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Category Archives for Healthy Snacks

Salad Skewer on a Romaine Boat

This is a great way to have your kids eat their veggies, building a salad skewer pattern can be a lot of fun, not to mention it makes a great presentation for your guests. Other ingredients can be added like, cucumbers, red onions, bell peppers, etc.

Marinated Chicken Kebabs

This recipe is always a hit in our kids cooking classes. Our students not only learn the importance of sanitation when working whit raw meats but they have a blast threading them into the skewers. They’re packed with flavor and satisfies even the pickiest eaters. We have served them with our homemade Naan Bread and Israeli Salad or by […]

Pina Colada

As the summer approaches, we are coming up with refreshing smoothie style beverages for our fans. This version of the classic Puerto Rican recipe is packed with vitamins A, B12, D, and Calcium. All of the ingredients are available year-round in SoFlo and have antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and beneficial properties. As a plus for parents, kids […]

Sunbutter and Jelly Sandwich (SB&J)

This variation of the classic PB&J sandwich is going out for those gourmands with severe Peanut allergy and for the parents that want to pack the classic sandwich in their kids school lunch boxes but are advised against it by their Peanut Free School(we serve a couple of them.) Peanut allergy is life threatening, I […]

Broiled Shishito Peppers

What the heck are Shishito Peppers? These small, mild Japanese peppers are great for roasting, pan-frying and grilling. Their thin walls blister and char easily when roasted or grilled, taking on rich flavor that is delicious with coarse salt and lemon juice (my mouth is already watering). At The Real Food Academy, we love this […]

Chocolate-Covered Matzo Bark

Matzo is unleavened bread made from one of five species of grain – wheat, barley, spelt, rye, and oats – mentioned in the Torah. Our snack version of it is fun for kids to make and adults with a sweet tooth to snack on. Follow our recipe or add your favorite seeds and nuts.

Israeli Salad

Israeli Salad aka/ Arab Salad is light, healthy and refreshing. Full of antioxidants, enzymes, vitamins, and minerals, this salad is sure to become one of your Spring and Summer favorite recipe. Chopped tomatoes, cucumbers, onions, and parsley combined with a drizzle dressing of lemon juice, olive oil, garlic, and mint leaves. Goes great in a […]

Cocoa Chia Pudding

We are getting ready for our warm South Florida Spring and Summer with this cool snack (it can very well be a breakfast or dessert). Chia seeds, cocoa, fresh berries and coconut come together for a naturally sweetened gluten free delight!

Refreshing Watermelon Salad with Avocado and Feta

This salad was offered in one of our recent cooking classes.  It was a hit to say the least!  The recipe was inspired from one of my favorite chefs Caroline Randall, she wrote Soul Food with Love.  The simplicity and combination of flavors are a perfect match.  This is a great salad to make during […]

Goat Cheese Quiche with Hash-Brown Crust

Spring break has arrived to South Florida and with it visiting friends and family. Having a full house involves large breakfasts menus and we have decided to share this one with all of you since is one of our favorites.  It takes about an hour to make and it can be refrigerated for a few […]