I will try anything once, except bungee jumping and leaping out of an aeroplane …nup, nope, no way. I coined myself the “Code Blue Princess” when in hospital after and during my cancer treatment. I have always been funny with needles except acupuncture and dry needling I seemingly have no fear. Both of which IContinue reading “Dry Needling, Acupuncture & Dysphagia – I’ll try anything once.”
Cooking with dysphagia means alot less taste testing and finger licking, cooking techniques that are taken for granted.
Soft as butter, melt in your mouth pork with zingy ginger and sweet shallot. Velveting is a an amazing cooking technique to use when you have dyspahgia and want to try something to chew and swallow.
According to growing research, high quality protein like dairy (whey) and eggs yield the best results in terms of muscle growth and recovery. Every morning I have a smoothie to which I add the other necessary food groups to ensure I have my daily intake of food groups covered. Ie Carbohydrates in oats, high proteinContinue reading “Protein Powder that could have paid off your mortgage.”
Asparagus pee – not everyone gets it.
Learning to eat and I had already had 50 years of practice!
Don’t call it a stew when it’s a casserole. Different things and being pedantic is part of dysphagia.
We don’t think much about sauces until we get a bad one. You know that packet flavoured gloop thrown on top of an other wise good Parmi? A good sauce should add flavour, moisture and visual appeal. Sauce is a French word taken from the Latin Salsa, meaning salted. In the days before refrigeration, whenContinue reading “Let’s talk about Sauce.”
The humble lentil, it always reminds me of Neil out of the The Young Ones which will only make sense to a certain age group. I hope that we have progressed from Mike, Vyvyan, Neil and Rick’s kitchen onto incorporating more lentils into our diet. As a head and neck cancer patient I was (asContinue reading “Turmeric Lentil & Lemon Soup Lens culinaris – Lentil”