For those on a low-microbial or neutropenic diet, it can be hard to see fresh fruits and vegetables at farmers’ markets and in grocery baskets if you think they’re off limits. Luckily, they don’t have to be! The American Cancer Society now says that patients can enjoy fresh fruit and vegetables which have been well washed.Some medical teams, or patients themselves, prefer to cook their food well to be safe, and this can lead to dull, overcooked food. . With summer’s abundance, roasted vegetables and fruit compotes are key. They taste fresh and delicious using the season’s finest, and will give you those important cancer-fighting antioxidants and phytochemicals we can only find in whole foods. Here are some of our favorite cooked summer produce recipes.