Easy, healthy and delicious recipes to help more Kiwis beat bowel cancer

Whether you’re living with bowel cancer, or you want to take measures to prevent it, eating a diet rich in fruit, vegetables, protein and other fibre is essential. Eating smaller, lighter meals can also help you feel more comfortable if you have bowel cancer.

That’s why Claire Turnbull, nutrition expert and Bowel Cancer NZ ambassador, has curated these deliciously good-for-you recipes. Trust us, they’re as tasty as they look … enjoy!

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Claire Turnbull
Nutrition Expert and
Bowel Cancer NZ Ambassador
Beetroot Carrot SaladBy Bowel Cancer AustraliaFull of healthy cell building folate and beta-carotene, this colourful summer salad is both healthy and tasty.
Turkish BakeBy Bowel Cancer AustraliaThis is a twist on the traditional Turkish zucchini cake, it is high in protein, low in calories and flavoured with healthy herbs. Use up your vegetables for this tasty savoury dish.
Pasta BakeBy Bowel Cancer AustraliaA highly nutritious version of this family favourite - but so tasty even the kids will devour it.
Nutty Banana PancakesBy Bowel Cancer AustraliaThese pancakes pack a protein punch, they can be made as a snack or can be a main meal with either a savory or a sweet topping.
Red Velvet SmoothieBy Claire TurnbullHonestly, I even surprised myself with this one! I was making a beetroot salad and had half a raw beetroot left over so decided to throw it in a blender and make it into a smoothie!
Summer Smoothies with VegesBy Claire TurnbullLove smoothies? Aim to keep your smoothie to around one serving of fruit and add some veges in instead. I’ve got two totally tasty smoothie recipes with some surprise vege ingredients! Check them out here.
Roasted Pumpkin, Leek & Feta TartBy Claire TurnbullA must try! Roasted Pumpkin, Leek and Feta Tart. It has walnuts in the pastry for a bit of a delish twist. It's a great dish to whip up if you have guests coming for lunch.
Vegan Chocolate FudgeBy Claire TurnbullIt’s true, a lower-sugar and vegan-friendly fudge recipe does exist! Best of all, it doesn’t require any fancy ingredients and will be enjoyed by adults and kids alike.
Spiralized FrittataBy Claire TurnbullThis is a twist on one of my favourite omelette recipes. A frittata is so simple to put together and ideal to whip up for a lunch for unexpected guests, to have on hand for lunch boxes or even a great option for a no-fuss dinner, made with what you have at hand in the fridge.
Delicious Daiquiri MocktailBy Claire TurnbullI made this drink recently when family came round for dinner as we had all decided it was to be an alcohol free evening, it was a total hit!!
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