Easy Iced Tea

This iced tea recipe is so quick and easy and it has become a staple at all of our CJLA Pop-Ups. So simple and so refreshing, with just two ingredients. Make it for your next party or for a refreshing treat with dinner tonight!  Grab your favorite box of tea....

Turkey Quinoa Chili

With cooler temperatures sneaking in this week, we're really feeling the urge to cook up some delicious fall food! Cue another great recipe from Laney of Life is But a Dish. This 30 Minute Turkey Quinoa Chili can be made on the stove top or tossed into the crock pot for...

CJ'S Fave Spots: Sidecar Doughnuts

It's the weekend and what's on our minds? Doughnuts doughnuts doughnuts. But not just any doughnuts...SIDECAR DOUGHNUTS. These doughnuts are "made daily, from scratch, using only the finest ingredients possible...fresh, seasonal products and everything in house [is made] from real ingredients—infused glazes, hand crushed compotes, flavored custards and creams, and even...

Slow Cooker Salsa Verde Chicken

Hey friends! We hope you're having an amazing week so far! AND another delicious dinner idea from Life Is But a Dish is coming your way. Slow Cooker Salsa Verde Chicken that literally takes just 3 minutes to prep! Who says you can't have an amazing dinner just because it's...

YUMMIEST Grain Free Paleo Pumpkin Muffins

Earlier this week, a friend brought these AMAZING pumpkin muffins to a book club meet-up and I could have eaten every last one of them! The craziest part?! They were totally grain free, dairy free, any other allergy you can think of FREE. When I've been describing them to other...

Balsamic Mustard Chicken with Cherry Tomatoes

Happy Thursday Friends! We've got another delicious recipe for you: Balsamic Mustard Chicken with Cherry Tomatoes--um, YUM! This dish is so quick and so tasty! Laney of Life is But a Dish taught us how to prepare this meal at her last workshop with us (did you hear she's doing...

CJ's Fave Spots: Gasolina

If you live in the Los Angeles area, you have to try one of my new favorite spots, Gasolina Cafe! The executive chef & owner, Sandra Cordero, is from Galicia, Spain, and she is the sweetest gal! She has amazing attention to detail and is devoted to finding the finest...

Life is But a Dish Workshop

A few weeks ago, we had an amazing workshop night cooking and chatting with our friend, Laney, of Life is But a Dish and we're doing it AGAIN! Come join us on Sunday, October 16th at 5:30pm for an incredible fall menu, kitchen inspiration, and a great night out! Come get...

30-Second Salmon Recipe

Need a quick, simple, weeknight meal that requires little time, easy to find ingredients, and tastes delicious? Look no further! This 30-second salmon is sure to impress!  YouTube Video: Pappy's 30-Second Salmon https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=61JowBk65dw Here's a printable recipe card! [yumprint-recipe id='73'] Enjoy this simple, delicious dinner idea! -CJ