Author Archives: Beth Ann Erickson

Chocolate Chip Cookies!

After my husband’s heart attack, cookies were a problem. Most are made with a ton of Crisco, lard, or oil. Those are no-nos for him. So, to keep his cholesterol where his cardiologist wanted it, I had to come up … Continue reading

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Five reasons to enjoy Plant Based Living

VegNews Magazine has an amazing article that resonated with me. Written by a 24 year old (hey, that’s Peder’s age!), it was fun to read his take on plant based living. His five reasons include: 1. Fecal Free Food 2. … Continue reading

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Holiday Gingerbread

I’ll be honest. I can’t take pictures worth a darn. So, when I can get someone like Janet Scott from Janet Scott Photography to snap pics of some of the recipes in our new Mix cookbook, I jump at the … Continue reading

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Why eat a plant based diet?

Here’s Bizarro’s take:

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Crazy Sexy Cancer part Two

Yesterday we talked about Kris Carr’s Crazy Sexy Cancer claim claim that a vegan diet can cure cancer. I’ll continue today along that same vein starting with Elaine Schattner, MD, who has this to say about Carr’s form of cancer: … Continue reading

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Crazy Sexy Cancer?

In light of my recent colon cancer diagnosis, a number of readers have recommended Kris Carr’s Crazy Sexy Cancer books. She also has a DVD. So, I checked out her Crazy Sexy Diet book. Endorsed by Dr. Oz (not necessarily … Continue reading

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Colon Cancer Part Two

Things should be getting back to normal very soon. I’m kinda/sorta back to work, but have noticed my stamina isn’t completely back to normal. I visited my oncologist for the first time and learned a couple things about my cancer. … Continue reading

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Colon Cancer

Does a plant based diet completely protect you from colon cancer? In my experience, not necessarily. On May 27, I went kicking and screaming to my very first colonoscopy. I don’t know why, but for some reason I got roped … Continue reading

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Got 10k? You can go on her diet.

If you’ve got 10k to burn and a few pounds to lose, give Tanya Zuckerbtot a jingle. She’s a nutritionist who will council you to help reach your weight goals. She sees around ten clients per day and has up … Continue reading

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As we age, heart related health costs go up

From Reuters: The American Heart Association estimates that costs linked to heart failure is expected to more than double in the next couple decades. Sheesh. That’s terrible news. Worse yet, healthcare providers may not be able to keep up with … Continue reading

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