The bland diet can be counterintuitive to what many of us know about healthy eating. But when your stomach is hurting from surgery or intestinal problems, or you are nauseated from treatment, it's important to eat what you can. Foods in the bland diet are very gentle. They are low fiber, low in fat, not spicy, soft, and overall easy to digest.
Nobody on treatment should have to give up pizza. This delicious easy pie, rich with creamy ricotta and pine nuts is here to...get cookin'!
‘Al cartoccio’ is simply the Italian way of saying ‘en papillotte’ or ‘cooked in a bag’....get cookin'!
We love these potatoes in the CFYL office! The cottage cheese and chives make for a light creamy version of the usual...get cookin'!
I lived in Paris for 12 years and learned to adore the rich gratin potatoes that were so often served with grilled or...get cookin'!
This light, tasty soup uses no fat or oil and can be soothing to a system challenged by treatment. Dashi is the classic light...get cookin'!
This gorgeous summer soup is a real treat for fans of beets. I love them. Beets are wonderfully nutritious, full of vitamins...get cookin'!
Breakfast is a wonderful meal, whenever you choose to eat it. This naturally sweet, simple breakfast porridge is a vegan treat...get cookin'!
Fennel is wonderfully calming to the stomach. Cooked this way with rice into a thick simple porridge, its anise flavor becomes...get cookin'!
I don’t understand why something dull is labeled ‘vanilla’. To me the vanilla bean gives us one of the more...get cookin'!
This recipe came about one night when it was cold and I wanted something a little sweet and soothing but didn’t have a...get cookin'!
Snacks & BeveragesSee all
Dark chocolate + coconut! If you love this combo as much as I do, this deliciously rich high-calorie smoothie will help you...get cookin'!
This snack is low in fat and high in protein, and to my mind makes s a surprisingly light and delicious alternative to whipped...get cookin'!
Basics, Sauces & DressingsSee all
If you can turn lemons into lemonade, then this is a great way to transform veggies that are no longer be pretty enough to...get cookin'!
Polenta is the all time Italian comfort food. It is made from finely ground cornmeal, and is a great alternative as a side...get cookin'!
Healthy HolidaysSee all
The Asturias in Northern Spain are famous for their apples, and the cooks are partial to using the region’s light, dry...get cookin'!
A bowl of hot soba noodles is a traditional evening New Year’s Eve dish in Japan. Loosely translated, toshikoshi soba,...get cookin'!