More Cooking for Chemo Info

This section focuses on supplemental information that will help ease your journey into the world of cooking and flavor. This section has articles that focus on general cooking, nutritional, and sanitation information.

Pantry Staples

This article discusses the essential ingredients that you need to have in addition to the actual recipes that you intend to cook. Having a well stocked pantry gives you versatility and the ability to put together new dishes on the fly.

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Types of Salt

Does the idea of all the different forms of salt give you a headache? This article discusses this concept and breaks down the differences between the different salts in an easy to understand manner.

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Umami, MSG, Miso, and Soy

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Umami is a word you hear all the time these days. This article discusses the relationship between umami, savory, msg, miso and soy.

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Cleaning Vs Sanitizing

I’m sure you’ve heard the expression that cleanliness is next to godliness. In this article I teach you why a properly sanitized cooking environment is extremely important to a cancer fighter’s life.

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Cross Contamination

Cross contamination is a potentially life-threatening situation for a cancer fighter. This article teaches you what cross contamination is and how to avoid it.

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Safe Food Handling

Preparing and Cooking your food in safe ways helps to reduce the incidences of food borne illness.

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The Dangers of Raw Veggies and Chemo

I know that salad tastes great, but there are a few concerns you need to think about if you are eating raw veggies during chemo.

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Safe Food Storage

This article teaches you how to properly store food to prevent food poisoning.

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Defrost Food Properly

This article teaches you how to defrost frozen food in a safe manner to avoid food poisoning.

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Nutritionist VS Dietitian

What is the difference between a nutritionist and dietitian? This article explores the difference between the two and their functions.

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What are Macro Nutrients?

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Macro nutrients are the first concept that you need to understand to properly comprehend nutrition.

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Calories

Calories are a unit of measurement. They are commonly used to discuss the energy values of different foods. This article discusses calories in depth and explains how to use them in your life.

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Meal Planning – Crafting Healthy Cancer Recipes

The best recipes in the world are the ones that you make for yourself. This article teaches you how to craft healthy recipes that you’re going to love.

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How to Design a Menu for the Week

Designing a menu for the week is the first step in not only eating well, but keeping your grocery budget on track.

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How to Grocery Shop on a Budget

Grocery shopping on a budget helps you save money and eat better. This article teaches you how to make a budget and stick to it.

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About Organic Food

What is the deal with organic food? Is it healthier for you? Isn’t that why organic grocery store chains exist in the first place? This article discusses what organic food is and whether it really is worth all the hype.

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Holiday Cooking

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If you are in the unfortunate situation of chemo treatments during the holidays, this article is for you.

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