Chef Jeff ventures into the alligator infested bayou to catch fresh black drum for his healthy seafood supper. He takes his catch to the kitchen to scale down and poach the fish with his young sous-chef Garrett. They prepare a seafood medley along with saffron rice while we learn the health benefits of beets and the secrets of Swiss chard.
Chef Jeff journeys to Lake Pontchartrain to catch fresh blue crabs for a healthy crab cake feast. His young friends, Sean and Mack, join him in the kitchen to cook the crabs with a side of California style succotash. Plus, learn what makes onions and jalapeno peppers true super foods.
Chef Jeff goes to the dock to pick up fresh gulf jumbo shrimp for his outdoor barbeque extravaganza with young chef Payton. Together they fire up a platter of grilled shrimp, smoked salmon, grass-fed beef, jalapeno seasoned corn on the cob, and fresh asparagus. While the mixed grill cooks to perfection, Payton shares the secrets of what makes cilantro so good for you.
Chef Jeff pulls out all the stops and combines an amazing assortment of "SuperFoods" as the ingredients for his ultra healthy and delicious meal. The main course is a roasted free range turkey breat, followed by mashed sweet potatoes and a medley of the best sauteed kale you've ever tasted. Along the way we'll learn why sweet potatoes keep you looking younger.
Chef Jeff takes a trip to the free-range farm to select some freshly laid eggs for his healthy breakfast menu. Garrett, the local farmer, shows us why heritage pork is so healthy. Then Chef Jeff meets his young friend Mariah in the kitchen to cook breakfast with fresh harvested eggs, oatmeal, healthy bacon and sweet potato hash. Along the way, we learn some super healthy facts about sweet potatoes.
From a trip to an organic herb garden to a visit to an artisan bakery, Chef Jeff leaves no stone unturned finding the best ingredients for his super sandwiches. He’ll show us the secrets to growing great tasting herbs and we’ll learn why a 7,000 year old bread recipe is still popular today. Then he’s back in the kitchen making some super sandwiches you’ll have to taste to believe. It’s the sandwich show you won’t want to miss!
Chef Jeff takes us shopping with his friend Bliss to cook up an organic, meatless, pasta supper. We learn why tomatoes are important in our daily diet. Then, Chef Jeff and Bliss whip up a super nutritious salad with homemade balsamic dressing. For dessert, special low fat blueberry-almond milkshakes!
If you’re ready to experience the best tasting pork chop that ever came out of a home kitchen, then this is the show for you. It starts on the farm where Chef Jeff discovers the difference that heritage bred, pasture raised pork has to offer. Then a local butcher reveals what every home chef needs to know when picking out pork chops. Finally, it’s into the kitchen for a quick and easy lesson on how to prepare the perfect stove top pork chop.
Chef Jeff and the former Miss Texas meet a group of 4H kids who explain the benefits of free range chickens. Then it’s into the Family Style kitchen for a comfort food supper that includes, low fat Mac N” Cheese, great tasting collard greens, and a healthy fried chicken recipe you’ll want to try for yourself.
Chef Jeff spends a day at the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts where he meets the students in the culinary arts classes. Along with the two culinary instructors at NOCCA, Chef Jeff leads the students in a competition to see who can cook up the best soup and grilled cheese sandwich. Then they take on dessert with an “Apple Betty” challenge that’s creative and delicious!
Chef Jeff takes burgers to an all new level. He is joined by his young sous chef Austin and together they turn the humble hamburger into a healthy taste experience you won’t want to miss. The menu features grass fed beef burgers, ground turkey sliders and a salmon burger that’s really delicious.
It’s time to turn everyone’s favorite food, meatloaf, into a tasty kitchen creation that’s loaded with nutrition. Chef Jeff and his young friend Chayil
make an unforgettable turkey meatloaf, field green and cake-like cornbread dinner that’s truly mouth watering.
For all those fried chicken fans, get ready for a new recipe that’s low in calories and high in flavor. It’s Chef Jeff’s very special oven-fried chicken creation. Not only is this dish over 100 calories less than regular fried chicken, it’s crusted with barbeque potato chips that make for a recipe you’ll want to try in your own kitchen at home.
Chef Jeff goes crawfishing with his sous-chefs, Robin and Jeremy, to catch the star ingredient for a special homemade seafood gumbo. Along the way they learn the special health benefits of crawfish. Back in the kitchen Chef Jeff makes savory black pepper biscuits that are the perfect compliment to the tasty seafood gumbo.
It’s all about Duck on this episode of Family Style! Chef Jeff shows us the healthiest farm fresh duck recipe you’ll ever experience. Together with his sous-chef, Bryan, they pan sear duck breasts in honey sauce along with a side dish of wild rice, garlic green beans and a pomegranate salad.
Chef Jeff ventures to an alligator farm to find alligator nuggets for an incredible Po-Boy sandwich. When he gets back to the Family Style kitchen he’s joined by his sous-chef Calli and they prepare a New Orleans style Po-Boy accompanied by herbed french fries that are out of this world.
Chef Jeff visits "Farmhouse Diary" to find fresh goat milk for his roasted curry chicken recipe. When he gets back to the Family Style kitchen he's joined by sous-chef, Tia. Together they make Chef Jeff's flavorful and delicious oven-roasted curry chicken with goat milk, coconut milk and chicken stock.
Chef Jeff visits the “Edible Garden” to harvest fresh vegetables for a special skirt steak dinner. When he returns to the kitchen he is joined by his guest sous-chef, Nicholas. Together they make a healthy and delicious pan-grilled skirt steak with roasted acorn squash, Portobello mushrooms and cream peas with veggies.
Chef Jeff makes a trip to “Grow Dat Farm” in New Orleans to harvest delicious field greens. Then he joins Olivia at the market to pick out healthy grass fed beef short ribs for the main course. Once they get to the kitchen they cook some tasty smoke flavored grits to bring the whole meal together.
Chef Joins invites Chef Sal Marino to help him recreate an amazing Italian feast featuring the classic dish, Osso Buco. To add to this mouth watering meal they create stuffed zucchini blossoms, and two different versions of polenta. It’s an unforgettable family dinner that you have to see to believe.