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.
This Sweet Potato Chili has a balanced and smooth flavor. It is an ideal tomato-free chili recipe for cancer patients who have difficulty swallowing and/or mouth sores from treatment and/or who are sensitive to acidity.
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.
This crumble is made with healthy ingredients that are delicious and perfect for a seasonal cookout. Unlike most desserts, this crumble provides a good source of fiber. Use any fresh or frozen fruit you have to make this simple and delightful dessert.
This is an easy and delicious breakfast recipe that is sure to please. The crepes are made with whole wheat flour for added fiber and yogurt as a good source of protein. If you have never made crepes from scratch, be patient. Your first crepe or two may not turn out the way you like, but it will get easier. You can also substitute store bought crepes to save time. Any seasonal fresh fruit can be used instead of berries in the crepes.
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.
This kiwi green smoothie is a refreshing and healthy way for cancer survivors to start the day.
This chocolate hazelnut spread is a delicious and simple dessert or snack for cancer survivors.
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.
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.