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Vegetarian Paella

Vegetarian Paella This colorful Spanish dish is a great way to get kids to eat a variety of vegetables. Paella is a combination of different vegetables that elevates the flavors to create an iconic rice dish that warms the soul. Active Time: 15 min – Start to Finish: 45 min Ingredients: 3 zucchinis, chopped 1 […]

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Greek Chicken Gyro

Greek Chicken Gyro This is a classic Greek lunch on the go. It has delicious Mediterranean flavors with marinated chicken breast tucked into tasty pita bread. Active Time: 20 min – Start to Finish: 50 min Ingredients 2 lbs. chicken breast, skinless & boneless 2 Roma tomatoes ½ white onion 2 garlic cloves, chopped 1 […]

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Italian Chopped Salad

Italian Chopped Salad   This medley of Italian flavors brings fresh ingredients together to create a healthy and delicious salad. It’s got a lot of chopping (duh) and is fun to make with kids! Ingredients 2-3 Romain lettuce, chopped into bite-sized pieces ½ red cabbage, chopped into bite-size pieces ¼ red onion, chopped 1 cup […]

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Hummus & Greek Salad

Hummus & Greek Salad These are two classic Greek side dishes that will add fresh veggies and hearty fiber to your next meal. Greek salad is a simple salad found all over the country. Hummus is a tasty dip made out of chickpeas. Active Time: 20 min – Start to Finish: 30 min Ingredients 2 […]

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Ratatouille

Ratatouille Hearty and healthy, “Ratatouille” is a veggie stew made famous all over the world from an animated movie about a rat who loves to cook. In France, ratatouille is considered “peasant food,” because it’s easy to make and is loaded with a variety of inexpensive vegetables that provide vitamins, healthy carbohydrates and taste delicious […]

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How To Make PERFECT Steak Nachos

On a sunny day in Hermosa Beach, I eagerly awaited the plate of chips, steak and melted cheese coming my way.  I was out with a group of friends having just played beach volleyball for an hour and I was starving for some good ol’fashioned nachos from the restaurant we stumbled upon (that I will […]

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That Time I Won A Car On TV (Pt 1)

Last week we looked back on that time I was interviewed on Huffington Post. but today I want to go revisit another special moment back in the day. (Right now at LIFT Enrichment HQ, January is our SECOND busiest month of the year (the first is September because our Winter after-school classes are  starting  We’re […]

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