Tag Archives: Food Taste

What to Eat – Pan-Roasted Chicken and Vegetables

Pan-Roasted Chicken and Vegetables This is another recipe from the Taste of Home One Pan Meals magazine. I liked its simplicity. If you don’t want the spinach, you could substitute carrots, broccoli, or cauliflower instead. If you’re looking for more … Continue reading

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What to Eat – One Pan Garlicky Chicken

One Pan Garlicky Chicken As I’ve said before, most of the food that tastes decent has a lot of natural flavor, so the onions and garlic are important ingredients in most anything I eat. They tend to cover the salty/metallic … Continue reading

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What to Eat – Seasonal Treats

Seeing as we’re getting into the holiday season, I thought I’d share some seasonal treats that I’ve found that aren’t awful on the taste buds when on chemos or other drugs that alter taste.¬†Different chemos cause different taste issues, and … Continue reading

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Seeing the Forest for the Trees

September 19, 2018 I’ve worn glasses since I was in 3rd grade.¬† Every couple of years I need a new pair with a stronger prescription. I’m pretty much blind as a bat, my glasses have mostly been like Coke bottle … Continue reading

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How Many Times a Day Do I Think About Cancer?

The short answer is a lot. When I look in the mirror in the morning and at night and I see my silver grey hair that’s only a little more than an inch long. My hair was never super long, … Continue reading

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Cisplatin – Week 6

August 23, 2018 Today is my last dose of Cisplatin. I am glad to be finished with it. The side effects are more difficult to manage than the AC and Taxol, and some of them more intense. After a long … Continue reading

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What to Eat – Angel Food Cake w/Berries

Since starting chemo 9 months ago, sweets have been my biggest challenge. Not because I can’t stay away from them. Quite the contrary. Prepping for the first PET and bone scans meant that I had to eat a very limited, … Continue reading

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What to Eat – Quinoa Fried Rice

One of my good friends made this for me when she picked me up from the surgery to install my port. It’s pretty easy to make, and it’s light and delicious. I like it better, honestly than actual fried rice. … Continue reading

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What to Eat – Chicken Marsala

Chicken Marsala is one of those dishes I thought was hard to make, and was delighted to find out that it’s actually pretty simple. And… it tastes decent on chemo. This recipe is from The Recipe Critic Creamy Chicken Marsala … Continue reading

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What to Eat – Pork Carnitas

Carnitas, Houston style I discovered pork carnitas during the 14 years I lived in Houston, TX. There hasn’t been a place I’ve been since that has carnitas that come anywhere close to my favorite places in Houston. Until I found … Continue reading

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