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Easy Fourth of July Recipes

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  Need some Easy Fourth of July Recipes for your 4th of July gathering?    Happy 4th of July everyone!   This is one of my favorite family holidays. Good food, friends, parades and FIREWORKS!     Here are a couple Family Fresh Meals favorite and Easy Fourth of July Recipes for  you to try out at your 4th of July gathering!   Tater Tot Dip   Slow Cooker Scallop Potatoes Easy Taco Salad Flag Beer Dip Ranch Fiesta Dip Crockpot Low Country Boil Sco…

Bento Love: Fourth of July Fun!

    Bento Love: Fourth of July Fun!   For this GoodByn lunch, there are green grapes surrounding a star of Chobani Greek yogurt, turkey and tomato firework kabobs and blueberries & strawberries for dessert!   I bet you could guess that the firework kabobs were the favorite part of the lunch. After the girls were finished eating, they took the picks outside and pretended they were real fireworks (along with making all sorts of sound effects&…

Fun 4th of July Food Ideas

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  Happy 4th of July everyone! This is one of my favorite family holidays. Good food, friends, parades and FIREWORKS! Here are some of my favorite Fun 4th of July Food Ideas I just know you are going to love!   M&M FLAG CAKE || Two Sisters Crafting   SUGAR COOKIE BARS || Kid’s Activity Blog   TACO SALAD FLAG || Family Fresh Meals   RED WHITE & BLUE POKE CAKE || Spending With Pennies FIRE CRACKER DOGS || Han…

4th of July Breakfast

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A perfect start to the 4th of July!    Wouldn’t it be fun to wake up on the 4th to a delicious and healthy 4th of July Breakfast like this?   I saw this idea last year on Back to Her Roots and knew my family would just love this fun breakfast toast.  And talk about easy! All you need to make this patriotic toast are blueberries, jam, bananas and your favorite toast.  PS… this would also be PERFECT for Memorial Day or Labor Day 4th o…

Easy Flag Fruit Dessert

Easy Flag Fruit Dessert - Family Fresh Meals

…red, white, and blue! Ever notice how the patriotic holidays all come together? You get Memorial Day at the end of May, then Flag Day in mid-June, and then the Glorious Fourth at the beginning of July. Maybe it’s because the weather is just so nice this time of year, it seems like we need plenty of occasions for cookouts. Or, on the other hand, maybe it’s because summertime means summer fruits: juicy red strawberries, ripe raspberries, blushing c…

Pumpkin Alfredo with Cheese Tortellini

A fun twist on alfredo sauce.

…ellini – 1 TB salted butter – 1 small shallot, diced – 1/2 Cup canned pumpkin – 1/8 tsp of grated nutmeg – 1 & 1/4 cup heavy cream – 1/4 cup shaved or grated parmesan cheese – salt and pepper to taste – optional fresh parsley for topping. 1. Cook tortellini as the label directions. Reserve 1/4 cup of cooking water, then drain pasta. Set aside. Meanwhile, heat butter in a skillet and add shallots…

Cream Puffs

How to make Cream Puffs

…20 small mounds) and adjust to a slightly less cooking time. 5. Time to make the whipped cream! Pour the 1 cup of heavy whipping cream into a mixing bowl. 6. Beat on high for about 3-4 minutes. I used my trusty stand mixer 7. After about 3 minutes, you should have pillowy whipped cream. If not, keep mixing until it looks like the picture. Set aside. 8. Prepare pudding according to label directions but use only 1 ¼ cups milk. 9. Fold in whipped w…

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Red, White & Blue Chocolate Covered Strawberries

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Happy 4th of July weekend! I found this cute idea in a magazine at the doctor’s office a couple weeks ago. Talk about fun, easy and DELICIOUS! These will make the perfect healthy dessert to take to any of your parties this weekend Hope you enjoy! XO Chef Corey  Here is what you need: – 12 oz bag white chocolate chips – 16 oz strawberries – blue sugar sprinkles  1. Pour half the bag of chocolate chips into a microwaveable…

Roasted Pepper Pasta Salad

…1/3 cup of extra-virgin olive oil -1 lemon (not in picture) -8 oz bocconcini ( small mozzarella balls) -1 bunch of fresh basil, torn -fresh ground pepper -sea salt  -(optional- I added a tsp of paprika and garlic powder at the end to punch up the garlic flavor)   1. Preheat the broiler. Bring a pot of salted water to a boil. Add the pasta and cook as the label directs. Drain and rinse under colder water to stop the cooking. Shake off excess water…

The Best Summertime BBQ Recipes

25 of The Best Summertime BBQ Recipes - Family Fresh Meals -

…rtime without cookouts. A backyard BBQ is the perfect way to celebrate Memorial Day, Father’s Day, the Glorious Fourth…or just any old beautiful summer day. Now, of course, you can’t have a backyard BBQ without the BBQ itself—like my tangy BBQ chicken. But you’ve also gotta have all the fixins: pasta salads, green salads, corn on the cob, COLESLAW! And then, of course, your desserts: fresh fruit, chewy cookies, gooey s’mores. Oh, and maybe…

Wienervention Summer Grilling Kit GIVEAWAY

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Friend don’t let friend eat bad wieners…. brought to you by Applegate Guess what tomorrow is? Yep, July 23rd is National Hot Dog Day! And what better way to celebrate than with Applegate Hot Dogs  and a good old Wienervention. I bet you are asking yourself…. what the heck is a wienerviention? Well my friends here you go!  Wienervienttion: n. The act of replacing a friend or loved one’s “mystery meat” with  a h…

Easy Taco Salad Flag

Easy Taco Salad Flag - Super easy! Perfect of Memorial Day or 4th of July!

  Do you want to be the  talk of the party?   Do you need a fun, EASY dish to bring to your Memorial Day gathering, or a 4th of July  picnic? Look no further.   This super easy taco salad flag not only looks pretty, but tastes AMAZING!  It literally only took me a couple minutes to make and my entire family loved it.     Need a vegetarian version? No problem! I was able to make this vegetarian friendly for Darryl using our soy crumbles.   Here i…

Bento Love: Stars & Stripes

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…illa greek yogurt topped with star shaped kiwi, next to pretzels, and cheese & raspberry skewers. Happy 4th of July! I posted this one early today in hopes that you may be able share some bento love with your family this weekend. This lunch would be fun for anyone to eat Hope you enjoy!XOCorey The girls really loved this bento. Both love pretty much all fruits, yogurt and pretzels Big d started dipping her pretzels in the yogurt towards the e…

Soda Cupcakes with Ice Cream Frosting (sweettoothsweetlife.com)

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As I have said many times before, I am trying to become a better baker. With a handful of 4th of July parties to go to this past weekend, cupcakes seemed like a great idea….and a perfect opportunity to work on my baking skills. I have been frequenting this awesome blog  http://www.sweettoothsweetlife.com/  She always has amazing fitness, food and fashion ideas 😉 Check her out sometime! While I was exploring her recipe section, I saw these…

Bento Love: Watermelon Meal

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…spread on your jelly. 3. Add a couple raisins to look like watermelon seeds. Place your sandwich on a plate, or in your EasyLunchBox (as pictured) and place grapes at the top to look like the watermelon rind. Not only can you find this fun sandwich in the June/July 2012 Family Fun issue, but you can also see it on Kitchen Fun with My 3 Sons.Easy and fun! Hope you enjoy!XO Corey Here is what I used to make this bento lunch! XO Corey  …