October 2, 2023
Tune in for Time-Saving Family Recipes You Can Make at Home
Watch "Healthy at Home," presented by Kohl’s Healthy at Home and Alliance for a Healthier Generation.
Award-winning chefs Justin Pichetrungsi and Chef Lovely joined Kohl’s Healthy at Home and Wellness Programs and Food Services at Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) for a new video series, "Healthy at Home." In four 15-minute episodes, they teach families how to prepare some of their favorite time-saving recipes at home. Tune in for family meal ideas and tips! Help us spread the word with the communication toolkit at the bottom of the page.
Where to Watch
In Southern California, watch on TV on KLCS Wednesdays, Sept. 20 through Oct. 11, or stream locally after the air dates. Find your channel or stream on demand on KLCS.
Nationwide, viewers can stream each episode on demand after its air date (see below). Stream from LAUSD Wellness Programs.
Each 15-minute episode features a nutritious recipe and family cooking tips. All times are Pacific Time.
Family Mealtime Made Easy with Chef Lovely
Aired Sept. 20 at 5:15 p.m.
Chef Lovely and Maggie Yu-Dipasquale teach us how to make citrus chicken skewers and pineapple rice pilaf, plus share tips to help your family connect over your next meal.
Easy Afterschool Snacks Kids Love
Aired Sept. 27 at 5:15 p.m.
Get young people in the kitchen to make this easy charcuterie-style snack tray featuring your family’s favorite bites with Chef Lovely and Maggie Yu-Dipasquale!
Chef Justin Pichetrungsi Shares His Papaya Salad Recipe
Aired Oct. 4 at 5:15 p.m.
Get ready for a flavor adventure! Chef Justin Pichetrungsi teaches Dawn Soto and Maggie Yu-Dipasquale how to make Thai-style green papaya salad.
Seasonal Steak & Salad Recipes with Chef Justin Pichetrungsi
Aired Oct. 11 at 5:15 p.m.
Need a recipe your family can mix and match year-round? Chef Justin Pichetrungsi shares simple marinated steak and salad recipes that will amp up your favorite proteins and seasonal veggies.
Family Cooking Tips from Professional Chefs and Our Friends at LAUSD
Watch Chef Lovely share three tips for getting kids involved in the kitchen:
Watch Chef Justin share his tips for making quick, nutritious meals as a family:
Maggie Yu-Dipasquale and Dawn Soto of Wellness Programs and Food Services at LAUSD give us the inside scoop on nutrition and healthy living at every age:
About the Chefs
Chef Lovely is a professional chef with three culinary arts degrees from The Art Institute's Culinary Arts School in Chicago. Upon moving to Los Angeles over a decade ago, she quickly became one of the most sought-after private chefs in Hollywood, known as “The Private Chef to the Stars.” Throughout her career, Chef Lovely has appeared on numerous networks including The Food Network, ABC, and NBC as a culinary expert. Her favorite part about cooking is teaching others. She provides live and virtual cooking classes and shares her recipes on social media and her website. Throughout the year, Chef Lovely dedicates 20% of her time working with underserved communities and programs teaching parents and children how to make healthy choices and meals through her catering company, Lovely Eats, LLC.
Justin Pichetrungsi is the chef/owner of Anajak Thai, a restaurant in Sherman Oaks, CA that his parents started 42 years ago. Chef Justin grew up cooking with his family in Los Angeles and pursued a career in art and design before returning to lead Anajak Thai in 2019. The restaurant has been a community hub since its early years, and Chef Justin and team continue the legacy, collaborating with other small and local businesses. Chef Justin has received recognition as one of Food & Wine’s Best New Chefs 2022 and a James Beard Award for Best Chef California. Anajak Thai was named Restaurant of the Year 2022 by the Los Angeles Times and named in The New York Times Restaurant List 2022, among other accolades.
Learn More about Eating Healthy at Home
Resources in English:
- Six Tips and Tools for an Inclusive Family Kitchen
- Sharing Our Stories: Family Conversations for Social-Emotional Health
- Feelings Chart
- Making the Most of Mealtimes
- Explore New Foods & Flavors | Snack Switch Up
- Explore New Foods & Flavors | Community Table
Recursos en español:
- Compartir Nuestras Historias: Conversaciones en Familia acerca de la Salud Socio-Emocional
- Tabla de los sentimientos
- Cómo sacarle el máximo provecho a la hora de comer
- Exploren nuevos alimentos y sabores | Intercambios de meriendas
- Exploren nuevos alimentos y sabores | Mesa de la comunidad
Find more recipes and family nutrition resources in English and Spanish at KohlsHealthyAtHome.org.
About Kohl's Healthy at Home
Kohl’s and Healthier Generation are helping families prioritize healthy living and create home environments where everyone can thrive. Kohl's Healthy at Home is a hub of proven tips, activities, and resources designed for parents and caregivers – so the healthy choice is the easiest choice for families.
Text HEALTHY to 1-800-436-4584 or subscribe online to receive free healthy living tips, recipes, and activities to your phone.
Spread the Word about Cooking Healthy at Home
Award-winning chefs Justin Pichetrungsi and Chef Lovely joined LAUSD Wellness Programs and Food Services to teach families how to prepare delicious, time-saving recipes at home. All four 15-minute episodes feature a nutritious recipe and family cooking tips, presented by Kohl’s Healthy at Home and Alliance for a Healthier Generation. Use this communications toolkit to share the series with friends, colleagues, and families in your school community.
How to Share this Family Cooking Experience
View and share the episodes with families in your community via email, message boards, text, and social media with these four steps:
- Select your communication platform (e.g., Schoology, email, Facebook, etc.).
- Copy and paste the pre-written message into a post or message.
- Personalize the message.
- Post or send.
Send an email or post on a message board like Schoology
Need quick family meal ideas? Award-winning chefs Justin Pichetrungsi and Chef Lovely joined Kohl’s Healthy at Home and LAUSD Wellness Programs and Food Services in a new video series. In four 15-minute episodes, they teach families how to prepare some of their favorite time-saving recipes at home. Visit LAUSD Wellness Programs at www.lausd.org/Page/5642 to watch all four episodes on demand after they air. You’ll be ready to whip up flavorful meals and snacks, like green papaya salad and citrus chicken skewers!
Episodes will air weekly on KLCS-TV to local stations Wednesdays at 5:15 p.m. Pacific Time from Sept. 20 through Oct. 11. This series is produced in collaboration by Kohl’s Healthy at Home, Alliance for a Healthier Generation, KLCS-TV, and LAUSD.
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Share the on-demand episodes and videos with quick family cooking tips from the chefs.
Share the episodes: Need a quick meal idea? Watch award-winning chefs Justin Pichetrungsi and Chef Lovely demonstrate their favorite time-saving recipes with wellness + nutrition experts at LAUSD and #KohlsHealthyAtHome. Watch here: www.lausd.org/Page/5642 #HealthyCooking
Share tips from Chef Lovely: Cooking helps kids and teens learn about nutrition, math, science, and culture! Watch this video for tips on getting kids involved in the kitchen from chef and culinary teacher Chef Lovely: https://bit.ly/3Zjpewo #KohlsHealthyAtHome
Share tips from Chef Justin: Chef Justin Pichetrungsi grew up cooking in LA. Watch his tips for cooking with kids, stocking a simple pantry, & making a quick, healthy meal: https://bit.ly/3RlsZPZ #KohlsHealthyAtHome