5-Star Wellness Retreat

Nutrition

Soup’s On: Chef Michael’s Potato Leek Soup Recipe

Potato Leek Soup Recipe

We’re big soup fans here at Skyterra, and we’re coming into peak soup weather! There are so many ways to make soup flavorful, healthy, and comforting. When visitors try Chef Michael’s creamy soups, they’re often astounded to discover they’re vegan. For example, this rich-tasting potato leek soup recipe is gluten-free, dairy-free, and has only six…

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Farmed Fish vs. Wild-Caught: What Lurks Below the Surface?

Farmed Fish vs. Wild-Caught

As the Registered Dietitian at Skyterra Wellness Retreat, I work with the Executive Chef to ensure we craft meals from the most nourishing ingredients possible. I also advise our guests on their nutritional priorities and challenges. When it comes to seafood, one of the most common questions is, “What is the difference between farmed fish…

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Your Skyterra Pantry: Golden Milk Recipe

Have you heard of golden milk? This turmeric tea beverage has been increasingly popular lately thanks to its health benefits and delightful drinking experience. Here’s a healthy golden milk recipe courtesy of our culinary team, so you can enjoy this tasty anti-inflammatory treat from the comfort of your own home. There are many variations of…

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Introducing Executive Chef Michael Vess

MIchael Vess

Here at Skyterra, we accommodate all of our guests’ dietary needs and preferences. Three meals a day, seven days a week, our guests leave the table not just fed, but satisfied, nourished, and inspired. With 16 in-house guests, that’s a total of 336 delicious individualized meals every week. How does this happen? Through the care…

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Your Skyterra Pantry: Swiss Chard Nutrition & Recipes

Swiss Chard: Nutrition & Recipes

Swiss chard is a nutritional powerhouse that’s easy to get your hands on. These richly-hued greens are available year-round and are very versatile, making them one of our go-to greens here at Skyterra. Our culinary team brings you this infographic highlighting the health benefits of Swiss chard and easy ways to use it. What is Swiss…

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Is Halo Top Ice Cream Actually Healthy?

Is Halo Top ice cream actually healthy?

Halo Top ice cream is creating a buzz for its low calorie count, high protein content, and popular flavors. Is it a truly guilt-free way to indulge your summertime cravings, or is it too good to be true? Is Halo Top ice cream actually healthy? There’s plenty of reasons to be skeptical. If you have any knowledge…

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HALT: Are you about to Stress Eat?

HALT Stress Eating

Your mind is racing, heart pounding, and you find yourself with one hand in a potato chip bag and the other reaching for ice cream in the back of the freezer – HALT! Are you about to stress eat? If left unchecked, stress-induced emotional eating can lead to unwanted weight gain, habitual self-soothing through grazing,…

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