Food & Fitness

Eat for Spring Wellness

Of all the concerns that occupy our minds at this time of year, one stands out: Our springtime waistline. Don’t know about you, but we are not much in favor of the all or nothing approach. We are a creatures of habit, and some habits provide anchor points for enjoying life to the fullest. Without these, irritability and even depression may surface. In other words, we favor moderation over self-deprivation. Life’s simple pleasures are what life is all about.

With this in mind, we thought we’d highlight a few selections from our various menus for those times when you wish to exercise some restraint, without giving up on satisfaction. Below, you’ll find three wholesome selections for healthy, springtime meals downstairs and upstairs. For your convenience, clicking on the image will take you to a printable menu.

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Crab Cake (one crab cake on a bed of greens with mango basil sauce) and Two Egg Basic.

House Salad and Veggie Breakfast Sandwich (egg whites, mushroom, spinach, tomato and garlic on toasted multi-grain).

Granola with Fresh Fruit and Dead Head Omelette (three eggs, mushroom, spinach and tomato).

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Veggie Scramble (three egg whites scrambled with tomato, spinach, mushroom, onion, roasted zucchini, served with Home fries and choice of toast).

Two Egg Basic (two farm fresh eggs, home fries and choice of toast) and Yogurt & Fruit.

Build Your Own Omelette. Begin with three eggs. Add three of more ingredients, all of them vegetables. No cheese.

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Pete Sweeny Platter (grilled 8 oz burger, no bun, choice of cheese, house salad, cottage cheese, coleslaw and pickle).

Grilled Lime Chicken Salad (grilled chicken, baby greens, guacamole, artichoke hearts, tomato, carrots and red onion in a honey-lime vinaigrette).

Green Mountain Flatbread Pizzette (grilled portabella, charcoaled onion, roasted red pepper, grilled zucchini, oven dried tomato and homemade mozzarella).

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Bruschetta ( grilled bread topped with fresh tomato, red onion, garlic, basil, fresh mozzarella, balsamic vinaigrette and olive oil) and Sesame Seared Tuna (rare seared tuna, wok seared vegetables, jasmine rice and wasabi).

Caesar Salad and Filet Mignon au Bleu (tender filet mignon with blue cheese demi-glace, mashed potato and market vegetable).

Soup of the Day and Grilled Salmon Salad (grilled salmon, baby greens, mango, strawberries, tomato, red onion, carrots and balsamic dressing).

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6 wings and Veggie Anti Pasta (greens, roasted red peppers, artichokes, marinated mushroom, pepperoncini, balsamic dressing).

Mediterranean Pizza (chicken, spinach, tomato, black olives, eggplant, feta, tomato sauce and mozzarella) and JPD House Salad.

Veggie Melt (pesto, breaded eggplant, mushroom, onion, roasted red peppers, fresh tomato and homemade mozzarella) and Chicken Tenders.

~ Eat Well! ~

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