Raw Gingerbread Cookies

The best baked gingerbread cookie I have ever had (yes, ever!) is made by Deb Yablonski. They had a nice crust on the outside and a soft chewy center and a really great flavor. The combination of all of that was fantastic! You can find Deb with all of her baked goods at most Burrillville … Continue reading Raw Gingerbread Cookies

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No-Crust, No-Bake Pumpkin Pie Balls

These Pumpkin Pie Balls are loaded with protein and all the flavors of fall! Made  with all-natural whole ingredients, light sugar and no crust, they are vegan and gluten-free so you can enjoy each sinfully delicious treat without a lot of calories or adverse health effects. Pumpkin Pie Balls: 1 ¼ c. almond flour 1 c. oat flour gluten free … Continue reading No-Crust, No-Bake Pumpkin Pie Balls

Pumpkin Spice Cashew Latte

This Pumpkin Spice Cashew Latte is the perfect healthy warming autumn drink. Whole cashew nuts are blended with pumpkin and spices for a quick dairy-free latte that rivals any coffee-shop version any day...with fresh whole ingredients, it is free of harmful dyes, preservatives or tons of sugar, so you can enjoy this seasonal specialty as … Continue reading Pumpkin Spice Cashew Latte

Back-To-School Food Prep Ideas

Food prepping can be the greatest experience for a family to stay on a healthy path or the most daunting. It just depends on your point of view when faced with the task. Take the overwhelm out of the task of preparing meals or snacks in advance with a few organizational techniques and finding those … Continue reading Back-To-School Food Prep Ideas

Mid-Summer Hike and Foodie Delights

My short hike through one of my favorite places, Pulaski Park, in the northwest corner of RI, taught me how to get savvy with selfies (still working on that, lol!) and found interesting wildlife and habitats along the way and ended with a fantastic meal of roasted squash over pasta with my very simple veggie … Continue reading Mid-Summer Hike and Foodie Delights

What Do You Know About Your Favorite Sunscreen?

An excerpt from Dr. Axe website shows that all sunscreens are not created equally. In fact, a 2017 report from Environmental Working Group (EWG) found that nearly 75 percent of sunscreens didn’t work. This is EWG’s 11th Annual Guide to Sunscreens report, and the results show that while there have been major improvements over the last decade, the vast majority … Continue reading What Do You Know About Your Favorite Sunscreen?

Mostly Raw Summer Rolls

Ingredients 2 vegan whole wheat, spinach, carrot or spring roll wraps 1/2 cup diced red peppers 1/2 cup diced yellow pepper 1/2 cup diced red cabbage 2 large carrots, peeled 2 tbsp Your favorite hummus 2 tbsp raw, unsalted sunflower seeds or use any raw seeds of your choice       Instructions Heat wraps … Continue reading Mostly Raw Summer Rolls

Lightning Bugs or Fireflies?

Fireflies or Lightning Bugs? Did you live in an area that had fireflies? What did you call them when you were growing up? Whatever you grew up calling them, it's reminiscent of summertime! Many backyards are already aglow with magical fireflies – or lightning bugs, as many people call them. On warm evenings, there’s nothing … Continue reading Lightning Bugs or Fireflies?

Tasty Summer Treat!

Lemon Chia Pudding This recipe is adapted from a recipe by Vegan Richa... It's a lovely, tart and sweet lemon curd pudding that is just in time for summer treats and can be enjoyed frozen! On hot days, we all need something to refresh and fill us up for a snack or breakfast. Cue Lemon + … Continue reading Tasty Summer Treat!

Recurring Nightmare of the Gypsy Moth!

Aaargh! Who remembers the Invasion of the Gypsy Moth in Summer of 1981? That August, they were literally everywhere and on every thing. They covered entire houses and cars, engines and tires, walkways and entire roadways so that you couldn't drive down the road without hearing hundreds of them pop under the tires or walk down the street … Continue reading Recurring Nightmare of the Gypsy Moth!