Posted on October 1st, 2012 by Jennifer McDowell  |  No Comments »

Healthy Burger Recipes: Introducing Menu Mondays

Cooking Demo: Burger Bar
Part 1 of 8 in our Menu Mondays series

This post is Part 1 of 8 in our Menu Mondays series A healthy diet is crucial during cancer treatment. To help cancer patients and their family members learn new ways to get proper nutrition (that also tastes good), The Cvetko Patient Education and Support Center hosts cooking demonstrations twice a month open to anyone who can […]

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Posted on October 22nd, 2012 by Jennifer McDowell  |  1 Comment »

Gluten Free: Is this for Me?

Gluten Free Recipes
Part 2 of 8 in our Menu Mondays series

This post is Part 2 of 8 in our Menu Mondays series“Finally!” — That was the reaction when gluten-free recipes were on the menu at a recent healthy cooking demo at Baylor’s Virginia R. Cvetko Patient Education Center. A group of regular attendees had been asking for this topic for awhile… and, boy, did these […]

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Posted on October 29th, 2012 by Jennifer McDowell  |  No Comments »

Farmers’ Market Fresh: Recipes for Fall

Farmers Market - Fall's Freshest Produce
Part 3 of 8 in our Menu Mondays series

This post is Part 3 of 8 in our Menu Mondays seriesThe cooler temperatures of Fall are upon us, so in a recent cooking demonstration at Baylor’s Virginia R. Cvetko Patient Education Center, we learned how to incorporate fresh Fall produce into warm comforting recipes. It’s one of our Cancer Center Dietitian Whitney Hight’s favorite topics! “I love […]

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Posted on November 5th, 2012 by Jennifer McDowell  |  No Comments »

Tapas Party! — A Healthy Menu for Entertaining

Plan a Tapas Party
Part 4 of 8 in our Menu Mondays series

This post is Part 4 of 8 in our Menu Mondays seriesThe long-awaited premiere of Dallas Hope is Thursday night at 6:30PM. Yes, THIS Thursday! I promise, you won’t want to miss it. Have you set your DVR? Better yet, I suggest you email a few of your closest friends (right now) and invite them over […]

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Posted on January 23rd, 2013 by Jennifer McDowell  |  No Comments »

Happy National Pie Day!

This recipe uses Splenda® - a great alternative to sugar. When baking, make sure to use sugar substitutes that are heat stable.
Part 5 of 8 in our Menu Mondays series

This post is Part 5 of 8 in our Menu Mondays seriesToday we bring you a special edition of our Menu Monday series in honor of National Pie Day. That’s right….the fine folks with The American Pie Council have officially set aside January 23 to celebrate one of our country’s most treasured treats. Now that’s […]

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Posted on January 28th, 2013 by Jennifer McDowell  |  No Comments »

Healthy Cooking Demo: Chili for a New Year

Get ready to be warmed from the inside out as we learn what ingredients can make a healthy pot of chili goodness.
Part 6 of 8 in our Menu Mondays series

This post is Part 6 of 8 in our Menu Mondays seriesDid you know chili is the official dish for the great state of Texas? As much of the country is still recovering after last week’s record cold temperatures, we thought we’d share a bit of heat to help thaw ya’ll out. These two hearty […]

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Posted on February 14th, 2013 by Jennifer McDowell  |  No Comments »

“Chocolicious” (and Healthy) Valentine’s Day Dishes

Chocolicious Recipes
Part 7 of 8 in our Menu Mondays series

This post is Part 7 of 8 in our Menu Mondays seriesFebruary is the month to celebrate feelings of affection, and the folks at the Baylor Sammons Cancer Center would like to show their love for you … with chocolate! So wrap yourself in the velvety texture of chocolate and delight your taste buds with sweet and savory […]

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Posted on April 22nd, 2013 by Jennifer McDowell  |  No Comments »

Healthy Cooking Demo: Back to Breakfast

Breakfast eaters are healthier. They are more likely to meet the nutritional recommendations for their age groups, especially for vitamins A, C, Riboflavin, calcium, zinc, iron, and fiber.
Part 8 of 8 in our Menu Mondays series

This post is Part 8 of 8 in our Menu Mondays series Did you skip breakfast this morning? If so, you’re not alone. Between 10-30% of people head out the door in the morning with a low tank of gas, because they haven’t eaten. This habit gets worse with age and is more prevalent in females. […]

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