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Gluten-Free Pizza Dough

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Finding the perfect pizza crust can be quite the challenge, especially if you are gluten-free. These particular flours bring superior flavour and a perfect pizza crust texture. Pizza makers beware that this recipe does involve some time, happy cooking! Read more

Recipe: Mango Custard

Wednesday, July 02, 2014

This mango custard is simple to make and will win the hearts of both mango and custard lovers alike! This light, creamy and refreshing dessert makes for a great fix when you have a sweets craving.  Read more

Why You Should Be Using Day Cream

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

In case you didn't know, day creams are meant to protect your skin from harmful factors such as pollution or even neglect of your skin. Day creams are generally lighter and meant to nourish the skin; it is advisable to adhere to a good skincare regime to keep your skin healthy. Read more

Shiatsu: The Japanese Finger Pressure Treatment

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Shiatsu is a healing therapy from Japan that is based on ancient Chinese medical practices. The word "shiatsu" translates as "finger-pressure". In a session, the therapist uses fingers, palms, elbows or knees to apply comfortable, sustained pressure to the body. You wear loose clothing for the session and oils are not used. Shiatsu is a natural therapy which can help to relieve pain and stress, strengthen the body and normalize its functions.  Read more

Summer Wallpapers

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Summer at Ste. Anne's Spa is a beautiful time of the year, the garden flowers are reaching full bloom, the pool is open and the walking trails are at their best.  Read more

Recipe: Milk Chocolate Java Coffee Flan

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

One bite of this classic dessert will remind you why it's a perennial favourite. The touch of coffee flavour adds depth to the perfectly set, cream custard that makes it that much more fabulous. Read more

Taking the Time To Just BE

Friday, June 13, 2014

In the words of the epic Ferris Bueller, "Life moves pretty fast, if you don't stop and look around once in awhile, you could miss it." Wiser words could not be spoken in our crazy western world. Our contemporary lives are so overfilled with commitments and responsibilities that most of us often find ourselves existing in a constant state of exhaustion, frustration and desperation; trying to keep up to the demands that we impose upon ourselves as we do our best to maintain the overwhelmingly fast pace of our day-to-day lives. Read more

Marshmallow Root: A Skin Herb of Many Uses

Thursday, June 12, 2014

This herb has so many wonderful benefits, not only for hair, but for skin as well. Marshmallow root (Althea officinalis) is demulcent (soothes irritated, inflamed or injured surfaces); emollient (softens and smoothes the skin), and vulnerary (used in the healing and treatment of wounds). With so many beneficial properties, it is not surprising that we chose to use the herb in so many of our Ste. Anne's Skin Nourishment products! Read more

Recipe: Salted Caramel Toffee

Thursday, June 05, 2014

This crunchy brittle treat can often be found on our sampler plate in the bakery. If you're going to create these yourself, we have to warn you that they are dangerously addictive. Read more

Recipe: Gluten-Free Shortbread Cookie

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Who doesn't have memories of melt-in-your-mouth, homemade shortbread cookies as a child? Now you can make gluten-free shortbread cookies for your family. This is the same popular recipe we use for shortbread cookies at the Spa and Bakery at Ste. Anne's.  Read more