Cancer-Fighting Lifestyle

Cancer-Fighting Recipe: Vegetable Pho with Shiitake Mushrooms

Mushrooms are rich in vitamins, nutrients, and antioxidants. Recent research shows that these superfoods may also help guard against cancer. People who incorporated any variety of mushrooms into their daily diets had a lower risk of cancer. According to the findings, individuals who ate 18 grams of mushrooms daily had a 45% lower risk of cancer than those who did not eat mushrooms. Shiitake mushrooms have higher amounts of the amino acid ergothioneine than the white button, cremini, and portabello mushrooms. Try this delicious cancer-fighting recipe – vegetable pho with shiitake mushrooms to warm you up and boost your immune system this winter. 


Green Onions
Baby Bok Choy
Garlic Cloves
Shiitake Mushrooms
Basil Leaves
Black Peppercorns
Brown Sugar
Soy Sauce
Rice Vinegar
Sea Salt
Rice Stick Noodles


  1. Cut 2 green onions, 1/2 scallion, a few baby bok choy, garlic cloves, some ginger, 4 shiitake mushrooms, 1 carrot, 1 lime wedge, some cilantro, and basil leaves to your desired size.
  2. Put 3 cups of water into a pot and all vegetables into the water. 
  3. Add some black peppercorns, 1 teaspoon of brown sugar, 2-3 tablespoons of soy sauce, 1/2 tablespoon of rice vinegar, and some sea salt to the pot and bring to boil. Then, reduce to a simmer for 30 minutes covered.
  4. Put rice stick noodles into another pot and pour in enough boiling water to cover the stick noodles. Then, let this sit for 8 minutes with the pot covered.
  5. Rinse the noodles with warm water, then transfer them into a serving bowl. 
  6. Strain the vegetable soup into the bowl, add lime juice, and top with the baby bok choy, shiitake mushroom, and carrot. 
  7. The vegetable pho is ready to serve!