A Twist on Thanksgiving Leftovers

By Lisa Christie

In the midst of yesterday’s holiday of feasting, one thing was for certain: there would be an aftermath. And in this case, we’re not referring to the morning-after negative self-talk that may occur following “too much” enjoying. We’re talking about leftovers that need to be used ASAP. If you want some creative ideas for leftovers other than your favorite turkey sandwich (and […] Read more »


Polenta Fries

By Robyn Priebe

You asked for it, you got it…… here is our  recipe for polenta fries. 1/2 cup cornmeal or polenta 1/2 cup cold water 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1 teaspoon minced garlic 1 1/4 cups water 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese 2 tablespoons sliced scallions Combine the polenta and cold water and set aside. Combine the oregano and garlic with the remaining water and bring […] Read more »


Creamy Italian Dressing

By Robyn Priebe

Lately I’ve been getting tons of requests for Chef David Smith’s Creamy Italian Dressing.  So for all you fans out there, here it is: packed 1/2 c fresh basil packed 1/2 c fresh parsley 1/2 c chopped scallion greens 4 cloves of garlic, peeled 1/4 c honey 1/2 tsp salt 1/8 tsp ground black pepper 1 T Dijon mustard 1 […] Read more »


Healthy Cooking Thursday – Quick Maple Dijon Slaw

By Chef Lisa

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 »