It has been a while since I've posted any vegan recipes that I LOVE, so I figured I'd post a few new ones here since I've been doing this for almost 2 years! Crazy! Here's a quick little update. "Going vegan" with a strict plant-based diet was my response to treatment and healing after being diagnosed… Continue reading “Going vegan” update + New Vegan Dish Favorites!
I officially started my cancer treatment on January 2nd. I am taking Tamoxifen (an estrogen blocker) everyday for the next 10 years. Because my cancer was low risk, I did not have to have chemo or any other invasive treatment. Also my cancer was hormone fed (estrogen and progesterone positive at 99 and 100%), tamoxifen… Continue reading Cancer Treatment and (almost) NO Side Effects.
Here are some of my go to favorites that I have found since March that I love!! Many of these recipes are from the cookbook, Oh She Glows, by Angela Liddon. I also find quick, easy, but super delicious recipes from The Minimalist Baker on her website. Black Bean and Sweet Potato Enchiladas - I… Continue reading Going Vegan – My favorites!
Breakfast Ideas, shopping list, and how to realistically make it work! Ready, go! -Vegan Protein Shake - I use this one from Trader Joe's (add RAW greens, frozen mixed berries, a few handfuls of fresh spinach, ground flax seed, and almond milk) blend and its ready! I also like this one from Sprouts even though… Continue reading Going Vegan – Breakfast Edition.
What if I gave you an easy solution (or two) for cutting out meat and dairy? Would you try it? I have had so many people ask for my suggestions on trying to cut out meat and dairy and realistically what that looks like, is it possible, and can it be easy? Absolutely, 100% yes.… Continue reading Going Vegan – Beginners Guide.
I need a better title. This is probably my favorite type of post because it's not cancer related and I get to share with you some of my most favorite things... cue the music - girls in white dresses with blue satin sashes... my favorite movie. 😉 1) Fiction Book - I could talk about… Continue reading Favorite things – Part 2.
I have become super intrigued and passionate about switching to a vegan diet since I found out that I had cancer. When I asked my breast surgeon what I need to do about my diet and she said "there's no research to show that diet changes the outcome of your diagnosis." WHAT?!?!? I was so mad.… Continue reading Analyzing Alkalinity. Part 1.