Spa Cuisine Recipes

parmesan garlic zoodle salad

zoodlesalad

I am in LOVE with the Vegetti spiralizer. You can make veggie noodles of every kind, and my favorite are zucchini noodles (also referred to as “zoodles”.) I have discovered that I don’t like to cook them. Even a little bit of cooking will make them soggy and watery. The best way to eat them…

homemade candy bars

candybars

This recipe is loosely adapted from Gwyneth Paltrow’s recipe for healthy candy bars that I discovered in her awesome book, It’s All Good. Her original recipe calls for 1/2 cup shredded coconut in addition to the rest of the ingredients, and I opted to omit it. She adds coconut oil to the chocolate topping, and…

maui sunrise smoothie

tropicalsmoothie

My hubby woke up to one of these beautiful smoothies for his healthy Father’s Day breakfast yesterday. I had one too, and let me tell ya, it was awesome! Pretty too, huh? Feel free to add a dollop of greek yogurt and/or a scoop of your favorite protein powder to this if you need the…

pina colada smoothie

pinacoladasmoothie

What’s for breakfast? How about one of these delicious, creamy, Pina Colada smoothies? They’re loaded with healthy stuff, and would make a great post-workout treat, lunch, or snack too! for 2 big smoothies: 1 cup plain greek yogurt 1/2 cup coconut milk (the thick, creamy, canned type) 2 frozen bananas 1 heaping cup fresh pineapple…

{sheet pan} crunchy fish tacos

sheetpanfishtacos

Are you ready for super easy, super CRUNCHY fish tacos that you bake in your oven? You have definitely come to the right place. I couldn’t believe how good these turned out. Make sure you bake the fish until it’s golden brown and crunchy. ~ preheat oven to 350 degrees F. ~ serves approximately 4…

italian caprese tortellini salad

capresetortellini

After our long, relaxing, Memorial Day weekend I’m ready to share some new recipes! Here’s one we enjoyed yesterday as part of our picnic lunch. It turned out truly sensational. It’s a combination of traditional caprese salad and tender, cheesy tortellini. My favorite part is the amazing, thick pesto dressing. Seriously addictive and soooo delicious!…

creamy pineapple chicken tacos

pinechictacos

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!…