#FromScratch chronicles Stephie’s nutrition [r]evolution as she switches her thought process from “where should I eat” to “what should I eat”. Follow her series as she braves the supermarket, starts to cook and explore a new way of eating.
I REALLY miss chips, the CRUNCH factor, so I wanted something to bring some crunch into my day. I decided upon kale chips. They were easy enough. I removed the stems, tossed lightly in EVOO, and placed them on a baking sheet in a 350F oven for 15-20 minutes. I watched closely so that they didn’t burn.
I sprinkled them with sea salt [and] I put one in my mouth: YUK, a mouthful of bitter [and] not enough CRUNCH!
Three things I’ve tried [and] liked with kale:
One thing I’ve tried [and] can live without [at least for now]: Kale Chips!
Suggestions, anyone: anyone?!
PS Stay tuned though because Terri Coutee gave me another kale chip recipe to try: can you say ‘siracha’?!
She has been a cancer patient, survivor, heart transplant recipient and documentary film producer.
As a child, she was successfully treated for Ewing’s Sarcoma. Her experience led her to become a nurse serving the physical, psychosocial, and educational needs of children, adolescents, and their families along the cancer trajectory.
Stephanie holds a B.A. in Psychology from Furman University, and a B.S., and M.S in Nursing from Johns Hopkins University and the University of Florida. At Dartmouth, Stephanie helped establish the Survivorship Clinic with Eric Larsen, MD and Sara Chaffee, MD. This clinic provided ongoing personal support and education for childhood cancer survivors and their families.
In April 2008, Stephanie’s heart failed as a result of the radiation and Doxorubicin used to cure her Ewing’s Sarcoma as a child. She received a heart transplant at the Cleveland Clinic.
As a result of this experience, she co-produced an award winning documentary ‘Resilient: the Story of Late Effects of Cancer Treatment’, highlighting the challenges faced by survivors, families, and friends.
Stephanie resides in the metro Atlanta area with her husband and their 12-year-old-son. The Zimmermans enjoy everything from Formula One Racing and college & NFL football to go carting, ziplining, and cycling.
Please feel free to contact Stephanie at email@example.com.
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