Book Club – Forks Over Knives

I first saw the documentary Forks over Knives when I became vegetarian when first diagnosed with Lupus.  Shortly after, they released the companion book as well as a cookbook.  This documentary changed my life and the way I look at food and health.  You can visit the Forks over Knives site here for great articles,…

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Tasty Tuesday Spotlight – Papaya

This fruit boasts major health benefits as listed in the great graphic from Dr Axe below.  Be sure to pick a ripe papaya – it will have orange skin and it will give a little when pushed.  Green papayas are unripe and should be cooked or allowed to ripen on the counter until they reach…

Tasty Tuesday Spotlight – Asparagus

Ok, we know these little guys get a bad wrap.  Yes, asparagus does make your pee smell, which is a by-product of when your body breaks down a sulphur compound found in asparagus known as mercaptan.  Seriously though, there are worse things right?  Asparagus is high in potassium which works with sodium to keep blood…

Repost – Plant Based Diets Effective for Breast Cancer Survival

There are so many credible, amazing resources out there on holisitic health that we love, so as a new feature here on Fabuously Fighting we will be highlighting some of our favorite bloggers and contributors.  Up first is a great piece from Amanda Brocket of the Raw Food Kitchen originally posted July 14, 2016 on RawFoodRecipes.com…

Fabs Vegan Chili

2- 29oz cans of organic black beans (drained and rinsed) 1- 29oz can of organic red beans (drained and rinsed) 1- 29oz can of organic diced tomatoes 7- stalks celery diced 2- medium onions diced 2- Tbsp of cumin 2- Tbsp paprika 2- tsp onion salt 1- tsp of red pepper flakes 2 cloves garlic…

The Top 5 Cancer Fighting Foods

1. Leafy Green Vegetables Kale, Spinach, romaine, etc. are rich in vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and enzymes, and are also very low in calories, fats, sodium and other toxins (when you purchase organic). They are loaded with antioxidants known to combat cancer, including vitamin C and beta-carotene (which is a type of Vitamin A). These leafy greens…