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Daily Inspiration: Happily Hungry

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When Danielle Cook's son was diagnosed with cancer when he was 11 years old, she turned to nutrition to help his body heal. When he went into remission, she went back to school for a Masters Degree in Holistic Nutrition. For 12 years, she has been "demonstrating, educating, and advocating the benefits of seasonal whole food in battling childhood illness." She goes into hospitals and holds workshops, teaching children and families how to cook good, nutritious food to help them heal. Here is her story:

Danielle is quite an inspirational individual. It is my firm belief that whole food can cure disease and Danielle is doing this on a daily basis. She gives hope to children with cancer by offering a host of recipes, from turkey burgers and pesto to smoothies and gazpacho.

Here is one of her recipes:

Comforting Rice Pudding

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For complete instructions, visit: Happily Hungry


Here are 5 tips (and two recipes!) from Danielle on eating healthy while undergoing children’s cancer treatment, which will work for many diseases…AND…not just for children:

NOTE: There are a few ingredients Danielle recommends, with which I disagree. These include, tofu, soy milk and agave nectar. Tofu and soy milk are highly allergenic, while agave nectar is HIGHLY processed, AND very similar to high fructose corn syrup.

Danielle has a cookbook called HAPPILY HUNGRY: SMART RECIPES FOR KIDS WITH CANCER. You can find it at AMAZON.

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For more information about Danielle and her program, visit : Happily Hungry

About Tamara Hoerner (1261 Articles)
Welcome to The Purple Almond! My name is Tamara Hoerner. I am a student at Hawthorn University working toward a Master of Science in Health and Nutrition Education. For me, the name Purple Almond symbolizes “Good, nutritious, whole food bringing light and life to the body, awakening the inherent healing mechanisms within.” I'm all about getting back to the basics, good old fashioned traditional organic, whole food, the kind your great-grandmother used to eat. You'll find no processed foods here. Just good food to heal your whole body. I also believe a healthy body isn't just about food. Stress plays a large part in the physical health of our body. I, therefore, believe in using anything that relieves stress and heals the body, including: mediation, yoga, music, laughter, inspiration and helping others. You'll find all these included in my blog as well.

4 Comments on Daily Inspiration: Happily Hungry

  1. Oh! This is awesome! Thanks for sharing!!

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  2. Also understand your “Note:” part.

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