Lemon Angel Hair Pasta Can Be Soothing to Your Stomach!
When you aren’t feeling well a tart citrus taste or lemon flavor helps with nausea. My favorite pasta recipe for Lemon Angel Hair Pasta from Eating Well Through Cancer cookbook can be easier to tolerate when going through cancer treatment. Not only will this delicious pasta be soothing to your stomach but it will also be enjoyed by everyone in the family. Whether you are going through chemotherapy or having tummy troubles, the lemon flavor might just be what you need.
Light Lemon Angel Hair from Eating Well Through Cancer
Sometimes a light lemon flavor helps with nausea and the citrus taste is soothing to the stomach. This pasta goes with whatever you’re serving or alone for a comfort pasta dish. This recipe is from the Nausea Chapter.
Makes about 4 (1-cup) servings
8 ounces angel hair pasta
1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
2 tablespoons olive oil
3 tablespoons lemon juice
1 1/2 teaspoons grated lemon rind, optional
1/3 cup chopped parsley
Salt and pepper to taste
1. Cook pasta according to package directions, reserving 1/4 cup cooking water; drain well and set aside. Transfer pasta to large serving dish.
2. Add remaining ingredients to pasta including reserved 1/4 cup cooking water; toss until well combined. Serve warm or at room temperature.
Nutritional information per serving: Calories 276, Calories from Fat 25%, Fat 8g, Saturated Fat 1g, Cholesterol 0mg, Sodium 9mg, Carbohydrates 44g, Dietary Fiber 2g, Total Sugars 2g, Protein 8g, Dietary Exchanges: 3 starch, 1 fat
Terrific Tip: If making Lemon Angel Hair pasta ahead of time, toss with olive oil to prevent from sticking.
Nutrition Nugget: Even if just a quick sniff, lemons may provide instant relief for nausea symptoms. Find more favorite pasta recipes on the blog that may help nutrition intake during cancer treatment like this comforting Rice Pudding recipe.
Lemon Flavor Helps with Nausea and Taste During Cancer Treatment
Eating Well Through Cancer
When going through cancer treatment, it often affects the taste buds. And, you might find yourself preferring tart flavors. I have a chapter devoted to Nausea in Eating Well Through Cancer: Easy Recipes & Tips to Guide You Through Treatment and Cancer Prevention.
With chemo and even some medications, you will probably experience some stomach issues. Lemon flavor can be soothing and even a quick sniff could help with nausea. Have lemon in water or sucking on sour lemon candies may help.
Try Adding Lemon to Your Favorite Pasta Recipe
Adding lemon juice to foods may make them taste better so that’s why I thought my simple recipe for Light lemon Angel Hair pasta recipe goes with whatever you are making or great alone. The fresh flavor lemon flavor complements any light chicken dish or try my Lemon Feta Chicken from my Eating Well to Fight Arthritis cookbook, for a quick and easy lemony dinner. I have been told by several people that this easy chicken recipe is their go-to for cooking chicken breast.
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