Healthy Cooking Thursday – Quinoa Tabouli

By Chef Lisa

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

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 »

Healthy Cooking Thursday – A Better Fudgy Brownie

By Chef Lisa

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 »