Cauliflower Saute Recipe for Cancer and Chemotherapy

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Cauliflower saute is a healthy and savory side dish.

Cauliflower Sauté Recipe for Cancer and Chemotherapy

Ease of Preparation: Intermediate Recipe

Dish Description:
Tender cauliflower tossed in a sweet and savory sauce. This is a modified Chinese recipe made for use in the average American kitchen.

Tasting Guidelines:
This recipe should taste sweet and savory.
The weight of this recipe is light but can be balanced with vinegar.
The texture of this recipe is soft with a little crunch.
This recipe is good for people with low to moderate treatment side effects.
This recipe gives an emotional response of a refreshing change of pace.
This recipe is best categorized as American.

Food Ingredients:
1 head of cauliflower
1 tbsp. olive oil

Flavor Balancers:
1 tbsp. soy sauce
1/2 tbsp. red wine vinegar
1 tbsp. sugar

1/2 tbsp. garlic, minced

Recipe Directions:
Steam the cauliflower until tender. In large sauce pan, heat oil to a medium heat. Sauté garlic to a light golden brown. Next, add cauliflower. sauté cauliflower with garlic. Add remainder of ingredients and seasonings. Cook water out of sauce. Toss cauliflower in sauce until the sauce adheres to the cauliflower. Serve and enjoy.

Cooking for Chemo focuses on teaching you how to make your food taste good again during cancer and chemotherapy treatments. The flavor and cooking techniques contained within our easy to make recipes will help improve your quality of life as you go through cancer and chemotherapy treatments. Our cooking and flavor techniques can be integrated with any diet regimine. All of our recipes can be made with organic ingredients if you choose. Our holistic approach to cooking will help you not only be able to eat but to also enjoy the taste of your food again during and after cancer and chemotherapy treatments. We have many healthy recipes, crockpot recipes, chicken recipes, dinner recipes, shrimp recipes, pasta recipes, soup recipes, vegan recipes, salad recipes, vegetarian recipes, breakfast recipes, and even a great chili recipe. Talk with your oncologist and dietitian to come up with a quality nutrition plan. This site is not to be taken as or used instead of professional medical advice. Please consult your doctor, oncologist, and dietitian before starting any new diet.

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About the Author:

Chef Ryan Callahan is a classically trained chef with fifteen years of culinary experience. He is also the author of "Cooking for Chemo ...and After!" Chef Ryan acted as his mother's primary caregiver while she herself went through chemotherapy treatments.