Asian Slaw



1. Prepare vegetables and fruits for slaw, grating the apple last.

2. Sprinkle lemon juice over all ingredients to prevent browning.

3. In a large bowl, mix all vegetables and fruits together and set aside.

4. Mix all dressing ingredients together, pour over slaw, toss and refrigerate until ready to serve.

Note: this dish can be prepared in advance and kept in the refrigerator until it’s time to serve it.


This recipe is suitable for many people with chronic kidney disease. However, your type of treatment and other health concerns may make it unsuitable for your particular diet. Check with your doctor to make sure it’s OK for you.


3 cups cabbage, finely shredded
1 carrot, peeled and grated
1/2 cup grapes, halved
1 green apple, grated
Juice from 1 small lemon (or half of a large lemon)

1/3 cup white wine vinegar
1 tablespoon orange juice
2/3 cups canola or olive oil
1/2 teaspoon celery seed
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1 tablespoon honey
1/4 cup (or more) fresh chives, finely chopped (parsley will do in a pinch)