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As part of its Heal at Home series, CURE® worked with a registered dietitian from Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center to put together several cancer-friendly dishes that everyone can enjoy this summer.
Fruits and vegetables are rich in antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and fiber, and they offer many protective health benefits to cancer survivors.
Summer is a great time of year to find fruits and vegetables in their prime, making recipes even more delicious and nutritious.
As part of its Heal at Home series, CURE® and its sister publication Heal® worked with registered dietitian Rachel Wong, of Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center in Washington, D.C., to compile multiple recipes for our readers.
From a tasty guacamole to a delicious chimichurri, below is a step-by-step guide to create these nutrient-packed sauces and dips that are sure to complement any dish this summer.
A Take It Easy Tahini Dressing
This dressing with Mediterranean flair is great on salads, sandwiches, falafel pita, roasted vegetables and so much more.
Recipe adapted from themediterraneandish.com
A Cool Off Chimichurri
Originating in South America, chimichurri typically is used on grilled meat but adds a flavor punch to salads, roasted vegetables, potatoes, rice and sandwiches.
Recipe adapted from feastingathome.com and Bon Appetit
Recipe yields approximately 2 cups.
A Midsummer Mango Guacamole
Guacamole is always a favorite dip for chips, but try it on top of salads and burrito bowls.
Recipe adapted from foodandwine.com
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