Spa Cuisine Recipes

creamy pineapple chicken tacos

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Yum! You are going to love this new taco recipe I created featuring fresh pineapple and pineapple cream cheese. Savory, sweet, creamy and delicious! for 6 creamy pineapple chicken tacos: 6 soft corn tortillas 1 and 1/2 cups warm, grilled chicken breast or thighs, shredded 6 to 8 Tablespoons pineapple cream cheese spread (I used…

hawaiian luau teriyaki chicken bowl

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Aloha! This past weekend we decided to have a little Hawaiian luau on our deck. We adore all things Hawaiian, and after making our favorite cold ginger chicken, we decided to try something new. Well sort of new. I’ve been making teriyaki bowl for years and years, but never in a hollowed out pineapple bowl!…

skipjack tuna roll

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I was pretty excited when I was contacted by one of my favorite companies, Wild Planet, and asked to partner with them to create some new, fresh recipes using their amazing seafood. Their salmon, anchovies, sardines, and tuna are second to none in both flavor and quality. My first recipe features their delicious, Wild Skipjack…

{slow cooker} brown sugar orange broccoli beef

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I’m always looking for new ways to cook a chuck arm roast in the slow cooker. It’s the perfect way to prepare this cut of meat. Low and slow. It comes out falling-apart-tender and juicy every time! This time I decided to adapt several of my slow cooker roast recipes and create a sweet, tangy,…

oven-baked cheesy veggie rice bowls

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Healthy and delicious! Make these ooey gooey, cheesy, bowls vegetarian, or add some grilled chicken or steak if you want the extra protein. They’re so easy and good! You can use whatever veggies you like. This time I made our dinner bowls with zucchini, green bell pepper, tomato, onion, and carrots. for 4 dinner bowls:…

oatmeal cookie smoothie

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Who wouldn’t love to start their day with an oatmeal cookie for breakfast? This delicious smoothie includes all the flavors of the delicious cookie, but it’s healthier and includes much needed protein to get your day started out right. This delicious shake-like smoothie kept me full until lunch time and absolutely satisfied my sweet tooth.…

strawberry avocado chicken quesadillas

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This is what me and my hubby had for lunch today. So delicious and refreshing, and a fun, unique way to use those pretty, fragrant strawberries! serves 2 2 Tablespoons olive oil, divided 4 soft, taco size corn tortillas or flour tortillas 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese 2/3 cup to 1 cup chopped, cooked chicken…

creamy chicken paprikash

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A few days ago I was craving a creamy paprikash, like my Hungarian pork paprikash, without the heavy cream and all the calories, and although this is still served over egg noodles, and includes a minimal amount of cream, I think I found a happy medium. It’s light without tasting like “diet” food. And it’s…

cheesy potato puff casserole

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This is one of my go-to potato recipes for Easter and other holidays. It’s fluffy, and cheesy, and perfect with ham, turkey, roasted chicken, or grilled steak. There are never any leftovers! I always use 8 oz. of cheese for this, but if you use 6, the casserole will get a bit puffier. ~ preheat…