Hello again! It is August 2020 this summer has been hotter and more humid than usual, and without much rain. It is still quite warm and humid and we are finally getting some rain these last few days. Hurricane season is more active this year as well, and we lost another tree in the last … Continue reading August Around the Homestead
We have been using this recipe for years and it is still one of our favorites around here! Follow these easy steps to make a healthy, refreshing treat that has only two ingredients with no added sugar or artificial ingredients. Try this recipe with peaches in the same way, which is absolutely delicious! Or combine … Continue reading Mango Sorbet
Although I did indulge in a whole mess of sweet treats this holiday season, I still enjoyed quite a bit of whole food meals centered around a hearty and home-made bowl of soup! Lately our go-to soup has been my daughter's recipe for broccoli cheese soup and it has been so satisfying, and paired with … Continue reading 2020 Vision – Lentil Soup
In association with Halloween, it is hard to steer clear of the lure of colorful bags of candy in all forms in the store and get kids to think differently when all the other kids are indulging heavily. Candy is popular worldwide and mostly made from sugar, artificial flavors, preservatives and food dyes, which provide … Continue reading Healthy Sweet Treat Alternatives to Eating Candy this Halloween
'Tis the season of apples and pumpkins and cranberries, oh my! And one of my favorite times of the year! Apples are readily available right now and they don't get any fresher when you get them from your local orchard or even pick them yourself! Oh. My. Goodness. A freshly picked apple has such a … Continue reading Apple Pie Smoothie
I so enjoy a good peach cobbler, especially raw! You will never miss the crust or the over-cooked, softened peaches. Instead, you will enjoy firm fruit with the syrupy maple undertones of the dates combined with a nice crunch from the pistachios. It is so amazing and one of my seasonal favorites! It requires very … Continue reading Raw Peach Cobbler
I am sure she would have given it to us, but I have vivid summer memories of sneaking into my best friend's aunt's garden and coming out with stalks of her rhubarb, of which she had tons, to dip into sugar and eat by the side of the road. Oh my! I don't know what … Continue reading Strawberry Rhubarb Compote
Oh. My. Goodness. Springtime in New England is wonderful and just as colorful as Autumn! Have you noticed how long the Forsythias stayed in bloom? Those are the bright burst of yellow color we see first in early spring. Have you taken an early morning walk in the damp fog and noticed all that is … Continue reading Rain, Rain, Go Away!
Scroll down below to find the Irish Soda Muffins... Hamantashen Hamantashen, the classic Purim cookies, are eagerly awaited by everyone young and old. They are versatile and can be made from a good sweet yeast dough, flaky dough or from a traditional cookie dough. The fillings can be mixed and matched. Prune butter and poppy seed are … Continue reading Fun March Madness Recipes!
I am so excited to be a part of the Trail Ambassadors team, where we provide guided, group hikes throughout Rhode Island. If you have ever been unsure about following certain trails, or love hiking, but don't want to go it alone, these are the people to be with. They are experienced in the trails … Continue reading Fitness Events with the Blackstone Heritage Corridor VIP Team!