Nothing beats homemade vegetable soup for comfort and nutrition especially if one is on a “stem cell transplant diet” where all the vegetables need to be cooked! I can make a yummy chicken or vegetarian tortilla soup and a pretty good version of a vegetarian roasted vegetable soup, but for old-fashioned appeal and best taste,… Read More Recipes of the day
I discovered smoothies several years back when I was trying to find sneaky ways to get more fruits, veggies, and other nutrients in my family’s diet. The ease and variety of these drinks continue to keep me interested! With cancer and chemo, there are many days when my husband doesn’t feel like eating but will… Read More Smoothie Recipes!
In my last post, I wrote about some of my thoughts on health. Now, don’t get me wrong; I fully admit that I don’t have it down or am the role model for health. I’m a 49 year old woman who struggles daily on many levels. However, I have read a lot written by those… Read More In case you didn’t believe me…
One of the books I’ve read on our cancer “journey” is Anticancer by David Servan-Schreiber. This book was published in 2007 and became a best seller. Dr. Servan-Schreiber was a research psychiatrist, neuroscientist, and author when he found out that he had a brain tumor at age 31. Anticancer was the result of his research and belief… Read More Thoughts on East vs. West
One of the many things post transplant patients face is a new way of looking at food. The saying “eat to live, not live to eat” most definitely applies. Not only is a transplant patient fighting new baby-like taste buds, he is also still dealing with the harsh chemo side effects which leave nausea, diarrhea,… Read More Two recipes-one for him and one for me….post transplant