Scrumptious Socca (gluten-free flat bread)

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I have a confession to make. I don’t care for most gluten free baked goods. I’ve tried everything from homemade bread to cupcakes from Babycakes in NYC. But I find that there’s a strange flavor that doesn’t work for me. Never mind that it doesn’t seem right to measure starch by the cupful. Before we… 

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Just Wingin It radio show interview

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Back in March, we joined Victoria Rose DeAngelis on her radio show “Just Wingin’ It” to chat about transitioning to a more healthful diet and becoming an educated consumer. We discuss oodles of tips and resources that will help you move forward improving your diet. We mention the resources to the right of this post… 

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Homemade Refried Beans – no BPA!

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My kids looove their refried beans. It’s one of the few foods we regularly buy that are in cans likely lined with BPA. The Eden brand ( BPA free cans for most non-tomato products) refried beans can be bland and stiff compared to Amy’s or WF 365 brand. Tho a good starting point (if you… 

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a delicate balance

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Last year, after reading The China Study by T. Colin Campbell,  I was looking up more information about the relationship of consumption of animal protein with disease and stumbled on a movie on You Tube called A Delicate Balance. I started watching and found it to be really informative and well done. Their assertions are… 

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Snowy sweets

So we’ve just had a blizzard! Record-breaking amounts of snow fell across the state today — even bigger totals than in the Blizzard of ’78 that I vaguely remember. So how do I propose to deal with the huge amount of snow in my yard!? Melt it all by cooling maple candy on it! We… 

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Sorrel C Tea

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When we were enjoying our meal at Fire n Spice, we had the opportunity to wash it down with some Sorrel Tea. It was delicious!  I know sorrel to mean various wild greens or the prickly forest brownie in Cornelia Funke’s The Dragon Rider (one of our favorite books — especially as read by Brendan… 

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Fire-n-Spice ‘n a Flick

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Happy New Year! My New Year’s Resolution? To start posting yummy stuff again! So without further ado: Today we took a break from the recent round of partying and heavy holiday food for a delightful excursion into Hartford. Fire-n-Spice is a vegan restaurant on Sisson Avenue just before it hits Farmington, a hop, skip n… 

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Must See Documentary Sale!

  Hi Everyone, Not too long ago we reviewed the powerful documentary film “Simply Raw: Reversing Diabetes in 30 Days.” If you haven’t yet seen this film there’s something really special going on this week only that I think you should check out. You can see the trailer for the powerful film and see what’s going… 

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