Dishes 2 Nourish (D2N)

Nutrition plays a vital role in the treatment of cancer. A healthy diet can help patients maintain proper digestive health, prevent malnutrition, and remain strong during their treatments. We understand the importance nutrition plays in a patient’s recovery, which is why we offer cooking demonstrations live and video (below) as well as recipes that provide nutritional support throughout treatment.

Cooking Demonstrations are Back In Person!

The perfect holiday side dish to complete your feast!

While all the planning and decorating are underway, don’t forget about the side dishes that will add to your holiday feast.

Join us as our Dishes 2 Nourish program, featuring Nikita Grove, M.S. RDN, LDN, RYT, will be cooking up Sweet Potato Cornbread dressing*. In addition to the cooking demonstration, Nikita will answer any nutritional questions you may have to help make your holiday table enjoyable.

When: Thursday, December 15 | 10 a.m.
Where: Lancaster Cancer Center Conference Room

Masks are required. Seating is limited. Registration is required.
Please contact lgerhart@lancastercancercenter.com,
or by calling 717.292.1313, or stop by the front desk.

*Eating Well Through Cancer by Holly Clegg & Gerald Miletello
Designed for cancer patients and their family, these easy-to-follow recipes focus on foods best tolerated and those to ease the symptoms during treatment. With an oncologists chapter of introduction, doctors notes, menu planning tips, nutritional analysis, diabetic exchanges, the book serves as a guide for nutrition before, during, and after cancer treatment.

Healing Journey Foundation is proud to announce its partnership with Nikita Grove, M.S., RDN, LDN, RYT.

She will be offering patients prevention and nutritional Counseling as well as live cooking demonstrations at our office.

Nikita Grove, M.S., RDN, LDN, RYT
Nikita Grove is an entrepreneur, dietitian, yogi, farmer, and local-food enthusiast! As a licensed and registered dietitian and yoga instructor. She owns and operates, The Wellness Grove, which offer nutrition counseling and yoga classes.

Nikita grew up on her family farm in Marietta where she first learned to appreciate the foundation of food, soil, and farming. She earned her Bachelor of Science and Master of science in Nutrition and teaches medical students culinary medicine and graduate-level courses in nutrition. Throughout her career, she has worked in various settings serving her local communities at the supermarket, hospital, and corporate wellness environments. Currently, Nikita dedicates her practice to cancer patients. Her husband is a young adult cancer survivor, and she learned the intricacies of being a caregiver. Together, they focus on survivorship and caregivers through educational efforts of food, farming, and gentle movement of the body, mind, and breath through yoga to find healing and nourishment for all.

To access recipes, click here

Loss of Appetite:

Turmeric:

Taste and Appetite Changes:

Spring Frittata Muffins:

Supplements and Cancer:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Healthy Fats – Tuna Avocado Salad:

Nausea during Cancer – Minty Lemon Chicken and Rice Soup:

Energy Bites:

Sugar and Cancer:

High Calorie Smoothies:

Plant Based Diets During Cancer Treatment:

Bean Curry Recipe:

Bowel Changes During Cancer Treatment:

Baked Oatmeal Recipe:

Helpful Websites:

www.asbestos.com/treatment/nutrition/

www.nccih.nih.gov

www.cancerdietitian.com

www.rebeccakatz.com/the-cancer-fighting-kitchen

www.oncologynutrition.org/erfc

www.jeanlamantia.com/cancer-bites-blog

www.thegoodcalorie.com/cancer