Never thought I would be writing about cancer or dealing with it as it effects my family. I hope I won’t be writing about this for long and if so, it’s more about my dad doing well.   Since my dad got sick, I’ve been researching foods that help fight cancer.  Foods like broccoli, pomegranate,(…)

Hi everyone, Sorry for the delay in posting. A medical emergency came up. My dad got rushed to the hospital a few days ago and was later diagnosed with acute leukemia. Aaaahhhh! This has honestly been one of the hardest weeks of my life. Luckily, my family is tight knit and we are all here(…)

Candy Bar Cookies with Mini Snickers and Ghirardelli Caramel Bars

One Halloween a few years back, I decided to take leftover chocolate candy I had laying around and bake them into chocolate chip cookies.  The end result: A melted mix of goodness.  I know we are well past Halloween, but this tasty treat popped into my head the other day and then I really had(…)

Creamy Chicken and Mushroom Soup in a Bread Bowl

Recently, I read in the news that women who eat mushrooms may be lowering their risk of developing breast cancer.  Here’s a few online sites that talk about it:, Huffington Post and Meals to Heal.  There was a study done in 2009 and the Reuters article states: “Lab research has shown that mushroom extracts have anti-tumor(…)

A Little Taste of Summer in These (Brrr) Cold Winter Months

A few weeks ago my friends and I decided we’d had enough of winter.  The thermometer said -2 degrees, but it actually felt much colder.  Something about the winter months make summery things more alluring.  Then, someone said “Let’s make pineapple upside cake.” I thought: “That’s perfect!”.  It’s sweet, with hints of a tropical vacation.(…)


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