When Going Through Cancer Treatment Find Relief with Food for Nausea!
Acute side effects of chemotherapy can cause nausea, vomiting or loss of appetite due to the destruction of rapidly dividing cells lining the gastrointestinal tract when going through chemo. It is important to keep good nutrition for healing, however when not feeling that can be difficult but there is relief with food for nausea. My best-selling Eating Well Through Cancer cookbook, was written to answer the often-asked question, “What can I eat when going through cancer treatment?” These diabetic Gingerbread Muffins recipe is found in the Tummy Troubles chapter because ginger can be soothing. Also, these Gingerbread Muffins make the best holiday food for everyone.
Gingerbread Muffins from Nausea Chapter (diabetic-friendly) of Eating Well Through Cancer cookbook
This awesome muffin has all of the flavor of your favorite spiced cookie in a moist anytime snack or breakfast muffin. When you’re not feeling well, this is easy to eat and ginger is food for nausea. Muffins freeze well. These are also a diabetic gingerbread muffins recipe
Makes 20 muffins
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
1 1/2 cups whole-wheat flour
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
1/2 cup sugar
1/3 cup canola oil
1 cup light molasses
1 cup boiling water
2 teaspoons baking soda
1. Preheat oven 325°F. Coat muffin pans with nonstick cooking spray or line with papers.
2. In large bowl, combine both flours, ginger, cinnamon, and cloves. Set aside.
3. In medium bowl, whisk together sugar and oil. Add molasses and eggs whisking until blended. In glass measuring cup combine water and baking soda. Stir to dissolve. Pour in egg mixture and whisk until blended. Add egg mixture to flour mixture, stirring just until combined.
4. Spoon batter into paper lined tins, filling 1/2-3/4 full. Bake 20-25 minutes or until inserted toothpick comes out clean.
Nutritional information per serving:
Calories 161, Calories from Fat 25%, Fat 5g, Saturated Fat 0g, Cholesterol 19mg, Sodium 140mg, Carbohydrates 28g, Dietary Fiber 1g, Total Sugars 14g, Protein 2g, Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1/2 fat
Terrific Tip: Keep a few muffins in the freezer to pop out when not feeling well and need a boost. You can always use only all-purpose flour if that’s what you have.
Nutrition Nugget: Ginger has been shown to help nausea symptoms so these muffins may be just the ticket to feeling better.
Gingerbread Muffins and Recipes For Cancer Patients In Easy Cancer Cookbook
Eating Well Through Cancer: Easy Recipes & Tips to Guide you Through Treatment and Cancer Prevention
This cancer cookbook is so helpful for people going through cancer treatment as they experience different side effects such as nausea. Each chapter addresses different symptoms and suggests foods that are best tolerated.
As you can see from these diabetic Gingerbread Muffins in Eating Well Through Cancer, they really are a recipe the entire family and/or caregiver will also enjoy. All recipes for cancer patients are also for everyday cooking and cancer prevention. Just a practical healthy cookbook to guide you through cancer treatment! Easy diabetic recipes are highlighted in the cookbook just like these diabetic gingerbread muffins.
When Feeling Queasy – Gingerbread Muffins Can Help With Nausea
If you experience nausea and vomiting try to drink fluids throughout the day to prevent dehydration, such as sipping water, juices, and other clear, calorie- containing liquids. You may tolerate clear, cool liquids better than very hot or icy fluids. When you have stopped vomiting, try eating easy to digest foods such as crackers, gelatin, and plain toast. Ginger is food for nausea as its an herb recognized to help with nausea and sooth the stomach. Try drinking ginger tea, flat ginger ale, gingersnap cookies, ginger candy, pickled ginger or ginger flavored breads such as these Gingerbread Muffins. Find more recipes when going through cancer treatment on my blog.
Love These Easy To Use Cupcake Liners and Muffin Molds for Diabetic Gingerbread Muffins
Silicone Cupcake Liners
How cute are these Silicone Cupcake Liners?! Make your muffins and cupcakes fun and bright with these BPA free, FDA approved 100% food grade silicone kitchen utensils reusable cupcake liners.
These fun colors even make the Gingerbread muffins taste better and will brighten up a cancer patient’s day.
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