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In this section you will find recipes that not only will be healthy for you, but may also help you feel better. I hope you find them helpful.

Chocolate Garbanzo Muffins

Many of us going through cancer or its treatments strive to eat a healthier diet.  However, at the same time, we all feel the need to indulge a bit in our diets, whether that’s because we are having trouble tolerating certain foods and want something we will have an easier time handling, we crave something […]

Mashed Parsnips And Rutabagas with Caramelized Onions

Often, when dealing with the digestive ups and downs of cancer treatment, finding things to eat that are nourishing, fulfilling, easy to eat and digest and also healthy can be a challenge.  Here is a relatively simple recipe that can replace bland, nourishment-lacking mashed white potatoes (a dish many patients turn to simply to feel […]

Asian Lentil Soup

I love soups.  They are a convenient way to pack a lot of nutrition into an easy to eat and easy to digest package, which can be really important to cancer patients who may be encountering challenges in being able — or even wanting — to eat, and getting sufficient nutrition.  Soups are just easy to […]

Peanut Butter and Banana Smoothie

Sometimes in the course of cancer treatment eating a solid-food meal just isn’t very appealing.  Maybe keeping food down isn’t so easy.  Maybe the smell of food cooking turns you off.  Or maybe you just don’t feel like preparing a full meal.  Here is a quick smoothie recipe that not only provides nutrients but also […]

Black Bean Brownies

Let’s face it, we all crave comfort foods when we are feeling down or discouraged.  As much as we strive to stay “up” during everything that cancer and its treatment brings, I don’t know anyone who is completely immune to the occasional blues.  So, every now and then, it’s ok to treat yourself and, in […]