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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!

Claire Turnbull
Claire Turnbull
Nutrition Expert and
Bowel Cancer NZ Ambassador
Loaded Pumpkin ChowderBy Bowel Cancer AustraliaThis is a great winter warmer meal, packed with lots of nutrious veg. Perfect when you're in need of comfort food.
Creamy Cherry SmoothieBy Bowel Cancer AustraliaCherries beat inflammation, help you sleep and may aid in reducing blood glucose levels.
Go Green SmoothieBy Bowel Cancer AustraliaOne serve of matcha can contain up to 137 times more potent antioxidant content than tea made from the green leaf!
Sushi SaladBy Claire TurnbullDo you love sushi? Then you will love this salad version. So easy!
Summer Lamb SaladBy Mission NutritionYou can never have too many recipes that you can whip up in 15 minutes, and with garden salad vegetables being in season, the cost fits the budget!
Vegan Burger PattiesBy Claire TurnbullIf you’re after a meat-free meal or trying to have more plant-based food in your diet, I found a delicious recipe for vegan burger patties that are easy to make and seriously YUM (yes, even for die-hard meat lovers!).
Broccoli and Cranberry SaladBy Claire TurnbullThis really simple and tasty salad is made with raw broccoli so it keeps all its nutritional value along with all its crunchiness! Great on its own for a quick lunch or serve it as a side to salmon or chicken as a main meal.
Apple CrispsBy Bowel Cancer AustraliaApples are nutritious, red skinned Fuji and Red delicious apples contain the highest amount of antioxidants, quercetin, procyanidins, catechin, epicatechin, chlorogenic acid, phloridzin, all of which have an anti-cancer benefits.
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