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.
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.
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.
This easy on-the-go treat contains dried fruit, almonds, and cashews which are ideal for a mid-morning snack for cancer survivors.
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.
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 delicious snack is not your traditional hummus. It is packed with healthy and tasty ingredients for cancer survivors.
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.
Falafel is a fun and healthy dish, full of nutrition and flavor. This version is baked instead of fried, so it is lower in fat and easier to tolerate for those with digestive issues while they undergo cancer treatment.
Baked apple yogurt parfait may help add calories to your diet if you are a cancer patient in need of increasing your nutritional intake. This recipe was custom prepared for the Cancer Support Community by a registered dietician certified in oncology nutrition as part of our eating well with head and neck cancer series. See the full recipe.