• I FAILED at my own 30 Day Challenge…

    August 31, 2020cookwcharacter

    You may have noticed, if you have seen some earlier posts or followed me on Instagram, that I started August trying to do a 30 recipes in 30 days challenge. I was pumped. I’d made charts, written out recipes, bought groceries. I was set to go, and ready. I started cooking mid-July off and on to try and get ahead of myself so I wasn’t cooking during the day and posting at night. And then life happened. You know how that works. You are all geared up, just waiting at the starting line, and then you get a cramp halfway down the track. Only this time my cramp was a toddler who refuses to sleep unless he’s laying on me. And he’s cutting his two…

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  • Le Cellier Cheddar Cheese Soup – Gluten Free

    August 30, 2020cookwcharacter

    This is not a soup meant as a light snack or meal. This is SOUP. Its heavy and decadent and delicious. And don’t even look at the calories. But its worth it! I wanted to make this on a Saturday…

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  • Gluten Free Monorail Cafe Banana Bread

    August 25, 2020cookwcharacter

    I was craving some banana bread, and decided to try and make a gluten free version of the Monorail Cafe Banana Bread out of one of my Disney World cookbooks. I was really pleased with the results! I used frozen…

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  • Sanaa’s Chai Cream

    August 23, 2020cookwcharacter

    When my husband and I ate at Sanaa, at Kidani Village in the Animal Kingdom Lodge Resort, it was seriously one of the best meals we’ve ever had at Disney. And it wasn’t busy!? If you’re ever in the park,…

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  • Homemade Granola

    August 17, 2020cookwcharacter

    I have been trying to eat healthier and adding yogurt to my morning has been great – except that I needed something with a little crunch on it. Rather than go buy a bunch of granola, I decided to make…

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  • Gluten Free Boardwalk Pecan Shortbread Cookies

    August 15, 2020cookwcharacter

    Today I’m posting a version of the Pecan Shortbread cookies from the Boardwalk Bakery that I’ve adapted to make gluten free. You may wonder why I’ve decided to do that, since nothing else has been gluten free on the blog…

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  • Smoked Chicken and Rub Recipe

    August 14, 2020cookwcharacter

    This is a sponsored post. I received the product mentioned in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are honest and my own. I decided that for this recipe, I would use the rub I’d made for my chicken, and…

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  • Disney’s Contemporary Resort Granola Snack Bars

    August 14, 2020cookwcharacter

    Today I’m making the Contemporary Resort’s Granola Snack Bars. Disney Parks released the YouTube video recipe recently, and I figured it was an easy way to use up some homemade granola. If you want to watch the video, you can…

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  • Dollywood Cinnamon Bread

    August 12, 2020cookwcharacter

    If you have ever visited Dollywood, then you’ve probably had, or at the very least smelled, this bread. It smells amazing, and its just as tasty! Its also really easy to recreate it at home. And its totally worth it.…

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  • Slow Cooker Chow Chow Pork Loin

    August 11, 2020cookwcharacter

    Now that you’ve made the chow chow from the previous post – or bought a jar, I’m not judging – I’ve got an awesome way to use it that isn’t relish. It will make a super easy meal in a…

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