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Healthier Chai Tea

Healthier Chai Tea

It can be difficult to maintain a healthy diet during this time of year. There seems to be sugary treats around every corner. Choosing to indulge in fewer sugary drinks can help you maintain balance. A sweetened chai tea latte from your favorite coffee shop can have...

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Naturally Sweetened Hot Cocoa

Naturally Sweetened Hot Cocoa

‘Tis the season for sweats and treats. One way to help cut down on your sugar intake during the holidays and throughout the year is to swap it out of your drinks. The daily recommended sugar maximum for women and children is 6 teaspoons (25 grams) and 9 teaspoons...

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Sparkling Water Mocktails

Sparkling Water Mocktails

A great place to cut back on sugar is by limiting your consumption of sugar beverages. Sparkling water is a way to curb those soda cravings and creating a mocktail with them can be a great option. Most mocktails can be made with little to no sweetener and have the...

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Pumpkin Spice Latte

Pumpkin Spice Latte

We are in the thick of pumpkin spice season. We all want to indulge in the season’s most popular drink, and there are so many ways to enjoy it with less sugar. The coffee shop version of this latte can have over 29 grams or 7 teaspoons of added sugar. You can save...

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Bennington Community Sun and Fun Festival

Bennington Community Sun and Fun Festival

  By Kathy Shaw Sun and Fun! 2019 was a huge success!  The free festival, now in its 5th year, aims to  to educate, in a festive atmosphere, about ways to get involved helping others and  the environment. Over 30 diverse community groups participated including...

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RiseVT Grant Keeps School Gardens Thriving

RiseVT Grant Keeps School Gardens Thriving

RiseVT Windham County provided Guilford Central School and Vernon Elementary School with summer garden care support and funds for gardening tools and supplies to both schools. One of the biggest challenges faced by school gardens is who will maintain them over the...

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