Weeknight Recipe: Bobby Flay’s Chicken Tacos

Happy Monday!  We’ve got a tasty recipe for your weeknight dinner when you want something QUICK and EASY. This taco recipe was a fun lesson this past Fall and we got to explore the foods of Bobby Flay. I personally love his shows including Bobby Flay Throwdown and Next Food Network Star. =>  Here’s a video tutorial […]

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Gordon Ramsay’s Classic Side Dish

This pasta doesn’t get much attention: ORZO     In Italian it means “Barley” because it looks like a barley seed, but it’s actually pasta. It’s traditionally used in soups or as a substitute for rice. This recipe is originally from Gordon Ramsay, who is probably one of the most famous chefs in the world. […]

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A Healthy(ish) Treat for the Weekend

I’m going to tell you a secret It’s the HARDEST part about preparing curriculum to teach healthy cooking classes to kids. It’s not the appetizer… Or entrees.. Or veggie sides…. It’s not a breakfast, lunch or dinner. The most challenging recipes to write up are DESSERTS Dessert, in my opinion, is the icing on the […]

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MORE Veggie entrees That Kids Love

WHAT is inside a veggie patty? I asked myself this question while putting together the Food Network Favorite themes curriculum. And:  HOW could I get kids to eat a veggie patty? When I think of veggie patties I think of those odd Morning Star patties in the freezer section To be in that section they […]

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Corn & Zucchini Cakes from Chef Aaron Sanchez

Celebrity Chef Aaron Sanchez has a swagger that’s fun to watch on shows like “Chopped” or “Masterchef” He’s a Mexican-American chef whose food style brings in spice, unique flavors and creativity. When working on the curriculum for our Food Network Favorites theme, I wanted to bring a strong-vegetable dish to our classes.   Something that […]

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Double Chocolate Fun

Hello parents, We’re taking a detour today. We’ve been eating a lot of healthy foods recently. But isn’t it time to enjoy a treat? After all, it’s the summer and it’s ok to indulge occasionally. Some fall after-school classes are even open for registration. But, this week we’re teaching 400 students through Glendale Unified how […]

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