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Best Recipes for Cancer Patients: No Knead Focaccia Bread

Homemade is always healthier, especially if you or a loved one is fighting cancer. So skip the preservatives and check out this recipe for focaccia bread you can make at home — and it’s one of our best recipes for cancer patients.


  • 5 cups of 100 degree water
  • ½ oz (14g) yeast
  • ¼ cup honey
  • 3 ⅓ tsp salt
  • 10 cups flour
  • 4 tsp olive oil


  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  • Combine water, yeast and honey in a large mixing bowl and let sit for 10 minutes to activate yeast.
  • Add salt and flour to the mixture and stir to combine.
  • Add olive oil to a container, put oil on hands and move dough into the container.
  • Add more olive oil to the top of the dough and move around until evenly spread across the container.
  • Cover a sheet pan with cooking spray and spread the dough evenly across the sheet.
  • Place in oven for 20 minutes.
  • Let the bread cool, then enjoy!

For more great recipe ideas and information on nutrition for cancer patients, check out our other nutritional support blog posts.