Author Archives: Corinne

Chocolate Peanut Butter Balls with Buckwheat Crispies

If only I had a fraction of the creativity out there on all those food blogs.  It can’t be easy constantly devising original recipes, having the patience for perfect photography and putting it all together in a charmingly written post.  … Continue reading

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Maca-Macadamia-Fudge Bliss Balls

I have been on a macadamia nut kick this week.   This happens every so often and it doesn’t last long, only until the bag is empty.    I discovered these big 11oz bags at BJs, but don’t let the size … Continue reading

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Brown Rice Spring Rolls (Hallelujah!)

While out to dinner at a Thai restaurant in Wakefield the other night, after deciding what we wanted for our entrees, the question that always comes up came up.  “Should we get the spring rolls?”  You know what I am … Continue reading

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No Sugar Added Cranberry Sauce (2 Ways)

  Whole berry…         …or jellied           These easy recipes use medjool dates instead of refined sugar… a much healthier and wholesome choice!  Cranberries on their own are very tart (try one raw!), … Continue reading

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Diabetes and a Plant-Based Diet

If you are diabetic and think that eating a diet centered around meat and other “low-carb” animal products is the best thing for your health, you may want to reconsider your beliefs.  So many diabetics I meet have been misinformed … Continue reading

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Our Recent Fall Harvest

Sweet potatoes and Sunchokes (aka Jerusalem artichokes)! Has anyone grown their own sweet potatoes or sunchokes?  If you are looking for a couple of easy foods to grow, I recommend trying these.  This was our first year with the sunchokes … Continue reading

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My Thoughts on Halloween Candy

By now most of us have bought our bags of mini candies, ready to hand out to the trick-or-treaters who will be at our doors tomorrow night.  You may be experiencing a sense of anxiety having all that sugar at … Continue reading

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How to Buy Peanut Butter and How to Make Your Own

I hear many questions about peanut butter,  “Is it fattening?”  being one of the most common.  An individual food itself isn’t fattening; eating too much of anything can cause you to gain weight.  Peanut butter happens to be rich in … Continue reading

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Stay Active! And… Gluten-Free, Vegan Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Loaf

I really want to be running right now.  As I sit here writing this, thousands of runners are at the starting line in downtown Providence just taking their first few steps at the Rock and Roll Half Marathon.  I’m excited … Continue reading

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Butternut Squash Baking Basics

Happy fall!  In case you haven’t noticed, the butternut squash are everywhere.  I got 2 beauties this weekend at Whole Foods Market for 50 cents/lb.  They weighed in at about 3.7 pounds each which came to about $1.85 per squash.  … Continue reading

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