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Sweet Potato Pie

This is one low-fat holiday treat that won’t disappoint. Rather than adding a ton of sugar, the key to this deliciously spiced pie is to bake the sweet potatoes first…

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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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Recipes High in Fiber

Baked Falafel Recipe Image
Rated 4.1 out of 5
Cocoa Cherry Protein Shake Recipe Image
Rated 5 out of 5
Mixed Berry Smoothie Recipe Image
Rated 5 out of 5
Banana Oat Smoothie Recipe Image
Rated 4 out of 5
Chocolate Avocado Smoothie Recipe Image
Rated 5 out of 5
Tropical Protein Smoothie Recipe Image
Rated 4 out of 5
Avocado & Egg Toast Recipe Image
5 min prep
Rated 4 out of 5
Cuban Black Bean Soup Recipe Image
Rated 4 out of 5
Baked Spiced Chickpeas Recipe Image
Rated 5 out of 5

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One Pot Recipes

Quinoa Risotto Primavera Recipe Image
Rated 5 out of 5
Miso Polenta Recipe Image
5 min prep
Rated 4 out of 5
Chicken & Shrimp Jambalaya Recipe Image
20 min prep
Rated 4 out of 5
Pan-Fried Marinated Tofu Recipe Image
30 min prep
Rated 5 out of 5
Spring Watercress Soup Recipe Image
Rated 5 out of 5
Leek & Potato Soup Recipe Image
20 min prep
Rated 5 out of 5
Chicken With French-Style Pan Sauce Recipe Image
10 min prep
Rated 4 out of 5
Cuban Black Bean Soup Recipe Image
Rated 4 out of 5
Herby Tomato Soup Recipe Image
Rated 5 out of 5
One-Pan Pasta Bake Recipe Image
10 min prep
Rated 5 out of 5
Rainbow Fried Rice Recipe Image
Rated 4 out of 5

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Bland Diet Recipes

Banana Oat Smoothie Recipe Image
Rated 4 out of 5
Avocado & Egg Toast Recipe Image
5 min prep
Rated 4 out of 5
White Winter Minestrone Soup Recipe Image
30 min prep
Rated 4 out of 5
Pumpkin Scones Recipe Image
20 min prep
Rated 4 out of 5
Vegetable Mac & Cheese Recipe Image
30 min prep
Rated 4 out of 5
Banana Almond Coconut Tea Recipe Image
5 min prep
Rated 4 out of 5
Leek & Potato Soup Recipe Image
20 min prep
Rated 5 out of 5
Condensed Coconut Milk Recipe Image
5 min prep
Rated 5 out of 5
Vegan Bechamel Sauce Recipe Image
Rated 5 out of 5
Pumpkin Spice “Latte” Recipe Image
30 min prep
Rated 4 out of 5
Lemony White Bean Hummus Recipe Image
15 min prep
Rated 4 out of 5
Risotto With Summer Vegetables Recipe Image
15 min prep
Rated 5 out of 5

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Our recipes, articles, and videos are reviewed by our oncology-trained dietitians to ensure that each is backed with scientific evidence and follows the guidelines set by the Oncology Nutrition for Clinical Practice, 2nd Ed., published by the Oncology Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group, a professional interest group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and the American Institute for Cancer Research and the American Cancer Society