Monthly Archives: September 2015

Harvesting fall’s bounty: Apple, ginger and butternut squash soup, gluten free. 

As the unmistakable sights and sounds of autumn fill the fresh, crisp New England air, and bright oranges, yellows and auburn hues become a sight to behold on highways and winding country roads, the mind turns to comfort foods that … Continue reading

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Sweet, steamed rice dumplings: The Classic Modak recipe

This is a recipe that is very close to my heart as Ganesh Chaturthi was celebrated with great pomp and splendor at my parents’ home while growing up as a kid in Mumbai, as well as at my in-laws’ place, … Continue reading

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The low-down on high glycemic index foods

If you have been following the news in the world of nutrition, you are no stranger to the all too familiar pendulum swing of the use of the glycemic index or GI for meal planning.  This article will: Define the GI and … Continue reading

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