Spa Cuisine Recipes

stuffed green peppers {crock pot recipe}


I made these delicious, easy stuffed green peppers yesterday and boy oh boy, were they ever a hit! It’s not a recipe I make super often, but when the craving strikes, nothing else will do. If you like stuffed green peppers and are looking for some fun twists on this recipe, you may also want…

pork lo mein {crock pot recipe}


This is that time of year when the Crock Pot is working almost non stop. I love creating healthy, simple comfort food that simmers away on the counter top while I get my work done. It’s almost as nice as having a personal chef. Here’s a new favorite! I served this delicious, piquant pork lo…

italian wedding soup


When I woke up this morning, I looked out the window and discovered that the world had been lightly dusted with snow while I was sleeping. It’s so pretty, and snow always makes me want to snuggle in for the day, light candles all over the house, start a fire in the fireplace and make…

five minute brownie bites {no bake}


Oh my goodness! I’ve been so busy! I swear I meant to post this easy little recipe on Friday and the weekend got away from me. All day Saturday was dedicated to car shopping and, after 6 loooong hours at the dealership, I’m proud to announce that we are the owners of a new car.…

skillet biscuit pot pie


I couldn’t believe how easy and fast this delicious comfort food meal came together. It takes about 20 minutes from start to finish and you can make the pot pie filling while the biscuits bake in the oven. If you want to just make a classic version of this recipe, substitute cornstarch for the tapioca…

coconut chicken curry {crock pot recipe}


Hi there, Friends! How was your Thanksgiving? We had it pretty easy. We decided to make reservations at the historic St. James Hotel here in Red Wing. They always throw an awesome party “on the Summit” and prepare a spectacular spread. My mom, brothers and sister joined us for the occasion and I can’t remember…

shepherd’s pie {crock pot recipe}


Today I went to my grandgirl’s school for Grandparent’s day. Maddie May’s Kindergarten class sang a couple adorable songs to all of us grandparents in the elementary school gymnasium (one of them brought tears to my eyes!), and then we all went to the classroom to read books, play games and color. What a fun…

strawberry banana ginger smoothie


Here’s a delicious, healthy smoothie recipe with zing! I love the addition of fresh ginger. It’s spicy and has the added benefit of protecting you from colds and flu during the chilly winter months. Bonus! for 2 smoothies: 2 large bananas, sliced 8 ripe strawberries, hulled 2 Tablespoons fresh, grated ginger 2 cups sweetened vanilla…

bermuda beach salad dressing


Did you know that the beaches in Bermuda are pink? This is due to their proximity to certain types of coral reefs. Just a little bit of trivia for your Friday, and the inspiration for one of my new salad dressings. Actually, this is just original Thousand Island dressing with raspberry vinegar and chopped beets…

healthy chocolate pudding {paleo}


Chocolate pudding is one of my favorite sweet treats but I haven’t been eating it very often these days because, let’s face it, it’s usually loaded with sugar and starch. I discovered a whole new way to make pudding that’s not only delicious, it’s completely healthy and Paleo friendly. I made up a batch of…