The french dish Ratatouille is a variation of similar dishes from the mediterranean, you can have it as a main or side dish, for breakfast, lunch or dinner. At The Real Food Academy, we like this dish not only for its rich taste but also because is nutritous and fun to make! Kids and adults like building this casserole style dish either family style or in ramekins. In the instructions, you will find terms such as concasse
, these are technical terms for peeled and seeded tomatoes and thinlly sliced herbs. Follow the notes in the recipe so you can concasse your fresh tomatoes to perfection and chiffonade your basil like a pro! Bon appetite!
Jícama, aka the Mexican Turnip, is very low in saturated fat, cholesterol and sodium and also a good source of potassium and Vitamin C. This recipe for Jicama chips is easy to make and will surprise your guests with its refreshing flavor. You can always shred Jicama and add it to salads, wraps and stews.
When hosting a cocktail party, this is the kind of recipe that can be prepared in advance, stored in the refrigerator and finished at the time of service. In other words, make it one day before the party and cook it minutes before serving it! You can skip the crabmeat and make half recipe seafood free, just mix the goat cheese with the rest of the ingredients and stuff 5-6 mushrooms, then mix in the crabmeat with the rest of the goat cheese for 6 Crab stuffed shrooms. Top with Cayenne pepper for a spike in hotness.
This recipe was adapted form Super Healthy Kids website. It's a perfect blend of yummy ingredients and fresh chopped tomatoes and cucumbers. Making this an kid friendly recipe where they can be involved in the process.
This easy recipe will get your little and big chefs cooking! Is easy to prepare, only takes a few minutes and you can always add Pesto, tomatoes or use your favorite cheese!
This rich vegetarian recipe can be served over pasta, zucchini noodles and even brown rice! At The Real Food Academy, we choose to serve it with Zucchini raw noodles, this way we get all the benefits of the enzymes in the raw summer squash. We have turned many children into vegetable lovers by working with this cool little gadget. Once they make their noodles or ribbons they just cant help but having lots of them! Remember, use organic vegetables for this and all your recipes. Enjoy! BTW- The Spiralizer is available at our shop. For those of you the have never seen it in action here is a short fun video ; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=agYDZr0GO3I
A new favorite recipe among our students at The Real Food Academy Thursday nights' adult cooking classes. You can alternate the fish or the vegetables. Serve warm with Soba noodles, quinoa or sorghum.