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
Creamy Cherry SmoothieBy Bowel Cancer AustraliaCherries beat inflammation, help you sleep and may aid in reducing blood glucose levels.
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.
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.
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.
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