Grains, Pasta, Potatoes, and Legumes

Dishing Out Recpies

March 18, 2020

Wild Mushroom Soup

Mushrooms contain a great deal of vitamins and minerals -- such as folate, potassium and magnesium -- making them a superfood ingredient to any recipe.  This […]
March 14, 2020

Pan-Seared Chicken Breast with Dijon Sauce

  This is such a simple and elegant meal.  Perfect for spring! What You'll Need: 6 chicken breast fillets or chicken thighs Coarse sea salt and […]

What's New at lajollacooks4u

March 18, 2020

Safe Grocery Shopping Tips During Coronavirus

Is it safe to go to the grocery store right now?  Given that we’re in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, that’s a question we’re probably […]
March 18, 2020

9 Fruits and Vegetables that Stand the Test of Time

With the news changing minute by minute, nothing is certain anymore.  Which is why it’s so important to stock up on food items that won’t go […]

Kitchen Tips

March 18, 2020

Inspirational Home Projects

In order to slow the spread of the coronavirus within the U.S., we’ve all been advised to practice social distancing.  But how can we do this […]
March 10, 2020

Foods to Boost Your Immune System this Spring

With the threat of the coronavirus affecting the world right now, staying healthy has never been so important.  But while hand-washing, regular exercise and getting enough […]

Our Team Events

December 27, 2019

Team Building in the New Year

With the new year just beginning, there’s no better time to recognize and celebrate all your team’s accomplishments in 2019.  Here’s why throwing a team-building event […]
December 9, 2019

Creative Ways to Recognize Employees This Holiday Season

Every employee wants to feel appreciated and valued, and the end of the year is a great time to recognize their hard work.  Aside from a […]
March 11, 2020

Rainbow Quinoa Salad

This is a delicious, nutrient-rich side dish that is perfect for spring! What You'll Need: For Salad: 4 cups water 2/3 cup chopped dried fruit (such […]
June 13, 2019

Cajun Sweet Potato Wedges

What You’ll Need: 2-3 large sweet potatoes (or yams), sliced in wedges 2-3 Tablespoons of olive oil 2-3 Tablespoons Cajun spice (or blackened seasoning) Blackened Seasoning […]
March 2, 2019

Vermicelli Rice Pilaf

This delicious side dish is featured in our cookbook - pairs well with so many dishes and is simple to make! What You'll Need: 1 cup […]
November 17, 2018

Hasselback Butternut Squash

This is one of our favorite dishes for Thanksgiving, courtesy of bonappetit.com.  Guaranteed to wow your guests this holiday! What You’ll Need: 1 large butternut squash […]
October 3, 2018

Paleo Pumpkin Bread

This is a delicious fall dish that caters to everyone’s palates – enjoy! What You’ll Need: 4 eggs 1 15-oz. can pumpkin puree 5 Tablespoons coconut […]
June 11, 2018

Pickled Potato Salad

This dish is perfect for summer barbeques and get-togethers!  Enjoy. What You’ll Need: 2 pounds small Yukon Gold potatoes 2 Tablespoons olive oil 1 cup pickled […]
January 29, 2018

Garlic Truffle Pomme Frites

These gourmet fries are just to die for -- and are a guaranteed crowd-pleaser for any event! What You'll Need: 3 pounds russet potatoes, peeled and […]
April 4, 2017

Lemon Saffron Quinoa

This zesty – yet mild dish – is not only versatile, but delicious, too!  Add any other veggies you like; it makes a great side for […]
September 4, 2016

Trail Mix

It’s hiking season, so why not bring along some homemade trail mix? The key is to make a nice combination of salty and sweet. Toss roasted […]