Cooking in a Kitchenette: Easy Recipes for Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

If you’re looking to save some cash on your next getaway but don’t want to skimp on amazing food, no worries! Page Terrace Beachfront Hotel offers complete kitchenettes in Efficiencies, Junior Suites, and Two Room Suites so that you can whip up delicious dishes without using a ton of ingredients or space. Put away the takeout menu and let’s get cooking as these easy recipes will make sure both your stomachs and budget are happy during vacation time!

Breakfast – Bacon or Ham Egg Scramble

Start your day off right with an egg scramble that packs in delicious flavors! For this recipe you’ll need 4 eggs, ½ cup of cubed ham or bacon, ¼ cup of diced bell pepper, 1 teaspoon garlic powder, ½ teaspoon onion powder, ¼ teaspoon black pepper, and ¼ cup of shredded cheese.

Pour the eggs into a bowl and whisk them until smooth. Add the ham or bacon cubes, bell pepper pieces, garlic powder, onion powder and black pepper to the eggs and mix together. Heat a medium skillet over medium heat for about 2 minutes. Grease with cooking spray or butter then pour in your egg mixture. Constantly stir to scramble as desired then once almost done add the cheese. Continue stirring for another minute until everything is incorporated. Serve immediately and enjoy a savory breakfast!

Cooking in a Kitchenette: Easy Recipes for Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Lunch – Taco Salad Bowl

Lunch - Taco Salad Bowl
Lunch – Taco Salad Bowl

For an easy lunch in a kitchenette try this tasty taco salad bowl! You’ll need 1 pound ground beef (or turkey), 1 packet taco seasoning mix (or make your own using chili powder, cumin and oregano), ¾ cup water (or swap out stock or broth), 1 tablespoon olive oil, shredded lettuce/greens of choice (about 3 cups), diced tomatoes (1 cup), ½ cup sliced olives (optional) avocado slices (optional) ,¼ cup diced onion , ½ cup shredded cheddar cheese , sour cream/plain Greek yogurt for topping(optional).

In a skillet over medium-high heat add the olive oil and then the beef or turkey and cook until browned. Add the taco seasoning mix along with water or broth stirring occasionally while cooking until all the liquid has been absorbed. In individual dishes, layer the lettuce/greens first, followed by some ground beef mixture, and then top with tomatoes, onions, olives, avocado slices, and a cheesy dollop of sour cream/yogurt if desired . Enjoy immediately!

Dinner – Chicken Fajitas

Enjoy restaurant quality fajitas from your own kitchenette with this super simple recipe! You’ll need 6 boneless skinless chicken thighs cut into thin strips (can sub other proteins here like steak or shrimp!), 2 tablespoons vegetable oil divided use ,2 bell peppers thinly sliced ,1 small onion thinly sliced ,3 cloves minced garlic , and 3 tablespoons fajita seasoning mix – store bought or homemade. Optional toppings : Warm Flour Tortillas Sour Cream Grated Cheese Lime Wedges Salsa Avocado Slices,.

In a large skillet, heat one tablespoon of oil over medium high heat. Add chicken strips cooking 7-8 minutes per side until golden brown on both sides and remove onto plate when done set aside . In the same skillet add remaining tablespoon oil then peppers onion garlic sauté 8-10 minutes stirring often until they begin to caramelize and remove onto plate when done set aside. In the same pan return the chicken strips along with fajita seasoning mix stirring for around 1 minute until everything is evenly coated . Finally add back the veggies, mixing it all together for about 30 seconds before serving . Serve atop warm tortillas or over white rice adding your favorite toppings like sour cream, grated cheese, salsa, etc. Enjoy!

From cooking a cozy breakfast to crafting a delicious dinner, prepping meals in your room adds that home away from home touch during a stay at the Page Terrace. Your kitchenette provides the convenience of making tasty dishes for all three meals with ease. So why wait? The next time you visit Treasure Island, book an efficiency, junior suite or two-room suite and make some amazing meals for you, your family, and friends during your stay. Leave your stress over a vacation budget behind and embark on a world of culinary home goodness – you won’t regret it!

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