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Kohlrabi Slaw with cherries

One of the cool things about using a CSA provider is getting “surprise” veggies you have not cooked previously.  A few weeks ago, Kohlrabi showed up in our box.  Kohlrabi are part of the cabbage family, and have an odd sputnik look to them.  (OK, that dated me…)  Here’s a recipe that not only uses them, but is DELICIOUS!  Want a twist on coleslaw?  Here it is, but first, a rundown of the benefits of eating Kohlrabi.  Low in fat, high in fiber, potassium, and a ton of Vitamin C, and they are in season now! This recipe is low in net carbs (watch out for the dried cherries, if you eat a lot, it will increase the carbs, and they are yummy!) Kohlrabi, Fennel & Cabbage Slaw with Cherries Ingredients: ¼ cup roasted salted sunflower seeds 2 medium bulbs Kohlrabi 1 small head fennel, outer leaves removed, shredded 2 cups shredded green cabbage 1/8 cup dried, tart, unsweetened cherries (no sugar) small fistful of coarsely chopped fresh dill (or dried, 2 tsp) Dressing: ¼ …