“In the summer of 2004, at the age of 52, I was not feeling well,” writes cookbook author Pam Braun. “The fact is that I was almost dead and didn’t know it.”
After a series of tests, she was diagnosed with a rare and quickly spreading cancer. The cancer was in its late stages, diminishing her chance of recovery. Braun, bearing in mind the severity of her diagnosis, began looking for ways to fight back.
“There was so little I could control over this disease, but my diet was one big thing I could,” writes Braun. “So I started my food research.”
Her book, The Ultimate Anti-Cancer Cookbook, is a result of exhaustive exploration into foods that have been shown in clinical trials and research to help reduce the likelihood of cancer forming in the body. As a former restaurant owner, she developed simple and easy preparatory methods that will help anyone with a cancer diagnosis decide what and what not to eat. While Braun notes that her cancer was cured by the traditional methods of surgery and chemotherapy, she believes firmly that her diet helped her stay cancer-free.
In addition to the cookbook’s mission to present healthy and easy-to-prepare recipes that make ample use of healthy ingredients, the book is a practical and useful guide for anyone looking to make healthy and responsible meal choices that will help you live a happier and healthier life.
The cookbook features healthy and flavorful adaptions of traditional comfort foods such as this Stuffed French Toast Recipe, Grilled Fruit Kabobs with Chocolate Recipe, and Oatmeal Pancakes with Fresh Fruit Compote Recipe. There are delicious and easy dinner recipes featured in the book as well, such as this Grilled Marinated Artichokes Recipe, Tomato Herb Bisque Recipe, and a Garlic Salad Pizza Recipe.