University of California San Francisco
Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center

Recipes

Spinach with Garbanzos, Raisins, & Pine Nuts

Spinach with Garbanzos, Raisins, & Pine Nuts

December 3, 2015

Here is a high fiber, vegan recipe with pine nuts and garbanzo beans as the lead protein sources. Spinach, like other dark, leafy greens, contains a wide range of carotenoids.

Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Mashed Sweet Potatoes

August 28, 2015

Sweet potatoes are an excellent source of Vitamin A, a fat soluble vitamin which is essential in supporting healthy vision and immune system 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.