The health benefits of parsnips are not as familiar to most people as its sister the carrot. Parsnips are an excellent source of potassium and fiber, are known to balance blood sugar levels and lower cholesterol. Parsnips can be an excellent source of folic acid for women, playing an important role with expectant moms, for reducing heart disease, dementia and osteoporosis. Try this sweet tasting vegetable in a beautiful soup — Winter Parsnip Soup is a favorite of the guests at Grail Springs Retreat Centre in Ontario.
November 16, 2015 | Spa Index
What exactly are toxins? Toxins are substances that have harmful effects on the body. They come from food, water, air, from chemicals used to grow and process food, coffee, sugar, pre-packaged foods and junk foods. Normally, a person can process these toxins in the liver, kidneys and other organs and eliminate them in the feces, urine, and perspiration.
June 2, 2015 | Spa Index
This Alkaline Diet Plan is part of your perfect day when you visit Grail Springs. We start with yoga and meditation classes, then take to the saunas and healing spa therapies
March 31, 2015 | Spa Index
Full of color, texture and flavor – this recipe for Fennel Kale Slaw is a highly nutritious salad, especially when it is topped with mung bean sprouts! By the way, the longer it marinates the better it tastes! It was developed by Marni Wasserman for Grail Springs Retreat in Ontario, where it is a guest favorite salad — and no one misses the mayonnaise.
March 26, 2015 | Spa Index
This drink is so tasty it has been highlighted on Entertainment Tonight, served at the Toronto International Film Festival, the Genie Awards and the Bell Celebrity Classic! Besides being delicious, it’s health benefits: raises alkalinity, detoxifies, and builds up the immune system.
January 4, 2010 | Kitchens Spa Index