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Foods to enhance mood for mid-term

Adrienne Conza, Staff Writer Welcome back to school!  For me, one of the hardest parts of the school year is the few weeks after winter break. With exams, cold weather, and the natural slump of having just come back from a fun, stress-free break, it can be difficult to keep your spirits up. Fortunately, there […]

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Dark Chocolate Orange Truffle

Adrienne Conza, Staff Writer Everyone loves to receive food as a gift, especially chocolate.  So one of my favorite gifts to give around the holidays is a box of homemade dark chocolate orange truffles. These truffles taste of rich chocolate with a colorful hint of oranges. The bright taste of citrus adds another dimension to […]

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5 tips for healthier pies

Adrienne Conza, Staff Writer One of my favorite things about Thanksgiving is eating leftover pie for breakfast, lunch, and dinner for the few days after Thanksgiving that our pies last. I know it doesn’t sound like the healthiest thing, but seriously, who has enough self control to limit themselves to one slice of pie a […]

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Cookie dough energy bites for national cashew day

Adrienne Conza, Staff Writer Did you know that November 23rd is National Cashew Day? National Cashew Day is an unofficial holiday that celebrates the cashew nut- a versatile nut that is used in both savory and sweet cooking in a variety of ways. In honor of National Cashew Day, here are some cool facts about […]

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November in season produce

Adrienne Conza, Staff Writer November marks the time when the weather starts to get colder, and fall seems to fade into Winter.  This change in weather also signifies a shift in produce available in New England.  In season produce is often more flavorful and nutrient rich, and it is also easier to obtain locally grown […]

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Spider Web Cupcakes

Happy Halloween! Whether you’re a fan of Snickers bars, candy corn, or gummy eyeballs, Halloween is a day to indulge in sweet treats. One of my favorite treats to eat and to make is a delicious homemade cupcake, so what better to do  than whip up a batch of halloween theme cupcakes? These cupcakes are […]

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Healthy, easy, back to school snacks

 Adrienne Conza, Staff Writer The beginning of the school year is always a busy time, and it is easy to get so caught up in school work and sports that you end up passing up healthy foods for convenient but sugar, fat, and sodium filled prepared foods.  In the moment, choosing prepared foods may seem […]

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Gluten free baking blogs in honor of celiac awareness month

Adrienne Conza, Staff Writer Did you know that the month of May is Celiac Disease Awareness month? I know, celiac disease sounds like some scary medical condition, but it’s not a life threatening illness. Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder of the small intestine. In other words, people with celiac disease react to the consumption […]

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Spring chocolate birds’ nests recipe

By Alexandra Conza, Staff Writer As the weather warms, Boston thaws from the deep-freeze of winter as the grass begins to green and flowers burst into bloom. Crocus, daffodils, and tulips have all begun flaunting their flamboyantly-colored heads, animals are emerging from hibernation, and the birds sing as they proudly herald the spring. And what […]

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Food blog round-up

By Katherine Gross, Staff Writer The weather is getting frigid, making it much harder to find my beloved food trucks in and around the city. Not to fear, however, for now is a wonderful time to start exploring the great culinary masters of the internet, also known as food bloggers! I recently entered the food […]

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