Nerdie Foodie: The Jungle Book Edition

Hello Nerdie Foodies! Today we head to the jungle, for the premiere of Disney’s live action adaptation of The Jungle Book! So let’s get to the Bare Necessities and see what the jungle has to offer!

*Disclaimer: Most of the posts that we will see today were created in 2014 when Disney released the Diamond edition of The Jungle Book and are affiliated with the same sponsors as part of a large collaboration. *

Fruit Trays

Fruit trays are simple and easy to create and even fun for the kids if they want to help out in creating the design! Karen Grete from Scandinavian Today (Blog, Facebook, Twitter) shows us how to make her colourful fruit trays. Check out the video below!

Mel Lockcuff from Adventures of Mel (Blog, Facebook, Twitter) shows us her version of a Jungle Book themed fruit tray. Check out the recipe and how-to here!

(Photo Credit: Adventures of Mel)

Image source: Adventures of Mel

Fruit Cups

Deanna from Honey & Lime (Blog, Facebook, Twitter) shows us how to make these fun and cute fruit cups! Check out the recipe and how-to here!

(Photo Credit: Honey & Lime)

Image source: Honey & Lime

Pancakes

Paula Bendfeldt-Diaz from Growing Up Bilingual (Blog, Facebook, Twitter) shows us how to make these really tropical pancakes! Check out this cool pancake (it comes with a coconut glaze!) recipe here! And if you need to, she’s also written the entire post in Spanish as well!

(Photo Credit: Growing Up Bilingual)

Image source: Growing Up Bilingual

Pretzel Pops

Beth Jackson Klosterboer from Hungry Happenings (Blog, Facebook, Twitter) shows us how to turn pretzel sticks into these fantastic chocolate covered creations that look like jungle animals! Check out the recipe and how-to here!

(Photo Credit: Hungry Happenings)

Image source: Hungry Happenings

Burgers

This burger recipe is for all you vegetarians out there. Jess from A Million Moments (Blog, Facebook, Twitter) shows us how to make her Baloo burgers with pineapple fries! Check out the recipe here!

(Photo Credit: A Million Moments)

Image source: A Million Moments

Popsicles

Arena Blake from Foodie Fun (Blog, Facebook) shows us popsicles with fresh fruit and coconut water! Check out this cool recipe here!

(Photo Credit: Foodie Fun)

Image source: Foodie Fun

This next recipe can be double as both a smoothie and a popsicle! Vanessa Marie Diaz from Brite and Bubbly (Blog, Facebook, Twitter) shows us how to make this delicious looking Paleta (popsicle) recipe here!

(Photo Credit: Brite and Bubbly)

Image source: Brite and Bubbly

Salad

Bryton (Bryt) Taylor from Food in Literature (Blog, Facebook, Twitter) shows us how to make a papaya salad, aka. Paw Paw salad! Check out the recipe here!

(Photo Credit: Food in Literature)

Image source: Food in Literature

Dip and Drinks

Dana De Volk from This Silly Girl’s Kitchen (Blog, Facebook, Twitter) shows us how to make a tropical salsa made with pineapples! Check out the recipe here, along with a bonus recipe for fresh fruit sodas!

(Photo Credit: This Silly Girl’s Kitchen)

Image source: This Silly Girl’s Kitchen

Cupcakes

And finally, what is a celebration without cupcakes? For this special occasion, we end with an official Disney Family (Blog, Facebook, Twitter) Baloo birthday cupcake recipe and how-to for the incredibly artistic cupcake topper with your favourite cupcake recipe and frosting! Check out the recipe here!

(Photo Credit: Disney Family)

Image source: Disney Family

Enjoy the bare necessities!

(Photo Credits: Marie Ness & TOR.com)

Image source: TOR.com

Til next time,

Stay nerdalicious!

-Jen

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