27Apr

Astrology Week May 21- 28

April 27, 2017 by Golden Door

ASTROLOGY WEEK: May 21 – 28, 2017 Join us for a very special week among the stars with  California-based astrologer Alex Bunshaft. “We are born at a given moment in a given place and like vintage years of wine we have the qualities of the year and of the season in which we are born. Astrology does not lay claim to anything more.” –C.G. Jung In addition to your full Golden Door program, join in daily talks that revolve around you and your birth chart.   Monday – A Look at Your Birth Chart, Your Zodiac You are one-of-a-kind. You are unique. How many times have you been asked, “What sign are you?” You are being asked, “What is your Sun Sign?” The Sun Sign is the heart of the chart, but it’s far from the whole story. There are many components in the chart that work together to make you who …

26Apr

2017 Golden Door Cooking School

April 26, 2017 by Golden Door

Cooking school is back this year! A one-week, hands-on culinary experience focusing on organic farm-to-table cuisine and nutrition awaits you at Golden Door, the San Marcos, California, resort named 2015 “World’s Best Destination Spa” by readers of Travel + Leisure Magazine. Executive Chef Greg Frey Jr. and the culinary team along with nutrition experts provide classes, tours and an opportunity to prepare and serve the class “graduation” dinner. Golden Door Cooking School welcomes participants at all levels of cooking experience.  Blogger Jessica Zanotti said of her participation, “The cooking school was incredibly informative, and I cannot express enough how knowledgeable and passionate Chef Greg Frey was. His love for food and the environment was inspiring, and his teaching technique was lighthearted, fun and hands on. All of the recipes we learned to cook were healthy and beyond delicious.” Check out her full article HERE.  Highlights of Golden Door Cooking School include …

12Apr

Brunch Recipe: Citrus Ricotta Pancakes

April 12, 2017 by Golden Door

Spring is the perfect season for a weekend brunch gathering! Bring the Golden Door straight into your home with this light yet delicious pancake recipe. These pancakes are served to our guests for breakfast and now you can treat your friends, family and yourself to the flavors of Golden Door!   CITRUS RICOTTA PANCAKES YIELD 4 CUPS BATTER INGREDIENTS 1 cup ricotta cheese 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 6 egg yolks 6 egg whites 1 cup milk Orange zest 1⁄2 cup honey METHOD Whip egg whites to soft peaks. Combine remaining wet ingredients. Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients, fold egg whites into batter. Heat griddle. Pour 1⁄4 cup servings of batter onto griddle. Cook until done on one side. Flip and cook until done. Nutrition per pancake: 120 calories, 5 grams protein, 16 grams carbohydrate, 5 grams fat, 80 mg cholesterol, 2 grams saturated fat, 9 grams …