Entries by Rachel Miller

Learn how to make pizza with Dr. Philip DeSimone

Join us for a free pizza making class with Dr. Philip DeSimone! Learn how to make pizza at home from scratch. Patients, families and the public welcome to attend. Please RSVP to Rachel Miller by calling 859-257-0519 or via email at Rachel.c.miller@uky.edu When: Monday, August 1, 3-5 p.m. Where: The 90, second floor, in the […]

Learn how to make bagels with Dr. Philip DeSimone

Join us for a free bagel-making class with Dr. Philip DeSimone! Learn how to make fresh, tasty bagels at home. Patients, families and the public welcome to attend. Please RSVP to Rachel Miller by calling 859-257-0519 or via email at rachel.c.miller@uky.edu. When: Monday, April 25 10 a.m. – noon Where: The 90, second floor, in […]

Join us for a chicken marinade cooking demonstration

Cooking Demo – Thursday, March 3 Join us at 1 p.m. on Thursday, March 3 for a cooking demonstration and samples! This is a free event. Learn how to make five different chicken marinade dishes: lemon chicken, rosemary balsamic chicken, honey raspberry chicken, maple Dijon chicken, and Thai peanut chicken. Each sauce has been chosen […]

Smoothie Day – Feb. 18

Join us from 1-1:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 18 for a smoothie demonstration and samples. This is a free event. Learn how to make a healthy and delicious chocolate covered strawberry smoothie and sample the end result! Smoothie Day is a monthly event held on the third Thursday of each month in the Psychology-Oncology Department. […]

Taste and smell: combating cancer treatment’s side effects

By guest blogger Abby Smith, dietetic intern It is crucial that patients receiving cancer treatment achieve adequate nutrition in order to maintain energy and to support healing and recovery throughout treatment. Unfortunately, the side effects of certain cancers and treatments often make it difficult to consume enough calories and to make nutritious choices – and […]

Eating seasonal foods: sweet potatoes

Research has shown that eating a balanced diet, maintaining a healthy body weight and being physically active can reduce a person’s risk of developing cancer. During cancer treatment, healthy eating can help improve your energy and immune system and provide you with the nutrients your body needs to thrive. Eating locally and seasonally is always […]

8 tips to fight cancer-related appetite loss

Patients receiving cancer treatment need to meet their nutritional requirements in order to maintain energy for treatment completion, healing and recovery. Coping with cancer-related treatments and their side effects, however, can make maintaining good nutrition a challenge for even the most health-conscious patients. One of the most common side effects during cancer treatment is experiencing […]

Turmeric – for color, flavor and health!

Adding new flavors and seasonings to our foods can pull us out of a flavor rut, jolt tired taste buds and offer healthful benefits. Turmeric, a spice found often in Middle Eastern dishes, brightens with both color and flavor.  Its yellow color comes from the component in the spice called curcumin, a polyphenol, or type […]

Smoothie Day — Aug. 26

Join us at 1 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 26 for a smoothie demonstration and free samples! This is a free event. Learn how to make a healthy and delicious smoothie, while trying tasty samples. Location: 306 Whitney-Hendrickson Building, Psych-Oncology Services  

Cooking Demonstration!

Join us for a FREE cooking demonstration, featuring: Head Chef Jason Ritchey from The Villiage Idiot  Wednesday, July 8 from 11am-12pm 306 Whitney-Hendrickson Building at the UK Markey Cancer Center   A free program, open to the public. Watch and learn how to make something tasty at home, and sample it! No reservations necessary.