‘Healthy Recipes’

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 »

Healthy Cooking Thursday – Making Fruit Sexier

By Chef Lisa on 06/09/2011

As summertime arrives, the fruit selection in markets is improving. There’s a lot of inspiration for delicious treats in the produce section, but sometimes even a great variety of sweet fruit just isn’t enough for a meal-ending indulgence. However, there are a lot of quick and easy ways to enhance your fruit enjoyment. Here are a few tips from our […] Read more »

Healthy Cooking Thursday – Grow Your Herb Garden

By Chef Lisa on 06/02/2011

Memorial Day is the unofficial start of the gardening season in Vermont, so I thought I would dedicate this week’s post to the easiest edibles you could grow. After all, I don’t pretend to have a very green thumb, and even I haven’t killed too many herb plants! Why grow herbs? For one thing, herbs can be thrown into nearly […] Read more »

Healthy Cooking Thursday – A Better Fudgy Brownie

By Chef Lisa on 05/12/2011

By popular demand, here is the brownie which we serve at our healthy weight loss spa.  (Yes, really!)  When we deprive ourselves of life's little treats, like the occasional great brownie, it can lead to negative consequences.  An indulgence every now and then can be a very healthy habit indeed. That doesn't mean we didn't play with this recipe to make it […] Read more »

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