Soups and Salads

Dishing Out Recpies

January 20, 2020

Warm Lemon Pudding Cakes

This sweet treat -- courtesy of Once Upon a Chef -- has become quite the staple in our team-building events! Learn how to recreate this delicious […]
December 18, 2019

Tiramisu Mousse

This recipe is always a hit when entertaining.  Perfect for New Year's get-togethers! What You'll Need: 3 teaspoons instant coffee (I use the Starbucks Via packs) […]

What's New at lajollacooks4u

January 22, 2020

Health Benefits of Tea

It’s the beginning of the New Year, and many of us are looking to eat and live healthier, making tea a great option.  Here’s why switching […]
December 30, 2019

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: AristaMD

Last week, we welcomed our last group to visit us in 2019!  San Diego-based telehealth company, AristaMD, brought 15 of its team members for a special […]

Kitchen Tips

January 15, 2020

Best Herbs to Grow (and Eat!) this Winter

The days might be longer and the weather a little colder, but it doesn’t mean you have to give up on herbs just because it’s winter! […]
January 8, 2020

Organize for the New Year

It's a New Year and for many (including us) that means new diet plans, new exercise regimens, and new positive perspectives. Not every resolution will stick […]

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 […]
August 1, 2019

Mixed Greens with Fresh Berries, Roasted Purple Onion and Fennel

Here in Southern California, we love using whatever is seasonal and fresh.  Right now, berries are at their peak - making this the perfect summer salad!  […]
June 22, 2019

Edamame Salad with Blackened Shrimp

  This is a great summertime salad, and the lime vinaigrette gives it that fresh California flair! What You'll Need: 4 cups field greens 1 cup […]
June 12, 2019

Deconstructed Caesar Salad

We borrowed this go-to meal – ready in 20 minutes – from Epicurious.  It has all the elements of a classic chicken Caesar salad, but instead […]
October 20, 2018

Pumpkin Soup with Sage

This is a delicious seasonal soup for you and your family to enjoy.  Feel free to substitute butternut squash for pumpkins, if desired. What You'll Need: […]
September 15, 2018

Falafel Salad

What You’ll Need: ½ cup Tahini sauce ½ cup Italian dressing 1-2 Tablespoons lemon juice 10 falafel balls (broken up into pieces) 3 cups shredded cabbage […]
July 11, 2018

Cucumber Salad

This is the simplest salad in the world!  So fresh, easy and delicious! What You'll Need: 4-5 Persian cucumbers, very thinly sliced 1/2 cup rice vinegar […]
March 2, 2018

Red Lentil Soup With Lemon

Elevate your staple Lentil Soup for a fun and new zesty spin! 3 tablespoons olive oil, more for drizzling 1 large onion, chopped 2 garlic cloves, […]
January 27, 2018

Everything Beets

Beets can be found in the product aisle year-round, but the season for these root vegetables is right now! Fresh beets are a staple in our […]
January 26, 2018

Roasted Butternut Squash, Beets, Pepitas and Feta Salad

To complement the other dishes in this month's menu, we pulled together the perfect salad appetizer.  Serve up just the veggies or drizzle our Balsamic Vinaigrette […]