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Quinoa and Spinach Stuffed Tomatoes from Hansen Garbarino Vineyards

This recipe is so delicious, I need to share it. I can’t take credit for it, as I obtained it from Hansen Garbarino Vineyards outside Lodi, California. Hansen Garbarino Vineyards has been in the industry in California for over 150 years. Its focus is making wines that showcase the Lodi Appellation along...

Lemon Orzo With Roasted Vegetables

The recipes that Bigelow Tea provides on a regular basis are so light and delicious. I thoroughly enjoy them. This orzo with veggies is delicious. Hope you enjoy. Lemon Orzo With Roasted Vegetables Ingredients: 1 zucchini, washed and cubed 1 red bell pepper, 1-inch (2.5cm) diced 1 yellow bell pepper, 1-inch...

Quick Breakfast Boost Shake

Here is one of my tasty, easy jump starts. I was taught this smoothie from my athletic and health conscious son. Only 4 ingredients produce a quick and delicious smoothie any time of day and every season. Quick Breakfast Boost Shake Ingredients – for 2: 16 ounces (2 cups) orange juice 1 cup low fat vanilla...

Squash Apple Soup Recipe From Rancho La Puerta

I’ve been a guest at Rancho La Puerta two times with Brenda. The first was as press and workshop presenters and last year as presenters. Brenda discovered it first. She raved about how great it was, and I agree 100%. I believe their repeat rate is approximately 70%. Besides all the wonderful activities, the...

Pritikin Longevity Center & Spa’s Chocolate Ice Cream

It’s been over a decade since I first experienced this and I am still making it.  Pritikin Longevity Center & Spa’s Chocolate Ice Cream Ingredients: 4 bananas, peeled and chopped ¼ cup skim milk or fat-free soy milk ¼ cup carob powder or Hershey’s plain coca powder ¼ cup date sugar (we use 1/8 cup) 1 tsp...

Ixtapan Spa Hotel Chicken Tacos

In looking for spas, we discovered the Ixtapan Spa Hotel and Golf Resort. This 60 year old destination spa is located in a small mountain village in the Sierra Madres Mountains. Even though they describe themselves as low key and a more budget minded spa, they are in demand. They offer the walks, exercise...

Miraval’s Angus Beef Filet Mignon Served with Roma Tomato, Basil & Shallot Salad

Miraval says, “We bring balance to dining, nourishment and the preparation of food…” Its food is satisfying and healthy. Like most destination spas, the cuisine is presented to showcase the fresh ingredients, flavor, texture and aroma. Yield 4, 6 ounce servings.   Ingredients: Beef Tenderloin, trimmed of...

Rancho La Puerta’s Shrimp Enchiladas with Picante Sauce

We often write about Rancho La Puerta in Tecate, Mexico. Brenda has been there several times and Maralyn experienced it with her when they were presenters twice. The last time was in July this year.  The Ranch’s food is all exceptional and you experience farm to fork. This is true to the extent that you can...

Soothing Avacado and Banana Masks from Rancho La Puerta

Maralyn and I are experiencing all of the benefits from the award winning Rancho La Puerta in Baja California. We yearn for the healthful farm to fork food, especially the guacamole made with avocados and peas! Try these soothing masks for your face which we learned from the Ranch skin experts when...

Baked Oatmeal from Martha Newkirk

. . . . . . . My sister-in-law’s sister was also in the same high school class as me at Glenbard in Glen Ellyn. This is a favorite recipe she shared with Barb. Since Barbara follows Where and What in the World, she passed it on to me. This is a great make ahead breakfast. . . Baked Oatmeal Ingredients: 2 C....

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