Explore our collection of healthy recipes for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, all created to support the nutritional needs of people impacted by cancer. You’ll also find recipes for nourishing smoothies, desserts, and snacks. Search our collection by a specific eating challenge, meal type, or both.
Pear and Blueberry Crumble
This crumble is made with healthy ingredients that are delicious and perfect for a seasonal cookout. Unlike most desserts, this crumble provides a good source of fiber. Use any fresh or frozen fruit you have to make this simple and delightful dessert.
Mixed Berry and Yogurt Crepes
This is an easy and delicious breakfast recipe that is sure to please. The crepes are made with whole wheat flour for added fiber and yogurt as a good source of protein. If you have never made crepes from scratch, be patient. Your first crepe or two may not turn out the way you like, but it will get easier. You can also substitute store bought crepes to save time. Any seasonal fresh fruit can be used instead of berries in the crepes.
Mango Lassi Overnight Oats
Overnight oats are an easy make-ahead breakfast for patients with cancer. The mango provides a sweet flavor and the Greek yogurt is slightly tart, making this breakfast bowl perfect for those with dry mouth. This recipe is ideal for those undergoing cancer treatment who need extra protein, fiber, and calories. Serve with a cup of lemon herbal tea for a tasty breakfast.
Lemon Parmesan Chicken with Broccoli Rice
This dinner entrée is light, flavorful, and perfect for an easy weekday dinner. Broccoli rice is simple to make and complements the lemon and parmesan chicken well. Broccoli, a member of the cruciferous vegetable family, is high in fiber and antioxidants, making it an ideal dish for cancer survivors.
Kiwi Green Smoothie
This kiwi green smoothie is a refreshing and healthy way for cancer survivors to start the day.
This chocolate hazelnut spread is a delicious and simple dessert or snack for cancer survivors.
Herbed Lemon Salmon
Herbed lemon salmon may help head and neck cancer patients who are experiencing issues with dry mouth. This custom recipe was created for the Cancer Support Community by a registered dietician certified in oncology nutrition. See the full recipe.
Golden Milk Popsicle
Popsicles are an ideal snack for patients who have mouth sores. These popsicles will help soothe and numb the mouth, but also provide a healthy amount of protein to help with healing.
Ginger Turkey and Wild Rice Soup
Ginger turkey and wild rice soup may help head and neck cancer patients who are experiencing nausea and digestive issues. This custom recipe was created for the Cancer Support Community by a registered dietician certified in oncology nutrition. See the full recipe.
Fruit and Nut Bars
This easy on-the-go treat contains dried fruit, almonds, and cashews which are ideal for a mid-morning snack for cancer survivors.