Dishing Out Recipes

APPETIZERS

November 18, 2013

Dishing Out Recipes: Pear Pastry Triangles

  Add on another appetizer to your Thanksgiving dinner! ‘Tis the season to dish out holiday recipes from Lajollacooks4u! So far we’ve shared Chef Jodi’s delicious […]
December 3, 2014

Baked Goat Cheese Dip

This is the appetizer that will make everyone happy during the holidays This dreamy, cheesy dip is your key to group happiness. This dish boasts the […]
January 2, 2015

Deviled Eggs with Smoked Salmon

March is Springing forward and Easter is right around the corner! And Easter would not be complete without EGGS. So I am recommending the easy and […]

SOUPS AND SALADS

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 […]

MAIN ENTREES

March 3, 2019

Herb-Crusted Halibut with Caper Vinaigrette

This is one of our favorite main courses.  You can use it on many varieties of fish.  We often use chicken for this recipe, as well. […]
November 7, 2018

Aleppo and Citrus-Spiced Turkey

Want a new and exciting turkey recipe for Thanksgiving? Try this one out this season! What You’ll Need: For Rub: 1 17 – 24 pound turkey […]
May 2, 2018

Halibut Veracruz

For this dish, feel free to use any fish you like — snapper, sea bass or salmon. You decide, it’s so easy and delicious! What You’ll […]

VEGGIES

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 […]
November 10, 2018

Herbed Sauteed String Beans

What You’ll Need: 1 pound fresh string beans 2 Tablespoons olive oil 2 Tablespoons fresh chopped cilantro 2 Tablespoons fresh chopped flat-leaf parsley 1 Tablespoon minced […]
May 6, 2018

Fresh Asparagus, Snap Peas and Sundried Tomatoes

This is a healthy and delicious dish.  Try making when asparagus is in-season (in spring) and recently harvested to make it extra flavorful! What You’ll Need: […]

GRAINS, PASTA, POTATOES & LEGUMES

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 […]

DESSERTS

March 3, 2019

Warm Berry Coulis

This is an enticing blend of fresh fruits mixed with just a hint of sugar. Celebrate the sweetness of spring by topping off some Greek yogurt […]
March 1, 2019

Lemon Crème Brûlée Tart with Raspberries

Nothing says spring quite like this sweet treat!  This lemon crème brulee is both light and creamy and perfect for you and your loved ones. What […]
February 15, 2019

Three-Layer Flourless Chocolate Cake

This is inspired and adapted from The Smitten Kitchen – fabulous if you’re looking for a gluten-free dessert! What You’ll Need: Cake layers 12 oz 72% […]