Tuesday, February 28, 2012
Monday, February 27, 2012
I just remade this the other night with Easy Crock-pot Pulled Chicken Sandwiches With Homemade BBQ Sauce and thought I would update the picture! This is defiantly a favorite in our house! This was the perfect condiment to go with Pulled Pork Sandwiches we had company over and had the pulled pork topped with the coleslaw and it was a wonderful flavor combination. I usually make a standard coleslaw but I wanted something with a bit more pop and to cut the calories down from my original all mayo recipe I had made for years. This isn't super sweet so if that is what you are looking for this recipe might not be for you. I found the tangy combination was perfect to top the pulled pork sandwiches and hold it's flavor so you could taste both the pork and the coleslaw. I was actually rather sad I never was able to take a picture of the pulled pork topped with the coleslaw because the coleslaw was gone by the end of dinner ( and I was worried we would have too much coleslaw). I should have made more since we then just had left over pulled pork with no coleslaw which was still divine.
On another note I must say it was fun to have our friends over and they had brought a super tasty smoked salmon pate on top of a sliced cucumber..All I can say is yum.. I wish I still had some to take a picture just so you could see how delish these where!
Ok well there is only 1 picture this time. I forgot to take the other picture in the step by step since I was multi tasking at this moment! But the recipe is easy. Mix all the veggies together and in a separate bowl mix greek yogurt, mayonnaise, jalapeno, lime juice, salt, garlic powder and sugar. Add the dressing to the coleslaw mix, stir well and refrigerate for at least 3 hours before serving.
Tangy Cilantro Jalapeno Lime Coleslaw
Recipe by Serena Bakes Simply From Scratch
Tangy Cilantro Jalapeno Lime ColeslawPrep time: PT15M
Cook time: PT0M
Total time: PT15M
Yield: 10 Servings
Calories per serving: 128Ingredients
Fat per serving: 8
Fat per serving: 8
- 5 cups Cabbage, Shredded
- 2 whole Carrots, Grated
- 1/2 whole Red Onion, Diced Fine
- 1/2 bunch Cilantro, Chopped
- 1 cup Greek Yogurt, Non Fat
- 1/2 cup Mayonnaise
- 2 whole Jalapeno's, Seeded and Diced
- 1 whole Lime, Juiced
- 1 teaspoon Sea Salt Or To Taste
- 2 teaspoons Garlic Powder
- 3 teaspoons Sugar or to taste if you prefer sweeter
- Mix cabbage, carrots, onion and cilantro in a big bowl and set a side.
- In a small bowl mix greek yogurt, mayonnaise, jalapeno, lime juice, sea salt, garlic powder and sugar. Mix well.
- Add the dressing mixture to the cabbage and mix well.
- Refrigerate for at least 3 hours. The flavor becomes better the longer it is refrigerated
Sunday, February 26, 2012
Thursday, February 23, 2012
|I love fajitas! If I haven't said it before I will say it again just in case... Mexican is my favorite! Fajitas are so easy to make for a busy week night meal and when peppers are on sale I think its a pretty budget friendly too! We have been so busy lately with basketball and school anything that is fast, easy and healthy is a plus in our house! Feel free to top the fajita mixture with whatever you like! We love tortilla's, refried black beans, lettuce,cheese, guacamole, greek yogurt ( you can use sour cream but I guarantee you will never tell the difference), olives and of course pico de gallo. |
I also wanted to say thank you to No Ideas for nominating me for a Liebster Award! Dawney has a wonderful blog full of all sorts of goodies! I also love her saying do one thing every day that makes you happy! I will be working to pick out the next blogs to pass this on too! There have been so many wonderful blogs to choose from I have a hard time picking just 5! I truly think you all are amazing and wonderful! You bring me smiles and encouragement every day! I think you all have helped me grow and learn during this blog endeavour! Just in case you didn't know..You All ROCK!!!!
Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Wednesday, February 08, 2012
This recipes comes courtesy of Pastor Nik! Ok just kidding!
We went over to Nik and Heathers for Superbowl and Nik went on to tell everyone he had made the pico! He's such a prankster! But his wife Heather did make a really tasty crock pot beef sandwich with caramelized onions ( still drooling thinking of there tastiness) and Andrea had made a super tasty brownie with peanut butter swirled in!
I will have to work on trying to get something close on the brownies. (If I was smart I would have wrapped the 2 brownies left and taken them home, but I was too stuffed to think ahead!)
Actually this recipe came to together from my Sister in law Dana. She taught me the top secret ingredient of a fresh juiced orange. It really balances out the citrus!
This recipe is a favorite I make it almost every time I make tacos or fajitas! I was super lucky Klesick Family Farm added the ingredients to my order late on Tuesday so I was able to have everything delivered! They really are awesome for delivery.