Looking for an easy and healthy side dish for your summer meals? Look no farther than this paleo, GAPS, whole30 and vegan quick simple coleslaw!

Summer sides.

It’s almost summer. Down here in the south, it’s been feeling like summer for the past month, but I know it’s going to get even hotter. So I’m getting prepped with the easy summer dinners. Er, I mean, side dishes. 

Yeah… sometimes side dishes become meals in our house. Especially when it gets steamy out and I’m too tired to make a full meal! #momlife

Thankfully my kiddos (and hubby) don’t really care. They’re happy to eat a big ol’ bowl of popcorn for lunch, or have a smoothie, a salad, or something like this quick & simple coleslaw.

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Yep, easy is always a winner for me. And this coleslaw is about as easy as a recipe comes! It’s full of fresh veggies that I usually always have on hand, and the rest of the ingredients are easily found in a real-foodie’s kitchen, too.

Unlike some slaws or salads, there’s no fancy dressing to mix up, either. Just a little oil and vinegar and you’re good to go!

It didn’t take long for this quick simple coleslaw to join the list of favorite side dishes in my house!

Some of our other favorites include:

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If you’re doing a special diet like paleo, GAPS, whole30, etc., you can still enjoy this quick simple coleslaw. With the few ingredients that it contains, there’s not much to need to leave out. And it’s even vegan… though I don’t care much about that. 😉 So go ahead and mix up a batch and enjoy!

Quick & simple coleslaw from raiasrecipes.com

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Quick Simple Coleslaw

Free from grain, gluten, eggs, dairy, and sugar.



Finely chop the cabbage, carrots, and cucumber and place in a large bowl.

In a liquid measuring cup, stir remaining ingredients.

Pour over veggies and mix to combine.


Store leftovers in fridge.


Letting the coleslaw sit for 15-20 minutes will help the flavors blend more!

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