Classic Service: Menus

 

The dishes we prepare change periodically to take advantage of fresh, seasonal ingredients and to make sure that our clients always have a variety of new choices. Most dishes can be amended to your taste preferences, allergies or dietary restrictions. If you would like something that is not on the menu, simply ask for it and we will try our best to satisfy your request. We would also be more than happy to prepare any family recipes that you love but do not have time to cook for yourself.

 

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 Lightas well as dishes from Canyon Ranch Spa.

 

Our Weekly Fresh Service includes anywhere from 3-5 different entrees and 3 side dishes. Side dishes portions are prepared to accompany as many entrees as you choose. Of course you are free to add soups (if not chosen as a main course), extra entrees or side dishes and desserts for a reasonable fee. Soups and desserts provide approximately 8-10 servings. 

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

  • Coq Au Vin

  • Hanger/Flat Iron Steak with Miso Glaze

  • Tagliatelle with Sausage, Red Peppers, and Arugula

  • Tortellini with Asparagus, Peas, Mint, and Goat Cheese

  • Lemon Pepper Pappardelle with Prawns

  • Tarte flambée - an Alsatian dish of puff pastry covered with fromage blanc, crème fraîche, thinly sliced onions and pancetta /bacon lardons.

 

Sides:

  • Asparagus and Mascarpone Gratin with Parmesan Breadcrumbs

  • 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 Tomato, and 18 year Old Aged Parmesan-Reggiano

  • Sweet Corn Spoonbread - like a cross between cornbread and savory pudding- delicious!

 

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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, 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.

 

 

 

 

Summer Menus

 

Fish/Shellfish

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

  • Shrimp with Vanilla

  • Lemon and Garlic Shrimp/Prawns Roman Style with a Garlic-Parsley-Black Pepper Butter

  • Crabmeat Fritters w/ Lemon Butter Sauce

  • Cod Broiled with Miso Sauce

  • Scampi w/French Green Beans and Caramelized Pears

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

  • Grilled Sesame Swordfish with Pesto

  • Tuna "London Broil" with Wasabi Cream

  • Potato-Crusted Salmon w/Dijon Shallot Sauce

  • Macadamia-Crusted Mahi Mahi

  • Broiled Swordfish with Pistachio-Basil Butter

  • Broiled Bluefish (if available or any fish will do) with Herb Mayonnaise

  • Rainbow Trout with Tarragon Butter

  • Baked Halibut Provencal

  • Salmon (or any fish) and Leeks/Baby Vegetables Cooked in Foil/Parchment Paper

  • Spicy Grilled Tuna Steaks

  • Salmon Croquettes w/Basil Mayo

  • Creamy Spinach Sockeye Salmon

 

Lamb

  • Braised Lamb Shanks w/ Thyme, Roast Carrots, and Pearl Onions

  • Grilled Lamb Chops w/Fresh Rosemary and Breadcrumb Crust

  • Lamb Chops w/Mushrooms and Herbs

  • Curried Lamb/Tikka Masala

 

Beef

  • Shaking Beef - Delicious Thai Beef Dish

  • Beef Tenderloin Medallions with Mushroom Marsala Sauce

  • Parmesan & Herb-Crusted Center-Cut Beef Tenderloin with Red Wine Sauce

  • Beef Tenderloin with Rustic Mustard Sauce

  • Beef Satay w/Peanut Sauce

  • Grilled Beef Skewers with Sun-Dried Tomato, Roasted Corn, Avocado and Feta Relish

  • Boeuf Bourguignonne

  • Broiled Steak w/Bearnaise Sauce

  • Hungarian Beef Goulash w/Potatoes, Carrots and Onions

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

  • Braised Short Ribs

  • Pepper-Crusted Filet Mignon w/Horseradish Cream

 

Pasta

  • Traditional Beef Lasagna

  • Spinach Lasagna w/Goat's Cheese - Vegetarian

  • Roast Vegetable Lasagna - Vegetarian

  • Spinach and Ricotta Cannelloni - Vegetarian

  • Ravioli w/Mushrooms, Parmesan, Mozzarella and Sugar Snap Peas

  • Lemon Pasta with Asparagus, Prosciutto and Shrimp

  • Fettuccine with Tomato-Vodka Sauce, Shitake Mushrooms and Eggplant - Vegetarian

  • Classic Macaroni and Cheese with/without Panko Breadcrumbs

  • Pasta w/Fresh Tomato Sauce - Vegetarian

  • Traditional Spaghetti w/Bolognese Meat Sauce or Meatballs

  • Spaghetti with Parmesan and Bacon

  • Penne w/Sausage and Marinara/Arrabiata Sauce

  • Baked Ziti w/Eggplant, Tomato, and Three Cheeses

  • Baked Ziti w/ Tomato, Mozzarella and Sausage

  • 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

 

Vegetarian & Pastry Entrees

  • Roasted Onion Tart/Quiche w/Maytag Blue Cheese

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

  • Pissaladiere - Provencal Onion Tart/Quiche

  • Provencal Wild Mushroom and Leek Tart/Quiche

  • Roasted Vegetable Lasagna Alfredo

  • Wild Rice and Vegetable Stuffed Yellow Bell Peppers

  • Vegetarian Chili

  • Assorted Quiches - Lorraine, Leek/Gruyere, Gruyere/Spinach, Mushroom/Swiss et al. - Can Be Vegetarian

  • Eggplant Parmesan

  • Spanokopita

 

Pork

  • Grilled Pork Chops w/Mustard Herb Butter

  • Grilled Pork Chops and Crispy Red Onions

  • Herb-Scented Tuscan Pork Roast

  • Honey-Cured Pork Loin w/Peppery Juniper and Fennel Seed Rub

  • Butterflied Pork or Veal Chops w/ Mushroom Marsala Sauce

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

  • Seared Pork Loin with Caramelized Onions and Blackberries

 

Poultry

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

  • Chicken Piccata

  • Chicken Marsala

  • Chicken Parmesan

  • Apricot and Onion Glazed Chicken

  • Chicken, Pancetta and Mushroom Stew

  • Chicken Satay w/Peanut Sauce

  • Chicken and Wild Mushroom Fricassee

  • Herb Roasted Chicken Roasted with Rosemary-Roasted Potatoes, Baked Shallots and fresh herbs

  • Crispy Mahogany Honey Dipped Fried Chicken

  • Fried Lemon-Marinated Chicken

  • Lemon and Lime Roasted Chicken w/Garlic

  • Pan-Seared Duck Breasts w/ Raspberry Sauce

  • Roast Apples, Pears and Lavender Honey Glazed Duck Breasts

  • Muscovy Duck Breast with a Cilantro, Honey and Pine Nut Glaze

  • Hoisin Marinated Duck (or Chicken) Breast

  • Buttermilk Roast Chicken

  • Buttermilk Baked Pesto Chicken

  • Thai Ginger Chicken

  • Honey Balsamic Chicken w/ Tomatoes, Mushrooms and Peppers

  • Chicken Stir-Fry

  • Chicken Cacciatore

  • Classic Coq au Vin

  • Chicken Breasts Stuffed w/Artichokes, Lemon and Goat Cheese

  • Fruited Chicken Salad w/Tarragon Mayo

  • Honey-Mustard Glazed Cornish Game Hens

  • Lemon-Pepper Chicken

  • Breaded Chicken Breast

 

Hearty Soups - meals in themselves - most can be made vegetarian

  • Potato Leek Soup

  • Lump Crabmeat Bisque

  • Lobster and Vanilla Bisque

  • Parsnip and Leek Soup

  • Potato-Cheese Soup

  • Chunky Potato-Crab Chowder

  • Wild Mushroom Soup

  • Sausage and Beef Chili - w/cilantro-lime sour cream, chopped onions and grated Cheddar Cheese

  • Baked Butternut Squash Soup with Creme Fraiche

  • Cream of Broccoli Soup

  • Cream of Asparagus Soup

  • Pumpkin Bisque

  • Grandma's Chicken Soup w/Noodles or Matzo balls

  • Tuscan Tomato Soup

 

Side Dishes/Salads

  • Fresh Green Salad - optional ingredients: candied walnuts; pine nuts; avocado; homemade croutons; cheese (parmesan/goat cheese); bacon; sauteed mushrooms; grilled peppers; caramelized apples or pears; or just fresh garden vegetables - tell me your favorite salad ingredients! Comes with Steph's Balsamic Vinaigrette, Basil Pesto Vinaigrette, Honey Hazelnut Vinaigrette or dressing of your choice

  • Couscous Salad w/Dried Cranberries/Scallion and Goat's Cheese

  • Green Beans with Dilled Lemon Butter

  • Crunchy Szechuan Green Beans

  • Steamed French Green Beans w/Pine-Nut Brown Butter

  • Garlic Spinach

  • Spinach w/Sesame Dressing

  • Foil-Baked Rosemary Roasted Potatoes

  • Oven Roasted Onion Potatoes

  • Potatoes Sarladaise (crispy potatoes, Parmesan, butter, nutmeg, scallions and wild mushrooms)

  • Steamed Asparagus with Orange Butter

  • Grilled Asparagus with Pistachios

  • Broccoli Rabe with Roasted Garlic

  • Parmesan Polenta

  • Polenta w/Mascarpone and Pesto

  • Polenta w/ Goat Cheese and Herbs

  • Creamy Polenta

  • Potato au Gratin

  • Potato Pancakes - w/Applesauce and Chive Sour Cream

  • Corn Cakes w/ Peach-Mango Salsa

  • Zucchini Bread

  • Zucchini Fritters

  • Banana Bread

  • Date-Nut Bread

  • Roasted Wild Mushrooms

  • Rice Pilaf

  • Sweet Potato and Carrot Puree

  • Glazed Carrots

  • Mashed Sweet Potatoes or Yams

  • Mashed Idaho Potatoes

  • Garlic and Sour Cream Mashed Potatoes

  • Grandma's Noodle Kugel

  • Baked Italian Eggplant

  • Wasabi Mashed Potatoes

  • Braised Butternut Squash and Potatoes w/ Mustard and Shallots

  • Grilled Asparagus w/Sesame Seeds or Pine Nuts

  • Spinach Roman Style w/Raisins and Pine Nuts

  • Baby Carrots in Sweet Cream

  • Roasted Ginger-Garlic Mashed Potatoes

  • Sweet Potato Pancakes - w/Applesauce and Chive Sour Cream

  • Wild Rice with Dried Cranberries and Hazelnuts

 

Kid Friendly Choices

To cater to your kid's particular tastes, or shall I say "food issues", a special menu can be designed that includes entrées that kids and grown-ups alike love: Spaghetti and Meatballs, Mac and Cheese, Chicken Nuggets, Mashed Potatoes,"Grandma's" Chicken Soup, Fried Chicken, Shrimp Scampi, Grilled Lamb Chops, Chicken Parmesan, Lasagna, Spinach and Ricotta Cannelloni, Chicken/Beef Satay with Peanut Sauce, Crispy Crab Cakes and more!

 

We can prepare most any style of food or cuisine to your specifications as well as any favorite recipes you may have. We would also be more than happy to prepare any family recipes that you love but do not have time to cook for yourself. You may choose dishes off of our website, provide us with recipes of your own or a combination of the two.

 

Fish/Shellfish

  • Crispy Crab cake Fritters w/Lemon-Butter Sauce

  • Grilled Scampi in Garlic Herb Butter

  • Salmon (or any chosen fish) Croquettes w/Basil Mayo

  • Shrimp Roman Style (grilled on skewers)

 

Lamb

  • Grilled Lamb Chops w/Fresh Rosemary

  • Lamb Chops w/Mushrooms and Herbs

 

Beef

  • Beef Satay w/Peanut Sauce

  • Beef Bourguignon

  • Broiled Steak w/Bearnaise Sauce

  • Roast Beef W/Crispy Scallions

  • Florentine Style T-bone Steak

 

Pasta

  • Traditional Spaghetti w/Bolognese Meat Sauce or Meatballs

  • Cold Oriental Noodles w/ Peanut Sauce - Vegetarian

  • Traditional Beef Lasagna

  • Roast Vegetable Lasagna - Vegetarian

  • Ravioli w/Mushrooms and Sugar Snap Peas

  • Sausage and Fennel Lasagna

  • Spinach Lasagna w/Goat's Cheese - Vegetarian

  • Spinach and Ricotta Cannelloni - Vegetarian

  • Baked Ziti w/Eggplant, Tomato, and Three Cheeses

  • Classic Macaroni and Cheese - Vegetarian

  • Baked Ziti w/ Tomato, Mozzarella and Sausage

 

Vegetarian & Pastry Entrees

  • Vegetarian Chili

  • Assorted Quiches - Lorraine, Leek/Gruyere, Gruyere/Spinach, Mushroom/Swiss et al. - Can Be Vegetarian

  • Eggplant Parmesan - Vegetarian

 

Poultry

  • Chicken Piccata

  • Chicken Parmesan

  • Chicken Satay w/Peanut Sauce

  • Crispy Mahogany Fried Chicken

  • Honey Fried Chicken

  • Fried Lemon-Marinated Chicken

  • Lemon and Lime Roasted Chicken w/Garlic

  • Roast Pesto Chicken

  • Thai Ginger Chicken

  • Crunchy Parmesan Chicken

  • Chicken Stir-Fry

  • Lemon-Pepper Chicken

  • Breaded Chicken Breast (Chicken Nuggets)

 

Hearty Soups-meals in themselves -most can be made vegetarian

  • Cream of Potato Soup

  • Potato-Cheese Soup

  • Chunky Potato-Crab Chowder

  • Wild Mushroom Soup

  • Sausage and Beef Chili - w/ sour cream and grated Cheddar Cheese

  • Baked Butternut Squash Soup with Creme Fraiche

  • Cream of Broccoli Soup

  • Grandma's Chicken Soup w/Noodles or Matzo balls

 

Side Dishes/Salads

  • Potato au Gratin

  • Crispy Potato Pancakes - w/Applesauce and Chive Sour Cream

  • Zucchini Pancakes

  • Foil-Baked Roasted Rosemary Potatoes

  • Sweet Potato and Carrot Puree

  • Mashed Sweet Potatoes or Yams

  • Mashed Idaho Potatoes

  • Corn Cakes w/ Peach-Mango Salsa

  • Zucchini Bread

  • Banana Bread/Banana Chocolate Chip Bread

  • Green Beans with Dilled Lemon Butter

  • Steamed Green Beans w/Pine-Nut Brown Butter

  • Rice Pilaf

  • Garlic Spinach

  • Creamed Spinach

  • Grandma's Noodle Kugel - Baked Noodle Pudding with sour cream, cottage cheese and crispy corn flake-cinnamon topping

  • Baby Carrots in Sweet Cream

  • Glazed Carrots

 

 
California, Spa, & Vegetarian Menus

 

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.

 

Fish/Shellfish

  • Baked Halibut Provencal - SPA

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

  • Spicy Grilled Tuna Steaks - SPA

  • Salmon Croquettes w/Basil Mayo

  • Shrimp with Chiles, Snow Peas, Ginger, Garlic & Scallions- SPA

  • Shrimp with Vanilla - SPA

  • Garlic Prawns- SPA

  • Lemon & 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 & Caramelized Pears - SPA

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

  • Grilled Sesame Swordfish with Pesto

  • Tuna "London Broil" with Wasabi Cream

  • Cold Poached Salmon w/ Lemon Dill Sauce

  • Citrus Broiled Salmon - SPA

  • Shrimp Kabobs - SPA

  • Grilled Halibut and Fresh Mango Salsa - SPA

  • Rainbow Trout with Tarragon - SPA

  • Cod Broiled with Miso

  • Parmesan Crusted Mahi Mahi

  • Salmon Cakes

  • Scallops with Mango Salsa - SPA

 

Poultry

  • Chicken, Mango and Cilantro Salad

  • Asian Barbeque Chicken - SPA

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

  • Chicken Piccata - 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 with Rosemary Sauce - SPA

  • Chicken Stir-Fry - SPA

  • Chicken Thighs with Garlic and Lime - SPA

  • Chicken Breasts Stuffed w/Artichokes, Lemon and Goat Cheese

  • "Fried" Chicken with Cucumber and Fennel Raita

  • Fruited Chicken Salad w/Tarragon Mayo

  • Chicken Fritters with Granny Smith Apple Salsa

  • Turkey Meatloaf

  • Turkey and Three-Bean Chili

 

Beef/Pork

  • Italian Meatloaf with Fresh Basil and Provolone

  • Florentine Style T-bone (or Ribeye or NY Strip)- SPA

  • Pepper-Crusted Filet Mignon w/Horseradish Cream

  • Filet Mignon with Peppercorn Mustard Sauce

  • Shaking Beef - Delicious Thai Dish

  • Grilled Beef Skewers with Sun-Dried Tomato, Roasted Corn, Avocado and Feta Relish

  • Teriyaki Pork Chops - SPA

  • Pork Medallions with Olive-Caper Sauce

  • Pork Kabobs - 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

  • Roasted Onion Tart w/Maytag Blue cheese

  • Vegetable Napoleon w/Ricotta Cheese

  • Stuffed Yellow Bell Peppers -SPA

  • Vegetarian Chili -SPA

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

  • Pissaladiere (Provencal Onion Tart)

  • Eggplant Parmesan

  • Provencal Wild Mushroom and Leek 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 of Broccoli Soup

  • Cream of Asparagus Soup

  • Creamy Carrot-Ginger Soup

  • Tuscan Tomato Soup - SPA

Side Dishes/Salads

  • Fresh Green Salad - optional ingredients: candied walnuts; pine nuts; avocado; homemade croutons; cheese (parmesan/goat cheese); bacon; sautéed mushrooms; grilled peppers; caramelized apples or pears; or just fresh garden vegetables - tell me your favorite salad ingredients! Comes with Steph's Balsamic Vinaigrette, Honey Hazelnut Vinaigrette, Basil Pesto Vinaigrette, or dressing of your choice.

  • 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

  • Grilled Asparagus with Pistachios

  • Spinach Roman Style w/Raisins and Pine Nuts

  • Pan-Sautéed Zucchini with Garlic, Parsley and Scallion

  • Sauteed Kale with Tahini Sauce

  • Mixed Vegetable Stir-Fry

  • Baked Artichokes Parmesan

  • Tuscan Baked Eggplant

  • Grilled Parmesan Asparagus

  • Green Bean and Red Onion Salad

  • French Green Beans with Mixed Wild Mushrooms and Balsamic Vinaigrette

  • Artichoke and Kalamata Olive Salad

  • Feta, Cucumber and Radish Salad

  • Edamame with Scallions and Sesame

  • Glazed Tri-Color Bell Peppers and Sugar Snap Peas

  • Steamed Sugar Snap Peas

  • Sautéed Mixed Peppers and Onions

  • Woodsy Wild Mushroom Sauté

  • Baked Italian Eggplant

  • Braised Winter Squash and Potatoes w/ Mustard and Shallots

  • Grilled Asparagus w/Sesame Seeds or Pine Nuts

  • Spinach Roman Style w/Raisins and Pine Nuts

  • Zucchini Fritters 

  • Puree of Butternut Squash

  • Sesame and Garlic Green Beans and Cherry Tomato Salad

  • Garlic Spinach with Pine Nuts

  • Broccoli Rabe with Kalamata Olives

  • Steamed Broccoli with Garlic Butter

  • Couscous Salad w/Dried Cranberries/Scallion and Goat's Cheese

  • Garlic Spinach

  • Spinach w/Sesame Dressing

 

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 Galettes

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

  • Wild Rice and Orzo

  • Parmesan Polenta

  • Polenta Cake w/ Goat Cheese and Herbs

  • Swiss Potato Gratin

  • 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

  • Grilled Polenta w/ fragrant herb oil and caramelized garlic

  • Potato-Gorgonzola Gratin

  • Polenta w/Mascarpone and Pesto

  • Baby Carrots in Sweet Cream

  • Glazed Carrots

  • Garlic and Sour Cream Mashed Potatoes

  • Cornbread and Pumpkin Challah Stuffing with Dried Fruit

  • Wild Mushroom and Pine Nut Stuffing

  • Apple, Bacon & Caramelized Onion Dressing

  • Roasted Ginger-Garlic Mashed Potatoes

  • Sweet Potato Pancakes - w/Applesauce and Chive Sour Cream

  • Wild Rice with Dried Cranberries and Hazelnuts

 

Canyon Ranch Spa/Cooking Light/South Beach Diet Menu Selections

 

Fish/Shellfish

  • 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

  • Warm Salmon and Asparagus Salad

  • Lump Crab Meat Fritters

  • Salmon Cakes/Fritters

  • Salmon Croquettes served with a Remoulade Sauce and Carrot Remoulade Slaw 

  • Citrus Broiled Mahi Mahi

  • Grilled Sesame Swordfish with Pesto

  • Halibut Provencal

  • Halibut Tapenade in Parchment/Foil

  • Spanish Saffron Monkfish or Halibut

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

  • Shrimp Creole

  • Garlic Prawns with Sugar Snap Peas and Shitake Mushrooms

  • 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

  • Shrimp Kabobs w/ Grilled Mixed Vegetables

  • Vanilla Shrimp

  • Shrimp and Celery Salad with Wasabi or Curry Mayonnaise

  • Skillet Paella - with Chicken and Shrimp

 

Poultry

  • Grilled Basil Chicken with French Green Beans and Shitake Mushrooms 

  • Double-Dipped Chicken Parmesan

  • Chicken and 3-Bean Chili

  • Baked Chicken with Eggplant, Mushrooms and Peppers

  • Grilled Tarragon Chicken

  • Honey Balsamic Chicken

  • Baked Pesto Chicken

  • Chicken en Papillote

  • Skillet Paella - with Chicken and Shrimp

  • 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

  • Chicken Stir-Fry

  • Chicken Capri

  • Chicken Mole

  • Coconut Chicken

  • Chicken Cacciatore

  • Chicken Croquettes

  • Ricotta (or Goat Cheese) and Spinach Stuffed Chicken Breasts

  • “Soufflé” Stuffed Chicken

  • Lemon and Lime Roasted Pepper Chicken with Garlic

  • Old-Fashioned Chicken Pot Pie  

  • Chicken Francaise            

  • Sausage and Chicken Gumbo

 

Beef/Pork/Lamb

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

  • Shaking Beef - Crispy Thai Beef Dish

  • Garlic and Soy Grilled Pork Chops

  • Honey-Hoisin Pork Tenderloin 

  • Diner Meatloaf "Muffins"

  • Balsamic Glazed Beef Tenderloin (also Salmon, Chicken or Pork)

  • Thai Grilled Steak with French Green Beans

  • Yogurt-Marinated Lamb Kebabs

  • Dijon and Pommery Mustard-Crusted Loin Lamb Chops

  • T-bone Steak with Garlic, Lemon Zest and Parsley

  • Pepper-Crusted Filet Mignon w/Horseradish Cream

  • Mozzarella Stuffed Ground Sirloin or Pork Burger with Pesto

  • Pork Tenderloin with Sautéed Wild Mushrooms, Cranberries, Blueberries and Port

 

Vegetarian

  • Mixed Vegetable Stir-Fry (can be side dish as well)

  • Vegetarian 3-Bean Chili

  • Eggplant Parmesan

  • Garlic and Lemon Grilled Vegetables (can be side dish as well)

Sides

  • 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 and Balsamic

  • 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-Color Bell Peppers and Sugar Snap Peas

  • Sautéed Peppers and Onions

  • Bok Choy with Shiitakes

  • 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 Coleslaw

  • Steamed Broccoli with Garlic Butter

  • Broccoli Rabe with Kalamata Olives