The Cancer Free Life Blog
As you know, I said no to chemo. You read why last week. I heard from several of you about how chemo was the right choice for you. And to you, I say, thank God.
It’s been really enlightening to hear your chemo and cancer stories.
It’s such a personal choice. […]
Recipe Credit: Pamela Salzman
Makes an 8 x 8 or 9 x 9 pan
coconut oil or butter for greasing pan
1 cup creamy, unsweetened, unsalted almond butter, raw or roasted
1/3 cup pure Grade A maple syrup or raw honey
1⁄4 cup raw cacao or cocoa powder
1⁄4 tsp. fine ground sea salt
1 tsp. […]
Some days I dream of savory alfredo sauce over pasta, with a butter base so rich I already feel the pounds going straight to my hips.
In true Elissa fashion, I’ve discovered the perfect compromise, a way to get my creamy pasta dish without taxing my digestive system. Even better, […]
I’ll never forget the look of uncertainty on the oncologist’s face when he gave me my cancer diagnosis. A different doctor had the same look when he gave my husband his diagnosis 10 years later. I chose not to take the path my doctor laid out for me – […]
I can get down an herbacious green juice with ease, but stomaching anchovies has never been a forte of mine, despite knowing how good they are for me. Then, I met my anchovy loving fiancé who introduced me to bagna cauda, a simple anchovy sauce that he would put […]
As we discussed last week on my blog, the first step to getting your thyroid in check is an accurate diagnosis. Once you get over that hurdle, you may feel like relief is just a prescription away, but for many of us diagnosed with thyroid disorder that is far from […]
Since your cleanse and the world of delicious, healthy, food information and recipes you have on your site are such a vital part of my life, I want to share how The journey continues. . .
On May 23, 2014 I began Elissa Goodman’s 21-day cleanse. While she is masterful in her wisdom […]
Turning a household with a revolving door of teenagers into a gluten free one isn’t the easiest, but everyone loves this gluten free cauliflower pizza! I can easily avoid complaints and take out requests by preparing a few of these over the weekend for family and friends to enjoy.
While thyroid disease cannot be prevented or alleviated by diet alone, making thyroid supporting food choices can make a noticeable difference. We abuse our thyroid with refined carbs/processed foods, extreme dieting, and excessive stress when we could be nurturing it with food sources of phytonutrients, antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals […]
I thought being diagnosed with cancer was a horrible experience, but 8 yrs later I had debilitating symptoms of chronic fatigue, insomnia, anxiety, dry thin hair, cold sensitivity and digestion issues. I went from doctor to doctor, from specialist to specialist desperately trying to find someone to tell me […]