Recipes & Nutrition

BEST Kale Salad Recipe EVER

I don’t consider myself to have an “addictive personality” but I am seriously addicted to this amazing salad. This recipe comes from one of my favorite wellness warriors Elise Museles of KaleAndChocolate.com.  I seriously crave this nutritious, delicious salad every day for lunch! Elise says “Lacinato kale, also known as dinosaur...


Keen About Quinoa

Alan LOVED a good meal… heck, he grew up in a restaurant so he not only knew his way around the kitchen, but he really appreciated good grub. He might even have been a better cook than me… something we lovingly debated on a regular basis. Needless to say, when...


Makin’ Lemonade (my 100th post)

Today is July 12, 2011… and it’s the one year anniversary of the day I lost the love of my life, Alan Craig Stoller, 47 years young to cancer… to pleomorphic rhabdomyosarcoma to be exact.  And oddly enough, today is also the 100th post of CancerHawk.  Weird, right?!  I did...


Pass the Ketchup Please

Alan loved ketchup… and he was feeling deprived eating a hamburger without it.  He was ok with replacing his traditional burger bun with Eszkiel Sprouted Grain Bread but he really missed his ketchup.  You see, we had eliminated all refined sugar from his diet & ketchup is LOADED with the...


Amazing Kale Recipe

I just LOVE Kale & Chocolate… And yes, I am referring to both the food as well as the Nutrition & Wellness company.  Isn’t the name just fantastic?! Check out their new website at www.kaleandchocolate.com. Elise Museles is the founder and she has tons of great nutrition & wellness advice on...


Nutrition in a Glass

I love Kris Carr’s motto… Make Juice, Not War.  (Kris is the founder of Crazy Sexy Life and is currently living with cancer.  She starts every day with this “Green Drink“.  I tried it today… it’s pretty tasty and it’s packed with tons of nutrition… and candidly, a nice change from...


Cancer Fighting Foods

Since yesterday’s post “Can We Eat to Starve Cancer?“, I’ve received several requests for a list of anti-angiogenic foods. These are foods that naturally cut off the blood supply (a.k.a life) to cancerous tumors. And if you ain’t feeding the hungry beast, the beast should, in theory, shrivel up and...


Can We Eat to Starve Cancer?

William Li is the President & Medical Director of the Angiogenesis Foundation, a nonprofit that is re-conceptualizing global disease fighting.  In the video clip above from the TED 2010 Conference, Dr. Li presents a concept called Anti-Angiogenesis- “a new way to think about treating cancer and other diseases which prevents the growth of blood vessels that...

Sugar-Free Black Bean Brownies

  Alan’s sister Sue is an amazing chef.  She spent hours researching different recipes that could satisfy Alan’s sweet cravings which intensified after each chemotherapy treatment.  It was quite a conundrum since Alan was on a strict no-sugar-no white flour diet.  This recipe- found on In Mamas Kitchen– fit the bill and they...




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