Health Benefits of Chia Seeds

Remember the first time you saw a commercial for Chia Pets, those funny looking planters that come in different animal shapes?  My favorite though is the one of a man’s head… one minute he’s bald and the next minute, he’s got a head full of chia. Well, those same chia...


Recipes to Nourish Your Body During Cancer Treatments & Beyond

Smoky Chickpea, Red Lentil & Vegetable Soup By Jennifer Segal of OnceUponAChef.com   NOTE:  Eating protein-rich food like chickpeas and lentils gives your body the fuel it needs to build up your immune system which often times becomes compromised during cancer treatments. Servings:  6 Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 yellow onion, finely chopped...


All Hail Kale & This Yummy Salad Recipe

  Eating healthy, good-for-you foods during and post-treatment can help cancer 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. Dark leafy greens are the rockstars of the produce department as they have the most...


2 Tofu Recipes to Potentially Help Inhibit Malignant Growth

Meet GUEST BLOGGER Faith Franz.  Faith is a writer for The Mesothelioma Center, an organization that provides support and resources for people and families with this rare disease.  Faith also likes to spread the word about the benefits of alternative medicine. Tofu –it’s what’s for dinner. (If you’re trying to naturally prevent lung cancer growth,...


Cancer-Fighting Smoothie Recipes

Last week I had the honor of attending a Blogger Summit at the Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) in Arizona with some of the most incredible and inspiring kick-ass cancer bloggers EVER.  Over the next few weeks, I’ll be writing about many of the new resources I learned about here....


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...




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