You don’t have to be looking to survive cancer to go looking for quick and easy recipes and helpful eating hints. You can simply be trying to survive life, specifically a life┬ácrazy with busy kids, work, and non-stop puppy trouble. Yesterday afternoon, after yet another action-packed day, I went looking for a recipe that was easy, the kids would like, and could be made with ingredients on hand. I knew where to look. It was the first book I grabbed: Donna Weihofen’s, R.D. and Christina Marino’s, M.D. The Cancer Survival Cookbook: 200 quick and easy recipes with helpful eating hints. These cancer-health professionals wrote the cookbook for their cancer patients. But their special sections featuring: Nourishing snack ideas; weight maintenance tips; special cooking techniques; food safety facts, and appealing foods for soft meals are helpful to everyone. Yesterday I was looking in the main section: Delicious recipes for the entire family.

I selected their recipe for chicken with mushrooms in wine cream sauce. The whole family likes chicken and mushrooms. The kids like cream, and I like wine so I figured this recipe would be a winner. It was. Click on “continue reading…” for the easy recipe.

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