The luxury of feeling great when you eat healthy? This entrée allows you just that. Straight from the wellness experts at Canyon Ranch®, this salmon salad is chock-full of omega-3s, cranberries rich with disease-fighting antioxidants, and apples boasting fiber and vitamin C. So get ready to please your palate – and do your body good.

Apple Cranberry Salmon Salad Canyon Ranch


  • ½ cup homemade Canyon Ranch® Mongolian BBQ Sauce (or your favorite teriyaki sauce)
  • Four 4-ounce salmon fillets
  • ¼ cup fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt
  • Pinch freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 pound Gala apples
  • ½ pound Granny Smith apples
  • ½ cup chopped fresh cranberries
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh tarragon


  1. In a shallow glass baking dish, combine Canyon Ranch® Mongolian BBQ Sauce (or your favorite teriyaki sauce) and salmon.
  2. Marinate the mixture for 30 minutes or up to 2 hours.
  3. Combine lemon juice, honey, salt, and pepper in a large bowl.
  4. Core and thinly slice apples using a mandoline or a sharp knife.
  5. Add sliced apples, cranberries, and tarragon to the lemon-honey mixture and toss.
  6. Preheat grill or broiler.
  7. Grill or broil salmon 3 to 5 minutes on each side or until opaque at the center. (Be careful not to overcook.)
  8. Break the salmon fillets into bite-sized pieces. Then, toss into the salad and mix well.
  9. Divide evenly among four loved ones and enjoy.

Serves 4 

Nutrition per Serving (calculated using Canyon Ranch® Mongolian BBQ Sauce):
325 calories
38 grams carbohydrates
11 grams fat
54 milligrams cholesterol
20 grams protein
223 milligrams sodium
6 grams fiber

For serious indulgence? Add in a trip to this world-renowned wellness resort and serve with a side of ahh. Our Canyon Ranch® Boutique opened Monday, October 5, at 3PM ET.

By Kim Watson, Staff Writer

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October 5, 2015

Imagine a getaway that transforms you from the inside out. No, you’re not dreaming – a new island escape is coming to indulge your mind, body, and soul. Health pioneer Canyon Ranch® is planning to open a resort on Bintan, Indonesia, in 2018. Meaning? Wellness seekers should take note.

Canyon Ranch@ Bintan Island

Set among natural mangroves and complemented by a balmy climate, the destination will feature every luxe amenity Canyon Ranch® lovers have come to know.

  • Challenge yourself in cutting-edge fitness classes, from Pilates to rock climbing.
  • Unwind with therapeutic skincare treatments like vitamin-rich facials, Ayurvedic herbal rejuvenation, or reflexology.
  • Experience the one-of-a-kind Aquavana® aquathermal oasis. Soak in the Crystal Steam Room, recline at the HydroSpa, or restore in the Herbal Laconium.


It’s never too early to start your countdown. In the meantime, explore the other Canyon Ranch® outposts in our Canyon Ranch® Boutique, which opens May 4, 2015, at 3PM ET.

By Kim Watson, Staff Writer

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May 4, 2015

Seeking to upgrade your work environment from hectic to healthy in the New Year? Check out these surprisingly easy tips below and strive to make 2015 as stress-free as possible.

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  1. Start Meetings with Clear Intentions. Focus your team by setting straightforward and attainable goals. This way, you’ll step out of Conference Room B feeling like you’ve actually made progress.
  2. Create a Quiet Space. Designate a room for silent contemplation. The area will serve as a haven away from noisy cubicles (i.e., gossiping neighbors) and promote relaxation.
  3. Partake in Charity Work. Gather coworkers and give back to your community. You’ll build stronger work relationships and feel good about your high-five-worthy contribution.
  4. Practice Active Listening. A.k.a., put the cell phone down and engage in meetings. Show that you’re paying attention with nods and smiles, be open to fellow attendees input, and provide honest feedback.
  5. Showcase Positive Values. People thrive at companies where they feel appreciated. Offer meetings that help build, flesh out, and spread your company’s values.

Looking for calm outside your 9-to-5? Our Canyon Ranch® Boutique opens Monday, January 5, at 11AM ET.

By Emily Ketterer, Staff Writer

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January 5, 2015

Are you the explorer type? A self-proclaimed gourmet? Or maybe a spa enthusiast? Whatever you seek, one of the four luxury health and wellness destinations from Canyon Ranch® answers.

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October 16, 2014

To hike (verb): the act of breathing fresh air and exploring awe-inspiring scenery, all while burning a huge amount of calories. Some of the best places to break out that walking stick? Canyon Ranch’s all-inclusive resorts in Tucson, AZ, and Lenox, MA. But before you set out on your next wilderness adventure, check out our list of trekking necessities.


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July 29, 2014

Let’s play a game of would you rather. Would you rather jog on the beach or hike through pine-crested mountains? Get a luxurious massage or learn how to prepare a gourmet meal? Escape to quaint New England or buzzing Las Vegas?

Have your answers? Good. Now make it all happen with the help of Canyon Ranch® – a 35-year-strong health and wellness pioneer. Here’s your guide.

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March 11, 2014

Life. Gets. Crazy. That’s a simple fact. But calm is attainable – even on the busiest of days. All you have to do is breathe.

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According the experts at Canyon Ranch®, controlled, purposeful breathing is a powerful tool you can call upon anytime, anywhere. When your chest tightens. When you lose focus. When those deadlines start creeping up, and the emails keep piling in. You know, like… today.

Here’s how to start the unwind. (Feel free to try it right at your desk.)

  1. Sit down. Make sure you’re comfortable, then rest your hands on your stomach.
  2. Inhale deeply, inflating your abdomen to its full capacity. Release your breath slowly.
  3. On the next inhale, fill your abdomen again. Then move that breath into your ribs.
  4. Breathe out. First release the air in your ribs, then your abdomen.
  5. Inhale one more time, again moving your breath into your abdomen, then your ribs, then finally into your chest.
  6. Release your breath in reverse order and repeat.

Want to take the calm a step further? Our Canyon Ranch® Boutique opens Tuesday, October 15, at 11AM ET.

By Joanna Berliner, Editor 

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October 15, 2013

Fact: Breathing is one of the most natural, subconscious things our bodies do. But when it comes to meditation, focusing on every inhale and exhale can be a powerful technique – one that keeps you from getting distracted by nagging thoughts and the stress, anxiety, and frustration that accompany them.

Mindful Breathing

To find out just how mindful breathing works, we asked the wellness experts at Canyon Ranch® to give us a few tips.

Find a Comfortable Spot
“It doesn’t matter if you are in a chair, on the couch, or on the floor. Sit wherever you feel the most comfortable. Aim to keep your back as straight as possible; it’s not necessary to sit frozen like a statue, but try not to slouch either. Keep your shoulders relaxed and your neck long and straight.”

Narrow Your Focus
“Mindful breathing is less about altering breath pattern and more about tuning into each inhalation and exhalation as it happens naturally. Once you’re in a comfortable position, close your eyes and inhale. Notice how the oxygen flows into your nose, down your windpipe, and into your lungs, expanding your belly. Observe the slight pause your body takes when you’ve breathed in as much air as you can. Next, focus on your exhale. Notice the warm air as it slowly leaves your lungs through your mouth, and feel your body relax and your abdomen deflate.”

Allow Your Thoughts to Drift Past You
“One of the most difficult parts of meditation is sitting still – both in the body and mind. Distractions are a normal part of the process. When you feel your mind start to wander, refocus attention on breathing. Acknowledge the distraction and then make a conscious effort to let the thought drift away. Visualize stray thoughts as clouds in the sky – you can watch them slowly float by, but don’t reach out and grab them. They are simply there for you to observe.”

Stick with It
“When you first begin a mindfulness meditation practice, try it for short periods of time – between three to five minutes a few times a day. Once you begin to feel more comfortable with the practice, you can adjust the time and frequency to whatever feels right to you.”

Our Canyon Ranch Boutique opens Wednesday, March 6, at 11AM ET.

By Keriann Coffey, Associate Blog Editor

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March 6, 2013


Canyon Ranch, A New Year's Resolution's Best Friend

The New Year is here – and I, for one, plan to make good on all my resolutions. And to make sure I get off on the right foot, a weeklong stay at this award-winning health resort is on my list. With food and fitness experts, acclaimed classes, and plenty of pampering, there will be no slacking off for this girl (which may have happened last year…).

Try Something New
Cross-country skiing? Cooking classes? I’m jump-starting a year filled with learning – resulting in a better, more experienced me.

Get Fit
And I’m talking mind, body, and soul. From gentle stretching and rigorous workouts to soul journeys and spiritual dialogues, all ends of the living-well spectrum are covered.

Sitting by the fire. Putting my feet up. The holidays are over – and after a crazy season like that, I’m pretty sure I deserve it.

Our Canyon Ranch in Lenox, MA: Resolve to Renew Boutique opens Thursday, January 3, at 11AM ET.

By Keriann Coffey, Associate Blog Editor

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January 3, 2013


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It’s that time of year again. We’re making resolutions to kickstart the New Year. If you’re anything like us, you get bogged down throughout the year (ok, by the end of the month) and those pledges get left by the wayside. But this year, we’re turning to the wellness experts at Canyon Ranch in Lenox, Massachusetts to help find ways to stick to them.

1. Find an exercise routine that you actually enjoy.
Don’t fret if running is not for you. Anything that elevates your heartbeat for a sustained period is a good cardio workout – the best exercise for you is the one you enjoy most, because you’ll keep doing it. Try classes that look like fun – indoor cycling, boxing, or high-energy dance classes like Zumba®. If you enjoy competitive sports, get your heart going with racquetball or basketball. If you prefer a solo activity, try swimming, cycling, or walking (mile for mile, walking and running yield about equal benefits). If you like to be social, go out dancing, hiking, or kayaking with friends – even a snowball fight works. Your body doesn’t know the difference between exercise and play, it just loves to be active.
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December 31, 2010