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Welcome to our Santa Fe Blog. We've created a place for our guests to share their favorite Santa Fe and Inn and Spa at Loretto memories. In addition, they can catch up on Santa Fe events, enjoy restaurant recipes from The Living Room and Luminaria Restaurant, read about spa innovations, and much more.
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Since so many people are going gluten free these days I’ve created a delicious gluten free pancake recipe. This is made with almond flour, which is heart healthy, and agave instead of sugar. You are going to love these!
Almond Flour Gluten Free Pancakes
¼ c agave nectar
1 tbs vanilla extract
1½ c blanched almond flour
½ tsp sea salt
½ tsp baking soda
grapeseed oil for sautéing
In a blender or mixer combine eggs, agave, and vanilla. Blend on high until smooth. Add almond flour, salt, and baking soda. Blend again and let batter sit for 15-20 minutes or until thick.
Warm grapeseed oil in large skillet over medium heat and ladle pancake batter onto skillet. (Tip – I use a cast iron skillet, it will create a crunchy outside and fluffy inside. Yum!)
Pancakes will form little bubbles. When bubbles open, flip pancakes over and cook other side. Remove from heat to plate and repeat process with remaining batter, adding more oil as needed.
Serve with fruit, maple syrup, or a jam of your choice. Enjoy!
Posted by Andrea Clover, Executive Pastry Chef
We made The Inn and Spa our destination for a long weekend trip to Santa Fe. We've walked by the property on other visits to Santa Fe and finally decided to stay even though other hotels were less expensive. We checked in earlier than official hotel policy suggested but the front desk staff found a room for us and we settled in and began exploring the property and the area. Our room was comfortable and had a very nice view of the chapel and the cathedral areas from our balcony. We spent part of an afternoon at the pool and were pleased with the beverage service and the ambience of their courtyard. Despite construction in the area and a busy city street next to the property, it was quiet and we had a peaceful night's rest. The location can't be beat and a short walk got us to any and all the attractions and shops we wanted to see. We're not spa fans but we were very pleased with the atmosphere and the customer service provided by the staff at this very nice property.
Posted by Sandra Morello, Posted on Behalf of TripAdvisor Guest
The Inn and Spa at Loretto, located in Santa Fe, New Mexico, is an exceptional location for your company’s next Santa Fe meeting. After sitting in conference rooms all day, change the scenery and enjoy a special occasion in one of many off-site Santa Fe venues.
The Inn and Spa at Loretto’s award winning in-house Restaurant, Luminaria Restaurant and Patio, provides fabulous cuisine for any offsite event. Our team will deliver a smooth and seamless event and promises to create an experience that your attendees will never forget.
Envision your company’s awards dinner or welcome reception in a southwest oasis, filled with bright plants and flowers, breathtaking sculptures, and magical sunsets unseen elsewhere. Everything in Santa Fe is a masterpiece painted by Mother Nature herself. See some of The Inn and Spa at Loretto’s preferred Santa Fe venue locations listed below.
- Nedra Matteucci Gallery – This Santa Fe gallery boasts one of the largest sculpture gardens in town. Filled with bronze and stone artwork that surrounds a koi pond, The Nedra Matteucci Gallery is a private outdoor Santa Fe venue.
- Bonanza Creek Ranch - This is Santa Fe venue is nestled in the foothills of The City Different. A working cattle ranch with a casual feel that offers all the modern conveniences while providing an authentic ranch touch.
- The Loretto Chapel – This famous site is ideally located in the heart of downtown Santa Fe. Offering an array of history, this venue is sure to appeal to everyone in your group.
Each location more unique than the next, provides an experience your attendees will never forget.
I look forward to exploring how The Inn and Spa at Loretto can be the destination of choice for your company’s next Santa Fe meeting. Please contact me, Jenny Cintron, at 505-984-7960 or by email for more details.
Posted by Jenny Cintron, National Sales Manager
The Inn and Spa at Loretto is pleased to announce our 2013 Santa Fe Opera Package celebrating the longstanding summer tradition of outstanding operatic performances at The Santa Fe Opera. The package combines accommodations for two nights at our iconic Santa Fe hotel, an exclusive guide to the 2013 opera season, and a dining credit at Luminaria restaurant for pre or post-opera dining.
The 2013 opera season includes the world premiere of Oscar and the return of The Grand Duchess of Gerolstein, which has not been performed by the Company in 34 years. The season also includes the first Santa Fe Opera performance of La Donna Del Lago, and the revival of favorites The Marriage of Figaro and La Traviata.
“A summer in Santa Fe is not complete without an excursion to the Santa Fe Opera,” said Dana Ortega, Marketing Director at The Inn and Spa at Loretto. “The Loretto’s Santa Fe Opera package is part of an enduring Santa Fe tradition that we are thrilled for our guests to enjoy.”
Learn more about our Santa Fe Opera Package.
Posted by Sandra Morello, Marketing Coordinator