The Dark Side of Cooking

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  Summer is here and we break out the grill! Nothing quite screams “summer” like the smell of charcoal, roasted corn and sizzling steak fresh off the grill! As a family, we love the grill and I love the convenience of not having to slave over the stove for a meal; even as dark words […]

Boost Metabolism With Pineapple Ginger Cayenne Kombucha

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  It’s been a while since I’ve blogged and the urge is hitting me today!  Perhaps it is in tribute to a fellow blogger, TR Crumbley who passed a week ago.  He was just 29, battling an aggressive form of duodenal cancer. I connected with him a few years back during our “Sunday Supper” chats […]

Homemade Kombucha To Heal Your Gut

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My first taste of Kombucha was at Trader Joe’s! I paid $4.50 for 16 ounces and was quite pleased with the pleasant tasting, fizzy slightly tart ginger drink that gave me a quick pick me up. I went back to buy it on days when I was detoxing or mini fasting and loved the energy it […]

Sweet Kale Salad With Coconut Cream Poppy Seed Dressing

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  Crisp sweet kale salad tossed in a creamy homemade poppy-seed dressing topped with cranberries and pepitas. That’s what we had  for dinner last night with some chicken on the side and it looked so pretty, I decided it was definitely blog worthy! Kale is in season now and mixed with vibrant orange tomatoes, crisp […]

Know Your Plastic! Reduce Exposure To Carcinogens With Plastic Safety Tips #NBCAM

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Plastic safety tips! Are plastics safe? How to reduce exposure to harmful carcinogens? These are just some of the questions I will be addressing in this post. October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (NBCAM) and I am supporting the cause by writing some posts and recipes that create more awareness of Breast cancer. I have several dear friends […]

Safe Grilling Tips To Reduce Carcinogens

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Summer is here and that means Grill Season! I love grill season because it means I get to just fix the stuff while the actual cooking/grilling is done by my husband. We grill indoors in the winter,  but there is something magical about the smell of fresh grilled corn or meat that indoor grilling cannot […]

Foods That May Reduce Risk Of Prostate Cancer #Movember #ProstateCancerAwarnessMonth

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  November is ( was)  prostate cancer awareness month. I had been meaning to do a post on natural foods that may be preventive  in nature and reduce progression of prostate cancer, but with  writing posts for Diabetes Awareness month and Alzheimer’s Awareness Month,  I took a backseat on this one. Well, better a little […]

Breast Cancer Protective Foods

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    October is breast cancer awareness month.  A good time to show our support for the cause by participating in activities centered around cancer.  The cause for breast cancer is dear to my heart. I have a history of cancer in my family and a grandma who had breast cancer.  My chances of getting […]

Grilled Eggplant Moussaka With Flaxseed #BakeForACure #SundaySupper

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    This post is dedicated to  Katy Richards, a dear friend of mine who is a breast cancer survivor and a beautiful strong woman ! I am super excited to be participating in #SundaySupper this week. We are partnering with Chantal Cookware in their “Bake For A Cure ” event in support of October being […]