Spa Cuisine Recipes

smoked almond chickpea salad

Chickpeas are quickly becoming a staple in our home, and this quick salad is one of our favorite ways to prepare them. It’s smoky, crunchy, creamy, and wonderful! Use it as a topping for a green salad and you won’t need salad dressing, or use it as a filling for sandwiches or lettuce wraps! Delicious!…

crunchy thai peanut chickpea wrap

Smoky, hearty, filling, delicious, and fast! The perfect thing to make for lunch or dinner. These big wraps are one of my favorite things to eat. I top them with spicy, creamy peanut sauce which makes them truly irresistible! This is a vegan recipe, but it doesn’t have to be. Sub cooked chicken, beef, or…

nacho crunch fajita bowl

Mmmmmm! Who doesn’t love a hearty, healthy, flavorful fajita bowl for lunch or dinner? It’s one of my “go-to” dinners during the week because I can prep everything in advance and people can serve themselves. It’s so good and I never get tired of it. With all of the delicious, fresh veggies and whole grains…

easy hawaiian cold ginger chicken

One of my favorite dishes EVER! And now that I’m vegan, I still make the sauce to serve with seitan or oven roasted cauliflower! You can use this amazing sauce as a sandwich topping, as a dressing for macaroni salad, as a salad dressing, or over grilled pork chops too. So fresh and delicious! chicken…

vegan posole

A cozy, healthy, hearty soup for a rainy day! It’s raining here in the Mississippi River Valley. There are thunderstorms happening all over the state of Minnesota. I tried to walk up to the library and ended up turning around and coming back home. Glad I had my umbrella with me! When I returned home…

big banana brownies

Looking for yet another way to enjoy over ripe bananas? These are SO amazing and so easy to prepare. Big, ooey gooey, fudgy, chocolaty brownies with a hint of banana. What could be better? Note: Use your favorite, light oil in this recipe. Vegetable oil or canola oil are both perfect choices. Don’t be tempted…

cheesy spinach bars

Looking for something to serve for easy breakfasts? This is an awesome recipe. It goes together fast and you just cut it into squares like a cake pan quiche. We like to make breakfast sandwiches by placing a square on a toasted bagel and topping with your favorite breakfast meat. (Sans the meat for my…

tempeh banh mi sandwich

There’s only one thing to do when you’re craving a banh mi sandwich. Ya gotta EAT ONE. Nothing else will satisfy the craving. Since I’m no longer eating pork, I got to work creating a vegan banh mi using tempeh. It was nothing short of outstanding! Be sure to click on the links in this…

vegan nachos

So when I looked at the recipes out there for vegan nachos I was skeptical. The “cheese” starts out with mashed potatoes. How can that possibly turn into cheese? Well, it DOES. Some sort of witchcraft happens when you mix everything together. I can’t explain it. These are the absolute BEST vegan thing I’ve ever…

cheesy veggie nuggets

Ohmygoodness! I was craving McDonald’s chicken nuggets a few days ago when my daughter and her boyfriend brought some home to enjoy with a movie. You have to understand, I never ate chicken nuggets even when I did eat meat, but for some darn reason I couldn’t get them out of my head. Sooooo, I…