Spa Cuisine Recipes

oven-baked cheesy veggie rice bowls

cheesyvegbowls

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

oatcookiesmoothie

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

strawavoquesa

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

chickenpaprikash

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

popuff

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…

the best slow cooker pork tenderloin

slowcookporkloin

This Easter, while the ham was baking in the oven, this was cooking in the Crock Pot. It was so easy to prepare, and incredibly moist and delicious. Perfect holiday fare, without the fuss! yield: count on 1/3 lb. to 1/2 lb. per person- 2 to 4 lb. pork tenderloin 1/2 cup water 2/3 cup…

waldorf macaroni picnic salad

wladorfmac2

Spring is in the air and I’ve been having fun planning warm weather menus and outings. We love picnics and go on several during the spring and summer months. One easy way to enjoy a picnic is by packing your salads and desserts into canning jars. They keep your food fresh, and if you surround…

“chicken in the straw” salad

chickenstraw

Hello there! It’s gorgeous outside today and it’s got me thinking about crisp, cold refreshing salads and dinner on our screened-in porch. Maybe a tall glass of iced tea? This is such an easy little salad to put together, and the chunks of grilled chicken make it delicious and satisfying enough to pass as lunch…

salmon salad baguette melts

salmonmelts

Here’s an easy, high protein, delicious dinner idea. If you like tuna melts you’re going to LOVE salmon melts. I made ours on artisan bakery baguette, and sprinkled some capers over the top for a little extra fanciness. ~ preheat oven to 425 degrees F. ~ 1 medium “take and bake” baguette 15 oz. canned…

slow cooker latin picadillo

latinpicadillo

Have I mentioned that I adore tacos? I think I have. We make them at least once a week, and I eat them for my nutritious, gluten free, high protein breakfast almost every day. I’m always looking for inspiration and new twists on the classic recipes when it comes to tacos. They’re a great way…