University of California San Francisco
Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center

Recipes

Carrot Salad with Miso Dressing

Carrot Salad with Miso Dressing

August 24, 2015

Carrots are a great source of vitamin A, which plays an important role in maintaining healthy vision, cell growth and immune function.

Creamy Cashew Sauce, 3 Ways

Creamy Cashew Sauce, 3 Ways

May 15, 2015

This high-calorie vegan sauce can be a great addition to almost any dish. Smooth, creamy and packed with nutrients, the 3 different versions will suit a variety of taste preferences. Freeze the sauce in small batches and thaw in the microwave for a quick dinner or snack.

Baked Sweet Potato Fries

Baked Sweet Potato Fries

May 6, 2015

Orange-fleshed sweet potatoes, interchangeable with orange-fleshed yams, are especially high in Vitamin A, a fat soluble vitamin (which means it needs fat for absorption). Vitamin A is necessary for maintaining good vision, a strong immune system, and healthy cell growth.

Asparagus 2 Ways with Mushrooms and Grains

Asparagus 2 Ways with Mushrooms and Grains

April 1, 2015

Asparagus is an excellent source of folic acid, and contains significant amounts of potassium, Vitamins B6, A, C, and Thiamin. Folic Acid is required for healthy cell formation, growth, and nervous system function. This recipe calls for roasting of vegetables, which is a simple, heart-healthy method of cooking.

Asian Cabbage Salad

Asian Cabbage Salad

April 1, 2015

Cabbage contains powerful anti-cancer compounds known as glucosinolates, which function by increasing the body’s antioxidant defense mechanisms, improving the body's ability to detoxify and eliminate harmful chemicals and hormones.

Green Monster Smoothie

Green Monster Smoothie

February 19, 2015

Go light and lively with this richly energetic boost of antioxidants, omega-3 fatty acids, and fiber! This vibrant, heart-healthy smoothie is also suitable for anyone going gluten-free, low-fat, vegan, or vegetarian.

Stone Fruit Salad with Toasted Almonds

Stone Fruit Salad with Toasted Almonds

February 19, 2015

Enjoy a refreshing supply of fiber and anti-oxidants from this vibrant assortment of fruits with almonds, lavishly dressed over mixed salad greens!

Vegan Tahini Green Goddess Dressing

Vegan Tahini Green Goddess Dressing

February 11, 2015

This bright green dressing tastes fresh and vibrant. It can be used as a salad dressing, as a dip, as a sauce on vegetables, and even on fish and poultry.

Roasted Tomato Basil Soup

Roasted Tomato Basil Soup

February 11, 2015

This is a delicious way to enjoy tomato soup during any season. Opt for using chicken stock, or leave it out and substitute for water and/or vegetable broth to go vegan!

Creamy Avocado & White Bean Wrap

Creamy Avocado & White Bean Wrap

January 29, 2015

Wraps are fun, easy, portable, and can be creatively tailored to suit a variety of dietary preferences (including gluten-free and vegan options). Whole grain flat bread selections are a good boost of fiber, as is the scrumptious white bean and vegetable filling called for in this recipe.