Nutrition & Recipes

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

Recipe: Swiss Chard and Sweet Potatoes

A new green leafy vegetable that will have you craving more!

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!

Changing Your Diet to Improve Sickle Cell

April Farrell-Hasty explains her health, die and sickle cell epiphany in part one of this 2 part series and how she overcame the struggles of sickle cell through changing her lifestyle and diet.

SC Diet Tip: Love Foods High in Antioxidants

One of the readers on the SCW Facebook page recently got me thinking about foods rich in anti-oxidants and how they can help with...

Diet Tips for Energy

Diet, vitamin, herbal and lifestyle recommendations to get the pep in your step.

Mixing up Your SC Diet

Here are some fresh ideas to throw into your kitchen and still keep with your healthy, sickle cell diet.

Balsamic Vinegar and Ginger Bok Choy

Recipe for the Chinese cabbage veggie: Bok Choy

Roasted Beets—Yum!

As you are well aware, Beets are one of the foods rich in thiocyanate, a protein that helps prevents cells from clumping together. Beets aren't my favorite thing to eat, but this recipe has me going back for seconds.

The Okinawan and Mediterannean Diet

Making the right food choices does have a huge impact on your health, especially with sickle cell. Find out why the world's poorest people are living healthier and longer lives.

Recipe: Curried Lentils with Sweet Potatoes and Swiss Chard

Lentils, sweet potatoes and swiss chard are on the list of foods that people with sickle cell should love. Here is my favorite lentils...
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