Month: April 2017

Golden Milk – Why you Should Drink it and How to Make my favorite Turmeric Milk Recipe

Golden Milk – Why you Should Drink it and How to Make my favorite Turmeric Milk Recipe

Liquid Gold in a cup I can’t believe it has taken me this long to post about Golden Milk. It’s delicious and nutritious and SO easy to make. But before I go on, I want to make it clear why I’ve been drinking it so much, […]

Why Eat Raw: Benefits of a raw food diet (and when not to go raw)

Why Eat Raw: Benefits of a raw food diet (and when not to go raw)

Eat Raw like a rabbit Perhaps you’ve heard of the raw food diet and the raw food recipes that cater to it. I myself have sprinkled in the term raw here on this blog: just yesterday I posted my own raw vegan carrot cake cupcakes, […]

Raw Vegan Paleo Carrot Cake Cupcakes with Maple Cinnamon Cashew Cream

Raw Vegan Paleo Carrot Cake Cupcakes with Maple Cinnamon Cashew Cream

Eat like a rabbit

My family celebrates Easter, and I celebrate any excuse to make treats. And of course I’m always on a mission to satisfy my sweet tooth in a healthier way, using real, whole foods ingredients and as little sugar (never refined of course) as possible. So this weekend, I was back at it. While I love my chocolate, I do like to change things up a bit so I figured what better way to honor the bunny holiday than with the ultimate rabbit food: carrots. Carrot cake was on.  (more…)

Minty Hot Chocolate Superfood Smoothie

Minty Hot Chocolate Superfood Smoothie

Chocolate is a superpower So as I mentioned in my recent apple pie smoothie post, I’ve been rebalancing my gut. And in order to do so, I had to stick to warm foods, meaning no traditional ice-based smoothies. BUT I figured out a hack to […]

My One Year Cancerversary

My One Year Cancerversary

The Preliminary C Diagnosis: Looking Back A year ago today I received a call when I was at work. It was the director of the Lymphoma center at Columbia. I went into the bathroom to take the call. Gently but without mincing any words, he informed […]

Gut-Friendly Warm Apple Pie Smoothie

Gut-Friendly Warm Apple Pie Smoothie

Getting the Gut Back on Track

I’ve been working on rebalancing my gut for the past several months, because chemo and six months of antibiotics will do a serious number on gut flora. I’d already been planning on a New Year’s cleanse in January, them BAM!, gut issues hit. For the first time in my life. Maybe it was just the cumulative effects of months of drugs. Maybe I overdid it a bit over the holidays – too much too soon before my gut was rebalanced. It was probably both.

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Vegan Sugar-Free Stewed Apples

Vegan Sugar-Free Stewed Apples

The Warm Apple Pie Smoothie Project For my warm apple pie smoothie project, I wanted to find the best way to get the fresh-out of the oven warm apple pie vibe. I figured I could bake the apple, which would work just fine I’m sure.