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  • Hartford Baking Company – Artisanal Quality and Locally Made

    Hartford Baking Company started from a series of farmer’s market stands in Hartford – at Billings Forge in particular – and grew into a tiny café location on New Park Avenue, West Hartford in September of 2010....

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  • Embracing the Garden

    Mixing together egg whites, seaweed powder, and vegetable pigment sounds like the beginning of a witches brew. This concoction will soon be paint used in an art classroom. Taking cues from Renaissance painters there is a group...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • Love Those Summer Fruits & Veggies

    We all live for convenience especially when it comes to food and our health. Just like the myth that healthy eating is expensive, many people believe that buying in-season fruits and vegetables is just too much hassle....

    • Posted 4 months ago
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  • Explore Culinary Delicacies with Taste of New Haven Food & Drink Tours

    On a brisk late September day, we excitedly headed to New Haven to do one of my favorite things – a foodie tour! Did you know that New Haven is called the Elm City? Historian Colin Caplan’s...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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  • How to Eat Healthy When Dining Out

    “Eating healthy” means consistently making healthy decisions when it comes to your food. The decision process often starts with shopping. Your state of mind at the grocery store will affect your purchases. Feeling hungry or “off” can...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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  • Delectable Dinners on the Farm with DORO Restaurant Group

    One of my favorite things to do in the summer and early fall is head to a dinner on the farm. Luckily, right here in Connecticut we have plenty of opportunities to do so as there are...

    • Posted 6 months ago
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  • Dilly Beans

    For many parents, the process of packing school lunches can be tiresome at times as we try to think up creative ways to get veggies into our kids’ mouths. And for the rest of us adults, it’s...

    • Posted 7 months ago
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  • Mindful Eating: A Way to a Consciously Lived Life

    Do you have an adversarial relationship with food and eating? Has weight become an insurmountable preoccupation for you? You are not alone. Our frenetic lives have made us wage a war on ourselves and many of us...

    • Posted 7 months ago
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  • The Real Deal on Sugar

    It’s a good two months after the holidays, but many of us are still struggling with an addiction to sugar. High sugar intake can deplete your body of vital nutrients, increase your risk of disease, affect your...

    • Posted 8 months ago
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  • Clean Drinking with Hartford Flavor Company

    Lelaneia Dubay began making cranberry liqueur for holiday gifts starting in 2008, then in 2011 beset by gluten and chemical sensitivities, she created the liqueurs in her kitchen for her own enjoyment. Fast forward to 2013 to...

    • Posted 8 months ago
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  • Ginger & Lemon Concentrate to Support Detoxification & Digestion

    As a rule, all parents know that their kids are different from each other. This difference can be viewed in different ways—with my kiddos it is very evident in their tolerance and ability to take supplements. As...

    • Posted 8 months ago
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  • Farmer Bill’s Top 5 Tips to Stay Healthy This Winter

    At Fat Stone Farm (Lyme, CT), proprietors Liz and Bill Farrell take their health seriously – in fact their health is one of the main reasons they started their farm and homestead in 2005. They built the...

    • Posted 10 months ago
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  • Cholesterol, Just the Fats!

    By design, everything our body does has a purpose. So, why would it produce so much cholesterol if it were bad? What is Cholesterol? While many believe cholesterol to be a bad thing, or the result of...

    • Posted 10 months ago
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  • Vitamin Deficiency is More Common Than You Think

    When I talk about micronutrients in my practice, not everyone knows what I’m referring to without a proper explanation. Micronutrients are nutritional factors that are essential for cell growth, division, key enzymatic functions and biochemical reactions in...

    • Posted 10 months ago
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  • Simple Meal Planning for the New Year

    It’s that time again… January… the New Year… the holidays are over… Thank God because I couldn’t possibly eat another thing for the rest of the year! Is this how you are feeling? This is the perfect...

    • Posted 10 months ago
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  • Grand Gesture for Health

    Do you have a metabolic disorder? Do you have sugar handling problems? For many of us, we get stuck in the system—a traditional allopathic system, that is primarily about fixing acute problems, and very likely about the...

    • Posted 12 months ago
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  • Low Carb Diet For Weight Loss?

    “I just can’t lose weight!” This is the statement I hear from so many patients, but there is a solution. The low carbohydrate diet may be just the thing to help people who say they have tried...

    • Posted 12 months ago
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  • Soil as a Gateway for Eliminating Toxins

    Natural treatments for illness typically revolve around eliminating “the bad” (e.g. toxins) and boosting or amplifying “the good” (e.g. wellness). Similarly, natural treatments for landscapes, such as compost, can help simultaneously eliminate the bad and boost or...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Max Chef to Farm Celebrates 10 Years

    Growing up a few minutes down the road from Rosedale Farms in Simsbury, I have long awaited the opportunity to attend a Max Chef to Farm dinner under a tent amongst the vines on this gorgeous farm...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Spicing Up Your Plate with Healthy Benefits

    PHOTO CREDIT: Cheyney Barrieau for Eat IN Connecticut There’s a whole new meaning to spicing up your meal in Connecticut. Whether you dine in West Hartford, New Haven or New Canaan, International Chef Prasad Chrinomula of Five...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • A Food Lover’s Dream in Trastevere

    Trastevere…one of my most favorite places in Rome…from romantic winding alleyways and cobblestone streets to magestic churches and splendid piazzas, there are wonders to look at with every turn. By night it’s a happening destination full of...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Paleo Banana Bread

    For many of us, the idea of reducing grain in our diet is not very exciting… what will we nosh on? There is something very nourishing about eating something spongy and soft and warm! The following recipe...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Jessica Pizano, Owner of Fit to You, LLC

    This business spotlight is our fifth in a series recognizing local holistic practitioners and businesses that are celebrating 10 years in 2017. I had the pleasure of sitting down with Jessica Pizano of Fit to You to...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Think Like a Vegetarian

    I have a love/hate relationship with meat. I love how it keeps me satisfied and sustains my husband, a competitive cyclist. To be honest, it has just been easier to eat animal protein because I grew up...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Secrets to Eating Healthy on the Road

    It’s a common story: You wake up before dawn, rush to the airport and arrive with only a few minutes to spare before boarding. Glancing around, you realize many breakfast options aren’t available. You think to yourself,...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Genuine Hospitality and Delicious Fare at the Farmhouse Restaurant

    Tucked away in a cozy plaza in Newtown is an amazing farm-to-table restaurant that focuses on delivering fresh local food in a warm and welcoming setting. As soon as you walk into The Farmhouse Restaurant you are...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Highlights from the 1st Annual West Hartford Wine & Food Festival

    Residents of Connecticut and beyond enjoyed some of the state’s best food and drink at the First Annual West Hartford Wine & Food Festival on Saturday, June 17th at Kingswood Oxford School. Attendees were treated to more...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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