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Crunchy Broccoli Slaw and Ranch Salad, Broccoli Slaw Recipe, #Summer, #Salad, #Recipe, #BroccoliSlaw #RanchCrunchy Broccoli Slaw and Ranch Salad

I have always wanted to try these bags of broccoli slaw, but never had any idea what to make with them.  My sister in law made this Crunchy Broccoli Slaw and Ranch Salad at our last family  dinner and everyone loved it.  We ate every last bite, I was surprised to see how easy it was to make and the fact that all my kids LOVED it made it a “keeper” for  our family recipe book.

This recipe makes  a LARGE bowl, about 18 cups of salad so it is great to take a picnic or family gathering.

Crunchy Broccoli Slaw and Ranch Salad, Broccoli Slaw Recipe, #Summer, #Salad, #Recipe, #BroccoliSlaw #RanchTo make this salad you will need:

  • 1 – 32oz bag of Broccoli Slaw (2lbs)
  • 1 cup sunflower nuts/ seeds
  • 2-3 packages of crushed ramen noodles (withOUT the seasoning packet)
  • 2 cups of Ranch Dressing (you can use the bottled kind, but making it from scratch is SO much better)
  • Salt and pepper (optional)

Mix the Ranch dressing, with the broccoli slaw, sunflower seeds.  Stir in the crushed noodles right before serving.  Easy as that you have a salad that your whole family will love.

Crunchy Broccoli Slaw and Ranch Salad
 
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Recipe type: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Ingredients
  • 1 - 32oz bag of Broccoli Slaw (2lbs)
  • 1 cup sunflower nuts/ seeds
  • 2-3 packages of crushed ramen noodles (withOUT the seasoning packet)
  • 2 cups of Ranch Dressing (you can use the bottled kind, but making it from scratch is SO much better)
  • Salt and pepper (optional)
Instructions
  1. Mix the Ranch dressing, with the broccoli slaw, sunflower seeds. Stir in the crushed noodles right before serving. Easy as that you have a salad that your whole family will love.

 

Crunchy Broccoli Slaw and Ranch Salad, Broccoli Slaw Recipe, #Summer, #Salad, #Recipe, #BroccoliSlaw #Ranch

More salad recipes you might want to check out:

Red Potato Salad
Broccoli Grape and Sunflower Salad
Strawberry Apple Pecan Spinach Salad 
Pretzel Jello Salad
Caramel Apple Salad 
Toasted Almond and Cabbage Salad 
Fiesta Layered Corn Salad 
Fresh Cucumber Salad – good for 2 months in the refrigerator 
Almond Chicken Salad with Grapes 
Six Thumbs Up Salad
CAULIFLOWER BACON PECAN SALAD RECIPE ~ WITH KRAFT RASPBERRY VINAIGRETTE
The Pink Stuff Fruit Salad
Spinach Mandarin Orange and Pecan Chicken Salad 
Creamy Cucumber and Dill Salad 
Fruity Pasta Salad 
12 Hour Layered Green Salad 
Grilled Chicken and Cabbage Salad 

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How to Make Ice Cream In A Bag

Ziploc challenged my family to see how we could survive spending NO money for a weekend. Can Your Family Survive a No-Spend Weekend? We never shop on Sundays so that was pretty easy, we just went to church and did a family dinner like normal. Saturday the weather was nice so the kids wanted to play outside, it was one of the first sunny days we’ve had this spring. The kids laid in the hammock, played tag, dug in the mud for worms and had a great time enjoying the sunshine.

We spread a blanket out on the grass and had a snack. The kids wanted to pack a picnic lunch even though we were right in our own backyard. The girls made peanut butter and jelly sandwiches with lots of extra jelly and put them in Ziploc Bags, and the boys put bbq chips and gold fish crackers in snack bags. They put it all in a backpack and marched outside like they were heading up a mountain side… only to stop in the middle of the yard and enjoy their hard work.

How to make ice cream in a bag, Quick and easy recipe for the kids to make tis summer #Ziploc, #IceCreamInABag, #recipeI had a surprise for them! We often go out for ice cream on Saturday nights.  But since this was a No-Spend Weekend, we made our own ice cream. We made ice cream in a bag, I learned to make it when I was a little girl in my Blue Bird Troop, it was part of earning our cooking badge. It is a fun way to make a tasty treat!

How to make ice cream in a bag, Quick and easy recipe for the kids to make tis summer #Ziploc, #IceCreamInABag, #recipeHow to Make Ice Cream In A Bag

You will need (makes 5, 1/2 cup servings):

How to make ice cream in a bag, Quick and easy recipe for the kids to make tis summer #Ziploc, #IceCreamInABag, #recipe Put the heavy whipping cream, whole milk, sugar, and vanilla into a bowl and mix well till the sugar is dissolved.  Pour 1/2 cup of the ice cream mixture into each small snack bag.  Squeeze out any extra air, zip them shut. Place the snack bag inside a sandwich bag, zip closed and take out any air in the bag.  The double bag will help keep the salt water out of your ice cream. You can add fruit if you want, but it seems to set up better without the fruit. We made one with strawberries and one with black berries, the other 3 were just plain vanilla.

How to make ice cream in a bag, Quick and easy recipe for the kids to make tis summer #Ziploc, #IceCreamInABag, #recipePut the double bag inside another Ziploc® Brand Sandwich Bag, along with 1 1/2 cups of ice and 1 tablespoon salt.

How to make ice cream in a bag, Quick and easy recipe for the kids to make tis summer #Ziploc, #IceCreamInABag, #recipeZip them closed and get ready to start shaking!

How to make ice cream in a bag, Quick and easy recipe for the kids to make tis summer #Ziploc, #IceCreamInABag, #recipeShake your bags of for 8-10 minutes, the faster you shake them the thicker your ice cream will be. It is best to do this outside, as the ice starts to melt and makes a bit of a mess. It is a good idea to have a little extra ice on hand too. On a hot day the ice will melt much faster, you need to have lots of ice in order for the ice cream to freeze.

How to make ice cream in a bag, Quick and easy recipe for the kids to make tis summer #Ziploc, #IceCreamInABag, #recipeAfter 10 minutes of shaking you should have “soft serve” ice cream ready to eat. Take the snack bag out, wash it off to get rid of any salt water that might be on the bag. You can eat it as is, or put in the freezer for another hour or 2 to help it thicken up even more.

How to make ice cream in a bag, Quick and easy recipe for the kids to make tis summer #Ziploc, #IceCreamInABag, #recipeWe didn’t wait, we ate it right away and the kids loved every bite. They even asked if we could do it again next week instead of going out to eat ice cream. I guess they decided that a No-Spend Weekend was not such a bad idea.

How to make ice cream in a bag, Quick and easy recipe for the kids to make tis summer #Ziploc, #IceCreamInABag, #recipeDisclosure ~ This is a sponsored conversation with Ziploc® Brand, all opinions are my own.  

More activities, projects and fun things to do with your kids.

Dirt and Worms ~ Fun summer recipe for kids
 Make your own Crayons ~ Activities to do with kids
Be a Back Yard Detective ~ Activities to do with kids
Wiggle Worm Game ~ Games to do with kids
Make your own Bean Bag Toss ~ Games to do with Kids
Watch a Local Race ~ Frugal Family Activities to do
Corn Starch Gak Science Project to do with kids
Color Collage with ads from the paper
DIY Chime Set ~ Music Fun For Kids
Recipe for Homemade Slime
 Under the Sea Art Project for kids
Balloon Barrettes DIY Kids Fashion
Lady Bugs made out of an egg carton
Exploding Soap ~ Microwave Science For Kids
Horse made out of a pop bottle
Thanksgiving Crafts for Kids ~ Paper Turkeys
Easy Kid Games ~ Turn Easter Eggs Into Reading Games for Kids
 Math Games For Kids
Learn to tell time ~ Time Games for kids
SNOW-DAY ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS ~ SNOWMAN COOKIES
NEW YEARS EVE ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS~ “GOODY BAGS”
DIY~ MEMORY MAKING CHRISTMAS DECORATION
LEAF BUILDING FORT ~ HOURS OF FUN FOR KIDS!
SHARPIE TIE DIE SHIRTS ~ EASY SUMMER ACTIVES FOR KIDS
FIREWORKS ~ JULY 4TH CRAFTS FOR KIDS, QUICK AND EASY
VALENTINE CRAFT FOR KIDS ~ HIDDEN MESSAGE HEARTS, QUICK AND EASY
GROUNDHOG DAY PUDDING CUP SNACKS
FROZEN DRINKS
 Frozen Popcorn
Frozen Snowball Pops  
FROZEN Rice Krispy Treats
 Blue Jello Cake Recipe
HOW TO MAKE MEMORY PLATE
EDIBLE PAINTED BREAD 
Magical Moving Milk Science Experiment 
How to make Flubber
Lava Lamp Bottle
MAGNET IRON FILINGS ~ QUICK AND EASY SCIENCE EXPERIMENTS FOR KIDS
Cupcakes In A Cone

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Easy Party Food Ideas for Adults Caprese Bites, Perfect for Holidays, Birthdays, Graduation, Summer. Make Ahead recipe, Healthy snack foodEasy party Food Ideas For Adults Caprese Bites

The title says adults, but this can be for any age group, my kids love these… but then again my kids are “weird” and eat lots of things other kids won’t. When put together these just turn out really classy and work well for an adult party or social gathering. The reason I plant a garden each year, is to harvest the tomatoes everyday…. so this recipe is one of my favorite snacks :). I also love to buy the FRESH mozzarella cheese balls from the specialty cheese section they make this recipe even BETTER! If you are in a rush this recipe can be made ahead of time and kept in the refrigerator for a few hours before you are ready to serve them.

Ingredients
Grape or Cherry Tomatoes
Mozzarella Cheese
Fresh Basil Leaves
Olive Oil
Salt
Pepper
Toothpicks

Easy Party Food Ideas for Adults Caprese Bites, Perfect for Holidays, Birthdays, Graduation, Summer. Make Ahead recipe, Healthy finger food, bbqInstructions
Cut the tomatoes in half top to bottom and skewer with a tooth pick also top to bottom. But the Mozzarella into cubes about the same size as the tomato halves and skewer with the toothpick below the tomato. Secure a basil leaf to the tooth pick at the top and bottom wrapping around the tomato and mozzarella. Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste. Serve at room temperature.

 More party or finger food recipe you might enjoy:

Easy Deviled Eggs The Best Spicy Recipe you will ever taste, Classic Deviled Egg Finger food with a kick, Easter Egg Recipe Ideas

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July 4th RED WHITE AND BLUE Berry Drink that is super easy to make with MiO, only need 3 things to make it #July4th, #recipes #MiO

Are looking for a patriotic drink to serve at your July 4th picnic, BBQ or family get together? This SUPER EASY July 4th RED WHITE AND BLUE Berry Drink is  fast and easy, but looks and taste great.  You only need 3 things to make it!

July 4th RED WHITE AND BLUE Berry Drink that is super easy to make with MiO, only need 3 things to make it #July4th, #recipes #MiOAll you need is:

  • Berry Blast Mio (don’t forget to use the HIGH value Mio coupon)
  • Cup of ice and a Glass of water
  • Fresh Red Raspberries

You can make just one, or enough for a whole group. Add Berry Blast MiO to your water, add the ice and then add the raspberries.  You can mix it all up or leave it in layers for the RED, WHITE and BLUE look.

July 4th RED WHITE AND BLUE Berry Drink that is super easy to make with MiO, only need 3 things to make it #July4th, #recipes #MiOSince you will be adding a LOT of ice to this drink you might want to make the Berry Blast flavor a little stronger than normal to help keep the flavor as as your ice melts.  Hope you enjoy this recipe and have a fun and safe 4th of July.

July 4th RED WHITE AND BLUE Berry Drink that is super easy to make with MiO, only need 3 things to make it #July4th, #recipes #MiO

More 4th of July Recipes and DIY ideas you might want to check out…Tie dye Shirts with sharpie markers, make Fire Work shirts for the 4th of July all you need is a sharpie, and a spraybottle #TieDie, #DIY, #Crafts, #KidsFirework Tie Dye Shirt 

4th of July Sugar Cookie Fruit Pizza, Red White and Blue Dessert for July 4th #Fruit, #Recipe, #July4th

Fresh Berry Sugar Cookie Fruit Pizza

Red, White and Blue Layered Fruit Dessert

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