By Myra Foster With four Farmer’s Markets in my path each week, there’s no challenge to meeting my daily quota of vegetables without ever cracking a V8. Ruby lettuce. Baby turnips. Chioggia beets – they look like candy canes and roast up ever so sweet. Fava beans, elusive but so worth the hunt. Toss it all together with Chef Alex Shinn’s Wanderlust vinaigrette, pour a … Continue reading A Vinaigrette that screams “Summer!”
By Courtney DiFiore It’s that time, BBQ’s are every other weekend, you’re now living off watermelon and sweet tea, the smell of sunblock is in the air, and the kids are out of school and driving you crazy. Yes, it’s summer and everyone’s looking for something fun to do. Many who spend the summer at Stratton always come asking the same question, “What is there … Continue reading Things to do in Southern Vermont – TimberQuest
By Courtney DiFiore The much anticipated Wanderlust weekend has finally come and gone. More than four thousand people filled the resort for this multi-day yoga and music event. With so many eager to master the art of yoga, or if you’re like me (a newbie) explore the world of yoga, Wanderlust was able to cater to all. Classes ranged from yoga, hikes/run and meditation to hoop/slackline, lectures … Continue reading Wanderlust Recap!
By Courtney DiFiore The sun rose on Stratton, illuminating the mountain in all its glory, giving light to thousands of yogis. Greeting the sunrise, yoga enthusiasts, like camels, carry their life on their backs. Armed with water and a yoga mat (or two!), crowds form and a calming, zen energy coats the mountain. This is Wanderlust. Day 1: The morning began with a slew of … Continue reading Welcome to Wanderlust 2013 – Day 1
By Courtney DiFiore If you asked me to run, I’d be happy to lace up. Tell me to get on a bike and I’ll take a scenic ride through Southern Vermont. I’m not the best swimmer, but if asked to take a few laps, I’d oblige. Now, if someone asked me to do all three, I’d say you’re crazy. Triathletes are some of the most … Continue reading Do you Tri?
It’s mid-spring and Vermont is just starting to turn green. Taking a daily walk is the perfect way to watch spring unfold, and one of the best ways to live a healthier life. Regular brisk walking can help you maintain a healthy weight, prevent or manage various conditions, including heart disease, high blood pressure and type 2 diabetes, strengthen your bones, lift your mood, and … Continue reading Spring Walk
More and more, healthy eating is in the media. Even fast food restaurants are adding salads, lean choices, low carbohydrates, and calorie counts to their menus, designating healthy choices. Individuals and families are paying attention to their diet, striving to eat balanced, nutritious meals. “Farm-to-table” menus and restaurants are becoming popular. All of this points to a time before processed foods, when people ate what was … Continue reading Spring Greens