Of course, Mom knew that coleslaw is loaded with nutrition. The main ingredient is cabbage, along with some carrots and celery, and sometimes green pepper, all powerhouse vegetables that are full of vitamins and fiber.
But she also knew it was very cheap, which she no doubt loved just as much about it. It only costs pennies when you make your own, as we did. Starting from the age of about 11 or 12, we would be assigned the job of chopping the vegetables and making the salad. It was a kitchen chore deemed easy enough for a child to take on.
But many people don’t realize how very simple it is to make your own coleslaw. As a result, the end up buying the pre-chopped, bagged version that you find