Non-Dairy Ice Cream?

Non-Dairy Ice Cream?

So Ben & Jerrys recently released a line of non dairy ice cream and I think I may be in love! I personally am not a vegan, however I really love to try different vegan snacks. 

  
I got the chocolate fudge brownie flavor, and it did not disappoint. Now I did expect the brownie chunks to possibly be a little dry, and they were, but that’s expected when there’s no butter or eggs used to make it. The ice cream itself had a really great chocolate flavor and was nice and light. It was similar to frozen yogurt in texture. 

  
Ben and Jerrys is non GMO and uses fair trade ingredients. I love supporting companies that really care about the products they produce! Overall, I loved the non dairy ice cream and will definitely be buying more. I can’t wait to try all the flavors!

Epcot’s Food & Wine Festival 

Epcot’s Food & Wine Festival 

Joseph and I recently spent an entire week in Orlando with my family. Since we are Annual Paasholders at Walt Disney World we like to go often. On this particular trip we got to enjoy the Food and Wine festival at EPCOT.

The EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival happens annually usually between September and November. You can read more about it here. There are different booths added between the regular countries with food and drinks from all over the globe.  Read more

What’s for Dinner? 

What’s for Dinner? 

Homemade Turkey Burgers!

This is such a simple go to meal in our household. It takes 20 minutes including cooking time and although eating it with chips doesn’t make it the healthiest dinner, someone could easily change the chips to a side to steam broccoli for a healthier night. I just love making these burgers because we always change up what we use to accommodate what ingredients we have on hand.

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Pizza Planet Review

Pizza Planet Review

A friend who works for Disney Cruise Lines invited me and my family to join her at Disney for the day for free. A quick 2.5 hour drive for a free afternoon at Disney? We’d be crazy to say no!

Since we just recently went to all 4 parks in July we let her choose the park and she wanted to visit Hollywood Studios. I didn’t really enjoy any of the dining options last time we went so I researched where to go to eat and decided to check out Pizza Planet because I love Toy Story and it looked like fun. Next time I want to try the ABC Commissary because it seems to offer food that isn’t your “typical theme park” food. Unfortunately, there really isn’t too much to eat at Hollywood Studios.


Pizza Planet is tucked away in the back of Hollywood Studios. It’s not very close to the Toy Story Mania ride which is kinda weird, I assumed they’d be near each other.  Read more

What’s for Dessert?

What’s for Dessert?

Passion Fruit Mousse!

This is one of my absolute favorite Brazilian desserts ever. It is super quick and easy to make, it only calls for 3 ingredients, doesn’t involve a huge mess, and it taste like nectar from the Gods. I can eat a whole batch by myself in 2 days which is why I try to reserve making this for when we have guests coming over.

The main ingredient is a little tricky to find. When I lived in South Florida where there’s a huge South American population I could find the passion fruit nectar at almost every Publix but now that I live in Jacksonville I really only find it at Brazilian supermarkets. Most cities have a Brazilian super market, Jacksonville has 3! There’s a picture of the bottle so you know what you’re looking for.

The other two ingredients are found next to each other at most supermarkets: table cream and condensed milk. In the past if I have had trouble finding table cream I have substituted it with heavy whipping cream which doesn’t change the flavor but it just makes the mousse a little less sturdy.

 

Passion fruit nectar, table cream, condensed milk

One bottle of passion fruit nectar can make 3 batches of mousse. Just pour 1/3 of the bottle into the blender and all the condensed milk and table cream.

  Blend everything together.

And then pour it into a bowl and refigerate for about an hour or two, until it gets cold. It’ll reach the firm consistency before it gets cold. And that’s it! Try not to eat it all in one sitting.

 

Delilah approves!

 

Passion Fruit Mousse

  • Servings: 6-10
  • Time: 5mins
  • Difficulty: easy
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Ingredients:

1/3 of a bottle of Passion Fruit nectar
1 can of condensed milk
1 can of table cream

Directions:

  1. Put all the ingredients into the blender
  2. Blend
  3. Pour into a bowl
  4. Refrigerate until cool
  5. Serve!

What’s for…

What’s for…

Today’s food post won’t be a recipe or really even food. Today I want to tell you about one of my favorite things to drink! Steaz is an organic tea found in individual cans in many grocery stores.  
Steaz tea comes lightly sweetened , unsweetened , zero calorie , and also in an organic energy . All of the products are not only USDA organic, but certified vegan and fair trade certified making them a healthier choice for you and your family. Read more

What’s for Dinner?

What’s for Dinner?

Chicken Fried Rice!

I was craving some fried rice this week but did not feel like spending $50+ on a hibachi dinner for the whole family so instead I went to Publix and bought the ingredients to make my own fried rice.

The rice is supposed to be a day old so Friday night I cooked 3 cups of rice. Clearly I missed the part of the recipe that called for 3 1/2 cups of cooked rice so I have a lot of leftover rice. I should’ve used 2 cups of uncooked rice, maybe even less.

Saturday I gathered my ingredients and got to making my fried rice.

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