Cooking 101

From tips for cooking through chemotherapy to busting healthy food myths to easy, pantry-friendly meal ideas — our team of experts covers it here.
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Cooking 101

Apples

By Chelsea Fisher Eating an apple a day won’t keep the doctor away, but it’s not a bad place to start. The combination of antioxidants and phytochemicals within apples—including quercetin, epicatechin,...


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Fish

Fish is undoubtedly one of our most nutritious, varied sources of protein, and it’s especially good for cancer survivors -- quick to cook, easy to digest, and full...


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Canola Oil

Originally developed in Canada, canola oil is a  neutral-tasting vegetable oil made from the seeds of the rapeseed plant. This mustard relative yields an extract that’s excellent for...


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Cheese

Experimenting with new cheeses can be a delightful way to add complex taste to different meals. Cheese is a simple, easy-to-fix snack if you are tired, and offers...


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Chickpeas

One Cool Chickpea By Fiona Breslin Garbanzo beans, also called chickpeas, are a staple nearly the world over. They play a leading role in a host of delicious dishes —...


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Top Tools

You don’t have to collect the latest, fanciest, or priciest gadgets in order to cook delicious and healthy food. Good kitchen basics can be bought at a relatively...


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In The Know: Buying Shrimp & Scallops

  Briny shrimp and sweet tasting scallops are delicious, quick cooking and very good for you. Both are high in protein and low in fat have a wide array...


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The Spice Rack

Herbs and spices have been used to flavor foods almost as long as people have been eating – but enhancing palatability is just one of their many functions....


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Caring for Yourself When You’re a Caregiver

November is National Family Caregiver’s Month, and we want to remind all our caregivers that it’s vitally important for them to maintain their own health this month and...


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A Summer Guide to Eating for Cancer Patients

It’s summertime! Enjoy the season by trying to spend more time outside and indulging in some classic summer flavors. Fueling your body with nutritious foods is key for...


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Spring Clean Your Pantry

When it comes to cleaning out your pantry, many of us who don’t do it very often can expect to find an expired can of beans or soup...