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The Resort Package is the best selling package for visitors to Lake Austin Resort in Texas. Guests love enjoying the resort and creating memories of a lifetime.
October 27, 2017 | Spa Index
Taking a cue from nature, Lake Austin Spa has perfected these recipes for healthy spa popsicles to include summertime ingredients of fresh herbs, yogurt, fruit, coffee and avocados. They are simple to make and free of high fructose corn syrup, artificial flavors and dyes that are typically found in store bought varieties.
July 8, 2017 | Kitchens 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
Terry Conlan is a chef at Lake Austin Spa Resort in Texas and author of Fresh: Healthy Cooking and Living from Lake Austin Spa Resort (Favorite Recipe Press, 2003). She developed this recipe for spicy style barbecue shrimp with a wonderful sauce. There is no fatty cream or yogurt in the sauce, but you’ll be surprised at the thick and rich texture of this low calorie entree. This is a messy peel-and-eat style meal, so serve it outside on the patio, with plenty of napkins and glass of cold cucumber water.
June 10, 2015 | Spa Index
This slightly sweet loaf is perfect with a cup of tea, or as part of a light lunch with a salad and iced tea. It fits the bill for both something bread-like and dessert-like and it isn’t difficult to have these ingredients on hand if you use “craisens” or dried cranberries.
May 18, 2015 | Spa Index
Essential oils can help with many of the problems we encounter in summer months. Treating sunburn and insect bites, repelling insects and controlling fire ants are all possible with plant derived oils.
Here are some recipes courtesy of Lake Austin Spa Resort in Texas to help you have a more fragrant and enjoyable summer season.
June 22, 2014 | Kitchens 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
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
This recipe for low fat coffee creme brulee is worth the effort of baking and caramelizing with torch. It incorporates both instant coffee granules and Kahlua, skim milk, eggs, reduced fat cream cheese, and more. Perfect for a romantic dinner.
January 24, 2014 | Kitchens Spa Index
For this recipe, be certain to search for artichoke hearts jarred with water and herbs, rather than oil, to keep your fat count under control.
March 11, 2013 | Kitchens Spa Index
This simple spa style grilled turkey cristo sandwich is from the kitchens of the Lake Austin Spa Resort in Texas. Simple and wholesome, this sandwich features turkey, tomato, and Swiss cheese, and is dipped in egg white before grilling.
October 29, 2012 | Kitchens Spa Index