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Anaheim Pepper Jell-O with Tamarind Granita
Anaheim Pepper Jell-O with Tamarind Granita
Anaheim pepper is a dry pepper which has a mild sweet and bitter taste. It would excite the overall mouth, preferentially the middle and the back, bypassing the front and the lips. This is...
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Anise Ice Cream with Honey Vodka Caramel
Anise Ice Cream with Honey Vodka Caramel
This recipe will help colic (spasmic pains)not only during premenstrual syndrome (PMS) but also infantile colic syndrome. In addition, this recipe includes alcohol/vodka acting as a significant...
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Artichoke, Green Olive and Balsamic Vinegar
Artichoke, Green Olive and Balsamic Vinegar

Artichoke is one of the oldest plants known to have some therapeutic value through controlled studies. This has been a favorable helper to digestion.

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Basil with Tomato-Goat Cheese Terrine
Basil with Tomato-Goat Cheese Terrine
As general rule with chemtherapy, the recommendation is to avoid hot, red and smelly food and advices rather, white, cold and non smelly food. The following recipe follows those recommendations. It...
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Black Bean Puree (refried) with Blanco Cheese and Tomato Sauce
Black Bean Puree (refried) with Blanco Cheese and Tomato Sauce

The combination of cheese and gently spiced tomato sauce enhances the taste, while providing gentle stimulation to the large bowel function.

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Blimi
Blimi

This recipe is helpful when you are having a hard time swallowing. Blimi literally dissolves in the mouth making it easy to taste and swallow.

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Blue Cheese and Fruit Terrine
Blue Cheese and Fruit Terrine

Blue cheese is known for the beneficial use to replenish the microbial flora of the intestine. This is useful for the associated bowel problems during chemotherapy or antibiotic treatments.

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Braised Beet with Feta Cheese and Lime Juice
Braised Beet with Feta Cheese and Lime Juice
Beets are very nutritious as they contain heavy amounts of carbohydrates without tasting sweet. Lime juice becomes very stimulating o the taste while adding feta cheese helps the level of fat you...
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Chayote and Mozzarella Cake
Chayote and Mozzarella Cake
Chayote is a green vegetable from Latin America called 'guisquil". It has high content of water, therefore great great for rehydration. The fruit is digestible and provides a good source of calories.
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CHIPOTLE SOUP
CHIPOTLE SOUP

As the roasted pepper is modified it has a sweeter taste, but it still has Capsaicin. Capsaicin is a chemical in pungent peppers that has therapeutic value.

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Cuisine Type MEXICAN
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Cinnamon Ice Cream with Guava Granite
Cinnamon Ice Cream with Guava Granite

Guava, a topical fruit, has a significant antidiarrheic effect. It will help during days when chemotherapy induced gastrointestinal problems.

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Clove Granita
Clove Granita
Clove is a tropical spice. It is the unopened bud of the tree and is known in the USA for braising hams. It contains large amounts of Eugenol, an oil which has significant antiseptic and analgesic...
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Cold Beet Soup with Jalapeno Pepper Ice Cream
Cold Beet Soup with Jalapeno Pepper Ice Cream

This recipe emphasizes the gastrointestinal difficulties related to chemotherapy and use of antibiotics during infection. Loss of taste and some hypersensitivity makes eating difficult.

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Creme Brulee with ginger and basil
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Deviled Eggs
Deviled Eggs
Hard eggs are slick and easy to swallow, requiring very little chewing and lubrication; making them very appropriate for the mouth changes associated with radiation therapy, in particular dry mouth.
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Dragon Fruit Plum and Rosemary Sorbet on Hot Cheese Basket
Dragon Fruit Plum and Rosemary Sorbet on Hot Cheese Basket

Dragon fruit is easily available in your local supermarket. The serves as a lubricant and adds needed fiber.

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Fennel Cold Soup, Blue Cheese and Sweet Peppers
Fennel Cold Soup, Blue Cheese and Sweet Peppers

Fennel is the main plat of anise know for it's antispasmatic effect.

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Feta Cheese Ice Cream with Roasted Pepper
Feta Cheese Ice Cream with Roasted Pepper

The fat and proteins in cheese are an excellent source of calories. These are the building blocks of the intestinal flora which is destroyed during chemotherapy.

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Fry Tomato Jell-O with Fresh Rosemary and Pepper
Fry Tomato Jell-O with Fresh Rosemary and Pepper

This is very easy to prepare and multiple appealing features common to patients suffering of Mucositis. Colorful, presentation can be very attractive and inviting.

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Garlic Foam with Avocado
Garlic Foam with Avocado
The relative new technique of foaming, allows for the production of multiple flavors. The texture is wasy for people to dissolve, distribute and swallow. It's typically served cold and mixed with...
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Green Tea Flan with Queso Fresco and Roasted Pepper
Green Tea Flan with Queso Fresco and Roasted Pepper
Much has been and will continue to be said about green tea. It is assumed since the product is no processed (not fermented or oxygenized) that the active chemicals within it, are fully functional....
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Green Tea Ice Cream with Mango Chips
Green Tea Ice Cream with Mango Chips

Green tea has been recognized as having quite a few medical values. This recipe, however, is used as a source of protein (egg), calories (sugar), and more importantly for the cathartic effect.

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Grilled Watermelon, Melon and Cheese in Tamarindo
Grilled Watermelon, Melon and Cheese in Tamarindo

This recipe is rich on water and sugars. It assists in rehydration and calorie intake during dehydration.

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Guanaba / Culantro and Curry Jell-O
Guanaba / Culantro and Curry Jell-O
Guanaba is a fruit from central and South America. Sometimes known as Cherimoya. Most reason has received lot of attention because of been credited as having significant and therapeutic amounts of...
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Guava Cupcakes
Guava Cupcakes

Guava is a tropical tree. Over centuries the fruit bark and leaves have been used as home remedy for gastrointestinal ailments, in particular, diarrhea.

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Iced Avocado Soup
Iced Avocado Soup
Sent in by Mrs. Gina Seibert. She addresses the issue of inside of the mouth inflammation frequently following the administration of chemotherapy (mucositis). 0ccassionally, severe enough to cause...
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Jalapeno Pepper Ice Cream with Dry Date Granita
Jalapeno Pepper Ice Cream with Dry Date Granita
This one contains the rich stimulant to the taste receptors (jalapeno peppers), which gently and for a very short period of time ignite the back and front of the mouth, increasing perception and...
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Jalapeno Pepper Soup
Jalapeno Pepper Soup
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Cuisine Type MEXICAN
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Kiwi, Tofu and Honey Soy Sauce
Kiwi, Tofu and Honey Soy Sauce

This very simple tasty recipe is meant for the stimulation of taste and the incorporation of protein to the diet.

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Lemon Comfit
Lemon Comfit
This one of the simplest recipe, which yields a powerful taste enhancer and can be used at any time in any other recipe as an activator or rejuvenator for the taste buds. It is a strong stimulator...
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Mango Folds with Coffee Sauce
Mango Folds with Coffee Sauce

Main complications of most chemotherapies is inflammation of the mouth. This recipe is cold and meaty, helping the chewing process and stimulating the gums.

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Mango Slides, Raspberries and Hot Hibiscus Flower Sauce
Mango Slides, Raspberries and Hot Hibiscus Flower Sauce

Cold dish with the main function of to simulate a sense of taste.

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Mango/Ginger Sorbet
Mango/Ginger Sorbet
Dehydration is a condition of imbalanced between the body fluids and electrolytes. Example: Potassium, Sodium. Typically follows episodes of poor oral intake, difficulty swallowing and/or diarrhea
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Melon Soup with Lime Sorbet
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Olive Chowder
Olive Chowder

Remember, olives are the source of the oil that provides a sour and bitter pungency. It has a significant effect on the gastrointestinal tract being cathartic

Category:  Soup
Cuisine Type AMERICAN
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OLIVE OIL GEL
OLIVE OIL GEL

Olive oil is a culinary and cultural legacy used over centuries and it is not only used for cooking, but used for health benefits.

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Papaya Sorbet with Pesto
Papaya Sorbet with Pesto

This is easy for anyone to prepare. Flavors reactivate the taste buds.

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Papaya with Plantain Pepper Sauce
Papaya with Plantain Pepper Sauce

The current recipe adds large amounts of calories from carbohydrates without the overbearing sweetness.

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Pineapple and Cheese, Honey Cake
Pineapple and Cheese, Honey Cake

Pineapple is a refreshing fruit which for centuries has aided the digestive systems.

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Pineapple Soup with Herb Gelatins
Pineapple Soup with Herb Gelatins
Gelatin based products are great stool softeners for patients with cancer. Patients with cancer are more prone to the development of constipation due to use of pain medication and relative...
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PlantaIn Croquettes
PlantaIn Croquettes

Plantain is a relative to the banana and has a significant effect on intestinal function, providing the body with help on days of hyper or diminished bowel function.

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Roasted Beets, Blue Cheese. Rock Salt in Lime/Beet Juice
Roasted Beets, Blue Cheese. Rock Salt in Lime/Beet Juice

Beets provide nutrition and high fiber that helps intestinal rehabilitation which is also aided by lactobacilli from the blue cheese.

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Roasted Garlic and Tangerine Sauce
Roasted Garlic and Tangerine Sauce

A very ingenious and fascinating recipe. Garlic has a personal flavor and smell, well know. Bitterness and sweetness. 

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Roasted Pepper, Mozzarella Cheese and Bacon
Roasted Pepper, Mozzarella Cheese and Bacon
Very simple recipe. Added to the collection because of its versatility; tremendously easy to prepare; added nutritional value by the content of fat and protein (cheese); cold product easy to swallow...
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Sautéed Melon with Cactus Fruit and Ginger Piquin Pepper Sauce
Sautéed Melon with Cactus Fruit and Ginger Piquin Pepper Sauce

The reason for sautéing melon is to soften so the texture is easier to chew and swallow. The melon will provide fluid for hydration and fiber for better bowel function.

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Southern Pickled Peaches
Southern Pickled Peaches

This recipe was sent in by Mrs. Geraldine Brothers, I thank her very much. She feels this is a very inexpensive, easy to prepare and appealing recipe.

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Spicy Charcoal Plantain Ice Cream
Spicy Charcoal Plantain Ice Cream
Vegetable Charcoal, typically obtained from organic material burned to ashes. has been known as a odor and gas absorbent Napoleon use to provide his troops with a portion of burnt bread right before...
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Spicy Curried Cashews
Spicy Curried Cashews
This is ideal recipe for the days of mucositis. As the pepper and curry will intensively stimulate the blood flow to the mouth, favoring healing; as well as cleansing the taste buds for flavoring.
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Spicy meringue with thyme and papaya
Spicy meringue with thyme and papaya

This recipe is attractive because of easy preparation, cost effectiveness, appropriate texture, and the right temperature for the mouth.

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Cuisine Type FRENCH
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Spicy Plum Whipped Cream with Tangerine Comfit
Spicy Plum Whipped Cream with Tangerine Comfit

This recipe helps to improve bowel movements. It also stimulates the taste receptors with pepper and the tangy zest of the tangerine skin.

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Spring Onion Ice Cream with Dates and Horseradish Cone
Spring Onion Ice Cream with Dates and Horseradish Cone

The main complain from patients is in the immediate recovery phase of chemotherapy with the inability to taste.

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Cuisine Type AMERICAN
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Strawberry, Parmesan Cheese and Balsamic Vinegar
Strawberry, Parmesan Cheese and Balsamic Vinegar

This recipe is high in calorie intake and is a great taste stimulant with easy preparation.

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Sweet Fig and Roasted Pepper on Balsamic Vinegar
Sweet Fig and Roasted Pepper on Balsamic Vinegar

Figs are rich in fiber and cathartic in nature as such have historically used to fight slow intestinal function

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Tomato Confit and Parmesan Cheese Cookie
Tomato Confit and Parmesan Cheese Cookie

This is very tasty. It has a soft and crunchy texture that soothes the sore mouth after chemotherapy.

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Tri color Vegetable Terrine
Tri color Vegetable Terrine
This dish is ideal for any patient during their chemotherapy and radiation treatments. The temperature soothes the mouth. The gelatin base is easy to swallow and the fiber bulk helps bowel functions.
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Vegetable Terrine
Vegetable Terrine

This preparation is more complicated, but still easy to prepare. The end product is cold and extremely easy to chew and swallow.

Category:  Vegetable