The secret to this low-fat, low-calorie coleslaw is the dressing made with yogurt and buttermilk to cut the mayonnaise. The carrots add color and sweetness to the cabbage. For even more color, use half red cabbage along with the green.
Some foods that we think are healthy can be sneaky little diet wreckers. University of Pittsburgh nutritionist Leslie Bonci, MPH, RD, shares a few of these “food frauds,” starting with Caesar salad. Just a small bowl has 300-400 calories and 30 grams of fat, thanks to loads of dressing.
Food Fix: Use only 1 Tbs. dressing and 2 Tbs. tangy, Parmesan cheese.