Giada makes four healthy recipes that may be low in fat and calories, but are full of amazing favor. The menu features Egg and Kale Breakfast Wraps, Roasted Vegetables With Chipotle Cream, Grilled Salmon and Pineapple With Avocado Dressing and a Banana and Walnut Smoothie.
Giada De Laurentiis makes three comforting recipes that we all know and love from our childhood, but gives each recipe a grown-up spin; Grown Up "Franks and Beans," Mushroom Mac and Cheese and Strawberry Shortcake Soup.
Giada De Laurentiis is pulling out all the stops for a fun and festive kid's party. She's created a map for her guests to discover secret treasures around the house and the party setting is a whimsical wonderland with a menu to match: Carrot and Zucchini Mini-Muffins, colorful quesadillas and Berry Fruit Drops for dessert.
Giada De Laurentiis prepares a festive spring luncheon based on fresh ingredients that celebrate the season. The menu features Grilled Artichoke and Celery Root Puree, Lemon-Cumin Chicken and Hibiscus Panna Cotta.
Friends, family and their kids come over for an evening of fun. Giada has hired a babysitter and has put the kids outside where she's set up beanbags, snacks and games, while the grown-ups are inside playing poker. But the menu -- Zucchini and Olive Flatbread, Cauliflower and Bacon Gratin and Mascarpone Chocolate Toffee Bars -- is suitable for both adults and kids.
Giada invites some friends over for a signature cocktail, fun appetizers AND a blank canvas. Each guests gets their own easel and blank canvas to create a masterpiece while they enjoy Giada's deliciously creative menu of Curried Couscous Salad, Spicy Chicken Tenders With Honey-Mustard and Vodka Mojitos. An artist friend is on hand to offer tips, encouragement and creative inspiration.
Giada De Laurentiis and her Aunt Raffy team up in the kitchen to make some of Giada's grandfather's favorite recipes. The De Laurentiis family reminisces about Dino and enjoys an intimate dinner. On the menu: Fusilli With Pea Pesto and Smoked Mozzarella, Lemon-Mustard Potato Salad and Orange, Ricotta Quinoa Pie.
Giada De Laurentiis is hosting a casual Father's Day meal at her house. Todd and his brother Trevor are the guests of honor, and Jade has had a hand in the table décor. The menu is perfect for any dad's appetite: Short Rib Lasagna Rolls, Crab and Lemon Bruschetta and Raspberry-Balsamic Parfaits.
Giada De Laurentiis puts an elegant spin on the classic burger, fries and shakes combo. In the kitchen she creates Giada's Diner Burger with the Works, Parmesan Eggplant Fries With Basil Ketchup and Cupcake Shakes.
Giada De Laurentiis creates a small plate tasting menu for some of her friends. The twist is that each dish on the menu contains fennel, like a Citrus Fennel Salad, Pan Roasted Salmon with Fennel Puree, Fennel Upside-Down Cake and a Fennel Martini made with Fennel Vodka.
In Italy, "eggs for dinner" is very common so Giada prepares a delicious menu that is perfect for a relaxed and casual night with lots of candlelight and comfy attire. With a trip to LA Mill Coffee for espresso beans.
Giada De Laurentiis makes three recipes influenced by the cuisine of Venice, Italy and the fresh flavors of Venice, California. It's a fusion of cultures that reflect Giada's favorite foods; Lemony Shrimp and Risotto, 3-Cheese and Artichoke Calzones and Citrus Gelato.
It's Halloween and Giada De Laurentiis is creating spooky treats for the kids to enjoy at her festive backyard party: Pumpkin, Maple and Bacon Cheesecake, Witch Finger Cookies and Chocolate-Fig Black Hats.
Giada shows you how to create a stress free party, by making a menu that's casual, delicious and low stress ... leaving the host time to enjoy the party and her guests. She makes Grilled Beef Skewers With Sun-Dried Tomato Relish, Sweet Basil Cheesecake and Ginger, Lemon and Lime Martini.
Giada plans a good old-fashioned neighborhood progressive dinner party. The evening kicks off with drinks and appetizers at one home, followed by the main course at Giada and Todd's house. Then, the group moves up the street for dessert.
Giada De Laurentiis is hosting a cocktail party for her closest friends. She provides entertaining tips and creates easy dishes for an unforgettable evening. On the menu: Polenta Half-Moons With Whipped Goat Cheese, Mini Shrimp Cakes With Ginger Butter, Citrus Couscous Cups, and a refreshing cocktail, Frozen Grapetini.
What do you do with all the Thanksgiving leftovers? Giada De Laurentiis takes some of the traditional favorites and makes fun new twists to enjoy after the holiday. The menu includes Thankful Shepherd's Pie, Cranberry Barbecue Sliders With Celery Apple Slaw and Eggs Benedict on Stuffing Cakes.
Giada and her family celebrate the holidays at Aunt Raffy's house in Aspen. Fun filled days in the snowy mountains begin and end with family meals, good cheer, and amazing food. The menu for the weekend includes traditional Italian struffoli, delicious stracotto (Italian pot roast), a special holiday french toast, and more!
Giada De Laurentiis celebrates the season by preparing a beautiful family meal. The menu is a gift in itself of Roasted Prime Rib With Thyme and Marsala, Mashed Potatoes With Kale and for dessert, Pistachio, Cherry and Chocolate Tart.
Giada De Laurentiis and her family celebrate Christmas California-style with a beautiful holiday dinner on the beach. The menu features Christmas Seafood Salad, Christmas Stuffing With Bacon and Chocolate-Chestnut Tortelli.
Nothing is better on Christmas morning than an amazing festive brunch. Giada De Laurentiis and her Aunt Raffy create a menu that's savory, sweet and sure to please this holiday season with dishes like Breakfast Lasagna, Triple Ginger Souffle, Todd's Scramble and Strawberry Santas.
The perfect way to thank a host or hostess is with a homemade treat. Giada De Laurentiis makes a handful of easy and delicious recipes that can be taken to any party like Double Ginger Cookies, Crispy Chickpeas, Rosemary Cashews, Raw Goji Berry Trail Mix, Moscow Mule Cocktails and even Peanut Butter Dog Treats for the host's pets. Giada also shows us how to wrap up these edible gifts in creative and fun packaging.
Ice-skating in California? Giada, Jade and Todd to meet up with her friend, Brian Boitano at an outdoor rink in downtown LA for an afternoon of skating in the sun. She packs a portable picnic lunch for the group to enjoy; a menu designed to warm the heart after a day on ice.
Giada celebrates the Christmas season by hosting a holiday get-together with friends. The theme this year is a Secret Santa Gift Exchange and each guest has picked a name prior to the festivities. At the party, everyone will receive a thoughtful gift and discover the identity of their Santa. It's also a night of fun, laughter and really great food that celebrates Giada's Italian roots and the joy of the season.
It's a California Christmas. Giada and family celebrate with Ricotta and Vanilla Bean Puddings, Roasted Beef Tenderloin With Basil-Curry Mayonnaise and Calamari, Tomato and Caper Salad.
Giada De Laurentiis makes a Greek meal inspired by her trip to Santorini and invites over a few friends for a beautiful Greek Feast with a California vibe. Giada creates a Greek pizza, Greek meatballs, and a twist on dessert with olive oil muffins.