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Berry egg-white shake
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.
||frozen blueberries or cherries||125 mL|
||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
If you have a recipe that could help someone with cancer, send it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Looking for more ideas?
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.