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Anti-Cancer Recipes

Good Food for a Good Life

We’re collecting and sharing our most popular recipes from our dietitians.
These recipes are for all cancer patients who are interested in healthy eating, whether you are still in treatment or have finished treatment.

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Quick Couscous with Vegetable

2 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth 1 cup whole wheat instant couscous 1 tsp. canola or olive oil 10 spears asparagus, grilled or sauteed & cut into 1 inch pieces 1

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Carrot Cake With Maple Glaze

This light and moist carrot cake is filled with fresh carrots, pineapple, and raisins to give it depth and texture. The maple glaze is just enough sweetness without taking away

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Creamy Broccoli Apple Salad

This recipe is a delicious blend of fruits, veggies and protein meant to help someone living with cancer meet their basic nutritional needs. Greek yogurt is also high in probiotics and whey protein, which may play a role in immune system support.

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Cream of Turkey (or Chicken) & Wild Rice Soup

Got leftover cooked chicken or turkey? Cook up a pot of soup! This low-sodium soup recipe is a healthier twist on a classic creamy turkey and wild rice soup that hails from Minnesota. Serve with a crisp romaine salad and whole-grain bread.

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Holiday Bagel Bites

Holiday Bagel Bites (unl.edu) Ingredients: ½ whole wheat mini bagel 2 teaspoons low-fat cream cheese 2 Tablespoons finely chopped and washed red and green fruit such as kiwi, green grapes,

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White Chili

2 TB canola oil 1 small onion, diced 1 zucchini, sliced and cut into fourths 1 tsp. minced garlic or garlic paste 2 cups cooked chicken breast, diced 48 oz

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Pistachios

Pistachio-Crusted Chicken with Warm Barley Salad Barley and pistachios give this healthy chicken recipe a double dose of nutty flavor. For an easy change-up, swap in your favorite whole grain,

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