Lexie’s nutritional advisor, Dr. Mark Mincolla, suggests that cancer patients use low-glycemic sweeteners like coconut nectar and avoid corn-based foods like cornstarch.

Ladle this delicious sauce on pancakes while warm, or chill it and stir it into yogurt or whiz it into smoothies.

  • 3 cups blueberries, fresh or frozen
  • ½ cup coconut nectar
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • a pinch sea salt
  • a pinch ceylon cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon arrowroot
  • 2 tablespoons cold water

Put the blueberries, coconut nectar, lemon juice, sea salt, and cinnamon in a saucepan over medium heat. Bring to a simmer.

In a small bowl, mix the arrowroot and water. Whisk into the simmering berry mixture. Cook, stirring, for a few seconds, until thickened, then remove from heat.

Makes about 2 ½ cups.

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