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Peanut Butter & Banana Smoothie

This smoothie is a real treat when you need something satisfying and soothing — plus it’s incredibly easy to make. It’s also a delicious vehicle for sneaking in some nutrient-rich…

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Meet Our Founder

After her second cancer treatment, Ann Ogden Gaffney decided to leave her career in fashion to dedicate her life to teaching healthy cooking to people touched by cancer. In 2007, the nonprofit organization Cook for Your Life was born.

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Food Myths

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