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Betty Wessner, caregiver
Try this easy smoothie recipe when you have a poor appetite or if you have a dry mouth or find food hard to swallow.
|1 cup||plain, unsweetened 1% or 2% yogurt (probiotic optional)||250 mL|
|1–2 tsp||coarsely ground flax seed||5–10 mL|
|1||banana, not too ripe||1|
||frozen berries||170 mL|
|1/2 cup||orange juice, approximately||125 mL|
Place all the ingredients in the order given except the orange juice into a blender. (I use a small drink blender.) Add enough juice to bring the mixture to the 2 cup (500 mL) mark. Process until well mixed.
Makes 2 cups
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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.