On the one hand, you have cabbage and carrots which are good. But on the other, they're covered in a fatty sauce that contains lots of mayonnaise.
So what do you think, good or bad? And if anyone has a link to estimated nutrition info, that'd help too. I'm sure there's a good amount of saturated fat.
The mayonnaise, or whatever other sauce is used(ranch dressing), usually far outweighs that nutritional benefits of the lettuce and other vegetables or fruits. I have my cole slaw with Vegenaise (solidified grapeseed oil that tastes surprisingly just like mayonnaise - you don't have to be vegan to enjoy it!), which is better for you than mayo, so my cole slaw is decently healthy. I still consider it basically a filler food with only some significant nutritional value though, but awesome as a side dish. it is good for you because it keeps you regular veggie is good,mayo is baaaad. Cole slaw is good for u cause they have vegetables in it its probably healthier than the Bar-B-Que i put it on...yum yum
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anyone grilling out, there is a great chicken recipe in the cooking forum... We make ours with vegenaise. Tastes the same, better for you. :P http://followyourheart.com/vegenaise.php...We bring home a lot of our meals from our small town restaurant and I love cole slaw and I just press a large spoon onto it in the container to drain off a lot of the mayo juice.
some people can't handle cabbage -so if you are one, take Beano before eating. Causes flatulence in some people I is good for you,by the way. Some who make it use a vinaigrette dressing with a little sugar and that is tasty too.. Here's a link to 4 different fast food cole slaws: http://www.nutritiondata.com/foods-cole+...
When I do slaw I skip all the white stuff. Instead I just use my normal oil/vinegar dressing or whatever other dressing I'm in the mood for (I'm never in the mood for that sugary glop BTW). For bottled dressings I use the veggie dressings from Annie's Naturals. http://www.consorzio.com/I make mine with Miracle Whip instead of mayo. I think it tastes much better and I have no idea what's in it. I feel better just not having to worry about what bad things I ate. Of course, too much of any good thing can kill you! 3 or 4 pounds of the stuff near an open flame- watch out!
I checked the link below and couldn't find anything about Miracle Whip, thank goodness. That could ruin my cole slaw I make no mayo cole slaw... I use raw sugar or sweetleaf.
1/4 cup red wine vinegar
2 tablespoons sugar
2 tablespoons peanut or vegetable oil
16 ounces, shredded cabbage mix for cole slaw
1 teaspoon salt
Salt and pepper You can make cole slaw without mayo. I make mine with shredded red and green cabbage, carrots, tomatoes, and mix in celtic sea salt, garlic, olive oil, cider vinger and lemon juice, mmmmmmmmm no mayo!!
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