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October 24, 2017 | Spa Index
Zucchini Soup is usually a fat-added creamy affair, but this version served at New Life Hiking Spa in Vermont takes a new approach, using savory ingredients for a broth based, light and nourishing version.
December 17, 2016 | Spa Index
Kale is a member of the cabbage family and grows best in cold climates. Even so, it is available all year round in most parts of the country, making this hearty recipe a soup for all seasons.
November 15, 2016 | Kitchens Spa Index
Quinoa and Lentil Stuffed Peppers is a perfect vegetarian supper for both cold and warm weather seasons. Omit the Parmesan to make this an ideal vegan entree, too!
October 17, 2016 | Spa Index
This recipe for Roasted Artichoke Hearts with Caramelized Onions and Herb Dressing is courtesy of UltraWellness and Dr. Mark Hyman.
May 7, 2016 | Kitchens Spa Index
This may be the easiest and fastest Zero Fat Carrot Soup you can make. With just a handful of ingredients and spices, you have a zesty fat-free soup to tote to work or school — a 1 cup serving is between 45-50 calories.
April 15, 2016 | Spa Index
There’s nothing more comforting than a bowl of Sweet and Sour Cabbage Soup, but the sodium content of many recipes can be a staggering 600 mg per cup. Our Pritikin version has no added sodium but loads of deep, savory flavor
March 2, 2016 | Spa Index
Roasted cauliflower is the perfect comfort food for a cold weather meal. The addition of smoked paprika gives this side dish depth and a slightly smoky flavor that compliments the robust taste of cilantro and garlic.
March 1, 2016 | Spa Index
This whole dinner entree is courtesy of Ananda Spa in the Himalayas. The executive Chef, Narenda Sharma, carefully creates recipes for guests which feature wholesome ingredients like whole grains, locally sourced vegetables and hand picked herbs and spices. In this recipe for Whole Wheat Spaghetti and Soya Bolognese, he uses soya nuggets, a meat substitute and savory vegetables to create a rich and savory tomato sauce.
February 5, 2016 | Spa Index
This Carrot Ginger Soup is a guest favorite meal at Sanivan Holistic Retreat in the Catskills of New York.
January 21, 2016 | 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
This creamy “raw” pasta dish is a healthy alternative to traditional Fettuccine Alfredo and perfectly refreshing for those hot summer days! Suitable for vegans and vegetarians, but pleasing to all.
August 7, 2015 | Spa Index
This fruit filled dessert is a tropical take on traditional Chocolate Mousse, and is suitable for vegans and those avoiding dairy and soy. It’s very creamy and satisfying — a little goes a long way.
July 6, 2015 | Spa Index
This vegan Coconut Leek Soup is part of Betsy Carter’s 3 Day Plan to Kick the Sugar Habit.
February 23, 2015 | Spa Index
Greens are an excellent source of iron, calcium and vitamins. Instead of a kettle of greens simmered in pork fat all day, which can be high fat and high sodium, try this spa-style light version.
April 22, 2014 | Kitchens Spa Index
Blum Center for Health (located just moments from Doral Arrowwood Hotel Conference Center in Rye Brook, New York) uses their expertise in Food as Medicine, Mind.Body.Spirit and Functional Medicine to custom design your treatment program. Classes offered include Nutrition in the Kitchen as well as cooking gluten free, and cooking with children.
March 19, 2014 | Spa Index
Vermont Spa Baked Sweet Potatoes spotlight wonderful ingredients from Vermont, but can easily be made wherever you are from, as well!
March 11, 2014 | Kitchens Spa Index
This recipe produce a dark, moist, chocolate-y carob date cake frosted with a silken tofu creme frosting, suitable for vegans.
December 26, 2013 | Kitchens Spa Index
There is nothing not delicious about this vegan ice cream crafted by Marian Tobin-Hardy from dates, Himalayan salt, vanilla and crushed dark chocolate with almonds.
September 26, 2013 | Kitchens Spa Index
This recipe for Chocolate Cherry Almond Bark combines all the health-giving benefits of raw cacao without sacrificing taste or pleasure of chocolate candy.
August 26, 2013 | Kitchens Spa Index
This is a simple bean salad from The UltraMetabolism Cookbook 200 Delicious Recipes That Will Turn on Your Fat-Burning DNA. Dr. Mark Hyman, The UltraWellness Center. Like any bean salad, this one is best made ahead of time, so the flavors can reach their full potential before serving. The dressing is equally good on garbanzo beans or kidney beans.
January 30, 2013 | Spa Index
Nestled in the sand on the Santa Monica coast in California, Shutters On The Beach is a favorite luxury seaside resort, serving up fresh and delicious food with style year-round. In The Summertime Anytime Cookbook, Dana Slatkin shares 130 irresistible recipes from her family’s celebrated hotel for any day or night at the beach, including this delicious salad.
September 24, 2012 | Spa Index