‘healthy cooking’

Healthy Cooking Thursday: Grilled Corn with Feta & Lime

By Marsha Hudnall on 08/25/2011

It’s that time again in Vermont where sweet corn fields finally blaze into their glory as summer starts to fade.  A beautiful time of the year, although bittersweet for those of us who live here because we know we’re saying goodbye to this all-too-short season.  Maybe that’s one reason why the corn makes this time of year so much, um, […] Read more »

Healthy Cooking Thursday – An Idea for Lousy Fruit

By Chef Lisa on 07/28/2011

Sometimes, no matter how conscientiously you pick out your produce, you end up with something that just isn’t delicious. Twice this summer, I have carefully selected melons which were unblemished, seemed heavy and hollow, and then cut them open only to find they were just icky.  The watermelon had a rubbery texture; the canteloupe was downright crunchy and odd.  The […] Read more »

Discover Greek Yogurt

By Marsha Hudnall on 07/26/2011

If I had to pick one food that seems to be gracing more tables these days, it’s Greek yogurt.  Thick, creamy, tangy, it’s a  perfect base for many a food. Today, Nicole Rohrig, soon-to-be-RD who is interning with us this summer, tells us all about it.  You can also find Nicole on her own blog Food Enthusiasm: A New Look […] Read more »

Healthy Cooking Thursday – Sensory Deprivation for Mindfulness

By Chef Lisa on 07/21/2011

At first glance, the title of today’s blog might have thrown you for a loop.  After all, doesn’t mindfulness mean to be in the moment, experiencing it for all it’s worth?  Of course!  Which is why sometimes it’s best to take the moment one piece at a time, as we do in Darla’s guided eating exercise at our healthy weight […] Read more »

Healthy Cooking Thursday – Quick Maple Dijon Slaw

By Chef Lisa on 07/14/2011

Cruciferous vegetables are reaaaaaalllly good for you.  Most experts reccommend eating at least one serving of cruciferous veg per day, which is the minimum we serve at our healthy weight loss spa.  They are lauded for cancer-fighting properties as well as awesome vitamins and minerals like C, A, and even calcium. So what is a cruciferous veggie, you ask? Anything […] Read more »

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