Flaxseed oil and seeds (also known as linseed) have both been promoted as valuable substances for preventing cancer, but when I was in the middle of treatment, I wondered whether it was safe to consume? Here’s the thing: it is always important to double and triple check with your oncologist and/or dietician what you can… Continue reading Flaxseed Oil & Seeds: The When, Why & How during Cancer Treatment
This weekend, another travel adventure begins! I’m heading to New York for work (meetings) and play (friends & fashion week). I always equate New York with Silver Linings, so I’m super excited about the trip. It seems like every time I step into an airport, I become famished. Some ridiculous hunger switch turns on and though… Continue reading Friday's Fixin's: Best Travel Snacks
In searching for something to munch with my new favorite bean salad, I came across quite possibly the most joy inducing product I’ve found in a while: Beanitos! I grew up on Doritos and Cheetos. What? It’s true. Please don’t judge. As a consequence, I’m a chips freak! I could seriously do a face plant… Continue reading Silver Lined Discoveries: Beanitos Black Bean Chips
After being gone for 4 days, I was in serious need of some time with our daughter, a/k/a Sweetly Six. I’ve been eying this recipe for Baked Apple Cinnamon Spice Chips from the With Style and Grace blog for some time. Since Sweetly Six and I love to spend time together in the kitchen (she… Continue reading Friday’s Fixin’s: Baked Apple Cinnamon Spice Chips
Since my breast cancer diagnosis (and especially in the bottomless pit of chemo despair), I have found that I am so much more focused on what I put into my body.
While I was a healthy eater prior to this FBC nonsense, I do admit to having some unhealthy proclivities, e.g., skipping the occasional meal…or having one “big” meal/day….or not getting enough fiber and a few other unmentionables. I am learning though…which is a Silver Lining!
Kale is widely considered the yardstick by which all other foods are measured. Health benefits are extraordinary and include risk-lowereing for breast cancer. Hope you enjoy this Silver Lined Kale Chip recipe.