Cinnamon Sweet Rice Cookies

Cutting down on processed sugar but still like dessert? Try these cookies naturally sweetened by apples and carrots.
screen-shot-2010-01-13-at-11035-pm11 cup brown sweet rice
2 cups water
1 teaspoon cinnamon
3 green apples, pealed
3-4 large carrots, pealed

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cook rice and let cool. Meanwhile, grate 3 green apples and 3-4 large carrots. Mix all ingredients together, add a pinch of salt and a bit more cinnamon to taste.
Form into 3-4 inch rounds and bake on a greased cookie sheet for 30-40 minutes.

Recipe submitted by Julia Chiapetta on Bloom Talk Radio (Changing Her Lifestyle After Breast Cancer)

A New Lifestyle After Breast Cancer

January 11, 2010 by Barb Scala  
Filed under Bloom Talk


After cancer, Julia found health and a whole new way to live.

Guest: Julia Chiappetta, breast cancer survivor and author of Breast Cancer-The Notebook
LISTEN on Bloom Talk Radio (pre-recorded)
Aired: Jan 14, 2010

When she heard the words “breast cancer”, Julia began doing extensive research to “get her arms around” what she would have to deal about her illness and also, about the immune system.

breast cancer the notebookThe result was notebooks filled with data that has now been transferred to her book, Breast Cancer-the Notebooka compilation of easy to understand facts at the fingertips of the reader and her road less traveled in opting not to have radiation or chemotherapy but instead implementing a plan of care and lifestyle change through exercise and wellness and by fueling her body with an organic vegetarian diet. Read more