Dole Disney-Inspired Princess Recipes Perfect for this Summer

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Dole’s healthy-living initiative, “A Recipe for Courage and Kindness” inspired by Disney’s Ultimate Princess Celebration is a super fun way to give Disney lovers a chance to test drive (and then taste!) some fun, healthy, and delicious recipes. Running through September 30, 2021, Dole’s initiative features 20 healthy new recipes themed to Disney’s 12 Princesses from Snow White in 1937 to Moana in 2016.  Dole is sharing with us how easy it is to gather ingredients ahead of time and then enjoy some inspirational family time. Here’s the scoop.   …

Easy Churros Recipe – No Frying or Baking

Easy churros recipe - no frying

When it comes to churros, I enjoy the authentic recipe, but I don’t dig all of the frying. Add in all of the oil you need to fry churros and I’m definitely not down. So, I created an easy churros recipe that doesn’t add in oil, is not fried, and is really delicious. Here’s what you need for my churros recipe without oil.  If I were to give my favorite churros recipe, it’s the one you can get at Walt Disney World, particularly the churro bites served in Pecos Bill’s…

Super Easy 3 Ingredient Biscuit Recipe

Easy three ingredient biscuit recipe

These biscuits are ideal for days when you want delicious, easy to make biscuits. Honestly, I’ve been making them on days when I run out of bread and they’re so quick. Here’s my easy 3 ingredient biscuit recipe that can be customized for both sweet and savory styles.  Quick backstory: I recently came home from the Gulf Shores and fell in love with their cuisine, including having biscuits for breakfast. A restaurant in Biloxi, MS, inspired me to come up with a biscuit recipe that’s not only super easy to…

Disney Recipe Tutorial: How to Make Mickey Cinnamon Rolls

Disney recipes: How to Make Mickey Cinnamon Rolls

Love walking down Main Street USA in Magic Kingdom and smelling the massive cinnamon rolls at Starbucks? Or maybe you visited during Halloween and saw those cute, Mickey-shaped Cinnamon rolls? I’ve got a super easy tutorial on how to make Mickey Cinnamon Rolls that’s super affordable and uses only two ingredients!  When I’m a Walt Disney World and visiting Magic Kingdom (especially at rope drop), my family and I generally make a beeline for the cinnamon rolls. And, whether it’s at Starbucks or at Gaston’s Tavern, they’ve become a breakfast…

Cheesy Pierogy Pizza Recipe: A Taste of Pittsburgh

Easy Cheesy Pierogi Pizza Recipe

When it comes to Pittsburgh, it knows pierogy. And, no matter how you spell it (pierogy, pierogi, or pirogi),  you don’t need to look hard to still find city churches selling homemade pierogy during Lent. While the traditional style is pan-fried with butter and onions, it’s always fun to put a spin on the classic recipe. Taking a cue from one of our favorite Pittsburgh restaurants, it has a delicious pierogy pizza that is a top seller. So why not make a version that’s a breeze to whip up at…

Creamy Apple Slaw Alaska Cod Fish Tacos Recipe: Air Fryer Easy

Creamy Apple Slaw Alaska Cod Fish Tacos Recipe air fryer recipe

This post was sponsored by Alaska Seafood as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own.     #AskForAlaska When I was young and my mother was still with us, “fish on Fridays” was a common phrase in my home. She’d chat about how it was her family’s tradition, not just during Lent, but all year. And you know what? I loved hearing about my extended family’s traditions. Most of them were way older than I was, so her tales gave…

Strawberry Cream Lemon Cookie Cups Recipe

Strawberry Cream Lemon Cookie Cups Recipe

There are days when I want to be full-on Martha Stewart. Then there are days when I want to be Sandra Lee and make a delicious recipe with as little effort as possible. This Strawberry Cream Lemon Cookie Cups recipe combines the best of both: delicious and super easy.   Strawberry Cream Lemon Cookie Cups Recipe Ingredients preheat oven according to sugar cookie mix directions. I preheated mine to 350 Degrees F. For the Cookies: 1 package sugar cookie mix (I buy Aldi’s brand and it works every time.) 2…

The Easiest Lettuce Wraps Recipe You’ll Ever Make

Lettuce Wraps recipe

This lettuce wraps recipe post was sponsored by Ling Ling, all opinions expressed in my post are my own. #LingLingAsianFood #IC #ad Lettuce Wraps are becoming a bit of an obsession in this family. We order them at restaurants, phone in take-out orders for them, and even make them at home. But, when I’ve got 15 minutes to come up with an easy, delicious meal, I head for the freezer – and tried and true faves. So, I’ve combined the best of both worlds in this recipe: the easiest Lettuce Wraps recipe…

Lemonade Sweet Tea Cupcake Recipe: Perfect for End of Summer!

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In our travels, we discovered the delicious combination of half sweet tea, half lemonade. And, while sweet tea is a quintessential Southern summer drink, adding lemonade to the mix is a fun way to combine two of our favorite drinks. So, I thought, why not combine the two for a cupcake recipe? This Lemonade Sweet Tea Cupcake recipe uses real iced tea in the cupcake batter and lemon zest in the frosting. Ready for an easy, sweet cupcake recipe that’s perfect for end-of-summer snacking? Here’s the easy recipe and directions.…

Pittsburgh-Style BBQ Pulled Pork Slider Recipe: Simple and Delish

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This Pittsburgh-style BBQ Pulled Pork Slider recipe sponsored post was written by me on behalf of Smithfield® Marinated Pork as part of an Influence Central campaign. All opinions expressed in my post are my own. #RealFlavorRealFast #IC  #ad I adore BBQ pork sandwiches and sliders. I also adore Pittsburgh-style sandwiches topped with meat, cole slaw, and French fries. So, a no-brainer recipe was to meld the two together and create a Pittsburgh- style BBQ Pulled Pork Slider! Using only a handful of ingredients, the simple recipe can be jazzed up in so…