Recipes & Nutrition

10 Green Juice Recipes

  I LOVE the color green… light green, bright green, dark forest green, any shade of green.  I especially LOVE  green juices and green smoothies.  They’re nutritious and delicious.  Incorporating more vegetables (and fruits) into your diet can help boost your immune system which often times becomes weakened during cancer...


Kale & Butternut Squash Saute

  WedMD writes this about kale… “Move over Popeye and make room for the “queen of greens,” kale. Gaining in popularity, kale is an amazing vegetable being recognized for its exceptional nutrient richness, health benefits, and delicious flavor.  Eating a variety of natural, unprocessed vegetables can do wonders for your...


Nourish Your Body with Vibrant Veggie Soup

    Good nutrition is an important part of cancer treatment.  Eating healthy, good-for-you foods during and after treatment can help patients feel better and stay stronger.  Proper nutrition can help them keep up their body weight and strength, keep body tissue healthy, and fight infection. In light of the cooler weather, I asked...


Kicking Cancer in the Kitchen

Simply put, I believe that whatever you put into your body affects your body.  Makes sense, right?  I also have to say that personally, I believe that food choices alone can not cure someone of cancer… although such choices can  strengthen the human body and help boost our immune system- two...


Berry Almond Smoothie

  Meet Guest Bloggers Kendall & Annette from Kicking Cancer in the Kitchen:  Kendall Scott, CHHC and Annette Ramke, CHHC began a journey into Cancer World and came out on the other side, healthier, happier and inspired by the power of food and integrative health. Kendall received a Hodgkin’s Lymphoma diagnosis...


Finding Your Groove With Food…

MEET GUEST BLOGGER Kendall Scott from Kicking Cancer in the Kitchen: Kendall was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma at age 27. After making changes in her diet during cancer treatment and noticing major improvements in her energy and overall health, she attended the Institute for Integrative Nutrition and attained board certification...


WTF is a “Superfood”?

Superfood (n): A term used to describe food with high nutrient or phytochemical content that may confer health benefits, with few properties considered to be negative, such as being high in saturated fats or artificial ingredients, food additives or contaminants. (source: Wikipedia)   Although there is no official “superfoods” list, there...


The Nutrition Rainbow

The Cancer Project is a great resource for information on cancer prevention and survival through nutrition. Check out the Cancer Project’s hands-on nutrition class schedule HERE.  These classes are designed to help help cancer survivors and their families learn new tastes and easy food preparation skills. Their website also has tons a healthy & delicious...


7 Foods You Should Never Eat

This month’s Prevention Magazine contains information on “7 Foods That Should Never Cross Your Lips”.  They ask 7 different doctors and scientists with different areas of expertise the following question:  “What foods do YOU avoid?”  7 Foods You Should Never Eat 1.  The Endocrinologist Won’t Eat: Canned Tomatoes  Fredrick Vom Saal,...




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