Blueberry Coleslaw

Print Recipe Blueberry Coleslaw Prep Time10 mins Course: Side Dish IngredientsIngredients to Use:12 oz. coleslaw mix12 oz. broccoli slaw carrot mixture1 cup blueberries1/4 cup sunflower seedsDressing Recipe3/4 cup dairy-free yogurt2 tbsp. apple cider vinegar2 tbsp. raw honey InstructionsCombine all dressing ingredients and stir until smooth. Mix all ingredients and stir well. Serve immediately and enjoy!

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