12 Must Make Avocado Recipes

Avocado4 Avocados are in season and I can’t stop eating them! They are so good right now! If you are looking for new avocado recipes to make this summer, give these 12 must make avocado recipes a try. They are all winners! Continue reading “12 Must Make Avocado Recipes” »

20 Holiday Worthy Burgers

15 No-Bake Desserts for Summer

no-bake It is heating up outside and that means it is cooling down in our kitchen. I don’t like to turn the oven on during the hot summer months, but I still enjoy making delicious desserts. Today I am sharing 15 No-Bake Desserts that are perfect for summer. You don’t have to heat up the house to enjoy these tasty treats! Make one or make them all! Enjoy! Continue reading “15 No-Bake Desserts for Summer” »

Superfood Delight: Delicious Deconstructed!

Superfood_salad_bowl Summer time means longer days and tons of outdoor activities. It also brings along cravings for something light yet satisfying– the ideal summertime salad. We love a salad that tastes refreshing while still offering the perfect amount of pick-me-up. It’s just one of the reasons we created the Superfood Delight Salad. Continue reading “Superfood Delight: Delicious Deconstructed!” »

Best Of State Winner 2005-2014


Best Of State Winner 2005-2014:

Cafe Zupas is proud to have been awarded the Best of State in the Soups, Salad, or Sandwich Category since 2005. Best Of State honors those who have shown and executed exceptional dedication to their craft. We are honored to be recognized year after to year for our devotion to delivering House-Made food for our guests and communities.

Soups, Salads & Sandwiches Star At Lehi Café Zupas – Daily Herald


Soups, salads, and sandwiches star at Lehi Cafe Zupas:

“our recent visit to the new Café Zupas location in Lehi: We discovered not one, but several items in the soup, salad and sandwich realm that are All-County worthy and would merit special detours just to experience them again. Let’s start with the soups. My, oh, my, I am cuckoo for the Wild Mushroom Bisque. The soup boasts a blend of three different mushrooms — shitake, crimini and button — and the combination with the broth is otherworldly. In fact, just writing about it now is nearly enticing me into leaving the office for an encore experience.”

Cafe Zupas on KSL- “A Perfect Summer Chicken Salad”


Cafe Zupas on KSL- “A Perfect Summer Chicken Salad”:

“The perfect summer salad. Ethan Kawasaki, the executive chef for Cafe Zupas is showing us how to make the perfect vinaigrette from home to go with your chicken salad.”

Big Batch Whole Wheat Buttermilk Pancakes

Whole Wheat Buttermilk Pancakes - stephanie brubaker Every time I make pancakes, I am blown away at how many pancakes my kids can pack down!  Unless they consume no less than 8 pancakes, they find themselves hungry.  So this type of mealtime mayhem motivated me to come up with a made-from-scratch buttermilk pancake recipe that satisfied our family of six.  Also,  I highly recommend using King Arthur’s White Whole Wheat Flour.  They will never ever suspect it’s anything but plain, white, all-purpose flour! Continue reading “Big Batch Whole Wheat Buttermilk Pancakes” »

Cafe Zupas Wins Best New Concept – Utah Restaurant Association

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Cafe Zupas Wins Best New Concept 2014 – Utah Restaurant Association

“Café Zupas is a Utah-grown success story. In 2004, the soup-salad-sandwich chain opened its first restaurant in Provo, and has since grown to 26 locations in Utah, Arizona and Nevada. At the Layton and Farmington stores, you can find lining up for bowl of luxurious Lobster Bisque, or maybe a Thai Mango Chicken Salad, or a savory Pesto Chicken sandwich.
The Utah Restaurant Association recognized Café Zupas with its Best New Concept Award for 2014. The award goes to a restaurant concept that has the growth potential to expand nationally, according to a press release quoting Kelly Christenson, chairman of the URA’s board of directors.”  

recipe: strawberry blue cheese salad

Strawberry Blue Cheese Salad The temperatures are finally heating up, and there is nothing I like more when it’s hot outside than a nice, crisp salad, filled with fruit and flavor. This Strawberry Blue Cheese Salad has been a recent favorite that I can’t get enough of. It’s topped with a simple raspberry vinaigrette that is a favorite and the combination of flavors is outstanding!! Continue reading “recipe: strawberry blue cheese salad” »