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One Bite at a Time: Nourishing Recipes for Cancer Survivors and Their Friends

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Through The Inner Cook, her San Francisco Bay Area practice, chef Rebecca Katz teaches creative culinary solutions to peple navigating the aftereffects of cancer treatments. For those whose appetites have been turned off by illness, Rebecca's ONE BITE AT A TIME is an instant turn-on to good, nourishing food. In this comprehensive cookbook, Rebecca shares delicious, immune- ...more
Paperback, 176 pages
Published October 1st 2004 by Celestial Arts
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Jan 26, 2009 Samantha rated it it was amazing
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This is the best cookbook I've ever used. I love it. I am it's biggest fan.

I bought this book for a friend of mine going through chemo, but the reviews made it sound so good, I also got one for myself. The recipes are generally very simple to make without being based solely on garlic and soy sauce (I can come up with that stir-fry recipe myself!). Nor are they simple like Alice Waters' recipes which are, yes, very simple in terms of ingredients, but very complicated in terms of skills and equip
Jul 19, 2010 Jo rated it it was amazing
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The best cookbook on the planet. One reviewer on Amazon says Rebecca's soups are better than chocolate. Too true :) She calls them her "cashmere soup line". If you want to have things to cook that are out of the ball-park delicious, sure-to-thrill-to-the-toes, this is the one. Plus the recipes are all healthy, and with color combos to rival Matisse. And how many cookbooks do you know that are actually fun to read? And this one's about helping folks with cancer! It's the first thing I buy for any ...more
May 29, 2014 Joan rated it it was amazing
I am undergoing chemotherapy for lupus and am finding it very difficult to eat. My very kind caregiver loves to cook and I feel that my health and stamina have been improved a great deal through the recipes here. The soups are wonderful especially, as are the smoothies. The recipes are also very flavorful and this is especially important as I find I want to eat a bit more. Great book!
Sue Klasing
Immediately after my lumpectomy I was looking for anything I could eat successfully, especially during Chemo
Jan 29, 2008 Rebecca rated it it was amazing
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I was introduced to this cookbook by one of the instructors in my natural chef program (a cancer survivor herself.) Beautiful pictures, helpful introduction and tips, and best of all simple recipes that turn out right the first time. Whether you're caring for someone with cancer or just in search of vibrant, healthful food, you deserve to cook from this book.
Nov 29, 2011 Sarah rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Got this from the library after a friend mentioned it. Lots of delicious sounding recipes that are good for anyone. I look forward to having my own copy someday.
Sep 16, 2010 Katharine rated it it was amazing
Very useful nutritional information! I've only tried a couple recipes so far, but have many more bookmarked.
Not as good as "The Cancer-Fighting Kitchen" but you can still find some gems in this one, too.
Sep 29, 2013 Aimee rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Beautiful, wonderful food for anybody!
Wow! every recipe has the "wow-factor" as she states. Katz has the chemistry down with her incredible "FASS" application for each recipe. Healthy, tasty, easy to make. Thank you Rebecca Katz. I have had MANY cookbooks and this is the first that every recipe is a winner..complete with nurtitional information as well.
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As the senior chef-in-residence and nutritional educator at one of the country's leading cancer wellness centers, REBECCA KATZ, MS, is the culinary link bringing together physicians and patients with a common goal: eating well to maximize cancer treatments, minimize side effects, and improve outcomes. She is the founder of the Inner Cook, a Bay Area culinary practice that specializes in meeting th ...more
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