Author Archives: Beth Ann Erickson

Hasn’t Dr. Esselstyn said this for years?

Science Daily reports a new study from Case Western Reserve University, published in Molecular Cell says: … heart failure severity could vary based on nitric oxide levels in the body. Low levels could cause GPCRs to primarily activate the arrestin … Continue reading

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Oat Milk!

This is an oldie but goodie. Apologies for the sound quality… we’re getting better at this. 😛 Super simple recipe. Easy instructions. Even easier clean up. Oh, did I mention this milk costs pennies a quart? Good luck!

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A Fast Update…

I’m getting all my ducks in a row. To be honest, this whole cancer experience has basically brought me to my knees. After losing around 2/3 of my colon, resuming my plant based life was more than a challenge. I’ve … Continue reading

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Who’s in the mood for cookies?

Yup. Whole grain. Oil free. Vegan. Plus, they’re from the Mix cookbook which means they’re super-easy! Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies. I know what I’m snacking on… 😛 Save Save

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Such an old dude…

Jake turned 17 this fall. We adopted him when he turned six and he’s astounded us from day one. He has every reason to be the angriest animal alive. But he isn’t. He lived in the basement of his old … Continue reading

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I’m going to be honest here…

Yeah. I haven’t been posting in this space much lately. Thing is, my feelings have become mixed when it comes to plant based living. Nah. I love the lifestyle. I enjoy knowing my environmental footprint is small. The ethics of … Continue reading

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Oh so smooth…

We don’t eat these often. But when we do… oh so fun. These are the lemon bars from my One Simple Baking Mix cookbook. Super healthy? Probably not. Healthier than your standard lemon bar. You betcha. 🙂

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It’s 2017 and We’re Back!

So… it’s been a while. So, let’s get up to date, eh? The last time we spoke, I was dealing with my cancer diagnosis. So much has happened since then. First, it appears as though certain claims that a vegan … Continue reading

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Target now offers “Meatless Meat”

Hmmm… I just ran across this fascinating article. The Simply Balanced brand introduced four flavors, which include Teriyaki “chicken”, Mushroom Miso “turkey”, Korean Barbeque “chicken” and Smokey Chipotle “chicken.” All four mouth-watering flavors can be found in the frozen foods … Continue reading

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Back in the Saddle Again

It’s been a year and a half since my cancer diagnosis. I just finished my latest tests and so far, the numbers are coming back strong. Liver number? It’s good. Tumor markers? Nice and low. Food issues due to losing … Continue reading

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