Pesto Pasta Salad
Post

Pesto Pasta Salad

This is a great recipe because it can be served hot or cold, depending on the weather. It’s perfect to pack up for lunch at the beach, a picnic or even a late afternoon snack. You can serve with store bought pesto or the easy recipe below. PESTO PASTA  (serves 5-6 ) 1 box Barilla...

Schnitzel-Pretzel Brot & Snacks!
Post

Schnitzel-Pretzel Brot & Snacks!

In honor of the release of the new Early Lingo German Edition, award-winning culinary artist and chef, Kai Loebach, created some mouth watering snacks and recipes for us. Kai recently opened Currywurst in Los Angeles where you will find authentic traditional German sausages and french fries – it’s out of this world! http://currywurstus.com/ These little...

Chicken Stir Fry
Post

Chicken Stir Fry

A quick and easy take on Chinese stir fry for warm summer evenings. You can substitute shrimp, pork or beef for the chicken. CHICKEN STIR FRY 1 lb chicken tenders 1/2 cup teriyaki sauce 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 teaspoon minced ginger (fresh or bottled) 1 red bell pepper 1 medium yellow onion 2 teaspoons...

Southern Italian Rice Salad
Post

Southern Italian Rice Salad

This is a great, easy dish to make in the heat of the summer. Serve with grissini (thin bread sticks), and it’s the perfect meal! Southern Italian Rice Salad    Prepare dish ahead and serve cold 1 cup rice 6 Roma tomatoes, thinly sliced, each slice then halved 2 cans tuna fish (6oz each) 1 big...

Kale Smoothies
Post

Kale Smoothies

With summer around the bend, here’s a great way to start the day, keeping your kids cool and healthy. Your kids will never know they’re drinking kale! Kale Smoothie   2 servings 2 cups of kale, shredded and trimmed of stalk 1 cup of plain Greek yogurt 8 oz orange or apple juice 3/4 cup frozen...

Easy Tzatziki
Post

Easy Tzatziki

A little taste of Greece for your budding citizens of the world! 2 cups of plain Greek yogurt 2 cucumbers, peeled and coarsely grated salt 3 cloves of garlic, peeled and pressed 2 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 lemon, juiced 1 tablespoon, chopped fresh dill salt and pepper to taste toasted pita bread, cut into triangles...

Green Chile Chicken Enchiladas
Post

Green Chile Chicken Enchiladas

A great way to celebrate Mexican night or Cinco de Mayo is with our delicious Enchilada recipe! Green Chile Chicken Enchiladas Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Lightly grease 2 – 13/9 inch baking dishes 4 cups grated Monterey Jack Cheese 1  1/2 cans green chile enchilada sauce (19 oz each) 2 cans diced green chiles...

Funny Fruit Faces
Post

Funny Fruit Faces

My grandmother had a recipe for these faces when I was a young girl. Be creative! You can use any fruit and edible decorations you like! 1 pear, sliced in half 1 orange peel 2 raisins 1 tip of a strawberry 1 apple 2 chocolate covered blueberries 1 chunk of cantaloupe For the Pear Face:...

Rice Krispy Wreaths
Post

Rice Krispy Wreaths

Taken from our December blog – one of our holiday favorites! Rice Krispy Wreaths 3 T  Melted Butter 4 C. Mini marshmallows 6 C. Rice Krispies green food coloring cinnamon imperials Melt butter in a large pot on stove over low heat.  Add marshmallows to butter and mix until coated and smooth. Add food coloring...

Chicken Quesadillas
Post

Chicken Quesadillas

Perfect for Mexican Night, these easy Chicken Quesadillas get their name from the Spanish word ‘queso’ which means ‘cheese’. Chicken Quesadillas   (serves 4)  Preheat broiler 4 flour tortillas 1 cup Monterrey Jack cheese, shredded 1 store bought roasted chicken – cut about 4 strips of chicken per quesadilla Place the flour tortillas on a baking...