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Disney Movie Summer Saturdays – Mulan

Welcome back to another Saturday Disney movie night!

Tonight we are watching Mulan, we are watching the animated version, but the live action is great as well! Ming Na Wen is one of my favorite real life Disney Princesses. 

One of my daughters favorite songs from Mulan is “I’ll Make A Man Out Of You”. So inspired by that particular scene in the movie, we decided to set up a ninja course in the backyard. We timed each other heading through the course, added a few other obstacles, and did a modified army training camp. 

After all that training it was time for an army of a meal! 

My kiddo was not thrilled about the idea of the rice that they ate in the movie, so it was time for some Chinese food. I know that seems kind of on the nose, but I love good Chinese food!

One of the best parts about this dinner is that you can order in if you have a great Chinese restaurant around you! If you live in the sticks and inflation has you on a budget (like yours truly!) then there are still a TON of great options. 

We like to get the frozen orange chicken from Trader Joe’s and cook it in the air fryer, add some rice on the side, and it’s a great night in! If you are a vegetarian, there are also frozen tempura cauliflower options that are very good as well!

No TJ’s in your neck of the woods? First, I’m sorry, because it’s amazing, secondly don’t fret! Your local grocery store has great frozen options. 

For dessert I like to fry wonton wrappers and add cinnamon sugar right out of the fryer and add some whipped cream. Super yum!

Let me know how your Mulan night went! Share your pics in the comments!

My name is Sarah Niswender and I have WDW in my veins, going to the parks several times per year as early as age 2. Growing up in SoFla I was fortunate enough to have a lifelong Disney education, thanks to my mother (and hardworking father)! I am now passing the love for everything Disney along to my daughter and somewhat reluctant husband. I have participated in several runDisney events and am looking forward to participating as a part of the WDWRadio running team. See you on Main Street USA!

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