Easy ways to bring the Disney food flavors to the home kitchen

Even as Disney Parks welcomes more guests and fireworks fill the nighttime sky, those favorite Disney food flavors can come to the home kitchen. From breakfast to dessert, those magical moments can fill the plate with deliciousness. Ready to dig in?

Starting the day with some Disney food flavor is always a tasty choice. Luckily, Joffrey’s offers a Disney Signature coffee subscription service. Featuring favorite blends that are inspired by Disney Parks and Disney Resorts that first morning sip can add a little pixie dust to the coffee cup.

From the classic Mickey Mouse Blend to California Grill to

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Fourth of July Appetizers and Recipes for Easy Desserts

The typical foods featured in Fourth of July festivities include barbecue dishes and picnic spreads, with finger foods, salads, dips and soups.

Here are some ideas for appetizers and simple desserts for the Independence Day celebrations, courtesy of USDA SNAP-Ed Connection and its MyPlate Kitchen program which developed a 4th of July summer menu.

Appetizers for Fourth of July

Chilled Cantaloupe Soup

This refreshing starter is great for a day when it’s too hot to cook.

Cantaloupe Soup
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Ingredients for 6 servings:

  • 1 cantaloupe (peeled, seeded and cubed)
  • 2 cups of orange juice
  • 1
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how to eat healthily cheaply and easy

Healthy eating should be simple: eat more plants, drink water regularly and enjoy foods that make you feel good. The reality is somewhat more complicated, with endless healthy eating myths sullying the waters and confusing many of us who want to make the best decisions for our fitness goals and overall health.

To help, we’ve gathered together nutritional scientists and dieticians to explore the most common nutritional misconceptions. From the truth behind the benefits of going gluten-free if you’re not coeliac to why white potatoes are the original superfood, this is your guide to healthy eating – fact checked.

MYTH:

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Make fun, easy iced coffee at home | Food Drink

There are no local businesses I like to support more than coffee shops. It’s not just the higher quality of coffee I keep coming back for but the home-away-from-home atmosphere.

However, I can’t afford a $6-$7 specialty coffee five times a week. This summer I’m still going to be visiting my favorite shops, just with a budget. With that in mind, I’ve learned how to make a variety of coffee drinks from home that are simple, cheap, fun and surprisingly easy.

If you have no time in the morning, like me when I push the snooze too many times, the

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Good hot or room temperature, this easy soup can be vegan, vegetarian or filled with ham

Flexibility in any dish is a blessing for a cook. If a dish tastes great whether served hot or room temperature; delicious with meat or without; takes advantage of similarly flavored but different vegetables, all these make it easier for a cook. One can look in the fridge, the garden, a farmer’s market or the produce section of a store and swap around ingredients using ones easily at hand. Grab a flexi-recipe like this one and off you go.

The one thing you have to have to make this soup is boiled potato. It could even be leftovers. Right now,

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Ina Garten’s Croque Monsieur Recipe Is French Food Made Easy

Ina Garten makes French cooking easy. The Food Network star’s many Barefoot Contessa recipes include versions of French classics. Garten gives them a Barefoot Contessa twist, making the recipes simple and easy to follow at home. Her Croque Monsieur recipe is no exception.

Barefoot Contessa Ina Garten smiles at a book signing with fans behind her

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Garten’s known for making simple meals. Part of the reason is that she wants everyone, no matter their skill level, to be able to make her recipes, but also because of a camping trip that helped

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