healthy cooking

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 31, 2020

Foods You Didn’t Know You Could Freeze

Did you know you can freeze more than just leftovers?  Many of us may be stockpiling each time we go to the grocery store, so here’s […]
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 […]

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 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 […]
February 10, 2020

Valentine’s Day Menu

Looking to stay in this Valentine's Day? Skip the crowds and the over-priced restaurant fare and prepare your own meal!  Use our menu below for some […]
January 27, 2020

Pairing Wine and Chocolate

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and there’s no better time than now to start polishing up on your wine and chocolate knowledge! But, pairing […]
December 16, 2019

Beef Tenderloin with a Mustard Seed Herb Rub

This delicious dish pretty much works with any meat and has so much flavor!  Try with Prime Rib to make it a delicious holiday meal staple. […]
December 4, 2019

Edible Gifts for the Holidays

If you’re looking for some last-minute gift ideas, why not make your own?  All of these homemade treats make delicious gifts – just be sure to […]
November 22, 2019

Wild Mushroom and Gruyere Toast

This is a fabulous appetizer that is guaranteed to wow your guests this Thanksgiving!  So easy and so delicious! What You'll Need: One loaf of fresh […]
November 4, 2019

Lajollacooks4u Explores Japanese Food Scene

Last month, Chef Jodi traveled to Japan to learn more about Japanese cuisine and immerse herself in Japanese culture. Her first stop was Tokyo, where she […]
July 1, 2019

Mexican Mango Mint Mojito

We recently incorporated this fresh cocktail into our team-building events and corporate cooking challenges, and it has been a big hit!  Make these for a delicious […]
July 1, 2019

Strawberry Shortcake

If this isn't your go-to summer dessert, we don't know what is! Light and fresh - simply delicious! What You’ll Need: Shortcakes: 2 hard-boiled egg yolks, […]