Thursday, July 12, 2012

Helpful Websites from Betsy

Helpful Websites from Betsy!


“Fight Cancer with Your Fork” Webinar with Susan Silberstein, PhD - Book is called The World's Healthiest Foods by George Mateljan

From Betsy: “The following are books I learned a lot about in the early stages of this journey.  Some are also cookbooks, but they are full of information as well as recipes”:

Immunity Foods For Healthy Kids by Lucy Burney

Cooking the Whole Foods Way by Christina Pirello

Cancer 50 Essential Things To Do by Greg Anderson

Super Foods RX by Steven Pratt, M.D. and Kathy Matthews

You Are What You Eat by Dr. Gillian McKeith
and one easy cookbook that is written in layman's terms: Saving Dinner by Leanne Ely

Betsy's Best Smoothie!

Betsy’s Best Smoothie


1 banana
1 handful fresh or frozen strawberries
1 handful fresh or frozen blueberries
1 handful baby spinach (Washed)
Enough juice to just about cover fruit in blender (I like oj or grape)

Blend in blender  then add ice to your thickness liking. 

This recipe is very forgiving, so once you get a hang of it, try adding some of the things listed below!
Have fun and Eat Healthy!!!!

Additional Ingredients:
Scoop of protein powder
Other leafy greens such as kale or swiss chard  :  )
Other fruit you have available such as raspberries or peaches…Mmmm!
Spirulina powder or other green powder
Wheat grass
Chia, flax, or other seeds
Yogurt - plain or greek.  I avoid the sweetened ones!

Maddy's Do Over Bars Recipe

Maddy’s Do Over Bars
By Maddy K.
Adapted from Strawberry Shortcake’s Berry Yummy Cookbook



1 tsp oil (or olive oil spray)
2 1/3 cups flour (we use whole wheat flour, but you may do half and half)
½ tsp salt
1 tsp baking soda
1 cup butter, softened or ½ cup butter+ ½ cup olive oil
¾ cup white sugar (we use ½ cup maple syrup )
¾ cup brown sugar (we use 1/2 cup honey)
2 eggs
2 Tbsp milk
2 Tbsp vanilla
12 oz chocolate chips


1.     Preheat oven to 350.
2.     Use the tsp oil to grease the pan (or spray with olive oil cooking spray)
3.     Mix together the flour, salt and baking soda with a fork.  Set aside
4.     Cream together the butter, oil , honey and maple syrup (or sugars if you prefer).   Add the eggs and milk and beat until combined.  Mix in the vanilla
5.     Add flour mixture into the wet ingredients and mix on low until well combined.
6.     Stir in the chocolate chips and press dough into 9x12 baking pan.
7.     Bake 25-35 minutes.  The will be golden brown outside and dry inside.  Cut while still warm.  Mmmm!