Meal Train® for The Murray Family
Meal Train® for The Murray Family
Last year, Mike was diagnosed with stage 3 rectal cancer and has been in a year long treatment plan of chemotherapy and radiation. The next step in the plan is for Mike to have surgery. His surgery is scheduled for January 6th at Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids. Most likely he will be hospitalized...
Allergies or Restrictions
Maya has a peanut allergy so nothing with peanuts. Mike needs to be on a low fiber diet. Foods to Eat: Bread, cereals, and grains Cereals without whole grains, added fiber, seeds, raisins or other dried fruit Crackers, zwieback, melba, and matzoh (no cracked wheat or whole grains) Plain pasta or noodles Pretzels White breads, waffles, French toast, plain white rolls, or white bread toast White flour for baking or making sauces White rice Foods to Eat: Vegetables: Strained vegetable juices without pulp or spices Tender, well-cooked fresh or canned vegetables without seeds, stems or skins: carrots, green or wax beans, spinach, lima beans, pumpkin, asparagus tips Foods to eat: Fruits and desserts Canned fruit without seeds or skins (not pineapple) Melons, except watermelon Ripe bananas Sherbet and popsicles Strained or clear juices Foods to eat: Milk/Dairy Cheese, including cottage cheese Cream sauces, soups, and casseroles Custard or pudding Ice cream or frozen desserts (without nuts) Milk, plain or flavored Sour cream Yogurt without seeds or granola Foods to eat: Meat and other Proteins Peanut butter without nuts Eggs Ground, well cooked tender beef, lamb, ham, veal, pork, fish, poultry, and organ meats Foods to eat: Other foods and condiments Clear jellies Hard candy, marshmallows, and plain chocolate Margarine, butter, cream, and oils Mayonnaise and mild salad dressings Plain gravies, bouillon and broth Sugar, honey, and syrup Foods to avoid: Bread, cereals, and grains Bran Brown or wild rice Coconut Graham crackers Granola Kasha (buckwheat) Nuts or seeds Wheat germ Whole grains, cracked grains, or whole wheat products Foods to avoid: Vegetables: Raw or steamed vegetables Vegetables with seeds Sauerkraut Winter squash, peas, broccoli, Brussel sprouts, cabbage, onions, cauliflower, peas, and corn Foods to avoid: Fruits and desserts All berries, figs, dates, and raisins Prune juice and prunes Raw or dried fruit Foods to avoid: Milk/Dairy Yogurt with seeds, berries or nuts Foods to avoid: Meat and other proteins All beans, nuts, peas, lentils, and legumes Processed meats, hot dogs, sausage, cold cuts Tough, fibrous meats with gristle Foods to avoid: Other foods and condiments Marmalade Pickles, olives, relish, and horseradish Popcorn Potato chips
2 Adults, 4 Kids
Mike will be on a low fiber diet. Please provide a meal that follows Mike's diet restrictions. The web page below has a list of the foods that Mike can eat and which foods he should avoid. This same list is in the allergies/ dietary restrictions section. http://www.colonrectal.org/images/wmimages/OnlineForms/low_fiber_diet_recommendations.pdf When dropping off a meal, please ring the doorbell. If someone is available, he/she will come to the door. If no one comes to the door, there will be a cooler sitting outside and the meal can be placed inside the cooler.
Meal Drop-Off Location
Champlin Park, Minnesota
Volunteer to provide a meal.