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California, Spa & Vegetarian Menus

(More to come!)

 

It's difficult to think anything but pleasant thoughts while eating a homegrown tomato

~ Lewis Grizzard


 

 

 

 

 


 

Here are a few new dishes. More to come!
 
Entrees:
  • Chicken Braised with Red Wine, Red Wine Vinegar and Tomatoes
  • Hanger Steak with Miso Glaze
  • Tortellini with Asparagus, Peas, Mint, and Goat Cheese
  • Lemon Pepper Pappardelle with Shrimp
  • Tuna or Salmon Tartare
 
Sides:
  • Spinach with Sesame and Soy
  • Carrot, Baby Potato, and Pea Ragout with Tarragon
  • Broiled Asparagus and Artichokes with Lemon Brown Butter
  • Stir-Fried Asparagus and Shitake with Ginger and Sesame
  • Farro with Pesto, Cherry Tomatoes, Grilled Vegetables, Mozzarella & Aged Parmesan-Reggiano
  • Jerusalem Salad - Tomatoes, Persian Cucumbers & Parsley in a Tahini Sauce

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In addition to the following "spa" fare, for those wishing to lose a few pounds or are just desirous of more balanced and healthy fare, we will prepare recipes from The South Beach Diet, Cooking Light, as well as dishes from Canyon Ranch Spa.


Spa and Vegetarian Cuisine - Main Courses


Fish

Baked Halibut Provencale - SPA

Salmon (or any fish) and Baby Vegetables Cooked in Foil - SPA

Spicy Grilled Tuna Steaks - SPA

Shrimp with Chiles, Snow Pea Pods, Ginger, Garlic & Scallions - SPA

Shrimp with Vanilla - SPA

Lemon and Garlic Shrimp Roman Style with a Garlic-Parsley-Black Pepper Butter/Extra-Virgin Olive OIL - can be grilled on skewers-SPA

Scampi w/French green beans and Caramelized Pears - SPA

Chili and Lime Marinated Snapper (grouper or Tilapia as well) with Roasted Corn Salsa - SPA

Grilled Sesame Swordfish with Pesto

Citrus Broiled Salmon - SPA

Grilled Halibut with Fresh Mango Salsa - SPA

Rainbow Trout with Tarragon - SPA

Cod Broiled with Miso

Parmesan Crusted Mahi Mahi

Salmon Cakes with Remoulade Sauce

Scallops with Peach-Mango Salsa - SPA


Poultry

Asian Barbeque Chicken - SPA

Chicken Marbella - Delicious Mediterranean dish w/prunes, olives, capers and garlic- SPA

Chicken Picatta - SPA

Chicken Marsala - SPA

Herb Roasted Chicken or Individual Cornish Hens Roasted with Rosemary-Roasted Potatoes, Baked Shallots and fresh herbs

Buttermilk Roast Chicken

Lemon and Lime Roasted Chicken w/Garlic - SPA

Honey Balsamic Chicken w/ Tomatoes, Mushrooms and Peppers - SPA

Chicken Stir-Fry - SPA

Chicken Thighs with Garlic and Lime - SPA

Chicken Breasts Stuffed w/Artichokes, Lemon and Goat Cheese

Turkey Meatloaf

Turkey and Three-Bean Chili


Meat/Pork

Italian Meat Loaf with Fresh Basil and Provolone

Florentine Style T-bone (or Rib-Eye or NY Strip)- SPA

Pepper-Crusted Filet Mignon w/Horseradish Cream

Filet Mignon with Peppercorn Mustard Sauce

Shaking Beef - Delicious Thai Dish

Teriyaki Pork Chops - SPA


Vegetarian

Cold Oriental Noodles w/ Peanut Sauce

Spinach Lasagna w/Goat's Cheese

Roast Vegetable Lasagna

Spinach and Ricotta Cannelloni

Ravioli w/Mushrooms and Sugar Snap Peas

Tomato-Vodka Pasta w/Shitake Mushrooms and Eggplant

Macaroni and Cheese

Pasta w/Fresh Tomato Sauce

Baked Ziti w/Eggplant, Tomato, and Three Cheeses

Vegetable Napoleon w/Ricotta Cheese

Vegetarian Chili 

Eggplant Parmesan

Wild Mushroom and Leek Tart/Quiche

Butternut, Feta, & Spinach Pie

Fresh Tomato and Zucchini Tart/Quiche w/Mozzarella and Basil

Wild Rice and Vegetable Stuffed Yellow Bell Peppers

Assorted Quiches - Leek/Gruyere, Gruyere/Spinach, Tomato/Zucchini, Mushroom/Swiss, et al.

Spanakopita

Vegetable Galette

Porcini Risotto With Peas

Couscous with Dried Apricots and Preserved Lemon

Tomato and Eggplant Pie

Smoky Eggplant Soup 

Mushroom and Herb Polenta

Tuscan Eggplant with Black Garlic 

Israeli Cous-Cous with Turmeric, OJ, Lemon, Scallion, Pecans, Dried Cranberries & Goat Cheese

Wild Rice and Orzo with Pinenuts, Parmesan, Grilled Vegetables, Wild Mushrooms, Spinach, Feta, Olives and Dried Cranberries

Pissaladière - Provencal Onion, Niçoise Olive and Anchovy Tart


Hearty Vegetarian Soups - meals in themselves

Potato Leek Soup

Potato-Cheese Soup

Wild Mushroom Soup - SPA

Baked Butternut Squash Soup with Crème Fraiche - SPA (without the Creme Fraiche)

Cream/Puree (no cream) of Broccoli Soup

Cream/Puree (no cream) of Asparagus Soup

Tuscan Tomato Basil Soup - SPA

Roasted Corn Soup

  

Spa and Vegetarian Cuisine - Side Dishes

Fresh Green Salad - optional ingredients: candied walnuts; pine nuts; avocado; home made croutons; cheese (parmesan/goat cheese); bacon; sautéed mushrooms; grilled peppers; caramelized apples or pears; or just fresh garden vegetables - the list goes on - tell me your favorite salad ingredients! Comes with Steph's Balsamic Vinaigrette, Honey Hazelnut Vinaigrette or dressing of your choice - first nights dinner only

Green Beans with Dilled Lemon Butter


Crunchy Szechuan Green Beans

 

Baby Green Peas with Pearl Onions

 

Steamed French Green Beans w/Pine-Nut Brown Butter

 

Spinach w/Sesame Dressing

 

Steamed Asparagus with Orange Butter


Zucchini Pancakes with Chunky Applesauce and Chive Sour Cream

 

Grilled Asparagus with Pistachios

 

Spinach Roman Style w/Raisins and Pine Nuts

 

Mixed Vegetable Stir-Fry

 

Baked Artichokes Parmesan

 

Tuscan Baked Eggplant

 

Grilled Parmesan Asparagus

 

Feta, Cucumber and Radish Salad

 

Glazed Tri Colore Bell Peppers and Sugar Snap Peas

 

Steamed Sugar Snap Peas

 

Sautéed Mixed Peppers and Onions

 

Braised Winter Squash and Potatoes w/ Mustard and Shallots

 

Grilled Asparagus w/Sesame Seeds or Pine Nuts

 

Puree of Butternut Squash

 

Sesame and Garlic Green Beans and Cherry Tomato Salad

 

Garlic Spinach with Pine Nuts

 

Sauteed Broccoli Rabe with Kalamata Olives

 

Steamed Broccoli with Garlic Butter

 

Cous-Cous Salad w/Dried Cranberries/Scallion and Goat's Cheese

 

 

 

A little less SPA! - Side Dishes

Orzo Pasta and Goat Cheese w/Tomato, Pine Nuts and Wild Mushrooms

Wild Rice and Orzo w/Pine Nuts, Parmesan, Wild Mushrooms and Dried Cranberries

Foil-Baked Rosemary Roasted Potatoes

Potato Galette

Potatoes Sarladaise (crispy layers of potatoes, butter, nutmeg, crispy scallions and wild mushrooms)

Wild Rice and Orzo

Parmesan Polenta

Scallion Pancakes w/Plum and Hoisin Sauce

Potato Pancakes - w/Applesauce and Chive Sour Cream

Corn Cakes w/ Peach-Mango Salsa

Zucchini Bread

Banana Bread

Date-Nut Bread

Rice Pilaf

Sweet Potato and Carrot Puree

Mashed Sweet Potatoes or Yams

Mashed Idaho Potatoes

Grandma's Noodle Kugel

Wasabi Mashed Potatoes

Polenta w/Mascarpone and Pesto

Baby Carrots in Sweet Cream

Glazed Carrots

Garlic and Sour Cream Mashed Potatoes

Roasted Ginger-Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Sweet Potato Pancakes - w/Applesauce and Chive Sour Cream

 


CANYON RANCH MENU/COOKING LIGHT/SOUTH BEACH MENU SELECTIONS

 

ENTREES 

 

FISH


Tilapia, Mahi Mahi (or any fish) Cooked in Foil w/Baby Vegetables and Basil Oil

 

Spicy Grilled Tuna Steaks

 

Cod Broiled with Miso Sauce

 

Teriyaki Salmon

 

Grilled Rosemary Salmon

 

Five-Spice Salmon

 

Lump Crabmeat Fritters

 

Creole Salmon Cakes

 

Citrus Broiled Mahi Mahi

 

Grilled Sesame Swordfish with Pesto

 

Halibut Provencal

 

Grilled Scampi with Wild Mushrooms, Snow Pea Pods, Garlic and Scallion

 

Lemon and Garlic Shrimp Roman Style with a Garlic-Parsley-Black Pepper Oil- grilled on skewers

 

Shrimp with Chiles, Snow Pea Pods, Ginger, Garlic & Scallions

 

Vanilla Shrimp

 

 

POULTRY


Grilled Basil Chicken with French Green Beans and Shitake Mushrooms

 

Baked Chicken with Eggplant, Mushrooms and Peppers

 

Grilled Tarragon Chicken

 

Honey Balsamic Chicken

 

Baked Pesto Chicken

 

Turkey Chili

 

Oven "Fried" Chicken Fingers with Honey-Mustard Dipping Sauce

 

Chicken Marbella - Delicious Mediterranean dish w/prunes, olives, capers and garlic

 

Spanish Spiced Rubbed Chicken with Mustard-Green Onion Sauce

 

Spice-Rubbed Chicken Tenderloins with Cilantro Dipping Sauce

 

Ginger Chicken Stir-Fry

 

Lemon and Lime Roasted Pepper Chicken with Garlic

             

Sausage and Chicken Gumbo    

 

 

MEAT


Florentine-Style NY Strip Steak - (T-bone or Filet Mignon as well)

 

Shaking Beef - Thai Beef Dish

 

Beef Satay with Peanut Sauce

 

Honey-Hoisin Pork Tenderloin 


Diner Meat Loaf "Muffins"

 

Thai Grilled Steak with French Green Beans

 

Pork Tenderloin with Sautéed Wild Mushrooms, Raspberries, Blueberries and Port


 

VEGETARIAN


Mixed Vegetable Stir-Fry 

 

Vegetarian 3-Bean Chili

 

Eggplant Parmesan

 

Tofu Cacciatore

 

Garlic and Lemon Grilled Vegetables 

 

 

SIDE DISHES


Grilled Asparagus with Toasted Pine Nuts

 

Grilled Parmesan Asparagus

 

Baked Artichokes Parmesan

 

Tuscan Baked Eggplant

 

Mixed Greens with Garden Vegetables and Steph’s Balsamic Vinaigrette

 

French Green Beans w/ Toasted Pine Nuts

 

Sesame and Garlic Green Beans and Cherry Tomato Salad

 

Green Bean and Red Onion Salad

 

French Green Beans with Mixed Wild Mushrooms

 

Artichoke and Kalamata Olive Salad

 

Feta, Cucumber and Radish Salad

 

Baked Portobello Caps with Melted Goat Cheese


Balsamic Tomato, Mozzarella and Basil Salad

 

Edamame with Scallions and Sesame

 

Glazed Tri Colore Bell Peppers and Sugar Snap Peas

 

Sautéed Peppers & Onions

 

Bok Choy with Shitakes

 

Broiled Tomato w/Pesto and Mozzarella

 

South Beach "Mashed Potatoes" – made with Cauliflower

 

Garlic Spinach with Pine Nuts

 

Broiled Portobello Mushroom Caps w/Pesto and Pine Nuts

 

Summer Cole Slaw

 

Steamed Broccoli with Garlic Butter

 

Broccoli Rabe with Kalamata Olives

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 


 

             

 

Areas we serve:

 

Our services are available for most areas in Chicago, IL and the surrounding suburbs: Andersonville, Arlington Heights, Barrington, Brookfield, Bucktown, Buffalo Grove, Burr Ridge, DePaul, Deerfield, Downer's Grove, Elmhurst, Evanston, Forest Park, Glen Ellyn, Glencoe, Glenview, Gold Coast, Highland Park, Hinsdale, Hyde Park, Kenilworth, Lakeview, Lincoln Park, Lincoln Square, Lombard, La Grange, Libertyville, Lincolnwood, Lincolnshire, Lake Forest, Long Grove, Morton Grove, Near North, North Shore, Northbrook, Riverside, Oak Park, Oak Brook, Old Town, Printer’s Row, Park Ridge, River Forest, River North, Roscoe Village, Skokie, South Barrington, South Loop, Streeterville, Westchester, Western Springs, Wheaton, Wheeling, Wrigleyville, Wicker Park, Wilmette, Winnetka and others.

 

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