10 Tropical Treatments To Try During Spa Week

If you’ve been daydreaming of a beachy vaca, we’ve got you covered with these tropical treatments!

Tropical Treatments

When it comes to vacations, nothing beats a beachfront escape filled with sun, sand and slow sips of our favorite fruity beverage. With the waves steadily crashing and the wind gently blowing, it’s nearly impossible not to reach a state of divine relaxation. While we wish we could take more trips to our favorite tropical destinations, our beach days are limited – but during Spa Week we have a solution!

From April 21-27, you can get a taste of paradise by indulging in a beach-themed Spa Week treatment for only $50. There are tons of spas across the country offering luxurious services that bring promise the rest and rejuvenation that you enjoy near the sea.

And if you’re lucky enough to have some spare time for a real tropical retreat, than we’ve really got you covered! At CheapOair.com, you can snag last-minute flights at unbeatable prices, and even plan vacations for a fraction of the cost. To celebrate Spa Week, CheapOair is gifting one lucky winner with airfare to visit Sanctuary on Camelback in Arizona. Get all the decadent details here!

1. Sea Escape Pedicure with Classic Manicure at Contour Day Spa in Plantation, FL

2. Thermal Sea Mineral Hair Mask with Blow-Out at Hearts New York Salon & Yukie Beauty Spa in New York, NY

3. De-Aging Tropical Wrap at Spa Botanica at Embassy Suites in Loveland, CO

4. Catamaran Island Facial with Antioxidants and Botanicals at Catamaran Spa in San Diego, CA

5. Sea Glow Body Polish with Dry Brushing Exfoliation, Steam Shower and Rich Crème Application at Heavenly Massage in Chicago, IL

6. Aveda Caribbean Therapy Body Treatment at Soleil Salon & Spa in Windham, NH

7. Ocean Facial with Light T-Zone Extractions and Mask at Spa 66 at Hyatt Regency Pier 66 in Fort Lauderdale, FL

8. Dead Sea Salt Jewel Body Scrub at Ettia Holistic Day Spa in New York, NY

9. Oceanic Salt Scrub Pedicure with Passion Fruit Hand Treatment at Serenity in the City Salon & Spa in Medford, MA

10. Sea Salt Scrub with Slenderizing Body Wrap at Renew in Houston, TX

Have you booked your Spa Week treatment yet? Head over to spaweek.com to find a spa in a city near you!

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Noelle Chehab is the Junior Editor of Spa Week Daily. 

Travel Tuesday: Adventures in Agadir

Find out why adventure lovers are flocking to Agadir, Morocco for surf, sand and so much more!

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Although Agadir is renowned as the largest seaside resort in Morocco, the awe-inspiring coastal city offers far more than lazy days spent relaxing on the shore. In fact, Agadir, which has seen a steady increase in tourism thanks to organized roadways, a vibrant nightlife and modern marina, is quickly becoming a hotspot for adventure-seeking visitors in pursuit of a much more exciting experience.

Surf Maroc

Which is what brought and me and my fellow travel companions to Taghazout, a small fishing village just 12 miles north of Agadir. Famous for its world-class waves, this charming town boasts surf shacks at every corner flanked with festive signs offering everything from lessons to longboard rentals. Clearly designed with the surfer in mind, the city is situated on the shore, and most apartments, like the one we rented (pictured below) are outfitted with terraces that deliver the surf report, daily.

Apartment Terrace

Looking out at the perfect sets coming in almost as rhythmically as a second hand of a clock, we decided to take to the waves and try out surfing. Although I was joined by an experienced surfer who could show me the ropes, it did little to quell my nerves when I saw the huge swells surging at Anchor Point. What did serve as a small dose of reassurance, however, were the scores of beginner surfers who were still going through the motions on dry land.

After squeezing into a too-small wet suit, (not recommended!) we took to the waves for hours on end, with a series of small setbacks, and the sweetest successes. What was most memorable about my surfing experience? The irresistible combination of rigor and relaxation. Paddling through powerful breaks, at times my arms felt as if they were made of mush. Yet, balancing atop my board while scanning the horizon for the perfect wave, I felt a surge of serenity that was unparalleled.

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And then it was on to the next adventure – a day of four-wheeling to be exact. On the outskirts of Agadir, along the road that lines the coast, we saw several stands advertising beach and mountain adventures via the off-roading vehicles. With an infectious smile and honest eyes, we settled on the first tour guide we met, excited for a day filled with adrenaline.

We eased in to the four-wheeling excursion with a course on the beach outfitted with twists and turns to get us acclimated with the stiff steering. After getting settled in behind the wheel, our guide took us down the beach, at times driving right through waves as they crashed on the shore. Aside from some splattered mud (definitely don’t dress in your finest) the beach ride was mostly smooth, which proved to be a stark contrast to what was in store.

Four Wheeling

As we climbed the rugged terrain of the Atlas Mountains, we bumped and jumped over rocks and ravines with barely a break. Although this was the most challenging part of our ATV experience, it was undoubtedly the most thrilling and boosted our confidence, and in turn abilities, as we raced to the top with lightning speed. Too soon we reached a panoramic plateau, where we were invited into a Berber’s home for a cup of soothing Moroccan mint tea.

Ultimately, our four-wheeling adventure proved to be similar to surfing – intimidating at first, but unbelievably rewarding.  What’s more is that four-wheeling, much like surfing, somehow provided a heart-racing, yet relaxing experience. As we sped down the seashore, and scaled the monstrous mountains, we were constantly surrounded by exquisite scenes that surpassed all prior notions of beauty. And, after all, isn’t that what we all hope to take away from the very best adventures?

Noelle Chehab is the Junior Editor of Spa Week Daily. 

Why We Love FabFitFun VIP Boxes

Get all the latest beauty, fitness and wellness products delivered to your door with FabFitFun’s VIP gift box! 

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FabFitFun is blazing a trail, delivering health, beauty and wellness news to their legions of loyal followers. But it’s their FabFitFun VIP boxes that have really started a buzz! That’s because the FFF VIP gift boxes are the first of their kind, delivering products that cover beauty, fitness and wellness needs all in one little package, delivered to your door!

Here’s how it works: Unlike monthly sample boxes, FFF VIP boxes are sent each season, every 3 months to be exact. The boxes are hand-picked and curated by the FabFitFun team, including E! star Giuliana Rancic, who certainly knows a thing or two about the beauty and wellness biz.

After signing up at FabFitFun.com, sit back and relax, and wait for your VIP box to land on your doorstep. You can expect to be treated to fashion finds, beauty loot and fitness gear that all the celebs are trying. Think a mini stability ball & DVD duo, Cover FX protection primer and Oscar Blandi dry shampoo – which all just happen to be items from the last FFF VIP box.

Each box has a value of $150 or more, but cost only $49.99 each. And while that’s a pretty unbeatable deal, we’re offering even more savings with our Fashionably Fit Giveaway. When you enter at SpaWeek.com, you have a chance to win a one year VIP membership with FabFitFun! After you indulge in the celeb-worthy products, treat yourself to a VIP vacation because the giveaway also includes a four night stay at Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain, with airfare from CheapOair!

If you’re ready to be pampered, click here for your chance to live the life of luxury, without the lavish price tag.

Noelle Chehab is the Junior Editor of Spa Week Daily.

5 Secret Health Benefits Of Yoga

New studies show that health benefits of yoga are quite impressive! Get a $50 package at Exhale during Spa Week!

Yoga Benefits

You’ve probably heard about the benefits of yoga like improved flexibility, a leaner body and calmer mind, but you may not know just how far the perks go. In fact, new science has shown that yoga helps a multitude of common ailments that seem entirely unrelated.

After learning about yoga’s secret powers, we weren’t surprised that celebrities are so obsessed with the workout. And we’re going to let you in on another secret – celebs love practicing yoga at Exhale spas! Everyone from Cameron Diaz to Kate Hudson to Heidi Klum and more frequent this ultra-luxe location to get their yoga fix. So while we’re at it we’ll tell you the biggest (and most exciting) secret of all!

During Spa Week, from April 21-27, you can rub elbows with the stars and get the celebrity treatment at Exhale spas for just $50! Visit any one of Exhale’s five Spa Week locations, and you can reap the benefits of yoga with a 2 or 3 Pack of Mind Body Classes. Read up on all the potential perks of practicing yoga, and be sure to book your Spa Week appointment at an Exhale near you before everyone gets in on the secret!

Boosts Immunity – A recent study found that yoga boosts immunity at the cellular level, and improves how your body reacts to immune system attacks.

Eases Menstrual Cramps – Yoga minimizes cramps by stretching the muscles responsible for discomfort. Bonus – yoga is thought to reduce irritation during that time of the month!

Improves Posture – Bad posture can cause a plethora of issues like back pain and soreness. Posture is supported by strong muscles and body habits, which are both improved with yoga.

Relieves Migraines – Practicing the headstand pose called sirsasana improves oxygen flow to the brain, which can relieve the pain caused by a migraine. A new study found that people who practiced yoga for three months suffered from fewer migraines.

Increases Sleep – Yoga is such a powerful sleeping aid that a Harvard Medical School study used the practice to treat insomniacs. The benefits included better sleep and added energy during the day.

Exhale – Atlanta

  • 3 Pack of Mind Body Classes: Transform your Body with your Choice of 2 of Exhale’s Award Winning Core Fusion and Yoga Classes
  • Pure Manicure and Pure Pedicure Package including Full-Service Nail Therapy with Ginger-Infused Lotion, Organic Lavender Foot Scrub Exfoliation and Smoothing Organic Heel Balm
  • Brow Consultation, Shaping and Tinting (Excluding Alessandra)

Exhale – Back Bay

  • 3 Pack of Mind Body Classes: Transform your Body with your Choice of 2 of Exhale’s Award Winning Core Fusion and Yoga Classes
  • Sircuit Smart Facial Peel Tailored to Individual Skin Type

Exhale – Chicago

  • 3 Pack of Mind Body Classes: Transform your Body with your Choice of 2 of Exhale’s Award Winning Core Fusion and Yoga Classes
  • Pure Manicure and Pure Pedicure Package including Full-Service Nail Therapy with Ginger-Infused Lotion, Organic Lavender Foot Scrub Exfoliation and Smoothing Organic Heel Balm
  • Brow Consultation, Shaping and Tinting (Excluding Alessandra)

Exhale – Dallas

  • 3 Pack of Mind Body Classes: Transform your Body with your Choice of 2 of Exhale’s Award Winning Core Fusion and Yoga Classes
  • Pure Manicure and Pure Pedicure Package including Full-Service Nail Therapy with Ginger-Infused Lotion, Organic Lavender Foot Scrub Exfoliation and Smoothing Organic Heel Balm
  • Brow Consultation, Shaping and Tinting (Excluding Alessandra)

Exhale – Midtown

  • 2 Pack of Mind Body Classes: Transform your Body with your Choice of 2 of Exhale’s Award Winning Core Fusion Yoga Classes
  • Sircuit Smart Facial Peel Tailored to Individual Skin Type
  • Brow Consultation

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Noelle Chehab is the Junior Editor of Spa Week Daily. 

4 Flavorful Pecan Recipes You Must Try

To celebrate National Pecan Day, we found four insanely delicious recipes using the super healthy nut!

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Happy National Pecan Day, Spa Week-ers! We must admit, we’re pretty excited to celebrate this day because pecans are one of the tastiest and most nutritious nuts around. Pecans not only boast some impressive health benefits, like lowering ‘bad’ cholesterol, but they are packed with nutrients that make your body look and feel better from the inside out!

Containing over 19 vitamins and minerals, pecans certainly pack a powerful punch.  In fact, just one ounce of pecans satisfies 10 percent of your daily fiber needs. This yummy nut is also rich in vitamins A, B and E, along with folic acid, calcium, potassium and zinc. But the perks of noshing on pecans don’t stop there!

Pecans are a notable beauty booster thanks to their high content of antioxidants.  In fact, pecans are ranked as one of the top 15 foods highest in the anti-aging nutrient, and are essential for a healthy glow. Antioxidants are also known to improve skin health and complexion, and we can’t think of a more delicious way to get our glow on.

If you’re as impressed by pecans as we are, try these mouth-watering (and healthy) recipes using the super-food:

Spicy-Sweet Squash Bowl via Pinch of Yum

Spicy-Sweet Squash Bowl

This recipe is a party in your mouth thanks to an amazing combination of flavorful ingredients. Try this recipe for dinner or as a side, and keep left-overs in the fridge for a quick and satisfying snack.

Mixed Greens with Pears, Goat Cheese, Dried Cranberries and Spiced Pecans via A Family Feast

Greens and Pecans

Who said salads were boring? This mixture of creamy goat cheese, tangy pears and zesty pecans certainly isn’t for the faint of heart. Yet, despite its decadent appearance, this salad manages to stay on the healthy side.

Pecan Crusted Honey-Mustard Salmon via Yummy Healthy Easy

Pecan Salmon

This salmon recipe is oh so easy, but tastes insanely gourmet! The combination of honey mustard and pecans makes a truly tasty crust, and traps in all the tenderness of this nutrient-rich fish.

Lightened Up Raw Pecan Pumpkin Butter via Oh She Glows

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Almond butter doesn’t have anything on pecan butter, mixed with pumpkin and sweet spices. This pecan butter tastes divine on sliced apples, oatmeal or even in a smoothie. Bonus – it’s vegan, gluten-free, grain-free and soy-free!

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Noelle Chehab is the Junior Editor of Spa Week Daily. 

Olivia Pope’s ‘Scandal’ Style For Less

We’re getting ready for the season finale of Scandal with an Olivia Pope-inspired wardrobe that’s actually affordable! 

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Photo Credit: Andrew Evans/PR Photos

If you’re as obsessed with Scandal as we are, than Thursday’s season finale episode likely has you on the edge of your seat. The Internet is buzzing about all the drama that is set to unfold, and we have to admit it’s becoming pretty impossible to resist the temptation to take a peek at the spoilers.

But can you blame us? We’re dying to know what will happen, and what Olivia will wear–which inspired us to distract ourselves with some of our favorite character’s all-time best fashion moments. Whether Olivia is rocking a sleek trench, silky shell or her signature Prada purse, the power player always looks perfectly polished. Which was the goal since the start, according to Scandal costume designer, Lyn Paolo.

“I love the idea of having Olivia, this beautiful woman, in a room full of men in dark suits, and she’s in that white suit,” Paolo explained. “She just epitomizes strong femininity. I wanted her to just sort of glow, and ultimately look so feminine, and very Jackie O. She’s Kate Hepburn, basically.”

While Olivia’s closet is filled with designer labels that Jackie O herself would wear, it’s easy to recreate her signature looks with affordable pieces that you can incorporate into your wardrobe. Check out our favorite Olivia Pope-inspired work-wear in stores this spring!

Cowl-Neck Shell

Cowl Neck Shirt

Olivia Pope knows a silky shirt with a modest neckline goes with just about anything. Scoop up a cowl-neck shell like this one, and pair it with tailored pants or a high-waisted skirt.

Draped Cowl-Neck Shell available at bananarepublic.com for $39.50

White Blazer

White Blazer

As Scandal costume designer, Lyn Paolo revealed, there’s nothing that represents Olivia’s fearless attitude like a crisp white blazer. This version, with a peplum silhouette and skinny belt, is super flattering.

Short Blazer with Belt available at zara.com for $99

Lacy Details

Lace Shirt

The key behind Olivia’s femme fatale vibe are little details that ooze sex appeal. There’s nothing quite like black lace to amp up an outfit, and just a touch to cover the collarbone is both appeasing and appropriate.

Lace Top available at hm.com for $24.95

Tailored Trousers

Trousers

A pair of tailored trousers are a staple for a work wardrobe because the pairing options are endless. It pays off to take your pants to a seamstress to have them perfectly fit to your body.

Perfect Trouser Pants available at gap.com for $59.95

Power Purse

Handbag

Olivia Pope loves Prada – but hey, don’t we all? If you’re coveting a structured bag that can fit everything you need throughout the day, this bag is perfect.

Ulum Handbag in Midnight Black available at aldoshoes.com for $60

Noelle Chehab is the Junior Editor of Spa Week Daily. 

Hot Mom Monday: Beating Spring Fever

 Hot Mom Spa Squad Member Bekah shares tips for keeping the kids active during spring’s unpredictable weather.

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Spring can be a tough season for families to stay active. The weather is up and down, and between extra rain and thawing snow, in many parts of the country it’s hard to get kids outside without getting muddy and wet. Regardless, it’s still important to stay active and help keep the whole family on the move. Here are some bright ideas for families with kids of all ages to stay active:

Active video games

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 If you have a video game console like the Wii or Kinect, take advantage of movement-based activity games. There are many out there that offer at least a moderate workout, and younger kids can mimic parents or older kids. Kid-friendly workout DVDs are also available.

Active board games

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Classic board games like Twister or modern games like Sturdy Birdy encourage whole-body movement. Families can also make up their own games. For example, use a deck of cards, assigning each suit to an activity and performing that activity for the number you draw. (So the 10 of clubs would stand for 10 crunches, as one option).

Inexpensive props

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Some toys and household objects encourage movement. Furniture gliders can become indoor skates. Beanbag toss and knee hockey can make safe indoor games as well. Large bouncy balls, collapsible tunnels, and exercise trampolines also make space-saving large-motor options.

If you’re cooped up inside, you can still encourage large motor activity. It’s a healthy for you and your kids!

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meheadshotsmall-150x150Bekah blogs at Motherhood Moment where she writes about parenting topics – family activities and meal ideas, saving money and time, and much more. She lives in Minnesota and works as an online teacher and freelance musician. In her free time she enjoys family activities with her husband and their two young daughters.

Hot Mom of the Month: Kimberly Wright

Congratulations to our first ever Hot Mom of the Month, Kimberly Wright of Keystrokes by Kimberly!

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If you’re new here, our Hot Mom Spa Squad is an integral part of Spa Week Daily. We love to celebrate our most involved members, which is why we are thrilled to announce that our first ever Hot Mom of the Month is Kimberly Wright, of Keystrokes by Kimberly.

Our Hot Moms help us create the most exciting and engaging content for you, help spread the word about the wellness lifestyle, and review different spas across the country. If you’re a mommy and a blogger, check out the info here on how to join!

Now let’s get back to the woman of the hour here. Kimberly is one busy, multi-tasking mama! Mother to son Jon and Golden Retrievers Bo and Luke, she owns JonAshton PR, Breathless Moments Signature Events, Breathless Moments Travel, Breathless Moments Media, and Satori Interior Designs.

Keystrokes by Kimberly covers local events in Atlanta, reviews products, health trends and so much more, making it a must-read whether you’re based in Atlanta or not! Kimberly herself is a true survivor, having suffered a stroke seven years ago due to undiagnosed diabetes. Having overcome, she now helps spread awareness for the warning signs of stroke to others.

Stay connected with Kim for the latest and greatest updates! Follow her on Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, and Facebook.

Thank you, Kim, for your efforts last month for the Hot Mom Spa Squad. We hope you’ll enjoy a relaxing massage or facial, on us!

Arielle Sidrane is the Associate Editor of Spa Week Daily.

 

 

Health Benefits of Prenatal Massage

New science shows just how beneficial prenatal massages are for both mom and baby during pregnancy!

Prenatal Massage

The benefits of prenatal massage have been explored by experts for years, and recent information has shown just how advantageous the relaxing treatments can be for women who are pregnant. In fact, according to the American Pregnancy Association, “Modern investigation and research is proving that prenatal massage therapy can be a very instrumental ingredient in women’s prenatal care.”

While science has generally debunked prior ambivalence toward prenatal massage, evidence supporting the benefits continues to grow. “Studies indicate that massage therapy performed during pregnancy can reduce anxiety, decrease symptoms of depression, relieve muscle aches and joint pains, and improve labor outcomes and newborn healthy,” the APA explains.

But the perks of prenatal massage don’t stop there, and sessions have been shown to alleviate a multitude of common pregnancy ailments. For instance, swelling of the joints during pregnancy, called edema, has been shown to be improved by prenatal massages because it stimulates soft tissues and promotes circulation. Sciatic nerve pain is another common pregnancy malady, which is a result of the pressure of the uterus causing swelling on nearby muscles. Prenatal massage can effectively target these inflamed muscles, offering almost immediate relief from sciatic nerve pain.

The APA recommends consulting your pregnancy physician before beginning a prenatal massage program. Once approved, it is equally important to ensure that your services are administered by a certified prenatal massage therapist, available at top-notch spas like Elements Massage. Therapists at Elements Massage’s widespread locations are trained to work with expecting moms during the various stages of pregnancy to ensure the most therapeutic experience possible.

If you’re a mother-to-be, treat yourself to a prenatal massage during Spa Week, from April 21-27, for just $50! There are Elements Massage locations across the country, where you can rest assured that you’ll be in good hands. Not pregnant? Elements Massage has still got you covered with a wide-range of their signature massage services. Find a location near you and book your appointment today!

Arizona

Elements Massage – Chandler Village

  • Choice of Prenatal Massage or Sports Massage
  • Signature Relaxation/Swedish Massage
  • Deep Tissue Massage

Elements Massage – Gilbert

  • Choice of Therapeutic Prenatal Massage or Therapeutic Sports Massage
  • Signature Therapeutic Swedish Massage
  • Therapeutic Deep Tissue Massage

Elements Massage – Peoria Arrowhead

  • Choice of Therapeutic Prenatal Massage or Therapeutic Sports Massage
  • Signature Therapeutic Swedish Massage
  • Therapeutic Deep Tissue Massage

Elements Massage – Scottsdale Fountain Hills

  • Choice of Therapeutic Prenatal Massage or Therapeutic Sports Massage
  • Signature Therapeutic Swedish Massage
  • Therapeutic Deep Tissue Massage

Elements Massage – Scottsdale Promenade

  • Choice of Prenatal Massage or Sports Massage
  • Signature Relaxation/Swedish Massage
  • Deep Tissue Massage

Florida

Elements Massage – Pinecrest

  • Choice of Therapeutic Prenatal Massage or Sports Massage
  • Therapeutic Swedish Relaxation Massage
  • Hot Stone Full Body Massage

Illinois

Elements Massage – Western Springs

  • Hot Stone Full Body Massage
  • 80 Min Whole Body Massage

Massachusetts

Elements Massage – Medford

  • Choice of Therapeutic Prenatal Massage or Sports Massage
  • Therapeutic Swedish Relaxation Massage
  • Hot Stone Full Body Massage

Nevada

Elements Massage – Summerlin

  • 80 Min Massage Session

There are even more prenatal massages and other luxurious treatments being offered for just $50 during Spa Week! Head over to SpaWeek.com to book your appointment today!

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Noelle Chehab is the Junior Editor of Spa Week Daily. 

Moroccan Meals: Chicken Tagine

A trip to Morocco means marvelous meals of Chicken Tagine! Find out how to make this mouth-watering recipe at home.

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Before embarking on a two-week trip to visit my family in Morocco, my mind was swimming with daydreams of exotic cities, stunning landscapes and some serious shopping. Yet, for more reasons than one, it was the delicious cuisine of Morocco that I really couldn’t get off my mind!

The most widespread and signature dish of Morocco is Chicken Tagine, which gets its name from the clay dish and lid set that it’s cooked in. You may have seen one of these unusual looking vessels before at specialty stores, but in Morocco they line the walls of shops in the souks and frequent roadside stands as you travel between cities. The cone-like shape of the tagine is designed to direct condensation back into the dish, promising the most moist and succulent meats you could imagine.

While the tagine technique can be applied to lamb, beef, fish and more, it’s chicken that truly shines (and is my personal favorite). Chicken tagine is served throughout the electrifying coastal country, and while the cooking method and main ingredients are mostly standard, each city has its own twist on the Moroccan classic.

Huge Tagine

For instance, in Casablanca, where almost 15 of my aunts, uncles, cousin and grandmother live in the same four-story home, the chicken tagine stands out because of sheer size – it’s enormous! Because this tagine feeds so many, an assortment of root vegetables are used in the dish for sustenance. Think carrots, potatoes, chick peas and even pumpkin – which was surprisingly tasty!

On our trip to Rabat, we visited with a family friend who happens to own a few restaurants in the country’s capital city. We were treated to a tagine, but instead of chicken the dish was made with red snapper, which also worked perfectly thanks to the fish’s firmness and mild taste that perfectly absorbs the spices and flavors.

Chicken Tagine

Aside from the homemade chicken tagine that was served in Casablanca, it was on our trip to Marrakesh that we discovered the most delicious version of the dish. Sitting atop a rooftop restaurant overlooking the city’s Jemaa el-Fnaa square, we indulged in a traditionally prepared chicken tagine that was served in much smaller portions. Endless markets filled with fresh ingredients were likely to thank for the mouth-watering meal, and the striking setting made it all the more mesmerizing.

If you want to try to chicken tagine without traveling to Morocco, you’re in luck, because we found an authentic recipe straight from Marrakesh. If you don’t have a tagine, don’t worry, a heavy skillet, dish or pan can easily be substituted and used to deliver results that are just as delicious. Try out this recipe from Crawfish & Caramel and tell us what you think of chicken tagine in the comments below!

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Noelle Chehab is the Junior Editor of Spa Week Daily.