Spa Cuisine Recipes

thai peanut chicken noodle jar


This past summer was definitely the summer of “jar” picnics. We enjoyed quite a few! As summer turns to Autumn, we’re still taking salads and meals in jars wherever we go. This is my latest creation. for 4 thai peanut noodle jars: 4 cups whole grain spaghetti noodles, cooked according to package and chilled 2…

the sloppy jane {sloppy joe’s skinny sister}


These sloppy sandwiches are healthy and every bit as delicious as traditional Sloppy Joes. I used lean ground turkey in place of ground beef and everyone loved them. This is an awesome recipe to make on a busy night when you don’t have a lot of time to spend in the kitchen. serves 4 to…

peach basil frozen yogurt


We’re nearing the end of that time of summer when we can enjoy all of the glorious summer fruits that the season has to offer. Peaches are one of my all time favorites. I love basil and peach together. If you use really ripe, fresh, sweet peaches for this frozen yogurt recipe you’ll hardly need…

marinated veggie grill


We love grilled veggies along with our grilled chicken, steak and pork chops. The very best way to make grilled veggies is to use a grill wok. We always marinate our vegetables for several hours prior to grilling. It adds tons of flavor and minimal calories. ~ this makes enough as a side dish for…

chunky tomato ketchup {crock pot recipe}


This homemade ketchup tastes so good and it’s sooooo much healthier than the store bought stuff. Try it in place of regular ketchup in recipes, and of course on burgers and fries! 3 lb. juicy, ripe tomatoes, cut into big chunks 23 oz. tomato sauce 2 small onions (or one large), chopped 3 celery ribs…

{just like harlow’s} betty bowl


I am positively smitten with making different dinner bowls these days. Ask Jeff and Gracie There’s always plenty of healthy ingredients in the fridge just waiting to be made into a yummy combination of flavors. I have found that having high protein ingredients and lots of veggies at the ready is absolutely KEY to eating…

healthy hubby chocolate ice cream


I’m sure you’ve all heard about (and probably sampled) Ben & Jerry’s “Chubby Hubby” ice cream. Well, this isn’t that. This is actually frozen yogurt (but you don’t have to tell anyone.) It’s rich and creamy and soooooo chocolaty. I used agave nectar in place of sugar in this recipe so you can rejoice while…

mussels in arrabbiata sauce


Oh my goodness… My cooking regimen has become pretty lazy this last month or so. I’m all about getting in and out of the kitchen quickly, making as small of a mess as possible, and not heating up the whole house for hours on end. This is one of my favorite things to make in…

koshary bowl {egyptian street food}


I like making a big pot of rice and beans, whole grain pasta, or quinoa at the beginning of every week so we have a good base for healthy “bowl” lunches. This makes a bunch so you’ll have enough for quick lunches all week or to feed a big crowd (your vegetarian friends will love…

berry love salad {with creamy balsamic dressing}


Yet another tempting salad to entice you makes 4 large dinner salads: 8 cups spring greens, arugula or baby spinach 8 oz. crumbled feta cheese or chevre 2 cups hulled, sliced fresh strawberries 2 cups fresh blueberries or black berries 4 thick slices purple onion, chopped 4 large grilled chicken breasts, cut into strips and…