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Easy Recipes – Only 15-Minute Prep!!


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So I may have mentioned this 1 or 100 times but the kids have off for three weeks, THREE weeks, between camp and school. That’s a lot time to occupy, not easy when you are working full-time. So I have to think of fun things to do – and I am not at all creative on the fun front – that don’t require me taking extended periods of time off.

California Roll Salad

So one thing that came to mind… picnics. I can try to figure out a way to take long lunches once or twice a week and we can either picnic in the backyard or at the park down the street.

Now, so proud am I for this creative-for-Jamie idea, I start to plan the menu. And then in typical Jamie fashion I get carried away and plan a few Quick & Kosher 15-minute prep recipes that are perfect meals on the go. Great for days at the water park, travel or backyard picnics.

Turkey Sandwich

I tried to think of things that travel well and that can be dressed up for the adult diners but adored by the younger diners in the crowd. So enjoy for when you’re on the road, on the go, or really just interested in a fun and fancy lunch anytime.

Tropical Chicken Burrito

Here are my newest picnic creations:

“California Roll” Salad
Turkey Sandwich with Pickled Red Onions
Tropical Chicken Burritos
Roasted Pepper Panzanella

I am sure you will also enjoy:

Creamy Avocado and White Bean Wrap
Tuna Apple Tortilla Wraps
Roast Beef Sandwiches with White Bean Salad
Panzanella – Peasant Style Tuscan Bread Salad
Summer Corn Salad

What’s your favorite picnic meal?

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About Jamie Geller


Jamie Geller is the only best-selling cookbook author who wants to get you out of the kitchen – not because she doesn’t love food – but because she has tons to do. As “The Bride Who Knew Nothing” Jamie found her niche specializing in fast, fresh, family recipes. Now the "Queen of Kosher" (CBS) and the "Jewish Rachael Ray" (New York Times), she's the creative force behind JoyofKosher.com and "Joy of Kosher with Jamie Geller" magazine . Jamie and her hubby live in Israel with their five busy kids who give her plenty of reasons to get out of the kitchen - quickly. Check out her new book, "Joy of Kosher: Fast, Fresh Family Recipes."

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