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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.

Getting A Child With Sickle Cell Anemia To Eat Healthy

As most parents know, many children can be picky eaters and getting them to eat their fruits and vegetables has challenged parents for many...

Microwaved Steamed Veggies

Besides making the veggies mush, overcooking can leach out all the nutrients, flavor, and health benefits of the vegetables, and leave you with soggy veggies. Check out this recipe for crispy and steamed vegetables.

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.

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!

The Inner Secrets of Cloves

Cloves have been known for its many curative properties, but 5 of them top the list for sickle cell warriors.

Recipe: Red Bean & Chickpea Soup

Hello fellow warriors! This recipe was inspired by a bean salad, which consisted of kidney beans, corn, and chickpeas. I was thinking of how to...

Roasted Beets and Sweets

This recipe has all the earmarks of being perfect for those with sickle cell; great root vegetables, easy to prepare, and rich in thiocyanate

Mediterranean Carrot and Sweet Potato Stew

With sickle cell, carrots and potatoes are supposed to be our staples. Here is a recipe that uses them all flawlessly combined with some protein thrown in.

Tips on Improving Your Diet, pt II

In the 2nd part of this series, April shares insights on how to enhance your diet, lifestyle and health.
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