Posts by Karen Berrios

My Most Recent Scan!

Last Thursday morning I was scheduled to get an ultrasound for a follow-up imaging of my thyroid. My last scan was done in May 2018, and at the time everything looked stable. If you’ve been diagnosed with cancer you can probably understand how dreadful it is to go to those follow-up scannings. The emotional ride…

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Moka Shake

Ingredients: 1/4 organic avocado 1 cup almond milk 1 tablespoon organic almonds 1 tablespoon organic cacao nibs 1 tablespoon organic coffee 1-2 tablespoon honey or yacon syrup (optional)   Instructions: Pour all ingredients in a blender, add ice, blend until smooth and creamy… Serve and enjoy!   Properties: Rich in magnesium Source of healthy fats Powerful antioxidant Boost your immune system Boost your mood…

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Banana Maca Bowl

Ingredients: 1/4 cup diced organic mango 1/4 cup spinach 1 tablespoon organic maca powder 1 organic banana 1-2 tablespoon honey or yacon syrup (optional)   Toppings: Fresh ripe organic blueberries Organics nuts Oganic chia   Instructions: Pour all the ingredients into the blender. Blend until mixture has a smooth and creamy texture. Pour in a bowl and serve with blueberries,…

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God has said Yes before you believed!

When I first heard this and really thought it through it filled my heart with so much joy and hope. I quickly imagined saying YES to my three children before they would even understand it. I imagen saying yes to protecting them, caring for them, loving them, providing for them, guiding them, saying yes to…

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Keto or Plant-based: which is the Best Diet for Cancer?

Every year around this time, many of us are already starting to give up on their New Year’s resolutions as yet another fad diet fails to deliver. These days, the ketogenic diet is one of the biggest diet trends. The popularity of the ketogenic diet (also known as keto) has surpassed even Atkins. The premise…

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Can Curcumin extract serve as an Anti-Cancer Agent?

Tumeric is something I cannot talk enough about. Turmeric is a yellow spice that is extremely rich in not only flavor, but also in its medicinal uses. Ayurvedic medicine and Eastern medicine have been touting the impressive list of benefits as a result of a turmeric rich diet for centuries upon centuries. The reason why…

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World Cancer Day

I will use my voice for a positive change. Today February 4th is World Cancer Day! A day marked to raise awareness and to encourage cancer prevention detention and treatment. Since my thyroid cancer diagnosis, I’ve learned a great deal about the dreaded C word, how fear takes over you and how it can quickly…

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Connect Your Heart to the Ultimate Source of Power

“For they have sown the wind, and they shall reap the whirlwind” Hosea 8:7 In other words, we must all accept responsibility for what we experiment in life. We are the sum of all of our choices good and bad. If we are not happy where we are, we are only a thought away from…

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Mediterranean Salad

This salad is delicious and super easy to make. In less than 5 min. you will have a great dish that fills your tummy with yummy nutritious food. Here it goes… Enjoy! Ingredients: 1 avocado cut into strips 1 organic chopped tomato 1/2 grated carrot 1/2 cup almond cheese Green lettuce leaves 1 teaspoon sunflowers…

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Natural Brownie

Ingredients: 3 ripe organic bananas 1 cup oat flour 3 big tablespoons organic cacao powder 2 teaspoons organic raw cacao nibs 3 organic eggs 1/2-2/3 cup yacon syrup or honey 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 teaspoon baking powder A handful of organic walnuts A little coconut oil   Instructions: Place all the ingredients, except cacao nibs, coconut oil and walnuts, into a…

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