Category: Recipes

Healthy Hummus

Research has linked hummus and its ingredients to a variety of impressive health benefits, including helping fight inflammation, improving blood sugar control, better digestive health, lower heart disease risk and weight loss. Add hummus to your diet by following the recipe below — it’s incredibly easy to make and takes fewer than ten minutes. Hummus… Read more »

Heart-Healthy Holiday Dessert

This easy but decadent Chocolate Avocado Ganache will surprise pretty much everyone. It has a smooth and silky texture from the heart-healthy avocado and makes a rich & satisfying dessert for your next festive meal. Enjoy! GOLDEN DOOR CHOCOLATE AVOCADO GANACHE

Flavors of Fall

We love all of the seasons, but fall is one of our favorites. Cooler temperatures, crisp fall air, brightly colored foliage, warm fuzzy sweaters and fall produce. And nothing says fall like pumpkins and apples! This time of year is crazy for pumpkin. But don’t worry – if you’re not too keen on pumpkin, you… Read more »

2017 Golden Door Cooking School

Cooking school is back this year, and better than ever! We are pleased to announce that one of the most influential chefs in Los Angeles dining, Chef Ludo Lefebvre will be joining us and will be cooking and teaching along side our very own executive chef Greg Frey Jr during the week. Chef Ludo trained in France… Read more »

Brunch Recipe: Citrus Ricotta Pancakes

Spring is the perfect season for a weekend brunch gathering! Bring the Golden Door straight into your home with this light yet delicious pancake recipe. These pancakes are served to our guests for breakfast and now you can treat your friends, family and yourself to the flavors of Golden Door!   CITRUS RICOTTA PANCAKES YIELD 4… Read more »

Golden Door Bloomsdale Spinach Salad

What’s for dinner? When Greg Frey Jr. visited The Talk earlier this year, he served up a delicious Bloomsdale Spinach Salad. Bloomsdale Spinach is an heirloom savoy verity of spinach known for its crinkly sweet leaves and texture. This dish is light, lively, and beautiful addition to any holiday dinner party!   Bloomsdale Spinach Salad Yield: Serves… Read more »

Golden Door Smoked Salmon Recipe

By Executive Chef Greg Frey Jr.  Serves 8 2 pound wild salmon filet Skin-on scaled 1 cup diamond crystal kosher salt 7-8oz hardwood chips for smoking (Apple, Alder, and/or Maple) 1 Lemon Zested and chopped fine 16oz Sour Cream or Crème Fraiche 3 TBSP Fresh chopped savory herbs (mix of any parsley, chive, chervil, thyme,… Read more »

Golden Door Recipe Restoration: Crab Cakes

An average fried crab cake has about 230 calories with 60-65% fat and nearly 500 mg sodium. At the Golden Door, we believe in keeping our guests well fueled with healthy and delicious meals. From a nutrition standpoint, crabmeat contains quality protein, along with omega-3 fatty acids, B vitamins such as folate (B9), cobalamin (B12)… Read more »

Recipe Renovation: Chicken Eggrolls

By Susan M. Piergeorge, MS, RDN, Nutritionist Welcome to our new series of Recipe Renovation! We will regularly be featuring recipes offered on our Golden Door menu or in our cookbooks that feature traditional dishes that have been modified to be healthier while still delicious. Our first recipe is our chicken eggroll offered weekly at… Read more »

Warm Flourless Chocolate Cake with Raspberry Coulis and Candied Orange Peel

Normally a flourless chocolate cake is made with lots of butter, chocolate and eggs-undeniably delicious, but far too many calories and fat for a Golden Door dessert. This version is undeniably delicious and guilt-free! Use good quality chocolate with 60-70% cacao for this cake. For the Cakes: 8 oz dark chocolate, chopped 1 large egg… Read more »