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Turkey and Barley Vegetable Soup

This soup is comforting and delicious and is a great option for those who have trouble swallowing. It is also high in protein, which is important for healing, and a good source of fiber, which helps promote healthy bowel movements.
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Polenta with Fruit Compote

This recipe is a smooth and flavorful breakfast for cancer patients. Sweet maple syrup is paired with tart berries for a flavorful fruit compote. This delicious treat is an ideal meal or snack for those experiencing taste changes, aversions to sour taste, and/or difficulty swallowing. Rich in antioxidants and fiber, this breakfast is an easy, nutritious and balanced meal for cancer patients and survivors.
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Mango Lassi Overnight Oats

Overnight oats are an easy make-ahead breakfast for patients with cancer. The mango provides a sweet flavor and the Greek yogurt is slightly tart, making this breakfast bowl perfect for those with dry mouth. This recipe is ideal for those undergoing cancer treatment who need extra protein, fiber, and calories. Serve with a cup of lemon herbal tea for a tasty breakfast.
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Golden Milk Popsicle

Popsicles are an ideal snack for patients who have mouth sores. These popsicles will help soothe and numb the mouth, but also provide a healthy amount of protein to help with healing.
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Creamy Beet Hummus

Creamy beet hummus may help head and neck cancer patients who are experiencing changes in taste, aversions for sweets and swallowing issues. This custom recipe was created for the Cancer Support Community by a registered dietician certified in oncology nutrition. See full recipe.
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Cranberry Coconut Popsicle

Head and neck cancer patients who are experiencing dry mouth, and need help with swallowing, may find this cranberry coconut popsicle recipe refreshing. This recipe was custom created for the Cancer Support Community with cancer patients in mind by a registered dietician certified in oncology nutrition. See the full recipe.
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Colorful Lentil Soup

This lentil soup recipe was custom created for the Cancer Support Community by a registered dietician certified in oncology nutrition to help head and neck cancer patients who need to add fiber to their diet. See the full recipe.
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Banana Melon Smoothie

Banana melon smoothies can help head and neck cancer patients who are experiencing mouth pain or swallowing difficulties. This custom recipe was prepared for cancer patients in mind for the Cancer Support Community by a registered dietician certified in oncology nutrition. See the full recipe.
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Avocado Macaroni and Cheese

Avocado macaroni and cheese may help add calories to your diet if you're a cancer patient in need of increasing your nutritional intake. This custom recipe was prepared for the Cancer Support Community by a registered dietician certified in oncology nutrition to help head and neck cancer patients who are experiencing mouth pain. See the complete recipe.
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Roasted Cauliflower Soup

This soup has so much to offer a cancer patient – good nutrition, delicious taste, and soothing warmth. Roasting the cauliflower adds a rich flavor, while the potatoes thicken the soup without the use of cream. This soup is ideal for cancer patients experiencing mouth soreness, mouth pain, and/or difficulty chewing or swallowing. Even cancer survivors and caregivers would truly enjoy a big bowl of this soup for dinner or pair a smaller cup with a light sandwich or salad for lunch.