Reducing how much red and processed meat you eat, and eating a better diet by including more wholegrains, cereals, pulses and vegetables, are two of our Cancer Prevention Recommendations, so we’ve designed all our recipes to fit in with those, in favour of something a bit healthier!
Who doesn’t love a cheesy lasagne? The only difference is we’ve swapped red meat for beans and pulses!
⏰ 50 minutes 🍎 4.5 of your 5 A DAY 🍴Serves 2
Asides from being a tangy and delicious pesto pasta dish, this was created by Ryan Riley, especially to help people living with cancer enjoy food again.
⏰ 20 minutes 🍎 Add steamed greens for 1 of your 5 A DAY 🍴 Serves 4
Move over boring Mac and Cheese, this veg-packed twist on a classic is sure to be a family favourite and it’s a great recipe for young cooks to get involved and help in the kitchen!
⏰ 40 minutes 🍎 2 of your 5 A DAY 🍴Serves 4
This chunky vegetable, bean and pasta dish is a great way to reshape your plate and boost your fibre intake, as well as boost your 5 A DAY consumption.
⏰ 55 minutes 🍎 4 of your 5 A DAY 🍴Serves 6
We’ve cut down on the amount of beef typically used, and opted for butternut squash instead to increase flavour and texture.
⏰ 50 minutes 🍎 3.5 of your 5 A DAY 🍴Serves 4
Did you know that eating fish is linked with a lower risk of bowel cancer? Not only is this dish super quick, but gets you one step closer to your recommend 2 servings of fish a week.
⏰ 20 minutes 🍎 2 of your 5 A DAY 🍴Serves 2
Another Ryan Riley recipe for people living with cancer, the combination of marmite, mushrooms and parmesan creates a wonderful umami flavour.
⏰ 30 minutes 🍎 1 of your 5 A DAY 🍴Serves 2
A healthier version of ‘tart’s spaghetti’ that adds a bit of fire to your supper, this dish can also easily be made vegan by leaving out the anchovies!
⏰ 20 minutes 🍎 2.5 of your 5 A DAY 🍴Serves 4
This chunky soup brings together the best of Mediterranean flavours and is the perfect winter warmer!
⏰ 30 minutes 🍎 3 of your 5 A DAY 🍴Serves 2
Making tomato sauce is relatively quick and easy and a great recipe to have on hand, as it can be used for a range of dishes – just pick your pasta to go with it!
⏰ 30 minutes 🍎 2 of your 5 A DAY 🍴Serves 3
STILL LOOKING FOR INSPIRATION?
If you’re still looking for some ideas (or even something different from pasta!) we have a range of recipes, including budget recipes, recipes for people with cancer, recipes for young cooks and even free cookbooks for you to enjoy!