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.
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.
Herbed lemon salmon may help head and neck cancer patients who are experiencing issues with dry mouth. This custom recipe was created for the Cancer Support Community by a registered dietician certified in oncology nutrition. See the full recipe.
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.
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.
This recipe is full of nutrition: high in fiber, protein, and healthy fat for if you're undergoing cancer treatment.
This millet bake is just as comforting as a traditional chicken and rice casserole, but higher in protein and fiber. The leeks add a rich flavor and the cheese gives it a creamy texture for patients undergoing cancer treatment.