With Cinco de Mayo coming up, its customary to serve our favorite Latin American dishes. Unfortunately, the most popular dishes can include cheesy, fatty appetizers, often high in fat. Enjoy this fresh shrimp dish instead!.
April 19, 2016 | Spa Index
To help stick with your clean eating (and sipping) goals this Holiday season, the Vita Vie Retreat in Florida has created a few cocktails and mocktails for the holidays for all of you to enjoy!
December 9, 2015 | Spa Index
I was pleased to be a part of a Twitter party on the website Mompreneurs Online. The party was all about the holidays — shopping, crafts, even make-up tips from Avon. I was there to provide advice about making it through the holidays without gaining a lot of weight. A topic that’s on the minds of too many of us.
November 27, 2015 | Spa Index
Besides getting older and cold weather, too much holiday food and drink can wreak havoc on the skin. Here are five tips and product recommendations for a glowing complexion this holiday season.
November 27, 2015 | Spa Index
This flavorful Roasted Turkey Breast with Cider and Apple Brandy Glaze is perfect for your Holiday Table. The tangy glaze gives a rich color and takes very little to drizzle over the sliced roasted serving. Serve it with roasted vegetables, perhaps even a roasted apple slice or two, and you’ll be very happy with this high-protein entree.
November 9, 2015 | Spa Index
is healthy recipe for Pritikin Pumpkin Wedges is vegetable-rich, only takes 3 ingredients, and can be a tasty vegetable and dessert, all in one. Plus, pumpkins are a bonafide super-food, so it’s triple duty recipe — easy, delicious and nutritious.
October 24, 2015 | Spa Index
Did you know that the majority of fat and calories in a slice of pumpkin pie actually comes from the crust? If this holiday treat is one of your favorites, cut the calorie count down a few notches by whipping up this flavorful, velvety, light and airy Pumpkin Mousse.
October 14, 2015 | Spa Index
Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas — the holidays where we tend to snack on candy, toast with cocktails and punch and eat bountiful snacks and meals is upon us. Temptations will be plentiful this time of year: dinner parties, goodie trays, bountiful buffets—how do we enjoy ourselves yet keep our caloric intake at a reasonable and healthy level? In this post, Sharon Rekieta, Fitness and Wellness Director at Lake Austin Spa in Texas, shares some helpful hints and tips.
October 13, 2015 | Spa Index
This dessert is so simple, and isn’t restricted to the holidays. With just three ingredients (and sometimes 2) you can have a crunch, sweet, low-fat treat. Use your favorite rice cake or puffed corn cake, melt semi-sweet good quality chocolate chips (or your favorite carob or peanut butter chips), add a drop of two of extract if desired, and you’ve got a light, satisfying dessert.
November 23, 2014 | Spa Index
This colorful creamy casserole pairs nicely with many of our Mexican spa cuisine dishes. Serve with black beans and our spa Southern Style Greens for a striking combination of colors and flavors. Great for the holiday table, too.
April 22, 2014 | Kitchens Spa Index
Pomegranates are a new superfood: They are high in vitamin C and potassium, a great source of fiber, and low in calories. Take advantage of a SuperFood with this lively elixir, perfect for breakfast or in place of a cocktail at parties.
October 29, 2012 | Kitchens Spa Index
This delicious eggnog recipe was created by destination spa Canyon Ranch for its holiday guests. Treat your own guests this season with this healthy version of a holiday staple.
December 23, 2010 | Kitchens Spa Index
This beautiful and refreshing drink is a perfect substitute for a fancy alcoholic beverage at cocktail parties. For a tarter version, we like it with lime juice in place of the lemon juice.
December 13, 2010 | Kitchens Spa Index
This recipe for a wonderful sandwich will make use of the copious amounts of turkey you’re certain to have on hand this month. While not a typical recipe for “spa cuisine”, we’ve lightened this recipe. The end result is a a sandwich bursting with flavor, interesting textures, and making the most of its calories.
November 10, 2010 | Kitchens Spa Index
This classic roast turkey, and many of our side dishes, desserts, and appetizers, will have you cooking a healthy, nutritious, and beautiful holiday dinner for your family.
November 1, 2010 | Kitchens Spa Index