eggs

The best late night dinner

Los Angeles, Ca, February 22nd. 2015- It’s late, you’ve been working all day, kids have been pulling on you, you missed the family dinner, so what do you make for yourself? It’s a story that’s far too common in so many households across America. What do I reach for at the end of the night when I’m hungry? It’s a simple answer: eggs. Eggs are…

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chicken

This weeks recipes: chicken

Los Angeles, Ca, Chicken is a staple in most homes across America, which is why chicken recipes are our recipes of the week. Try our lemon chicken, chicken fajitas, chicken and grapes and lastly prosciutto wrapped chicken, aka sage chicken. If you’re cooking chicken then odds are you’re handling it while it’s raw and let’s be honest messing with raw chicken isn’t fun. Here are some tips…

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Food activities for snow days

Los Angeles, Ca, February 24th, 2015- Is your back yard covered in snow and have your kids maxed out playtime with their toys? You are not alone. Why not give them something to do by getting them excited about cooking. Here are 5 ideas that will get your kids off the couch and interacting with food. Time to bake-Kids love to make baked goods like…

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Orange juice

To drink or Not to drink juices?

Los Angeles, Ca, February 21, 2015-I’m asked the question – Can and should I drink fruit juices? When you drink juices you miss out on all the fiber that’s found within the fruit. The fiber (pith, skin, flesh, etc.) slows down the digestion process of the fruit juices and prevents the juice from entering your system too quickly. By eating everything you can, keep your…

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Easy Valentine’s day treat for kids

Los Angeles, Ca, February 11, 2015- Valentine’s Day is here and there’s nothing like a delicious bundle of goodies for your child to take to school that are fun, creative and delicious. These Cupcakes in ice cream cones are a wonderful sweet treat to send to school with your child on Valentine’s Day. Unlike regular cupcakes these Cupcake Cones are decorated with sprinkles instead of…

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potato skins

How to: Super Bowl Party 101

Los Angeles, Ca, January 25. 2015-This time of year people all over the country get excited about football, but not me, I get excited about the food for the Super Bowl. You know Thanksgiving and Christmas are obvious food days where you try and create delicious meals using really fresh and sometimes expensive ingredients. Where as football, it’s the one time of the year where it’s…

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All about beans

“The fruit of a plant originally came from Central and South America. The word “bean” refers to the fruit, the seed and the plant that produces them. The pods of most varieties can be eaten fresh (before reaching full maturity). Once they are mature they are no longer edible; the beans are podded and the seeds, called legumes, can be used fresh or dried and cooked”…

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Cook like a pro in your kitchen

 “Today’s kitchens are the heart of entertaining and family life. Many have televisions and computers in addition to numerous must-have cooking gadgets. Planning your own kitchen just the way you’d like it-pure heaven”  Walsh, 2010, pg. 59.   The organization of a limited kitchen can make or break it for you as a home cook. A home cook must optimize their kitchen for efficiency in…

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Sugar cookie tips

Sugar Cookies are another one of those great gifts that always seem to fit any occasion and they are always wonderful for the holidays.  The fanciful cookie cutters that are available allow you to have any shaped cookie you desire and if you are not happy with the shapes available, you can always create your own cookie cutter.  I had a client who wanted key…

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