lajollacooks4u 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

April 7, 2020

New Healthy Recipes to Try at Home

Since most of us are spending our time at home these days, what better time than to try out some new recipes?  The following spring dishes […]
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 […]

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 […]
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 […]
June 18, 2019

How to Keep Team Members Motivated This Summer

Summer is here!  But while the season can mean “vacation” and “fun in the sun” for some, it can be a drag for those stuck in […]
April 10, 2019

Artichoke Chicken

This delicious dish is so versatile!  Perfect for feeding a large crowd, as well as an intimate gathering.  It's also a big hit for our team-building […]
January 13, 2019

Eggplant and Chickpea Saute

This is a simple and delicious vegetable dish that the whole family will enjoy! What You’ll Need: 2 Tablespoons olive oil 1 medium onion, diced 1 […]
May 17, 2018

Watermelon Pizza

This is the coolest recipe on the planet!  Inspired by fellow food blogger Brandon Matzek from Kitchen Konfidence, this dish is not only fun to make, […]
November 21, 2017

Who’s Been in My Kitchen: Jon and Emmeline

One of the things that sets Lajollacooks4u apart is our ability to customize our menu to every guest’s preferences! Jon and Emmeline came to us to […]
November 16, 2017

Last-Minute Thanksgiving Tips

Have you put off planning for Thanksgiving? Not to worry! We're here with some last-minute tips to help your holiday go smoothly. Use Your Own Herbs […]
November 13, 2017

Eggplant, String Beans and Mushrooms with Fresh Lemon

This recipe is so fresh and delicious – a perfect alternative to green bean casserole! What You’ll Need: 2 Tablespoons olive oil 1 Japanese or a […]
October 2, 2017

Fig and Date Balls with Flaked Coconut

What You’ll Need: 2 cups Medjool Dates, pitted 1 cup dried Mission Figs 1 Tablespoon coconut oil 1 cups walnuts, chopped 3 Tablespoons water from soaked […]