Cooking for Cancer
This Old-Fashioned Chicken Noodle Soup fits the bill for soothing, homemade comfort in a bowl.
A Strong Aversion to Red Meat
What to fix: Poultry, fish, eggs, and cheese. Pair them, if it makes sense, with sweet sauces such as cranberry or apple sauce.
Queasy & Nauseous
What to fix: Go subtle with flavor. Best bets: anything with ginger or lemon.
“I Can’t Eat A Lot”
What to fix: Add powdered milk to puddings and smoothies or sub Greek yogurt (it has double the protein) in recipes that call for yogurt.
The Only Thing I Feel Like Eating is _____(fill in the blank)
What to fix: Whatever they want, made as healthy as possible. Cool and creamy usually works (and chocolate is always good).
My Mouth Is Really Dry
The Overall Plan: Foods and beverages that moisten the mouth.
What to fix: Sweet or tart foods that stimulate saliva.
My Mouth is Sore
What to fix: Soft, easy-to-swallow foods and drinks.
A Lackluster Appetite
What to fix: Healthy high-fat foods like avocado and peanut butter or healthier milkshakes, smoothies, and ice cream.
What to fix: Broths, soups, and sports drinks