Brown Rice and Corn Pilaf with Lemon Dressing

It’s still summer and corn is in abundance!  Try this delicious side dish and make the most of your summer nights. What You’ll Need: 1 cup long-grain brown rice (Basmati brown rice) 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice 4 tablespoons olive oil, divided 1 1/2 cups fresh corn kernels (cut from 2 ears) or frozen corn… Continue reading Brown Rice and Corn Pilaf with Lemon Dressing

Grilling 101: Tips for your Summer BBQ!!

Summer is finally here, and there’s no better way to enjoy these warm summer evenings than out by the grill with your family and friends!  Here’s what you need to know to become the grill-master of your neighborhood: Get a Clean Start Prior to heating up the grill, use a long-handled wire brush to scrub… Continue reading Grilling 101: Tips for your Summer BBQ!!

Lajollacooks4u Receives Trip Advisor’s Certificate of Excellence for the Second Year in a Row!

Lajollacooks4u is pleased to announce it has been named as one of Trip Advisor’s 2016 Certificate of Excellence recipients! The recognition, which honors hospitality excellence, is given only to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveler reviews on Trip Advisor, and is extended to qualifying businesses worldwide. Only approximately 10 percent of businesses listed on Trip… Continue reading Lajollacooks4u Receives Trip Advisor’s Certificate of Excellence for the Second Year in a Row!

Chef Jodi’s Visit to Rancho La Puerta!

Last week, Chef Jodi toured Rancho La Puerta, the 5-star fitness and spa retreat that has consistently been named the #1 destination spa in the world by readers of Conde Nast Traveler and Traveler & Leisure. While there, she took in their phenomenal cooking school, farm and holistic classes — and left inspired by all… Continue reading Chef Jodi’s Visit to Rancho La Puerta!

Grilled Fresh Salsa for the Holiday Weekend!

Who says the grill is just for meat?  Spice up your Memorial Day weekend with some fresh and delicious grilled salsa!  This recipe is straight from Huerta los Tamarindos Organic Farm and Restaurant in Cabo San Jose! What You’ll Need: 2 pounds fresh tomato 2 cloves of garlic 4 Jalapeno pepper 1 Red Onion (Medium-sized)… Continue reading Grilled Fresh Salsa for the Holiday Weekend!

Summer Fun at Lajollacooks4u! Team Building, Family Gatherings and BBQ Kick-offs!

Looking for an innovative way to bond with your colleagues?  Want a fun activity to do with your family?  Well, look no further than Lajollacooks4u! We have everything you need when it comes to fun this summer, we’ve been uniting teams and families through hands-on cooking since 2008.  With new recipes, new competitions and new… Continue reading Summer Fun at Lajollacooks4u! Team Building, Family Gatherings and BBQ Kick-offs!

Dishing Out Recipes: Sugar-Free & Gluten-Free Granola Bars

We know how those days are, when it feels as if you’re always on the “go, go go” and it seems as if it’s too much to keep eating fresh & healthy snacks and meals. You can have it all- the healthy lifestyle and busy schedule- when you pack yourself several of these sugar-free & gluten-free granola… Continue reading Dishing Out Recipes: Sugar-Free & Gluten-Free Granola Bars