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Today is National Maple Syrup Day!  We bet you didn’t even know it! 🙂

In celebration of this important day, try New Life Hiking Spa’s Healthy Oatmeal Pancakes.  They have been a favorite of guests for decades and were even in the very first New Life Cookbook.

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½ cup whole wheat flour
1 ½ cups rolled oats
1 ½ cups milk
1 egg
2 tsp. molasses
3 tsp. baking powder
Mix flour, oats, baking powder in one bowl, and milk, egg whites, molasses in another. Pour the wet ingredients over the dry, stir until blended. Spray oil on a skillet or griddle, heat until quite hot. Ladle batter onto griddle, cook pancakes on both sides until done. Top with pure maple syrup.  We always use pure Vermont Maple Syrup!

These pancakes also make a nice breatfast or a handy snack anytime of year!  For other breakfast recipes from New Life Hiking Spa, you can find many on our website at:

New Life Hiking Spa Healthy Breakfast Recipes

Maple syrup is incredibly high in antioxidants, as well as minerals. Each quarter cup of maple syrup contains approximately 100 percent of your recommended daily allowance of manganese, as well at 37 percent of riboflavin, 18 percent of zinc, 7 percent of magnesium, and 5 percent of calcium and potassium.  For other Maple Syrup health information, click here: 10 Facts about Maple Syrup.  All the health benefits only apply to the REAL STUFF!  No, artificial or “table syrup”…it’s got to come from a tree! 🙂


Please note:

Our office is closed to celebrate Christmas and New Year’s…but we will open our reservation line on January 2, 2017!  New-Life_Anniversary-Logo_seasons

We will start taking reservations for our upcoming season then.  Our 2017 season will be May 11 – October 2.

Please check our website for awesome specials on early booking!

2017 Season – 40th Season Anniversary Specials – Up to $40 off per person/per night!

2020 season reservations are now available!

New Life Hiking Spa & Wellness Retreat's 2020 season dates will be May 14 - October 5.
Please make your reservation on this website. If you have any questions, please give us a call at 1-802-353-2954.