Disease Fighting Cabbage Salad Recipe

Cabbage is good for you! Contrary to the popular myth spread by evil minions opposing the “whole foods can heal you” movement, cabbage, and other cruciferous vegetables, won’t give you a goiter! Yes, you can quote me on that.   There is nothing I despise more than a good sounding lie, and “cruciferous vegetables are goiterogenic” is one of them.

Don’t be afraid to eat your cabbage. It won’t destroy your thyroid gland! I have eaten cabbage my whole life (I don’t know if it’s the Russian in me, or because our family really likes cabbage), before and after my hypothyroidism diagnosis, yet, I never had a goiter, and still was able to cure hypothyroidism without any medications, while eating cabbage in unthinkable amounts.

Did I already tell you that I like cabbage?  I like it in soups, I like it fermented (think sauerkraut), I like cabbage rolls, and I like it in salads.  I could probably come up with 101 ways to enjoy cabbage.

So, today I am going to share one of my absolute favorite cabbage salad recipes. It’s so easy to make, you will slap yourself silly for not thinking of this recipe yourself.

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Natural Thyroid Cure Resources

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I'm famous! Ok...not really! Not even by a mile.  But my face can be found in the most current issue of the Woman's World Magazine. How did it happen?  They were researching thyroid cure possibilities outside of medicine, and, as you know, yours truly, has talked a lot about curing her (my) hypothyroidism, and helping others to do the same, naturally, without any … Read More

7 Natural Cold Remedies

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How's your week, love? Me? Not so hot so far. It happened that over the weekend the three of us (I, Sprout and Hubby) visited some of our family, who happened to have some sick kids visiting. We immediately lathered ourselves with essential oils and ate squeaky clean, but...sometimes things happen. First Sprout, how hasn't been sick for a year, came down with a stomach … Read More

The Perfect Weight Loss Plan | Part 1

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It's almost February. This means that the gyms around the country are getting less crowded.  Fitness classes have fewer New Year weight loss resolution warriors, and trainers have fewer clients trying to get fit.  But it's not as bad as it will be in another month.  From my personal teaching experience I know that the end of March is the breaking point.  By then you know … Read More

Limited Time Vegan Recipes eBooks Giveaway

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Howdy?! I know I've been a little quiet this week, but for a good reason--I'm catching up on much needed rest and time with the family and preparing to celebrate my XX birthday. (Wanna be brave and guess my age? And no, XX does not mean 20 in this case :).) However, this does not mean that I was not thinking about you and your taste buds.  On the contrary!  Since I am … Read More

Barbecue Cauliflower Wings

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Did you ever begin salivating while talking, thinking about or simply looking at delicious food?  Well, I'm drowning in my own drool now, as I am typing up this recipe.  I see the image, remember the taste, but my hunger cannot be satisfied. It is one thing to make a delicious meal (and this one will sear itself into your brain once you taste it), and another to stare at … Read More

Daniel Fast Recipe eBook Giveaway!

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GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED! So, you decided to do the Daniel Fast, and now you are scraping to find the Daniel Fast approved recipes.  You are searching high and low for what you should and should't eat, for what you can and can't make, for what's simple and easy to make, and how to be successful doing the fast...and before you know it, instead of fasting (which means you … Read More

The Best Kale Salad You’ll Ever Have with Creamy Thai Dressing

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If you thought you knew and loved kale (and I'm being brave here to assume that you love kale), you will rethink your relationship with it having tasted this kale salad I have prepared for you! It is so addictive, I'm afraid you'll overeat! Now, if you don't love kale, or never tried to love kale, this is your chance! I guarantee that things will change and kale and you … Read More

Vegan Cheesy Tofu Scramble

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"Mommy," she begs, as she is looking at me with those lovely brown, poppy-like eyes, "can you make me tofu, ple-e-e-e-a-a-a-se?" The way she asks leaves no wiggle room for saying no. It is more of a command than a request.  And even if I attempt to deny her request, begging turns into nagging as she follows me around the house. "Sprout, we have other food we need to eat … Read More

How to do the Daniel Fast Successfully

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Happy Daniel Fast 2016, you all! Now, can you say that with me? Happy Daniel Fast! (or should we say fasting?)  Either way, let's start a trend of greeting each other this way this year: #happydanielfasting! If you have not been initiated into the Daniel Fast know-how, you are probably thinking: "What in the world is the Daniel Fast?" Let me 'splain it to you and tell … Read More