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Garlic Scape and Greens Pesto

Have you ever cooked using your vegetables’ green leaves, such as those from radishes, fennel, carrots and beets? You can use these greens to make some easy and tasty recipes! To make use of what’s in your pantry, we recommend our no-waste garlic scape and greens pesto recipe. Make this pesto with just a few […]

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A new wine to sample

– A conversation with Gérard Marinovitch, wine expert and vice-president of Spa Eastman We are very proud to introduce our new Cuvée 2020 – the perfect apéritif to sip on your patio… The grapes we chose We opted for three white, hybrid North American varieties with a slightly higher acidic level than the  ‘classic’ grape […]

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Venture into the world of local wines

The Spa Eastman marketing team in conversation with sommelier Patrick Jackson Did you know that Spa Eastman has created its own brand of white wine in partnership with a local winemaker – namely Jean-Paul Martin of Grange Hatley? It has been quite an adventure and here’s how (and why) we created a vintage exclusive to Spa […]

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Bitter almond soy cream

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Buckwheat Crêpes with Seasonal Fruits

These tasty crepes are made with only 3 ingredients – buckwheat flour, water and a pinch of salt. Buckwheat flour is a perfect gluten-free substitute for all-purpose flour and it can be used in most recipes. This light breakfast will keep you energized throughout your day. Buckwheat is a prebiotic, which stimulates the growth of […]

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Garden vegetable quiche with a quinoa crust

Discover how easy it is to eat well without spending a lot of money, using everyday ingredients that you can find in your fridge. This recipe is for quiche with a quinoa crust. It’s rich in fibre and protein, as well as being gluten and dairy free – a healthy, delicious alternative to a traditional […]

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Layered duck eggs and vegetables

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The mystery and magic of water kefir

Fermented water kefir is an important part of our juice retreat here at Spa Eastman. Although we may think that this ‘new’, fermented health drink has only just arrived on the world scene, the history of water kefir goes back a very long way.  There is much debate as to whether it originated in Tibet […]

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Green vegetable and rosemary juice

Portion: 1 Is your green juice missing something?  Losing it’s zip?  Well, there is a way to bring life back into your juice routine.  Just like mixing healthy cruciferous vegetables and sprightly, sweeter citrus makes a juice more balanced – blending in herbs adds another layer of flavor to the mix. Ingredients ½ cucumber ½ […]

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Clearing the Fog: Juice and herbal cleanses for clarity and focus

In 2017, the World Health Organization published a study (1) stating the total number of people living with depression in 2015 was estimated to exceed 300 million – an increase of more than 18.4% since 2005.  And depression aside, almost all of us have, at some time in our lives, experienced abnormal tiredness, brain ‘fog’, […]