Asian Red Cabbage Salad

The ingredients in this salad are a surefire way to boost healthy gut bacteria because of their high prebiotic content (microbe friendly food).  A healthy microbiome has been linked to a strengthened immune system, the maintenance of healthy weight and regular bowel movements.


 4 cups finely chopped red cabbage

2-3 chopped green onions

3 tablespoons of sesame seeds

6 tablespoons white wine vinegar

6 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

Freshly ground black peppercorns

¼ teaspoon salt or Herbamare (or to taste)


  1. Begin by preheating a pan on medium heat
  2. Lightly toast the sesame seeds for 2-3 minutes until golden brown.  Continuously stir the sesame seeds to prevent burning. Set aside to cool.
  3. Combine all of the ingredients in a large mixing bowl and add salt and pepper to taste. 
  4. Enjoy.  Pairs well with a side of brown rice, asparagus & ginger salmon.