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Healthy ‘Yo-Slaw’!

Anju Kirby is currently undertaking her masters in Biomedical Sciences at Royal Holloway, University of London and has provided this recipe. Anju has said:
For me, cooking is all about friends, family and trying new things! I like nothing better than creating and experimenting with new recipes in the kitchen with my twin sister…. and also taking pretty photos of our creations! Remember to always have fun with your food, cooking is not work, it’s PLAY!

Healthy ‘Yo-Slaw’!


This is a quick and easy ‘go-to’ recipe for you to make a healthier, no-mayo coleslaw. Use the’ Yo-Slaw’ to accompany all kinds of dishes like hot-dogs, fajitas, or even a sandwich to upgrade your lunch! You can add in any vegetables that you have in the fridge! If you like things a little more fiery, then by all means add in some chopped fresh chillies to turn up the heat!

2-3 servings (as in picture): 55 calories per serving (if using fat-free yoghurt)
Prep time 15 mins
Cost: ≈£0.32 (adjusted for portion sizes and using Tesco prices as the count)


  • Half red cabbage, cored and shredded
  • 2 carrots, coarsely grated
  • ½ red/orange bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 sticks celery, cut into matchsticks
  • 1 apple, grated (optional – sweeter)
  • 2 tbsp Greek yoghurt
  • ½ lemon, juiced
  • 1 tbsp grainy mustard
  • 1 tsp sugar


In a large bowl, mix the cabbage, carrots, celery, onion, and apple (if using). Add in 2 tablespoons of yogurt, the lemon juice, salt, pepper, chilli flakes and sugar.

Give everything a good stir to coat in the dressing

Garnish with chopped parsley and pomegranate arils if you have some, and eat immediately, or chill until you are ready to serve.


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