Ginger Root Tea

This recipe is great for a queasy stomach! Add some ice cubes so it’s not so hot. Treat yourself to a cup of piping hot ginger tea. When made with fresh ginger root, it will be far tastier than ginger tea brewed from a store-bought tea bag. Ginger tea is sometimes called ginger water. It […]

Turkey and Barley Vegetable Soup

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. To save time, make barley ahead of time or swap it out for quinoa which […]

Breakfast Egg Cups

These invigorating egg cups offer a wonderful low-fiber alternative to muffins and other bread-based breakfast options. Servings: 6 Prep Time: 10 MinutesCook Time: 15 MinutesTotal Time: 25 MinutesAuthor: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center   Ingredients Cooking spray 1 small russet potato, peeled and diced8 eggs ½ cup cottage cheese 2 ounces cheddar cheese, grated 1 small […]

5-Minute Smoothie Bowl

Chemotherapy, while a powerful weapon against cancer, can also affect rapidly dividing cells in our body, including those in the lining of our mouth and digestive system. This can lead to the development of mouth sores, also known as mucositis. These sores can make eating, drinking, and even talking painful, which can be tough to […]

One Step at a Time

Let’s talk about the incredible strength of those embarking on a breast cancer treatment journey. Remember, it’s not about conquering the entire staircase of recovery all at once, but rather focusing on the step right in front of you. Each day of this journey may present its challenges, but with courage and determination, you can […]

Unleashing Inner Strength: Embracing the Journey Ahead

When I was gearing up for my fourth chemo session, I was pumped! It might seem strange to feel this way about something that often brings discomfort, but let me share a story that will ignite a spark of hope within you. In the midst of my second round of chemo, my incredible friend Claire […]

High Protein Mac and Cheese

High protein mac and cheese is a delicious comfort food. It can be high in protein, calories, and good nutrition too. For those needing some extra calories to either stop weight loss or promote weight gain, this high protein mac and cheese is a great option. The broccoli in this recipe adds some extra color, fiber, and […]

Embracing Change: My Journey with Revision Surgery

Today is a big day for me – I’m heading in for revision surgery! It’s been quite a journey since my first surgery two years ago, and I want to share my experience. This blog post is a testament to resilience, self-acceptance, and the power of finding a skilled and caring aesthetic surgeon like Dr. […]

Celebrating a Milestone: My Chemo Port Removal Journey

Today marks an extraordinary moment in my journey, a moment that radiates relief, triumph, and resilience. As I bid farewell to my chemo port, I am overwhelmed with gratitude and a sense of accomplishment. Join me in reliving this significant milestone, which not only symbolizes the end of one chapter but also highlights the importance […]

Embracing Triumph Over Adversity: Celebrating the End of My Cancer Journey!

Life’s journey is a winding road, full of unexpected twists and turns that test our strength and resilience. For the past year and a half, I’ve been on a rollercoaster ride through hospitals, treatments, and moments of uncertainty. Today, as I ring the bell to mark the end of my last treatment, I can’t help […]