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10 Valentine's Day Recipes and Exclusive Commentary on How to Market Your Valentine's Day Services

Posted: January 26, 2011

Only on Exclusive spa-focused commentary by Debra Koerner of Destination Spa Vacations follows this news item explaining how your spa can market its Valentine's Day services this year.

Let’s be honest … we all like to go a bit overboard with chocolate on Valentine’s Day. So much so that The Nielsen Company reports more than 58 million pounds of chocolate candy will be purchased during Valentine’s week, ringing up $345 million in sales. Want to provide all that chocolate goodness to your clients without all the calories? The following 10 tantalizing recipes from the Destination Spa Group (DSG) are just the ticket for your sweet tooth.

“You have permission to indulge on Valentine’s Day without breaking those healthy New Year’s resolutions,” says DSG Executive Director Debra Koerner, “Some of the most creative and health-conscious chefs in the world are found at destination spas. They specialize in making healthy food taste great, and their recipes don’t require you to spend a day in the kitchen.”

With 25 locations around the world, all DSG members offer a complementary balance of fitness, healthy cuisine, life-enhancing programs and relaxing spa services. From Mayan Hot Chocolate, to Orange Almond Brownies and Fudge Cherry Cake, these health-conscious recipes won’t make your waistline bulge. See the DSG website for complete recipes.

  1. Chocolate Crème Pie Contributed by: Biggest Loser Resort at Fitness Ridge

    Grape nuts, tofu and chocolate pudding mix combine for a low-calorie pie that is breeze to make.

  2. Chocolate Chippers: Contributed by New Life Hiking Spa