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Using seasonal vegetables, like fiber-packed parsnips, antioxidant-rich carrots and anti-inflammatory asparagus, this recipe from Red Mountain Resort in Ivins, Utah, will tickle your taste buds while giving you a boost of clean energy, too.
Nothing gets the heart pumping like zip lining 300 feet in elevation, snorkeling among sting rays, rappelling and more — these adventure spa getaways offer fitness lovers the chance to explore a number of thrill-seeking endeavors.
We asked two spa chefs – one from Red Mountain and one from The Oaks at Ojai – what their go-to tips are in making a healthy salad dressing from scratch at home, and for the recipes of a few popular dressings used at each of their spas.
We know it’s not Thanksgiving with some sort of mash, so we set out to look for new takes on the always-present mashed potato sides to mix things up. From mint to celery root to wasabi, we’re excited to try something new this year.
Ever wish that you could take more than a long weekend, one week, or two? You can and you should. We all need longer time away from work to refresh and renew ourselves, to get those juices going again so that we can be more creative and effective at work and happier in our personal lives. We call this time a “Reboot Break.”
THIS JUST IN! Several of the spas in the SpaFinder Connoisseur Collection are participating in our SpaFinder Deal Days, the Wellness Week™! So if you are a local to any of these regions and have always wanted to try the fabulous destination spa in your ‘backyard,’ now’s your chance!
Celebrate this Mother’s Day with a bit of spa-ing, re-connecting, and treatments à deux with your best friend—mom, of course! Spas catering to a mother-daughter clientele, from adults to teens alike, are increasingly becoming more common (find an extensive list here), and promote the importance of overall wellness at an early age. Whether you’re a mom, daughter, grandmother, niece, or confidant, these destination spots offer getaway packages or amenities (and a non-stressful atmosphere!) that honor mom this Mother’s Day weekend—and throughout the year. Here’s a sample of just some of SpaFinder’s top picks we’d like to share.
Sometimes a salad at the spa is just not enough. This hearty and spicy sweet duck dish from Red Mountain Spa is the perfect mix of healthy and satisfyingly indulgent. Using extra-lean Muscovy duck, you get a delicious meaty meal that’s made from fresh ingredients and is full of fiber, antioxidants and vitamin C.
As guests can attest, the food at Red Mountain Spa & Resort is delicious with a healthy flair. Here’s a taste of two seasonal recipes that originated from this breathtakingly beautiful getaway spa in St. Ivins, Utah. For an easy dinner, try Red Mountain’s Grilled Eggplant Rolls for and for that sweet tooth, indulge in Pumpkin Cheesecake with graham cracker crumb crust.