Yesterday I had the privilege of being the speaker for a Lunch 'n Learn for Pearls of Empowerment in Davie County. We had 38 women and 2 men who attended my cooking demo - Fighting Cancer With Your Fork. I showed the participants how to prepare 3 cancer fighting recipes that incorporated cancer fighting foods. Here I am before the class started. It was a really great facility! What you can't see is the reverse mirror over my head, so that participants could see what I was doing … [Read more...]
Nutrition Through Soothing Superfoods Recipes!
I had the pleasure of speaking at the American Brain Tumor Association Conference this past weekend in Chicago. It was a great time, with very good researchers and topics. While all the topics were interesting, I have to say that the session I was involved with was the most interactive and fun. Mostly because my co-presenter, Chef Melissa, with The Centered Chef had great recipes to demo! Being associated with her definitely helped my image of "making healthy living fun"! … [Read more...]
New Kale Recipe and Other Reader Inspired Recipes!
Happy Friday to all! It's the first Friday in March, which means it's 'Dress in Blue Day' for Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month! I am proudly wearing my "colorectal blue" dress today, which I purchased just after Christmas on sale at H&M for $15. What a bargain! Working in oncology means that I now see colors as "cancer colors". What drew me to this dress is that I needed more "colorectal blue" clothes. Just as my shopping buddy - it's literally what I said when I saw it on … [Read more...]
Recipe for Kale Chips – They’re So Good!! Bonus – Cancer Services Short Film
Greetings! If you're like me, you like local stuff. Food, crafts, businesses, farmers. One of our clients (a regular reader of this website too!) referred to supporting Cancer Services as "Buying Local". I love it! Not only are we a local agency (no national or state-wide affiliations), but we had a local artist, Mike Foley, create an awesome short film about Cancer Services called: Facing the Boogie Man I've been known to watch it through a couple of times whenever I need a … [Read more...]
Holiday Tips and Recipes Part II
Holiday Tips and Recipes Part I covered the first 5 of my 10 survival tips for the holidays and gave you my favorite holiday mashed potato recipe. Here are the final 5 Survival Tips for the Holidays and my favorite kale recipe! 6. Sign up for a 5K or fitness walk. During the holiday season, we often are so busy with the to-do list that our exercise ceases. By signing up for a 5k or other fitness event, it will help to keep your mind focused on fitness goals. Many cities have … [Read more...]