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    1 shalom March 6, 2012 at 11:20 pm

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    it lists categories like Condiments, but doesn’t show the paragraph that goes with it.


    2 KitchenKop March 7, 2012 at 11:37 pm

    It’s showing up for me, you must have an ad blocker on? If you turn it off you can see the words, because we have to be able to track the clicks.

    Or try it in Chrome or Safari…?



    3 Patricia Perez May 2, 2012 at 4:47 pm

    Would like to have some idea’s on natural nutrition drinks that I can mix up in a blender . I have stage 4 colon cancer and don’t really have a big appetite so was hopeing you have something to offer me in getting the nutrition I need to keep me strong ?!


    4 KitchenKop May 4, 2012 at 1:55 am

    Hi Patricia,

    Have you tried something like this: ? It’s super easy and full of healthy fats. Just go real easy on the sweetener, you know how cancer loves sugar. You may even want to try a touch of Stevia first and see how that does instead. (Just a touch, though. Too much is icky.)

    Also, watch for some new sponsors that will be up on my resources page soon under supplements, I think their stuff could help you, too.

    I’ll say a prayer for your speedy healing! God bless you!



    5 jennifer June 1, 2012 at 3:54 am

    Patricia, I’m not sure what kinds of smoothies you are looking for, but my son and I (he’s 13) are addicted to this one right now. It is super easy and extremely yummy. This is for two, and it makes nice size servings. You can divide it to suit your hunger level or share it with someone.

    2 bananas
    1/2 to 1 cup frozen mango (I don’t measure, I just put a decent handful in)
    1/2 to 1 cup frozen pineapple
    Very large handful of fresh spinach
    16 oz. purified water
    Toss in blender and puree/liquify.

    I originally used frozen peaches instead of pineapple. The peaches I had were pretty bland which is why I switched, but it’s an option. Try to find organic, of course. You can freeze your own fruit, but there’s no way I’d ever do that (not domesticated enough, heh). I buy the fruit already frozen (Dole has both the mango and pineapple, but it’s not organic), or look around to see what you can find if you don’t want to freeze it yourself (health food store, Trader Joe’s, Whole Foods, grocer’s freezer). You don’t taste the spinach AT ALL…it’s just a really refreshing smoothie packed with greens and fruit–lots of nutrition while being light on your tummy.

    Best of luck to you. I’ll be sending healing vibes your way.


    6 KitchenKop June 2, 2012 at 8:41 pm

    Hi Jennifer,

    That sounds great! Were you aware of the oxalic acid content in raw spinach, though? Read more here:

    Patricia, I pray you’re doing well!


    7 jennifer June 2, 2012 at 10:06 pm

    Kelly, I had not heard of that. I will be reading up asap. Thank you for the info!


    8 Gabrielle February 3, 2014 at 8:28 pm

    You can just as easily neutralize the oxalic acid with citric acid. Much easier to do in a smoothie than steaming first!


    9 Lesli Contreras August 27, 2012 at 6:40 am

    I would like some easy meals that might help w/ my son’s CF. I know he’s espeically low in Vit D right now and is on a 4000 uinit sup to get it boosted. Do you have recomendations? He LOVES salty food, has a G-tube and generally does’t eat to big of portions. I am thinking of a soup or something w/ broth. Thanks


    10 KitchenKop August 29, 2012 at 12:13 am

    Yes, having him even just DRINK the broth would be very good for him! Also, is he taking fermented cod liver oil?

    Does he like smoothies? You could make these with pastured egg yolks and pastured dairy/kefir, berries, etc. – super nourishing!



    11 Sheri March 12, 2013 at 7:36 pm

    Hi everyone!

    I was wondering if anyone has had the ALCAT food sensitivity test done? I am considering doing it, and wanted to see if anyone has had it done and if they thought it was worth the money?

    Thanks in advance!


    12 KitchenKop March 12, 2013 at 8:28 pm

    I’m posting this on my FB page tomorrow to see what we can find out for you.



    13 J'Layne March 28, 2013 at 4:06 pm

    I am beginning a journey, from bad foods to healthy! I listened to you and Ann Marie on a podcast and now with pencil and notebook I am taking notes! I do feel overwhelmed, but I cannot give up. I have a teenaged son with Type 1 diabetes and recently learned that it could have been because of his milk consumption during childhood. After breast feeding till he was almost 2, he would drink nothing but milk. At 3, our pediatrician said no more vitamin D milk, so we changed to low fat, 2%. Then at 6 he was diagnosed with T1D. I now am livid…why couldn’t someone have known this and helped us back then? We pray for him daily, but now we have asked God to forgive us and pray for a reversal of this and for restoration of his pancrease. Anyway, I need to get our food intake healthier and today is my beginning. Thank you SO much for allowing us to take from what you have learned and making it easier for people like me to learn!


    14 KitchenKop March 29, 2013 at 12:20 am


    It is just for Moms like you and others with health issues that I am still blogging. It’s a lot of time and work, but I am SO happy to help you get on track! You can do it! Let me know if you need any guidance. :)



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