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Spa Influenced 4th of July Alternative
July 4, 2017
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Happy 4th of July! I was singularly focused on crab, specifically a crab roll.  So, I organized my thinking this 4th of July on a non-traditional alternative – spa-influenced of course – to the Hot Dogs and Hamburger of the 4th of July.  Of course, there are many hamburger alternatives that you see on the […]
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Eggs Florentine (a Miraval Recipe)
June 10, 2017
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Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and I love a good breakfast!  There are so many wonderful options for breakfast at Destination Spas, so why not incorporate that into a healthy, spa-inspired lifestyle at home? I love my spa cookbooks.   It seems impossible for me not to  get a spa cookbook […]
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Fruit Therapy
April 21, 2017
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Recently when I visited the Grand Spa at Tabacon Thermal Resort and Spa , I noted that while at the spa, instead of the usual spa water and herbal teas, they offered a small fruit smoothie.  They had a number of offerings, as depicted in a pamphlet of “Fruit Therapy” This really resonated with me from […]
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Chocolate Mousse – Spa-Style
April 14, 2017
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Spa cuisine isn’t about restriction and deprivation.  I have had some truly decadent desserts at destination spas like the Lodge at Woodloch, Mii Amo and Miraval.   One of my favorites is a Bitter Chocolate Cremeaux and I have been working with a variation for home.   Like all spa cuisine, the key is about […]
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Friday Night Apps – Spa Style
March 31, 2017
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I love to eat good food.  Period.  We could just end the blog here.  So if some people think of the stereotypical “spa food” they may not think the two can go hand in hand.  But anyone who has been to any of the Destination Spas knows that you can get great food, spa-style.  Filet […]
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Live Spa, even at work
October 26, 2016
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So, I had to laugh today. I was at work (my “real” job) and I was in an all day meeting. So, breakfast and lunch were provided by our dining services company.    They had Orange Cucumber “Spa” Water.   Now clearly, in a conference room, in the middle of an office building on a meeting all […]