Saturday, 14 April 2012

Enjoy A Tropical Spring Break Staycation At Home! - Food

Not going anywhere for Spring Break? You can have just as much tropical fun in your own home with these Spring Break Party recipes and tips!

With the present state of the economy, traveling to some far away island this Spring Break just isn't realistic. But that doesn't mean you can't have fun! Create a tropical island in your own home. Invite your friends over for menus full of tropical flavors and home spa treatments. You'll all feel like you've just spent a week at the beach!

HillaryYour RSVP Editor

AppetizersYou know you're in for a fabulous meal when it begins with shrimp quesadillas or salmon canapes!

Tropical Shrimp QuesadillasCaribbean SalsaCool Salmon CanapesFabulous Crab DipGreen Salad with Creamy Key Lime Dressing

Main CoursesTake on the flavors of the islands with some of these warm weather-inspired main courses!

Costa Rican TilapiaJamaican Jerk Pork Chops with Island SalsaMojito Marinated Chicken BreastsIsland Style ShrimpAcapulco Chicken

Side DishesPool Party Pasta SaladTomato Cheese SouffleRice with Fresh HerbsPineapple Cole SlawSweet Corn Casserole

DessertsThis staycation is all about refreshment and indulgence - stay true to both with these yummy desserts!

Tropical Breeze Fruit TartHawaiian DreamsBanana Split Ice Cream PieSoft Lemonade CookiesTropical Tiramisu

BeveragesWith the taste of these tropical refreshments, you'll think you actually did go away to a warm island!

Tropical Milk ShakesCaribbean Rum PunchIsland ChillerCitrus CoolerTropical Kiwi Punch

Party Tips:1. Create your own spa! Check out our beauty recipe section with all sorts of facial, skin and hair treatment recipes to make you and your friends feel like you've had a makeover. Trade turns giving each other manicures and pedicures for the full royal treatment.2. Pretend you're on the beach and put together a KUDOS Beach Pail for dessert! A pail full of sweet goodies will make any Spring Break party a blast!3. Encourage your guests to come in clothes they would wear to the beach: swimsuits, shorts, tank tops or what have you. If everyone is dressed for the occasion, you'll really feel like you're at a spring break getaway! Have beach towels out for your friends to sit on for some extra atmosphere.More Like This:Summer Pool Party Tips and RecipesIf you're not already receiving these weekly party planners right to your inbox, click here to sign up for the Party Recipes and Tips newsletter!

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