Perfect for a lunch, light dinner, or side dish, this quinoa tabbouleh is nutritionally balanced and full of bright flavors. Unlike traditional tabbouleh, this version is high in protein and fiber with the use of whole grain quinoa. For a complete meal, add seasoned ground chicken or turkey breast for a fresh and hearty salad.
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.
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.
Ginger turkey and wild rice soup may help head and neck cancer patients who are experiencing nausea and digestive issues. This custom recipe was created for the Cancer Support Community by a registered dietician certified in oncology nutrition. See the full recipe.
Perfect for a light breakfast or mid-morning snack, these muffins are a healthy way to start the day if you are undergoing cancer treatment.
Almond banana wheatberry cereal may help head and neck cancer patients who are struggling with mouth pain, nausea or fatigue. This recipe was custom created for the Cancer Support Community by a registered dietician certified in oncology nutrition with cancer patients in mind. See the complete recipe.