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Bell Pepper Pasta with Avocado Spinach Pesto
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This is another dish in which we use vegetables as "noodles." Bell peppers are so perfect for this type of dish with their...

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Beth's Cream of Tomato Soup with Fresh Basil
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Chef Beth Ginsberg, the author of  "A Taste For Living," a cookbook full of cancer-fighting recipes,  gave us...

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One-Pot Spicy Lime Salmon

One-pot meals are the best kind of meals. When you’re in treatment you want quality nutrition, great taste, and very...

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Matelote de Poissons

This seafood stew is really quick and easy to make and it looks gorgeous!  Deep golden orange studded with pink shrimp and...

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Thai Style Mussels with Rice Sticks

If you like mussels, this is really quick and tasty!   If mussels aren’t your thing, at step 4 you can...

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CFYL Classic Biscuits

Sometimes you just need a biscuit, and this simple recipe works everytime. The perfect moist and flaky biscuit that will suit...

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Moules Marinière

Mussels are loaded with good nutrition for very few calories. They are usually restaurant food, which is a shame, not just...

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CFYL Chipotle Greens

Chipotle in Adobo is a great pantry item. Smoked, dried chipotle chilies are stewed in adobo sauce until they are soft, then...

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Soups

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Chicken or Mushroom Dumplings

Making your own dumplings is really easy when you use wonton wrappers. These are really simple dumplings that were created for...

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Wonton Soup with Chicken or Mushroom Dumplings

Wonton soup can be the perfect thing when you're not feeling well. It's super comforting, and of course delcious. This...

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Creamy Almond Mushroom Soup

This lighter version of cream of mushroom soup packs protein and taste. It's SO easy to make. The perfect addition to a...

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Salads

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Roasted Carrot Salad

This salad takes roasted carrots to the next level. It's truly delicious with earthy roasted carrots, crunchy hazelnuts, and...

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Poached Pear Salad with White Wine Vinaigrette

This salad is the perfect mix of sweet and savory and if you cook extra pears, you will have delicious leftovers for breakfast...

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Red Pepper Panzanella

This delicious summery salad is about as easy as it gets. It’s based on the classic Italian tomato salad, and is a cheap...

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Breakfast

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Vegan Grits

These wonderful vegan grits give you a basic recipe that dispenses with butter and cheese to make a creamy tasty breakfast or...

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Turnip "Grits"

I happen to be a huge fan of turnips I love their sweet peppery flavor. This rich grits-like porridge is the perfect...

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Banana Biscuits

These quick biscuits are a perfect way to use up overripe bananas.  Easy to put together, they make a great snack during...

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Dessert

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High Protein Hot Chocolate

It can be hard to keep calories up when you're going through treatment, so it's good to add protien and essential nutrients to...

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Whole Wheat Snickerdoodles

There's always room for a little snickerdoodle in your life. The perfect spicy cookie for the holidays or any time of year....

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Pecan Pie

This is one fabulous pecan pie. There’s no corn syrup and only half the butter and sugar than is called for in more...

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Snacks & Beverages

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Sweet Potato Hummus

Can you ever have too many dips? We don't think so. When you don't have an appetite, it can be difficult to tackle a whole...

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Popcorn

Wow! What a way to get three favorite tastes in the same bowl together! This is a truly delicious, finger-licking treat, and...

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Southern Spiced Popcorn

This wonderful savory treat is a great companion to sweet summery drinks – julep anyone? But it’s also perfect...

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Basics, Sauces & Dressings

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Pistachio Pesto

Pesto is so delicious and can be made with a numerous combination of greens and nuts. This one utilizes pistachios and basil...

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Vegan Coconut Crumble Topping

This is both delicious and vegan. Coconut oil is the key, and it gives the usual butter a real run for its money.  This...

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Pizza Dough

I’ve never met anyone who didn’t like pizza. Homemade dough is so much tastier than store bought. It is simple to...

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Healthy Holidays

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Thumbprint Cookies

Thumbprint cookies are quite deceiving. They look fancy, and yet they are completely easy to make. The best part about them is...

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High Protein Hot Chocolate

It can be hard to keep calories up when you're going through treatment, so it's good to add protien and essential nutrients to...

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Gingerbread Loaf

This gingerbread loaf has all the flavors of the holidays. We use applesauce to keep the loaf a little healthier and top it off...

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