Happy New Year everyone! As we gear up for a wonderful New Year's Eve celebration here in Tucson, we wanted to give a shout out to our entire Miraval community around the country and the globe. 2013 has been a wonderful year for us here at Miraval and we hope it has been a memorable one for all of you as well! As we look forward to 2014, we wanted to take a moment and reflect on the last year of wellness tips shared on our blog. Here's our Top 10 - but as you know, this barely scratches the surface of all the wonderful tidbits, recipes, and tips you can find in our blog archive.
Wishing you all a happy, healthy, and mindful 2014. We hope to see you at Miraval!
Tips for a Better Night's Sleep
These easy-to-make martinis from Miraval’s Mindful Eating cookbook are perfect for your upcoming New Year's Eve festivities. Serve something new with these unique, mindful cocktails made with natural, healthy ingredients like açai berry juice, ginger tea, and prickly pear syrup!
Makes 2 cocktails
- 3 oz. premium vodka
- 2 oz. triple sec
- 1 oz. pomegranate juice
Miraval Nutritionist Junelle Lupiani, R.D. specializes in weight management and the integration of nutrition in disease prevention. Junelle believes that nutrition is a fundamental building block to good health and well being and provides practical and individualized strategies to achieve weight loss. In the video below, Junelle walks you through how to make an easy and nutritious green smoothie, via WorldLifestyle.com. Enjoy!
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At Miraval, Pastry Chef Kim Macy and her team make sure that every morning is a delight by serving freshly baked treats such as these old-fashioned rolls. At home, these Glazed Cinnamon Rolls, featured in the new Sweet & Savory cookbook, are perfect for special weekend morning! The icing gets a delicious tang (and a lower amount of fat) from Neufchâtel cheese, which is cream cheese-style cheese with about 30 percent less fat than regular cream cheese. Enjoy!
Glazed Cinnamon Rolls
Makes 24 Large Rolls or 48 Small Rolls
- 1 c. warm water
- 1 c. warm 2 percent milk
- 1 Tbsp. active dry yeast
- 2 eggs
- 1/4 c. melted butter
- 1/4 c. canola oil
- 5 c. all-purpose flour