Foodie Fridays: Apple Bok Choy Salad

Posted September 17th, 2021

While the temps may still be in the 80’s, apple season is upon us! Give this Apple Bok Choy salad a try!  It is easy, healthy and oh so yummy. It is also a good transition into fall salad.   Prep Time: 20 minutes slicing and dicing time Servings: 2 hefty portions Ingredients: 6 cups finely chopped […]


Healthy and Delicious Figs

Posted September 10th, 2021

Let me start by saying I am no fig expert. I just happen to like figs and with a fig tree in my yard with an overabundance of figs this summer, I have learned about their versatility and health benefits. They are a naturally sweet and healthy addition to your diet. A few years ago, […]


Get the Most out of Seasonal Fruits!

Posted December 28th, 2020

It is a good idea to try to eat fruits that are in season. Infused water is a great way to stay hydrated on cooler snowy days while incorporating fruits from the season. Cranberries and citrus are in season so why not use them? In a pitcher or glass combine cranberries, orange slices, ice cubes […]


Dress up that Salad!

Posted December 21st, 2020

Include salad as part of your holiday meal by using this easy salad dressing. This base can be used and altered to make a marinade for salmon or turkey if that is your holiday entrée or can be used to dress up roasted vegetables.   Classic Oil and Vinegar Salad Dressing (Base to marinades and […]


10 Tips for Healthy Eating After Cancer Treatment

Posted December 7th, 2020

Emphasize plants Fruits, vegetables, legumes, and whole grains boast powerful cancer-protective benefits due to their vitamin, mineral, and phytonutrient profile. Additionally, many fruits and vegetables contain antioxidants, such as vitamin C and vitamin E, which reduce the risk of damage to healthy cells. The American Institute for Cancer Research recommends making plant foods the main […]


Want to learn more about Sulforaphanes?

Posted December 4th, 2020

Sulforaphanes are a class of phytochemical. A phytochemical is: A product from plants that is not a vitamin or mineral No known required amount in the diet Have health promoting benefits. Brassica or cruciferous vegetables are the main source of sulforaphanes. There are 375 varieties of brassica vegetables that include arugula, bok choy, broccoli, broccoli […]


Satisfying Snacks

Posted November 13th, 2020

A couple of hours after a meal, and you’re noticing your hunger starting to kick-in again…it’s snack time! Snacks are an excellent way to satisfy hunger between meals, prevent overeating at the next meal, provide your body with a boost of energy, and promote blood sugar control. Remember to portion and adjust accordingly to what […]


Building a Balanced Breakfast

Posted November 6th, 2020

Benefits of Breakfast: Kick-start the day by incorporating a heart-healthy breakfast! Not only is breakfast a wonderful opportunity to incorporate dietary fiber, vitamins, minerals, and protein towards meeting our daily nutritional needs, a well-balanced breakfast meal may boost energy and promote blood sugar control. The simple act of enjoying a nourishing breakfast before the busy […]


The Mediterranean Diet

Posted October 30th, 2020

The Mediterranean diet is a predominately plant based diet that accents omega 3 rich fish sources and whole foods that are minimally processed. Olives and avocado contribute to the rich source of monounsaturated fats that prevent inflammation, the pathway that leads to many chronic diseases including cancer. Did you know that the origins of the Mediterranean […]