Category: Video

Samba Compilations, featuring Mayara Lima

Y’all know I’m a Sambista at heart; a passista and musa in my mind! I love Brazilian samba; the music, the rhythm, the dance, the costumes, the parties– just everything. Here are three samba videos I’ve compiled featuring one of my favorite dancers in Rio. She is well known and respected around the world because her samba is flawless. I’ll probably be making more videos of other dancers. But I hope you all will enjoy these clips.

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Thank you for watching,

Much Love,

Dani Styles

Kicking the Sugar Habit in 2017

I recently decided to cut back on sugar. Man, was I in for a surprise. Dude, EVERYTHING has sugar. And LOADS of it! I’m posting my videos hella late, but I’ll be keeping you guys in the loop. I fell off the wagon yesterday, but I’m doing better! Just watch. And lets talk on social media!

How-To Make a Yummy Pressed Sandwich

This is a simple recipe that you can follow. I hope you’re inspired to upgrade your regular sandwich to something warm and melty.

What you’ll need:
– George Foreman Grill (or electronic grill) OR cast iron grill pan and press tool
– chicken (sliced)
– roasted red peppers (picked red peppers)
– pesto sauce
– mozzarella cheese slices
– hummus (optional)

See below for MORE tips, not seen in the video. (more…)

How-To Make Caprese Skewers

If you’re hosting or headed to a party, here is a great no-cook option for an appetizer or starter, caprese skewers with prosciutto. I took the skewers shown at the end of the video to the birthday party of my good friend Chef Nadia and her twin sister Elon. The skewers disappeared REALLY quickly. I know your friends will enjoy them too.

ingredients:
mozzarella (balls in olive oil)
fresh whole basil leaves
cherry tomatoes
prosciutto di parma
olive oil
balsamic vinegar
black pepper

See below for MORE tips not seen in the video
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Salgueiro Samba School in Rio de Janeiro (2014)

In August 2014, I visited the Salgueiro Samba School’s quadra for their weekly public rehearsal (ensaio), which basically turns into a big party! It was an amazing experience. That night I made new memories and new friends. This is an abridged version of the original video.

I do NOT own the rights to the song in the video: “la vem salgueiro” by os originais.

I’m annoyed and flattered by all the people who have posted the original video as their own. So, thanks and you’re welcome. LOL. #watermarkednow

How-to Prepare for Snow in Atlanta

While there are many jokes to be made about Atlanta’s reaction to snow– there are a few misconceptions that I want to clear up this year.

How to Make an Yummy Salad… My 5 Rules

Salads get a bad wrap for being boring, bland rabbit food. But its a good rule of thumb for cooking that if you use good ingredients– you’ll likely end up with a good product. And I made this particular video when I got a craving for something healthy. I started thinking about what makes a good one. Watch this 30 second video for some of my favorite ingredients and below I’ve shared some tips making your own yummy salad.

HERE ARE MY RULES FOR MAKING A GREAT SALAD  (more…)

Make Cranberry Sauce… a Holiday Condiment

Don’t cook? No worries! Here is the recipe for everyone’s favorite condiment: Cranberry Sauce. (The people who don’t like it, probably had it made fresh!) With the recipe and video below– you have the ability to blow some minds and changes some lives!!


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