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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.

Hummus and pita chips

Recipes for a healthy New Year: hummus and pita chips

January 7, 2019 | Molly Peck

Hummus and pita chips are an excellent healthy alternative to traditional deep fried potato chips served with cheesy, heavy sauces and dips that are high in fat and cholesterol.

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herb risotto

Energizing Herb Risotto (w/video)

July 7, 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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mango salsa

Low-fat Papaya and Mango Salsa (w/video)

May 1, 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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chicken tortilla soup

Chicken Tortilla Soup with Lean Protein

January 24, 2018 | Dory Benford

If you have a taste for Mexican food tonight, this chicken tortilla soup is filled with herbs, spices, vegetables and lean protein, making it a nutritious and filling one pot meal.

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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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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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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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Maple Cayenne Pecans

December 1, 2017 | City of Hope

Nuts provide a good source of calories and fiber, as well as antioxidants. They are a healthy snack which can be helpful for people who are having a difficult time getting enough calories as they undergo cancer treatment.

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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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