Spinach-Feta and Ground Turkey Frittata

by Chef Colombe A frittata is a type of Italian omelet - you can add almost anything to the eggs. It is also delicious eaten cold and makes an ideal “Grab and Go” snack. Ingredients: 2 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil 2 cups fresh spinach 1 onion, chopped 2 garlic cloves, chopped ¾ cup ground turkey [...]

By |2019-04-11T17:17:30-04:00November 10th, 2018|Blog, Recipes|0 Comments

Chef Colombe’s Personal Philosophy

I am looking at scars that I have on my body, which have lived with me for years now. These scars remind me that my body has been healing, quietly, with conscious input from me, for years now. But it wasn’t always this simple...   Having a bout with a chronic disease a few years [...]

By |2019-04-11T17:17:30-04:00November 7th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Vanilla Chocolate Chip Protein Balls

by Chef Colombe Do you ever get a craving for just a little bit of chocolate? Yes? Well, these little guys are just the ticket to tickle your taste buds. Loaded with protein, they will satisfy your hunger and keep you going steady until your next meal. Yield: 30 Ingredients: 1 cup organic, gluten-free rolled [...]

By |2019-04-11T17:17:30-04:00October 10th, 2018|Blog, Recipes|0 Comments

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 [...]

By |2019-04-11T17:17:30-04:00September 20th, 2018|Blog|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 [...]

By |2019-04-11T17:17:31-04:00September 10th, 2018|Blog, Recipes|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 [...]

By |2019-04-11T17:17:31-04:00August 20th, 2018|Blog|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 [...]

By |2019-03-26T17:40:15-04:00August 10th, 2018|Blog, Recipes|0 Comments