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Creamy Italian Dressing

By Robyn Priebe on 02/08/2012

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 »

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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 – Blueberry Balsamic Dressing

By Chef Lisa on 07/07/2011

Don’t you hate when you discover an old package of blueberries in the back of your fridge, looking a lot less sexy than they did two weeks ago when you picked them up at the store? Sigh. Never fear, those soft and nearly wrinkled berries need not head to the compost pile just yet.  Pretty much any kind of overripe-yet-not-quite-gone fruit […] Read more »

Healthy Cooking Thursday – Quinoa Tabouli

By Chef Lisa on 06/30/2011

At our healthy weight loss spa, we’re constantly seeking out ways to make whole grains more interesting. Quinoa is pretty interesting on its own, with a fascinating place in history among the Incan empire and a relatively high amount of protein content. But many people wouldn’t consider making a cold salad with it, which is one of my favorite ways […] Read more »

How to Meal Plan Without Overplanning

By Robyn Priebe on 06/22/2011

Today in our meal planning class at our healthy weight loss spa I had mentioned that meal planning does not always need to involve determining specific combinations you’ll pair up, for example deciding that you must serve Lemon Cantonese Chicken with a Soba Noodle Salad and steamed snow peas.  Focusing on 1 food group is also an appropriate way to […] Read more »

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