Five Weight Loss Must-Haves for Every Kitchen

No doubt you have a fair few gadgets in your kitchen but there are really only a handful that are needed in order to ensure you stick to a healthy weigh-loss regimen. Here they are: #1. Kitchen Scale If you really want to get serious about weight loss then it’s important you understand portion size. Purchase […]

Recipe for Cinnamon Granola

Cinnamon Granola Recipe

This delicious, gluten-free Cinnamon Granola recipe is perfect for breakfast because it’s easy to make and can be stored for weeks. The ingredient list below is enough to make eight servings. Ingredients: 2 ¼ cups rolled oats (certified gluten free) ¼ cup slivered almonds ¼ cup pumpkin seeds ½ cup sunflower seeds 2 tbsp grapeseed oil 2 tbsp […]


How to Know if Energy Healing is Right For You

Did you know that at Mountain Trek not only do we have massage therapists on site but we also offer sessions with energy work practitioners? “Energy work” or “energy healing” are terms used to describe different forms of therapies that manipulate the energy circuits in our bodies to regain balance and facilitate healing. Some people […]

Eco Travel Tips from Mountain Trek

Eco-Friendly Travel Tips

We at Mountain Trek are very conscious of the fact our guests are required to travel, sometimes great distances, in order to benefit from our program. Whether they’re joining us during one of our adventure treks around the globe, or at Rancho La Puerta in Baja, Mexico, or our beautiful lodge in British Columbia, inevitably they will […]


Cuisine Secrets – 10 Ways to Cook Healthier

We are regularly asked by those who visit Mountain Trek how it is that our food is so delicious and yet we avoid using such “staples” as refined carbohydrates, salt and sugar. The good news is it’s simple: we just don’t have any of those things in our kitchen. Here are 10 more secrets to healthy cooking, compliments […]


Travel Tips To Ensure a Healthy Spring Break

Every Spring hordes of North Americans escape the cold, wet weather and flock to sunny destinations to relax by a beach or a pool. In most cases, they get too much sun, eat and drink a little too much and come home feeling more tired and unhealthy than when they left. By now many of […]