About Julie Beyer

Julie Beyer MA, RDN is an internationally recognized expert on diet and interstitial cystitis. She is a dual graduate from Michigan State University with a Master’s degree in Health Communications and serves on the faculty of the University of Phoenix. Drawing on her personal experience with interstitial cystitis and her professional expertise as a registered dietitian, Julie is the author of three books about IC: Confident Choices: Customizing the IC Diet, Confident Choices: A Cookbook for IC and OAB and Interstitial Cystitis: A Guide for Nutrition Educators. Learn more about Julie on her website: ic-diet.com

Blueberry Breakfast Casserole

For those special morning occasions, such as Mother's or Father's Day, Easter or a special birthday celebration, this lovely recipe creates an amazingly flavorful and fun breakfast casserole sure to please family members of all ages. Simply put.. it's yummy! Blueberry Breakfast Casserole Ingredients: 12 slices homemade-type white bread 16 oz. cream cheese, cubed 1 [...]

By |2022-04-22T21:00:50+00:00June 30th, 2020|Breakfast|Comments Off on Blueberry Breakfast Casserole

Zucchini: How Do I Love You? Let Me Count the Ways!

Ten Ways To Enjoy Summer Zucchini You know it is mid-summer when neighbors and co-workers start to give away baskets of zucchini from their heavily fruited vines to everyone they meet. You don’t need to blink; you read that little bit of trivia correctly. Zucchini develops after the plant goes through its flowering phase and [...]

By |2018-08-17T05:32:01+00:00August 15th, 2018|Flavor Fun, Veggies|Comments Off on Zucchini: How Do I Love You? Let Me Count the Ways!

Getting Vitamin C The Low-Acid Way

Need Vitamin C? Ever wonder if you're getting enough Vitamin C? Vitamin C helps repair tissue and combat infection as well as assisting in the absorption of iron from plant sources such as spinach or kale. Vitamin C is a powerful antioxidant associated with a a reduced risk of cancer and cataracts. Yet most of [...]

By |2018-08-16T23:06:31+00:00August 15th, 2018|Flavor Fun, Fruit, Veggies|Comments Off on Getting Vitamin C The Low-Acid Way

Roasted Corn With Herb Butter

Corn has a delicious caramel sweetness when roasted-- perfect for a summer barbecue! Throw on some butter, garlic and some fresh summer herbs and you'll make a fabulous vegetable for any summer meal! Enjoy! Roasted Corn With Herb Butter Ingredients: 3 medium ears of fresh corn, trimmed and shucked 1/3 cup slightly softened butter or [...]

By |2018-08-17T05:36:51+00:00August 15th, 2018|Veggies|Comments Off on Roasted Corn With Herb Butter

A Light Summer Salad – Pear and Honey Coleslaw

What's a summer meal without some creamy coleslaw fresh from the icebox. Author Julie Beyer shares an unusual recipe containing cabbage, pear, carrots and mint! It's absolutely wonderful and, of course, very IC friendly! Enjoy! Pear and Honey Coleslaw Ingredients: 1 hard (not ripe) pear 2 c. shredded white and red cabbage 1/2 c. shredded [...]

By |2018-08-17T06:07:46+00:00August 15th, 2018|Salads|Comments Off on A Light Summer Salad – Pear and Honey Coleslaw

Seasonal Summer Stir Fry

Ingredients 1 lb. fresh summer (yellow crook-neck) squash 1 lb. fresh zucchini 1 red bell pepper 3 T. olive oil 1/2 medium onion, sliced and separated into strips 1/2 t. minced garlic 1/2 c. shredded carrot Salt and pepper (if tolerated), to taste Wash and slice squash and zucchini into strips. (You may prefer to [...]

By |2018-08-17T00:33:09+00:00August 8th, 2018|Flavor Fun, Meal Ideas, Veggies|Comments Off on Seasonal Summer Stir Fry

IC Friendly Summer Salads!

It’s summer and you know what that means; it’s time for salads! But, if you are a person with acid sensitivity you are probably asking yourself, “What can I put on my salads?” My answer is, “Plenty!” The fact is, salads don’t have to be acidic at all. The trick is to build the salad [...]

By |2018-08-17T05:49:28+00:00August 4th, 2018|Flavor Fun, General, Meal Ideas, Recipes, Salads|Comments Off on IC Friendly Summer Salads!

Savory, Simple Dishes For The Holidays

(By Julie Beyer, RD) I don’t know about you, but this last week before the holidays is usually a mixture of excitement, busy-ness, nostalgia, and fun…with a bit of anxiety thrown in for flavor. I usually want everything to be perfect: the perfect presents, the perfect gatherings, and the perfect food, all to help create [...]

By |2019-04-05T21:05:58+00:00December 18th, 2017|Desserts, Holidays, Main Dish, Meal Ideas|Comments Off on Savory, Simple Dishes For The Holidays

Low Acid, Veggie Pizza – Yumminess!

Author Julie Beyer RDN, author of Confident Choices: A Cookbook for IC and OAB, shares three recipes to help you perfect a perfect, low acid pizza with all the flavor and non of the acid burn! Enjoy! My Way Pizza (Serves 4) Ingredients 1 cup chopped vegetables (broccoli florets, cauliflower florets, zucchini slices, shredded carrots, [...]

By |2017-07-14T18:08:01+00:00May 20th, 2017|Appetizer, Main Dish, Snack|Comments Off on Low Acid, Veggie Pizza – Yumminess!

What Do You Mean “No Tomatoes?”

Before I was diagnosed with interstitial cystitis (IC or bladder pain syndrome), I distinctly remember thinking, “My bladder is allergic to tomatoes.” I couldn’t think of any other reason why, when I ate everyday family meals like spaghetti, chili, goulash, pizza, or lasagna, that I experienced pain, urgency, and frequent urination. Of course I ran [...]

By |2017-07-14T18:08:01+00:00May 20th, 2017|Main Dish, Snack|Comments Off on What Do You Mean “No Tomatoes?”
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