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Nutrition

Love & Chocolate: Collapsed Chocolate Souffle Recipe

Being the foodies that we are, we’re sure that somewhere in the equation for love, chocolate must be one of the variables, right? Here’s a delicious – and low-fat – recipe from Lake Austin Spa Resort for the perfect chocolate cake to indulge in with your lucky loved ones. Get the recipe.

Spa 101

Last Minute Summer Spa Travel Deals

The summer season is winding down, but that doesn’t mean the fun has to stop! Several resort spas across the country are offering end-of-the-summer travel deals so you can begin this fall refreshed and ready to go. Schedule a last-minute family vacation with Labor Day travel deals or squeeze in one more upcoming girlfriends getaway []

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Travel & Play

Oprah Final Season Giveaway: Miraval!

This just in! Audience members of The Oprah Winfrey Show enjoyed quite the surprise today, when Miraval Arizona presented everyone with a two-night, all-inclusive stay at the luxury destination retreat. The special offering was in commemoration of the show’s farewell season, as well as the “25 Years of Oprah and Gayle’s All-Time Best Adventures” episode []

Nutrition

Wellness Week Menu Day 3: Miraval Arizona

Miraval Arizona has got it all, offering a wide range of activities, classes, retreats, and workshops, combined with an array of spa services, and of course, healthy seasonal and local spa cuisine. Executive Chef Chad Luethje (right) is dedicated to helping guests and residents live and feel better through eating, which means attempting to seek []

Travel & Play

Register for the First Annual Washington Spa Alliance Symposium!

Are you a spa enthusiast interested in the spa industry? If so, you can’t miss the first annual Washington Spa Alliance Symposium, where valuable information and new insights on the redefining of the American spa experience will be revealed and discussed. With featured speakers including Dr. Pamela Peeke, Philippe Bourguignon, vice chairman, Revolution, LLC & []

Fitness

Why to Try a New Fitness & How to Do it Safely

Repetition can sometimes make the once exciting and invigorating into something mundane and blah. Because of this, the idea of exploring and experimenting with new forms of exercise is beneficial for several reasons, says Miraval’s Exercise Physiologist, Andrew Wolf, M.Ed, C.S.C.S.

Nutrition

Miraval Arizona Recipe: Sweet Corn, Barley, and Bean Soup

With all this wishy-washy weather, we think a good bowl of soup is in order to get grounded and feel nourished. This low-calorie, low-fat, hearty, and wholesome soup recipe from Miraval Arizona is as easy as it is delicious. We love sneaking barley in wherever we can – nutty, chewy, and pasta-like, this cereal grain []

Fitness

Top 10 Voted Best for Yoga

Yoga is a great way to get a workout while increasing flexibility, and it’s also an opportunity to stretch the mind as you focus your attention on yourself and your body. Because yoga focuses on the all-encompassing concept of wellness through touching on mind, body, and soul, the practice is a great fit with getaway []

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Travel & Play

5th Night Free at Miraval Arizona!

Miraval Resort & Spa invites you to enjoy more time in the sun – Stay 4 nights and your 5th Night is Free – one whole extra day in glorious warm weather at all inclusive Miraval Arizona! The winner of 9 different categories of the 2010 SpaFinder Reader’s Choice Awards – revel in our expertise, innovation, blue skies, natural surroundings and gracious care. For details: www.miravalresorts.com/Rates-Specials/5th-NIGHT-FREE or call 866-389-9589

Nutrition

Miraval Recipes: Warm Pear Gingerbread & Walnut Ice Cream

The holidays are in full swing, which means a house full of food and delicious treats to delight in. What better way to stimulate your senses, nourish your body, and warm the house than to bake a seasonal bread, fresh in your kitchen oven? Miraval’s Warm Pear Gingerbread recipe fits the bill perfectly – we []