Healthy Recipes at Carmel Valley Health and Fitness Expo
Hilton Garden Inn Hosts Free Event on January 16
SAN DIEGO, Calif (Jan. 7, 2010) – As the novelty of the new decade sets in, and the list of New Year’s resolutions takes a back seat to the busy habits of life, three Carmel Valley entrepreneurs and experts in health and fitness are collaborating to invite locals to a free “Health and Fitness Expo.”
The Training Club, Jimbo’s… Naturally!, and Serenity Spa and Salon at the Hilton Campus San Diego, will present the latest research and techniques of comprehensive well being at the Carmel Valley Health and Fitness Expo, January 16, 2010, at the Hilton Garden Inn, San Diego/ Del Mar. Gold, Someck, and Rauch say they want to give attendees more tools to achieve their health and fitness goals.
Jimbo’s …Naturally! will offer tasty and healthy recipes and samples for guests to gather ideas of ways to improve their diets in 2010. Recipes will include the disease-fighting Grilled Salmon with Citrus Vinaigrette, the Heart Healthy Breakfast Bars (see recipe below), and the protein-filled, Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies.
“Healthy eating means being educated about the nature of the foods we are eating, and making choices to support this education. Using food samples and recipes, Jimbo’s will provide guests with the guidelines to shopping for and preparing for healthy eating in 2010,” said Epstein.
Joe Gold and other trainers from Carmel Valley’s The Training Club will offer tips on everything from setting and keeping fitness goals, to functional fitness training trends, to pre- and post-natal yoga, to injury prevention, to Zumba.
Serenity Spa and Salon will offer brief complimentary chair massages, which calm the nervous system, improve circulation, help prevent and relieve muscle cramps and stimulate the lymphatic system while promoting total well being.
Many other vendors, including Nika Water, Dox Cardio Water, Gotein Supplements, and Health Care Specialists, will provide samples and information to start the new year on the right track. Attendees will have an opportunity to win several prizes including two month memberships at The Training Club , a gift certificate for dinner for two at Bistro 39, and a complimentary service at Serenity Spa and Salon.
Call 858.720.9500, ext. 513 to reserve your ticket. Registration and trade fair begins at 10:00 AM. Refreshments and a light, healthy snack will be served. The Expo will run from 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM. For more information visit www.hotelguru.com
Jimbo’s Heart Healthy Breakfast Bar
4 cups organic rolled oats
2 cups organic sliced almonds
1 cup organic brown flax seeds
1 cup Wildflower honey1
1/4 cup organic dried blueberries
1/2 cup filtered warm water
1 Tbsp organic ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp sea salt
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
In large saucepan, with no oil, lightly toast rolled oats, sliced almonds, and flax seeds over low heat for 2-3 minutes. Being careful not to burn, stir constantly while over heat. After toasted, set aside to cool.
In a medium sized mixing bowl, add filtered water, honey, cinnamon, and salt; whisk together thoroughly. Take cooled toasted oatmeal mixture and combine with other ingredients in bowl, add dried blueberries. Fold mixture with spatula or clean oiled hands, to incorporate all ingredients together and to mix evenly throughout.
Once mixed equally, place 1/2 cup of mixture into a lightly oiled 1/2 cup measuring cup and press down firmly to compact mix. When done, turn over, and lightly tap; compacted mixture should fall out in tact. Place breakfast bar on lined sheet pan and bake for 15 minutes to cool before enjoying.