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Berry egg-white shake

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Afroze Ali, cancer survivor

Photo: ELLICSR Kitchen

This shake is high in calories and protein. It can be a good option if you have a sore throat or find food hard to swallow. If you want to use different fruit, pieces of mango also work well in this recipe.

Use only pasteurized egg whites, not raw eggs. Pasteurized egg whites are processed to get rid of bacteria. The product is usually sold in a liquid carton.

1/2 cup
 frozen blueberries or cherries 125 mL
1 cup
pasteurized egg whites 250 mL
3 tbsp protein powder 45 mL
2 tbsp 18% cream 30 mL
2 tbsp honey 30 mL
2 tbsp  water 30 mL

Put all the ingredients into a blender. Blend until smooth and serve.

Makes 2 cups

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Nutrition information
Per serving (about 1 cup)
Calories 197
Fat 3 grams
Carbohydrates 24 grams
Fibre 2 grams
Protein 19 grams

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Our booklet Eating Well When You Have Cancer has more tips and ideas to help manage symptoms and side effects that can affect your eating during treatment.

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