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Creamy Coleslaw with Tomatoes

My mother would often make this coleslaw recipe during the summer and for the holidays. It is something about the way the tomatoes compliment the cabbage that made me become a fan of coleslaw.

This coleslaw recipe is not dry but very moist due to the tomatoes and creamy because of the mayo. You are more than welcome to adjust the ingredients as need be.

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Choose any size or color cabbage you like. Some people like green and some people fancy red cabbage! Just remember raw red cabbage has a peppery taste, and raw green cabbage is sweeter.

Try and make sure when you shred the cabbage, you get out the big pieces.


You are welcome to use any tomato you see fit.

  • 1 Better Boy tomato
  • 3-4 Roma tomatoes
  • 7-8 Heirloom tomatoes
This is a Better Boy tomato! I hulled out the inside.

When cutting the tomatoes, cut them in half and take out the inside. You don’t have to, but depending on your tomato, it will be extremely juicy.

Vinegar (optional)

What is your favorite vinegar? I have always used apple cider vinegar, but you are more than welcome to use white vinegar.

I add my vinegar to the cabbage and tomatoes first, then add all the other ingredients.


I mostly use Duke’s Mayo, but I have used Miracle Whip. If you use Miracle Whip, do not add sugar, it will make it too sweet.


Only use white sugar, no substitutions!!


Make sure you let it chill for at least 30 minutes. This is a recipe the longer you let it chill, the better it will taste.


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Creamy Coleslaw with Tomatoes

Prep Time 20 mins
Chill Time 30 mins
Course Side Dish


  • 1 large cabbage (any size)
  • 1 big tomato
  • 1/2 cup relish
  • 1/2 cup mayo
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 1 tbsp pepper
  • 1 tbsp white sugar
  • 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar


  • Take your cabbage and cut it into four squares. Remove outside leaves and rinse off. Use a grater using the medium size part and grate all your cabbage up in a large size bowl.
  • Get your tomato(es) and dice them to the size you want. Add your diced tomatoes to the bowl.
  • Next, add your seasonings to the bowl, and mayo, relish, and apple cider vinegar. Stir it well. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.
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Strawberry Cream Cheese Breakfast Cake


This recipe is easy to make and a family breakfast treat. Do you ever just want something flavorful and sweet but different for breakfast?

I used a loaf pan and it came out so beautiful!

I had some cream cheese leftover from another recipe and I whipped up an easy sweet little breakfast treat. The cake came out so soft and the cream cheese gave it a rich buttery flavor.

Make sure you put cream cheese pieces throughout the batter.

This recipe is flavorful with just the right amount of sweetness, this will be a quick family favorite that you will find yourself going to over and over again.

Add scrambled eggs, and some turkey bacon, don’t forget the side of fruit. This breakfast will be built for champions.¬†

strawberry cream cheese breakfast cak

Strawberry Cream Cheese Breakfast Cake


  • 2 packages of muffin mix any flavor, I used strawberry
  • 2 slices of cream cheese cut up into bite sizes
  • 11/2 cup of milk


  • Grease a loaf pan
  • Mix ingredients on back of muffin mix
  • Add cream cheese bites into mixture, push cream cheese into mixture.
  • Add milk and stir.
  • Bake on 350 degrees for 30-35 minutes.
  • Let cool for 10 to 15 minutes and you can go ahead and serve.


Push the cream cheese pieces into the mixture. I try and have pieces everywhere so each bite is yummy.
The girls loved it with hot cocoa. I loved it with black coffee.
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