Crisp and fresh makes this shredded cabbage salad with the sweet taste of cherry and stone fruit a perfect choice for hot summer evenings. Add a crunch with sunflower seeds and it’s perfect!

1/2 head (6 cups) red cabbage, cored, halved and THINLY sliced
3 Honey Crisp apples, cored, halved and THINLY sliced
1 1/2 cups frozen pitted dark sweet cherries, thawed and drained
1 SMALL bunch green onions THINLY sliced
2 + 2 tablespoons avocado oil

2 1/2 – 3 tablespoons QUALITY honey
2 tablespoons champagne vinegar
1/4 cup QUALITY balsamic vinegar
FRESH ground sea salt and black pepper, to taste
1/4 cup roasted, salted sunflower seeds
2 tablespoons dried chopped cherries, for garnish

  • Preheat oven to 350°.
  • Whisk together the champagne vinegar, 2 tablespoons of the avocado oil, 1 tablespoon of the honey, FRESH ground sea salt and black pepper until well blended.
  • Bake 15 minutes until cherries are infused with flavor. Set aside to cool.
  • Whisk together the balsamic vinegar, 2 tablespoons and remaining honey in a small bowl until well blended.
  • Toss together shredded cabbage, sliced apples, sliced green onions, roasted cherries and their juice, sunflower seeds and dried cherries.
  • Serve immediately.

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