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Know where those extra calories are coming from?  Check out our article about hidden carbs and sugars.  
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It's still #summer  !  That means #tacos  are still in!  Check out this Potato Kale Chicken Taco recipe.  
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This is one of our newest articles.  It explains the difference between the most common apple varieties, what they are best used for and their health benefits.  
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Brussel Sprouts with Pecans and Dried Cherries.  A perfect side for any dish! 
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A #risotto   recipe with the hippest and healthiest ingredients.  Enjoy!  
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This peach salsa is the perfect #summer   appetizer! Get more recipes like this at cfyl.org!  
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Lentil and Avocado Salad.  Filling, delicious and Nutritious!  
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The health benefits and uses of cayenne pepper.  
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One of our newest and most popular salad recipes.  Let us know what you think!
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A delicious and protein packed kale and quinoa tabouleh.  Enjoy!
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A great way to spice up your usual freezer ravioli!  Let us know what you think after you make it!  
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Summer is the perfect time of inventive #salad  recipes! #healthy  
Try making this #organic  Mediterranean inspired salad and let us know what you think!
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We teach healthy cooking to people touched by cancer
Introduction

At Cook For Your Life it’s our mission to teach healthy cooking to people touched by cancer. We turn nutrition guidelines into practical, easy recipes that are designed specifically for the different stages of treatment, and to promote healthy survivorship.  Good food gives your body the strength it needs to get through hard days, the courage to stay healthy when treatment is over, and comfort when your soul needs it most.

Cook For Your Life started in 2007 after founder, Ann Ogden, was in treatment for her second cancer diagnosis, triple negative breast cancer.  Ann took a break from her successful career in fashion to focus on her treatment.  Suddenly immersed in the world of hospitals and cancer treatment, she became aware of how little her chemo buddies knew about healthy food. Growing up with an Italian mother from a family of chefs and a father who was a Master Baker she was easily able to adapt recipes to help her cope with side effects and eat well even on the worst days. But for her treatment friends it was a different story. She started giving cooking tips and advice, which eventually led to her first free hands-on cooking class.

From these small beginnings, Cook For Your Life free hands-on cooking programs have directly served over 7,000 patients in the NYC area. CFYL continues a long-term collaboration with researchers at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health on NIH funded research projects that explore dietary behaviors in cancer survivors. Ann is a peer reviewed and published co-author on several papers resulting from this work.

CFYL recently partnered with Drexel University to expand our monthly cooking program at the American Cancer Society’s Hope Lodge NYC to their Hope Lodge in Philadelphia.

To bring the warm atmosphere of our classes to a wider audience, and to maintain support for those closer to home, CFYL created a subscription-free website that launched in February 2012. Now with over 1,000 recipes that are easy to make and full of the nutrients and vitamins needed both during and after treatment, the website and the associated social networks serve as a platform for education and ongoing support for all in the cancer community. Each month, over 100,000 people use the site.

Taking care of one’s health is always important, but during cancer treatment it’s crucial.  Eating a balanced diet of healthy, nourishing food is vital to mitigating the rigors of cancer treatment and to healthy survivorship. It’s our goal to make that easier

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Cook For Your Life 32 Broadway, Ste. 1101 New York, NY 10004