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Christopher, The Whole Foods Healthy Eating Specialist lends a hand

 Delightful Palate was asked to participate in Whole Foods Market Grilling Week by teaching a cooking class. We created a menu of Grilled Vegetabe Panzanella using rye bread for the croutons and zucchini, squash, shallots, and red peppers for the grilled vegetables. We then tossed then tossed them all in Delightful Palate's Balsamic Garlic Honey Vinaigrette and piled them into an avocado cup. We then cut carrots into segments seasoned them with cumin and fennel seeds , grilled them and then glazed them with Delightful Palate's Stone Fruit Nectar Vinaigrette....

Meal Inspiration !
Searching for some #mealspiration for next week? Three new recipes up on the blog! Link in profile. #mealplanning 
The Arugula is so peppery right now, include that into your Build Your Own Grain Bowl. Graduation always means late nights and that is where comfort food hits the spot. Dig your fork into ooey gooey Mac and Cheese. There is alway room for dessert and your sweet tooth always wins so feed it with a Chocolate...
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Asparagus are here let us use them

Spring Sides Made Simple

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Fresh Up Date two new spring recipes

Now In Season!

Spring Asparagus and Louisiana Strawberry Recipes

All around us the asparagus are thick and bright

Learn how to create delicious healthy recipes

Impress Your Guests

New Recipes Available on our Blog

Our Founder Lili Courtney loves sharing her delicious and time-saving recipes using Delightful Palate dressings and marinades and just for Lent, she has created two brand new recipes for Roasted Fruit Crostini's and Wild...

We had a full house for theRedStick Spice Co. Cooking Class

"Thank you to everyone who joined our sold out class at Red Stick Spice Company last night! Stay tuned for full recipe on the blog soon."


Burrata Cheese Crostini topped with Caviar

This weekend Delightful Palate had the pleasure of attending a fundraiser for The John Besh Foundation by Fete’s Des Chefs Gaye Simmons Dinner hosted by the Besh Family! 

It felt like I had been invited over to a friend’s house for dinner. We were greeted on the front porch with warm smiles and Perrier Joulet champagne. John Besh in his white chef’s coat and bistro apron welcoming in his home as if we...

Pour  Delightful Palate's Balsamic Garlic Honey  over vegetables before roasting

For those who asked for the step-by-step guide of how to make the Savory Roasted Spring Vegetable Tart that we created during our cooking class at Whole Foods Market on Veterans Blvd. in Metairie last week, check out the pictures and tips below! 

Be sure and use any of your favorite Spring vegetables! We chose plump bright green asparagus and cherry tomatoes and earthy mushrooms. 


Roasted Fruit Crostini's with Delightful Palate's Stone Fruit Nectar

Two FREE cooking classes will make cooking easier than ever
One thing Lili Courtney loves more than anything is sharing her delicious and time-saving recipes using Delightful Palate dressings and marinades - and this Lent she has really outdone herself, with three new recipes to help you impress your family and guests in the coming weeks before Easter.




My name is Lili Courtney and welcome to my Delightful Palate blog! 

You will quickly learn that food is my life and the art of eating well is my passion.  I invite you to join the conversation about fresh food and fine living.  Together let’s discover the delightful flavors of life one entry at a time.

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