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This section introduces one to different recipes, ideas and diet tips for sickle cell warriors. We are what we eat after all.

Embrace Your Crockpot on Days You are Sick

What do you do for food when you are in a pain crisis? April suggests a crockpot as a viable solution, that will feed you and your family all day!

Pink Pancakes

Check out this delicious and easy recipe from Jessica Seinfeld, courtesy of our resident warrior mom.

Every Little Warrior Loves Chicken Nuggets

How can you get your little one to eat more veggies? Here is a great recipe that might be beneficial.

Yucca Pudding

A healthy, simple, thiocyanate filled recipe, which is a great and tasty way to start the day.

Sweet Remedy!

If your child has had issues or trouble taking medications, this post is for you. ElleJenae gives us the sweet remedy that she learned from her mom which gets her baby girl to take her meds every single time.

Recipe: Tuna Croquettes with Rice and Veggies

Elle Jenae shares a favorite family recipe that is healthy, delicious, and packed with nutrients for her growing family. Join the ZFamily at dinner table and bon appetite!

Diet For Sickle Cell Anemia

Did you know that food could prevent a crisis? Read this throwback article that introduced me to the benefits of thiocyanate and its anti-sickling properties.

Recipe: Lentil Chili…Yum!

I made this last night, and it was delicious! It's healthy, rich in thiocyanate, and perfect for cold winter evenings

Kale Chips: The New Potato Chips

For those of you with salty cravings (like me), this is one of the best snacks that you don't have to feel guilty about later. Bye potato chips, hello kale!

Pesto Potato Salad with Green Beans

This is one of my favorite potato salad recipes. The pesto adds a nice unexpected flavor....a surprise for your tastebuds!
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