Jun 01 2022
This month, Tanja suggested I write a Stroll Wickford article around a favorite Girasole family recipe, and my head spun with possibilities for a few days. Spring is that time of year that we ramp up social gatherings, so I thought, “What’s a good potluck recipe to share with my neighbors?” Just having hosted Easter, […]
Jan 04 2022Read the story of a recent NKHS student internship, promoting protein shakes for the boys soccer team fundraiser.
Dec 09 2021Submitted by URI Senior Julianna Cervoni, this protein-packed recipe needs no quantities. "It's all about how you're feeling", she wrote!
Aug 01 2021
You never know what you’re going to find when you stop at a local farmers market, but it will likely be joyful. In my last few visits, I’ve bought such a wide variety – alpaca yarn, a bag of pea shoots, a jar of honey, a blueberry scone, a glass of iced tea, some basil plants, […]
May 15 2019
Ah, cool refreshing lemonade! When I was a kid, I drank lemonade or iced tea – All. Summer. Long. It wasn’t that nutritious, but it was thirst quenching and sweet, best served over ice cubes, to be crunched once the last drop of liquid was gone. The taste never got old. But I did! Somewhere […]
Mar 27 2019
by FreshRebellion.com guest blogger, Fiona Hanley, URI Communications student
The phrase “ignorance is bliss” may be true in situations where you “forget” to check how many calories are in the piece of cake you had for dessert one night, however many people would agree that the phrase does not apply when it comes to checking the […]
Feb 27 2019
What is more refreshing than an iced, cold beer? (Besides an organic Power Shake smoothie, that is…) Turns out, there’s some not-so-fresh stuff in beer.
During the Super Bowl, we learned that beer contains corn syrup, an ingredient that most health-conscious shoppers have learned to avoid. Now, we have a study showing many of the top […]
Jan 15 2019
(Repurposed from Purium Blog) ~~~~~~~~~~~~
Feeding a family fresh, healthy meals seems easier somehow in the summer. Early drop-off times, piano lessons, homework, soccer practice and hours of carpool are back in full swing and healthy eating becomes a little trickier.
But let’s face it, a busy schedule isn’t the only reason why it is difficult to […]
Jan 02 2019
Today, my mother and my daughter were teasing me about not wanting to take home a package of flavored tea, because it wasn’t organic. It was not the first time I got the eyeroll when I read a label and declined to eat something. It was bothering me all night, and rather than staying annoyed, […]
Dec 21 2018
As 2019 begins, let’s simply take time to get outdoors, celebrate the beginning of winter and explore the concepts of darkness and light.
😄 We will meet at the Canonicus Conference Center’s Tefft Chapel (directions below) as a gathering place to begin and end the evening.
🥗Our potluck meal will start there, then we’ll take a 20-minute hike through […]