The Wellness Chef’s Assessment on Malnutrition: A Case Study

Betty: 55 y/o female, Stage III Cancer of the Larynx Treatment: Active Chemotherapy combined with Radiation Symptom: Nausea/Vomiting – with the use of Cisplatin, but not limited to. Strategies: Hydration: If you are feeling nauseated or actually vomiting, it is so important that you get adequately hydrated. The more dehydrated you get, the worse your [...]

September 20th, 2018|0 Comments

Eggplant Caviar

by Chef Colombe As sophisticated as this recipe sounds, it is really very simple to make. I like to top off my salad greens with a spoonful, as well as serve it as an accompaniment with fish. Yield: about 2 cups Ingredients: 1 to 1½ pounds eggplant 2–4 garlic cloves, minced 3 shallots, minced 1 [...]

September 10th, 2018|0 Comments

The Wellness Chef’s Care Plan for “Fatigue”

There are many causes of fatigue in patients who have cancer and they stem from multiple things. One that often occurs is “Reduced Energy Intake,” or simply the patient is just not eating. This is also known as “Increased Resting Energy.” Just as you are sitting here, you are burning a certain number of calories, but [...]

August 20th, 2018|0 Comments

Basic “Pasta” Using Zucchini or Yellow Squash

by Chef Colombe Serves: 4 Ingredients: 4 large zucchini or yellow squash, washed 1 Tbsp. coconut oil Sea salt Instructions: On a mandolin, or with a food processor, julienne the zucchini or squash and place in a colander. You can also use a "curly fry" attachment for creating spirals for more interest. Add a few [...]

August 10th, 2018|0 Comments

Why do you sometimes feel sick when you do an internal cleanse or detox?

You have made the decision to get healthier. You decide on a cleanse and are mentally prepared to take the herbs, consume the potions, use the essential oils, drink all that water, and whatever else comes with it. What most are not prepared for is suddenly feeling under the weather out of the blue. It [...]

July 20th, 2018|0 Comments

Crispy Garlic Chips

by Chef Colombe Yield: ¼ cup These are so flavorful and versatile. I love the crunchy texture they add to so many different dishes. Ingredients: 2 garlic bulbs, cloves separated, skin removed 2 tablespoons grape-seed oil Sea salt, to taste Instructions: Using a sharp knife, slice garlic cloves into very thin slices, about ¼-inch thick. [...]

July 10th, 2018|0 Comments

Parasitic Infections and Treatment Options

Parasites have far surpassed epidemic levels in the United States, with most sources estimating that a massive 85% of Americans have parasitic infections. Because of this, we recommend a parasite cleanse every six months, care in choosing restaurants, and cleaning up after exposure to animals. Unfortunately, most conventional doctors are not trained in the treatment [...]

June 20th, 2018|0 Comments

Cashew Cream – Savory and Sweet

by Chef Colombe Yield: 2½ cups Ingredients:  1cup cashews, raw ½ to ¾ cup of filtered water (add more water according to consistency desired) Instructions: Place cashews in sealable container, add water to cover, and refrigerate overnight. In the morning, place cashews and water into Vita mix or some other mixer capable of puréeing (a [...]

June 10th, 2018|0 Comments

The Cause and Management of Candida

Q. Is the candida albicans fungus in the body good or bad for us? A. Good. It is the indicator that our body is still toxic. Candida itself is part of a healthy biological terrain. It is "candida overgrowth" that is behind the majority of health complaints known today. Candida overgrowth stems from a condition [...]

May 20th, 2018|0 Comments

Sugar-Free Meringue

by Chef Colombe This stevia-sweetened, sugar-free meringue is just right for topping fruit bars and granola. Make cookies out of it for those times when you feel like you need a bit of a sweet treat. Yield: 48 cookies Ingredients: 5 egg whites ⅛ teaspoon organic, whole-leaf stevia powder ¼ plus ⅛ teaspoon cream of [...]

May 10th, 2018|0 Comments