Discover delicious family meals, easy weeknight dinners, and fun party treats inspired by the flavors of New Orleans and the Gulf Coast. Our curated collection of kid-approved recipes will make cooking and baking a breeze for busy families.

Plus, explore our top recommendations for family-friendly restaurants in New Orleans and beyond, where you can savor local cuisine without the hassle of cooking.

Easy Quick Shrimp Tacos

Refreshing Watermelon Recipes for Summer

Refreshing Watermelon Recipes for Summer

Watermelon is one of my favorite summer fruits. Not only is it healthy, low calorie, and full of micronutrients – cold watermelon is PERFECTION on a hot summer day. However, sometimes when we can't eat…
FUN MARDI GRAS TREATS YOU CAN MAKE

FUN MARDI GRAS TREATS YOU CAN MAKE

It’s Carnival Time! Outside of Christmas, this is my favorite time of year! I love Mardi Gras and all things purple, green, and gold. And while king cake is the star of the show food-wise.…
EASY SANTA MICKEY CUPCAKES EVERYONE CAN MAKE

EASY SANTA MICKEY CUPCAKES EVERYONE CAN MAKE

We love all things Disney in our house, and we are also very fond of Christmas. So why not combine our two favorite things and create something special that combines the love of both? That’s how we…
40+ New Orleans Inspired Grill Recipes

40+ New Orleans Inspired Grill Recipes

I don’t know about you but this time of year makes me want to do nothing but GRILL. Seafood, steak, veggies, fruit – everything taste better on the grill. Not only does it taste better…
BOSTON CREAM PIE CUPCAKES

BOSTON CREAM PIE CUPCAKES

I originally made these Boston Cream Pie Cupcakes years ago as part of a State Unit Study my now 21-year-old was doing in middle school.I came across the recipe a while ago and just knew…
NOT YOUR GRANDMOTHER’S WATERGATE SALAD

NOT YOUR GRANDMOTHER’S WATERGATE SALAD

Watergate Salad was a staple in our family growing up. It was at EVERY, and I do mean every family get-togethers and celebration. I loved it growing up, and I love it now as an…
New Orleans Cocktail Recipes You NEED To Make

New Orleans Cocktail Recipes You NEED To Make

New Orleans is a city known for its unique culture, delicious food, and vibrant nightlife. And what better way to experience the spirit of New Orleans than by trying some of its signature cocktails? Whether…
65+ New Orleans Slow Cooker Recipes You'll Love

65+ New Orleans Slow Cooker Recipes You'll Love

Busy schedules can make cooking a challenge. This collection of New Orleans-inspired slow cooker recipes is the answer for families who want delicious, home-cooked meals without spending hours in the kitchen. Perfect for hectic days!…
Easy DIY Mini King Cakes For Mardi Gras

Easy DIY Mini King Cakes For Mardi Gras

Carnival season means one thing in New Orleans, KING CAKE! And while there seem to be king cakes available everywhere sometimes, you want to make your own semi-homemade king cake. Or maybe you live elsewhere in a place where…
Easy Halloween Mickey Mouse Pumpkin Cupcakes

Easy Halloween Mickey Mouse Pumpkin Cupcakes

When I think of Disney and Halloween, I think of one thing – MICKEY PUMPKINS! The Magic Kingdom is covered in Mickey Pumpkins this time of year and they are my favorite thing! When I got…
Quick and  Easy Shrimp Tacos With Coleslaw

Quick and Easy Shrimp Tacos With Coleslaw

I created this easy shrimp tacos recipe a few years ago during Lent. I was looking for something that wasn't fried that was also quick and easy to make after a busy week. It quickly…