with your favorite taco meat, like this chicken taco!

Recipe Notes

  1. Ideally you make it at least an hour before serving, as it sits it will break down the cabbage. Can be made up to 6 hours ahead of time, kept in the refrigerator.
  2. Don't need 6 servings? Halve the recipe and only use half a head of cabbage with a scant 1/4 cup mayo, 1 tablespoon lime juice and salt and pepper to taste.
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Thai Turkey Burgers with Spicy Sriracha Slaw

These Thai Turkey Burgers with Spicy Sriracha Slaw are our new favorite low carb and paleo-friendly dinner! You can grill them outside or inside on your grill pan, and then serve them as low carb thai turkey burger bowls, or as a lettuce wrapped burger! The spicy slaw is packed with veggies and mango for a sweet and spicy crunch! This dinner is a must-make!

Thai Turkey Burgers and Slaw

Thai Turkey Burgers with Spicy Sriracha Slaw

I am all about these thai turkey burgers right now! The dish takes a quick 30 minutes to put together but is full of exotic flavors to make a weeknight meal special. You can enjoy the last of the summer weather we are having and take this outside to prepare on the grill or savor this dish all year long and make on the grill pan inside. The burgers are flavorful and moist and a great low carb dinner!

Thai Turkey Burgers and Slaw

We wanted to keep the accompanying slaw simple so we prepared this using a pre-shredded broccoli and carrot slaw mix, but if you don’t have this readily available go ahead and shred some using a food processor or a box grater. The mangos REALLY make this side dish stand out but just make sure to use a perfectly ripe one so it adds the right amount of sweetness.

Thai Turkey Burgers and Slaw

You can serve them as lettuce wrapped burgers for the perfect low carb dinner that satisfies!

Thai Turkey Burgers and Slaw

Or make it into a low carb burger bowl with the slaw, cauliflower rice, avocado, red onion, and ribboned cucumber drizzled with a little extra sriracha. PERFECT!

Thai Turkey Burgers and Slaw

Want other burger recipes? Try these favorites:

Thai Turkey Burgers with Spicy Sriracha Slaw

Prep Time 00:15 Cook Time 00:15 Total Time 00:30 Serves 4

Ingredients

For Burgers

For Sriracha Slaw

  • 1/3 cup avocado oil mayo
  • 1 tablespoon Sriracha, plus more to taste
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1" piece ginger, minced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt, more to taste
  • 1 12oz bag broccoli and carrot slaw (or 4 cups shredded broccoli and carrots)
  • 1 ripe mango, peeled and diced
  • 1/2 cup cilantro, picked, cleaned and sliced

Optional Garnishes

  • Bibb or Boston lettuce leaves, cleaned
  • Cauliflower rice, sautéed
  • Avocado slices
  • Thinly sliced cucumber

Directions

  1. In a large bowl combine ground turkey with coconut amino, ginger, chili garlic sauce and salt and mix well to combine. Form into 4 patties. If the turkey mixture is sticky, wet your hands before forming each patty.
  2. Grease grill pan (or outdoor grill, if using) and heat to medium heat. Place burgers onto the grill pan and cook for 6 to 7 minutes on each side, or until fully cooked through and has reached an internal temperature of 165ºF. 
  3. Meanwhile in a large bowl whisk together mayo, sriracha, lime juice, ginger, garlic and salt. Add in broccoli slaw, cilantro and mango and toss to combine.
  4. Serve burgers hot in a lettuce wrap with avocado and slaw, or in a burger bowl with cauliflower rice, slaw and cucumber.
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Beet Slaw

This beet slaw is a tangy and sweet side dish, with all of those farm fresh beets, scallions, and fresh mint! It pairs perfectly with grilled chicken or salmon, or as an addition to any leafy green salad.

Beet Slaw

Confession: I haven’t always been a huge beet fan.

Lately though with all the beets from the CSA, and experimenting with my new juicer (beet juice is delicious), I’ve taken more of a liking to them! I wanted to throw these beets grated into some sort of a salad. It just seems more appealing grated to me. This slaw came about, since you know I love slaws, and it is packed with the most fabulous flavors.

My garden is bursting with fresh mint, and my CSA is giving me TONS of beets and scallions. I’m throwing all of my favorite flavors together to make a farmer’s market slaw that everybody will love. It comes together quickly for any BBQ or weekend lunch or dinner.

Beet Slaw

Beet Slaw

Beet Slaw
Serves 4
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Prep Time
20 min
Prep Time
20 min
Ingredients
  1. 3 to 4 large raw beets, peeled and grated
  2. 2 scallion stalks, sliced thin (about 1/3 cup)
  3. 1 inch chunk ginger, peeled and grated
  4. 1/4 cup mint, chopped fine
  5. 1/2 lemon, juiced
  6. 1 tablespoon honey
  7. 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  8. 1/3 cup golden raisins
  9. 1/3 cup sliced raw almonds
  10. Pinch of fine sea salt
  11. Optional: 1 tablespoon sesame seeds
Instructions
  1. Using a grater, grate beets and ginger.
  2. In a large bowl toss all ingredients together and mix well to combine.
  3. Serve immediately or make ahead and store in an air-tight container in the refrigerator for 6 hours until serving.
Notes
  1. For vegan sub maple syrup for honey.
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Beet Slaw

Prep Time 20 min Total Time 0:20

Ingredients

Directions

  • Using a grater, grate beets and ginger.
  • In a large bowl toss all ingredients together and mix well to combine.
  • Serve immediately or make ahead and store in an air-tight container in the refrigerator for 6 hours until serving.
  • Recipe Notes

  • For vegan sub maple syrup for honey.
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    Memorial Day BBQ Hits

    Memorial Day weekend is upon us, and if you’re turning the grill on for some fun outside, these BBQ hits are a must-make!

    Memorial Day BBQ Hits

    I’m so excited to bring you my favorite BBQ must-have recipes!

    Drinks:

    Cantaloupe Ginger Cocktails: Such a refreshing, tasty, and lightened up cocktail recipe. The combination of melon, ginger, and fresh mint is absolutely delicious!

    Frose: These Frosé slushies are the ultimate way to celebrate rosé season! Refreshing, minimal ingredients, and so easy to prepare… It’s a Summer cocktail WIN!

    Lightened Up Pina Colada: The perfect simple and refreshing Summer drink! Simply toss all of the ingredients into a blender, buzz, and sip!  

    Raspberry Gin Cocktail:  We’re making our own simple syrup (and I promise, it’s super simple to prepare), made with no refined sugars for a delicious and guilt-free cocktail.


    Apps/Sides

    Chicken Bacon Ranch Baked Hummus Dip: Chicken, bacon, and ranch flavor is one of my all-time favorite flavor combinations, and if you haven’t tried baked hummus, you need to try it immediately!!  

    Guacamole: Don’t forget an appetizer. Whip up some delicious homemade guacamole and pair it with plantain chips, homemade crackers, and tortilla chips!

    Deviled Eggs: Eat them as a snack or make these easy Instant Pot deviled eggs!

    Aji Salsa: 5-Minute Ají, also known as Colombian-Style Salsa, is our favorite salsa OF ALL TIME. I am a big salsa girl, so don’t take that statement lightly. 

    Chipotle Slaw: Pair any dish with some veggie-packed chipotle slaw. A favorite of mine!

    Crunchy Chicken Slaw: This slaw comes together in 15 minutes and is such a delicious combination of sweet and savory!

    Mexican Street Corn Salad: A total hit every single time!

    Beet Slaw: This slaw is tangy and sweet, with delicious farm fresh flavors from the beets, scallions, and fresh mint! It pairs perfectly with grilled chicken or salmon, or as an addition to any leafy green salad.

    Melon Salad with Prosciutto: This salad is gluten-free and grain-free, and packed with fresh mint, sweet melon, ripe avocado, salty prosciutto, and the most wonderful light vinaigrette dressing.

    Loaded Kimchi Fries: Perfectly crispy oven baked fries topped with caramelized kimchi (seriously amazing), cilantro, cheddar cheese, onion, and a special spicy sauce makes for the ultimate vegetarian side-dish or appetizer.

    Grilled Peach, Avocado, and Crab Salad: If you haven’t tried grilled peaches with avocado, this is a must-try!

    Tropical Cooked Shrimp Ceviche: Bringing you to the tropics with this light, refreshing, and delicious appetizer that everyone will love. Bonus: It makes a bunch!

    Coconut Curry Ceviche: The prettiest appetizer for any BBQ spread! Spruce up your plating by serving it in a coconut, or just serve in a bowl!

    Cold Asian Noodle Salad: A favorite Summer side dish!! 

    Watermelon Ahi Tuna Salad: The combination of juicy watermelon, marinated zesty ahi tuna, and fresh cucumber in this Watermelon Ahi Tuna Salad makes for the perfect light and refreshing summer salad or meal starter! 

    Braised Artichokes: We top them with extra fresh lemon and my Garlicky Pecan Bread Crumbs. You are in for a nutritious side dish/appetizer/or even a snack.  

    Blender Salsa: The thing I love about a really really good blender is that it does all of the work for you. It’s easy as put everything in and BLEND.  


    Mains

    Carne Asada: This Slow Cooker Carne Asada is the perfect set it and forget it meal. On top of a salad, nachos, in lettuce cups for healthier tacos — the options are endless!

    Beef Barbacoa: This Beef Barbacoa (Slow Cooker or Instant Pot) is so flavorful and slow cooked to perfection made either in the slow cooker or the Instant Pot pressure cooker! It is a great recipe for leftovers, too! 

    Honey Mustard Wings: This Honey Mustard Chicken Wings recipe can be made in the Instant Pot or baked in the oven, and they are a crowd please. A perfect game day or dinner wings recipe that everybody will love.

    Grilled Salmon and Shrimp Scampi: A perfect main dish that’s served over pasta so it’s nice and hearty! 

    Grilled Caesar Salad with Blackened Shrimp: The perfect meal to impress with this Summer. Smoky and flavorful shrimp, perfectly grilled romaine lettuce, and fresh tomatoes drizzled with my go-to dairy-free caesar salad dressing. I cannot wait to make this again and again! The blackened shrimp is amazing on absolutely everything! 

    Chili Garlic and Lime Chicken Satay Skewers: These chicken skewers are packed with flavor and are so simple to prepare. Serve them as an appetizer when you have guests and watch them fly off the plate!

    Sriracha Lime Chicken Chopped Salad: One of my most popular recipes! The combination of lime, perfectly seasoned chicken, sriracha, and grilled pineapple is so so delicious!

    Moroccan Chicken Burger: A perfect change from your traditional beef burger with SO MUCH FLAVOR!

    Bruschetta Chicken: A perfect dinner option. Grill up some marinated chicken and top it with tasty bruschetta for the BBQ win!

    Slow Cooker Pulled Pork: The perfect combination of sweet and smokey!

    Caprese Pesto Pasta Salad: This dish requires very little cooking and is so simple to throw together! PLUS it is so flavorful! Add your favorite Summer greens into the pesto, toss with gluten-free pasta, tomatoes, and delicious Italian spices and BOOM: Summer side perfection.

    Baked Buffalo Wings: A healthier version of such a flavorful dish for weekend BBQs!

    Dry-Rub Grilled Wings: These wings are flavor-packed and grilled to perfection. Plus, they are easy breezy! Perfect for anyone on grill duty this weekend.

    Tomato Jalapeño Salmon Burgers: These burgers have just the right amount of flavor. They are bursting with scallions, jalapeños, and fresh garlic- and go fantastic with some homemade guacamole and fixins’, if you ask me!

    BBQ Chicken Pizza: Get creative with this BBQ Chicken Pizza and toss the crust on the grill!


    Desserts

    Edible Cookie Dough Dip: Think all of the delicious and creamy flavors of regular cookie dough, but without flour or the eggs… snack time, or dessert time, WIN!

    Cherry Lemonade Popsicles: Cool off with Summer popsicles (a little vodka would be delicious in these, too)!

    Honey Lime Fruit Salad with Cinnamon Sugar Chips: Let’s kick up the standard fruit salad and bring this healthy dessert that’s a little more fun to the party.

    Honey Grilled Bananas with Chocolate Mocha Sauce: Fruit on the grill is the best. Especially drizzled with this chocolate mocha sauce.

    Strawberry Shortcake: I’ve combined the perfect biscuit with dairy-free whipped cream, fresh strawberries, and easy strawberry sauce for the ultimate classic summer dessert!

    Paleo Cherry Pie Bar: Add cherries to your spread, with these delicious bars!

    Berry Cobbler: The BEST, festive one-pan cobbler!

    Festive 4th of July Cake: It’s nut-free too!!


    Don’t forget my grilling guide to help you through the BBQ!

    Grilling 101

    Happy BBQing!

    Lexi