Easy Recipes For Cancer Patients -5-Ingredient Simple Baked Chicken

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Simple Baked Chicken -Easy Recipes for Cancer Patients!

Going through cancer treatment can be a challenging time and you need easy recipes for cancer patients.  Whether you’re the patient or the caregiver, my Simple Baked Chicken recipe from Eating Well Through Cancer makes a light, low fat meal.  This flavorful baked chicken tastes like chicken soup and that is the ultimate comfort food. Best of all everyone in the family will love this chicken dish and that means one meal serves the family. The recipe includes pantry friendly ingredients and you probably already have them in your pantyr.  I like this chicken recipe because it makes a quick dinner.  Also, it is a diabetic chicken recipe and that means the recipe is the healthiest way to eat.

Easy Recipes For Cancer Patients Important When Cooking For Cancer

My Simple Baked Chicken is from the chapter, Day of Chemo and this chapter includes easy-to-tolerate food when going through treatment. However, this isn’t just a food for cancer patients as this tasty chicken dish is my family favorite. It is important to avoid spicy, rich or fried food because these foods can upset your stomach.  Food is nourishment so eating healthy is important. I think my simple baked chicken recipe makes a quick dinner and it’s protein-rich!

Simple Baked Chicken from Eating Well Through Cancer

Tender chicken with gravy (tastes like chicken soup) makes a very comforting flavorsome meal. Be sure to serve with rice to soak up the last drop of gravy. This is one of my easy recipes for cancer patients that also everyone in the family enjoys.

Makes 6 servings

1 1/2 pounds chicken breast tenders                                                                                              simple baked chicken for recipes for cancer patients
1/4 cup biscuit baking mix
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 teaspoon minced garlic
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
1 (16-ounce) can low-sodium, fat-free chicken broth

1. Preheat oven 375°F. Coat 3-quart oblong baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.
2. Coat chicken in baking mix and place in prepared dish. Bake 40 minutes.
3. In small nonstick pot, combine oil and garlic, and add flour. Whisk in chicken broth, bring to boil, and cook until slightly thickened. Pour over chicken, cover with foil, and continue baking another 20-30 minutes or until chicken is done.

Nutritional information per serving:  Calories 173 kcal, Calories from Fat 30%, Fat 6 g, Saturated Fat 1 g, Cholesterol 73 mg, Sodium 197 mg, Carbohydrates 3 g, Dietary Fiber 0 g, Total Sugars 0 g, Protein 25 g, Dietary Exchanges: 3 lean meat

Terrific Tip: Add more seasoning as needed  and especially if you are experiencing taste changes.

Nutrition Nugget: When not feeling well, simple, protein-rich foods such as this can help keep up your nutrition when not in the mood for anything else.

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Holly Clegg

With over 1 million cookbooks sold, Holly Clegg has become a culinary expert on easy healthy everday recipes through her nationally recognized best-selling trim&TERRIFIC® and Eating Well cookbook series, including Eating Well Through Cancer, (English, Spanish and Chinese editions), Eating Well to Fight Arthritis and Diabetic Cooking with the American Diabetes Association.Clegg attended the Cordon Bleu Cooking School, London and has appeared on Fox & Friends, NBC Weekend Today, QVC, The 700 Club, USA Today, Cooking Light Magazine, Web MD, and Huff Post.She consulted for Walmart, Teflon, DuPont, The Coca-Cola Company, and hospitals throughout the country.
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