Recipe: Grilled Chicken Breasts with Blueberry Basil Salsa

This is a super summer recipe, a great source of protein topped with colorful salsa packed with super antioxidants that protect your cells and your DNA from damage. By including 8-12 servings of a rainbow of richly colored fruits and vegetables in your diet daily you will be increasing anti-oxidant protection for your cells.

Recipe: Blueberry Lemon Thyme Sorbet

Blueberries provide super antioxidant cell protection due the presence of pterostilbene and anthocyanadins. The addition of thyme containing the terpenoids rosmarinic acid and ursolic acid the support normal anti-inflammatory function. Blueberries not only have cancer-fighting but also memory supportive properties.

Recipe: Mango Avocado Arugula Salad

This is a tasty colorful salad made from ingredients containing a variety of plant antioxidants. There is a traditional saying in India “A Mango A Day Can Keep Cancer Away”. In modern times we know that mangos contain not only super antioxidant carotenoids, but also lupeol, a phytochemical that induces a process called apoptosis a process which turns on a self destruct switch in all cells, including cancer cells.

Recipe: Southwestern Quinoa, Black Bean and Avocado Salad

This Southwestern inspired salad is rich and textured and so nutritious it can serve as a meal in a bowl. Quinoa is often thought of as a grain, but it is really a seed that originated as a nutrient dense staple food of the Incas in the Andes Mountains of South America. Black beans are rich in iron, fiber and protein and avocados are a wonderful source of super antioxidants, healthy monounsaturated healthy fats and glutathione. Cilantro or fresh coriander leaves contribute not only flavor, but also cell protective super antioxidants beta carotene, quercitin and rutin.

Recipe: Cilantro Guacamole with Pomegranate Seeds

I cannot imagine life without avocados. I grew up with 3 avocado trees in our backyard. Guacamole is made from avocados, one of the most nourishing cancer fighting foods along with the surprise of color and anti-oxidant filled pomegranate seeds.

Recipe: Chinese Restorative Blood Nourishing Stew

This nutrient rich restorative stew comes from the tradition of making therapeutic medicinal soups and stews with Chinese Tonic herbs. This stew is particularly rich in blood building herbs and foods. Included are Astragalus (Huang Qi) a potent Qi or Vitality Tonic traditionally used in many anti cancer formulas.