143.2…Creamy Cole Slaw

I truly had a weekend of awesome eats! Last night was no exception. We had friends over for a barbeque and everything turned out great!
I served my favorite guacamole with tortilla chips as soon as my friends arrived.


I barbequed some pollo asado and carne asado to go with my recent taco theme on the blog. No recipes here….just bought it at Costco. :)


On the side, I made Mexican Bean Salad. This stuff rocks.


I also made my favorite Cole Slaw. It seriously is the best Cole Slaw ever!


Creamy Cole Slaw
Slightly adapted from Bobby Flay
  • 1 head green cabbage, finely shredded
  • 2 large carrots, finely shredded
  • 3/4 cup best-quality mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons grated Spanish onion
  • 1 tablespoons sugar, or to taste
  • 2 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon dry mustard
  • 2 teaspoons celery salt
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper


Combine the shredded cabbage and carrots in a large bowl. Whisk together the mayonnaise, sour cream, onion, sugar, vinegar, mustard, celery salt, salt, and pepper in a medium bowl, and then add to the cabbage mixture. Mix well to combine and taste for seasoning; add more salt, pepper, or sugar if desired.

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The original recipe calls for more sugar but I don’t like my Cole slaw to be sweet so add more if you’d like. I also cheated and used a bag of Cole slaw mix from the store instead of chopping up the cabbage and carrots myself.

I loaded up my plate with a little bit of everything.


For dessert, I put out my Crack Brownies and Sugar Cookie Bars.


My friends brought over a chocolate cake, vanilla ice cream, chocolate chip cookies AND a Claim Jumper Chocolate Silk Pie!!!


We had so many desserts, I didn’t know what to do. Well, that’s kind of a lie. I did know what to do:


EAT THEM!  I had a little chocolate cake and ice cream and I tried the chocolate silk pie which was beyond delicious!

Clean up was a breeze and before I knew it I was in bed and fast asleep!

This morning my husband took the kids to school so I leisurely had breakfast.

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Fage yogurt with Trader Joe’s High Fiber cereal, strawberries and raspberries. I went to my Cardio Muscle class and then went grocery shopping. I’m starting to get ready for a brunch I’m hosting on Thursday sponsored by Eggland’s Best to support Breast Cancer Awareness. I’m getting really excited about…..there will be some awesome recipes and  a GIVEAWAY! Stay tuned….

Lunch was a leftovers salad:

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In the mix: lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, chicken from last night and some Mexican Bean Salad from last night. I topped it all off with some El Torito Cilantro Pepita Caesar dressing (my current favorite dressing).
I picked up my daughter from school, took her to her “Dog Smart” class and then picked up my son. Somewhere along the way, I ate a Fiber One 90 calorie bar for a snack.

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Before I leave you, I wanted to remind you to head over to The Spiffy Cookie to bid on my Sugar Cookie Bars (pictured earlier in the post).  Bidding ends tomorrow morning at 8AM CST. Get your bid on quick!!

How do you like your Cole Slaw? As I mentioned, I don’t like it sweet. The only version I like that’s on the sweet side is KFC’s. :)

Have you done any “Fall” baking lately? I really want to make pumpkin bread but no one in my house likes it except me. The horror!


  1. All that food is making me hungry! I am not a huge coleslaw fan if it has too much mayo. Ick! But just the right amount and I will eat bowls of it.

  2. oh those crack brownies. i could handle a few right now! i need to hop on the fall baking train...haven't done any yet.

  3. All of those dishes look colorful and inviting.


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