Breakthroughs Blog

City of Hope has so many breakthroughs in cancer, diabetes and HIV/AIDS - and so many stories - that we've tailored our blog, Breakthroughs, to provide something for every reader. Whether the breakthroughs are about medical research, treatment advances or personal triumphs, they're all connected.

Salmon with Satsuma and Macadamia
Protein-packed Salmon with Satsuma and Macadamia

January 16, 2018 | Dory Benford

Salmon is an excellent source of protein, full of Omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin B, potassium and vitamin D. Prepared with satsuma, orange juice, macadamia nuts and a hint of sugar, this citrusy fish dish is as unique as it is tasty.

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herb risotto
Energizing Herb Risotto

January 12, 2018 | Dory Benford

This warm, comforting herb risotto is full of flavor and surprisingly simple to prepare, and works as a main dish or a side. The simple carbs in arborio rice provide quick energy for the body.

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cauliflower soup with chive oil
Low-fat Cauliflower Soup with Chive Oil

January 10, 2018 | Dory Benford

This healthy and delicious cauliflower soup will satisfy your craving for something creamy without the added fat content of heavy cream. In fact, it contains no dairy at all, making it a great vegan option.

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mango salsa
Low Fat Papaya and Mango Salsa

January 8, 2018 | Dory Benford

Satisfy your sweet tooth with this fruit-filled salsa recipe. Featuring papaya, pineapple, mango and a drizzle of honey, this is a fresh take on traditional salsa recipes.

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Nachos
Layered Nachos Grandes

January 1, 2018 | City of Hope

These nachos are a high calorie, vegetarian-friendly recipe, making it a good choice for people undergoing cancer treatment who may have a difficulty getting adequate calories.

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eggplant parm
Eggplant Parmesan

December 29, 2017 | City of Hope

This recipe is low in carbohydrates and is appropriate for people with diabetes. Eggplant is a good source of fiber, which can help maintain good glucose control.

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Stuffed Mushrooms
Wellness Tip: Eat Superfoods to Fight Cancer

December 27, 2017 | Stephanie Smith

City of Hope's Wellness Wednesday is your source for healthy living tips designed to steer you toward a longer, healthier, more whole life. This week's tip includes a recipe with mushrooms, an ingredient that may also fight cancer.

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Asian Stirfry 256
Asian Tofu Stir-fry

December 22, 2017 | City of Hope

High in fiber, this recipe is a heart-healthy option. It is also a low carbohydrate option for people with diabetes.

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herb crusted salmon
Citrus Salmon in Parchment

December 8, 2017 | City of Hope

This recipe is a good source of health omega 3 fats. It is also low in sodium and carbohydrates, making this a healthy recipe for people with diabetes or cardiovascular disease.

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Quinoa and black beans
Quinoa and Black Beans

September 1, 2017 | City of Hope

This recipe provides an excellent source of complementary proteins in a vegetarian meal. It is also rich in fiber, antioxidants, vitamins and minerals. The antioxidants, high-fiber content and cumin in this recipe may have cancer-fighting properties. The recipe is also a healthy choice for people with diabetes or cardiovascular disease.

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