Butternut Squash Pear Soup

When you think of bladder friendly veggies, pumpkin and squash come quickly to mind, especially with the onset of Fall. This all-time favorite soup is incredibly easy to prepare and the perfect accompaniment to a grilled cheese sandwich. If you like a creamier soup, feel free to add your choice of milk (cow, goat, coconut, [...]

By | 2018-11-04T02:48:56+00:00 October 3rd, 2018|Fall Recipes, Soup|Comments Off on Butternut Squash Pear Soup

Skillet Roasted Brussel Sprouts & Squash

Another delicious taste combo perfect for Indian Summer is a bit unusual:  cool weather brussels sprouts combining in this recipe with warm weather summer squash. It’s a little spicy, so I take an acid reducer (like Prelief) before eating this.  To make a tamer version, eliminate the zesty mustard and smoked paprika and simply season [...]

By | 2017-09-08T03:32:39+00:00 September 8th, 2017|Fall Recipes, Veggies|Comments Off on Skillet Roasted Brussel Sprouts & Squash

Grilled Shrimp – Celebrating Summer’s End

Summer is waning and the days are shorter but sweeter. Even the sunset seems longer and lazier.  It’s still warm enough to fire up the grill for some turkey burgers, but it’s not quite time to bring out the pumpkin spices or the mugs for hot tea.  Leisurely evening walks on the beach or through [...]

By | 2017-09-08T03:32:49+00:00 September 8th, 2017|Fall Recipes, Fish, Flavor Fun|Comments Off on Grilled Shrimp – Celebrating Summer’s End

Slow Cooker Pumpkin Pudding

Did you know that you can make dessert in a slow cooker? Julie Beyer Rd, author of Confident Choices: A Cookbook for IC and OAB, shares a delightful recipe for a warm pumpkin pudding, a perfect way to end a cold winter's day work! Enjoy! 1 - 15 ounce can solid pack pumpkin 1 - 12 [...]

By | 2017-07-14T18:08:02+00:00 February 1st, 2017|Desserts, Fall Recipes|Comments Off on Slow Cooker Pumpkin Pudding

Cooking With Cinnamon

Autumn is one of my favorite seasons—not for crisp air or the dusting of snow on the mountain peaks— but for the warm and spicy aromas flowing out of homes and stores. My favorite bakery is featuring their gingerbread again-- the scent of ginger and cinnamon from their baking permeates the air! ( I bet the [...]

By | 2017-07-14T18:08:02+00:00 December 1st, 2016|Fall Recipes, Flavor Fun, Holidays|Comments Off on Cooking With Cinnamon

Rosemary Roasted Carrots and Potatoes

Author Bev Laumann shares a lovely recipe perfect for the fall or winter season for Rosemary roasted carrots and potatoes. Ingredients: 6 scrubbed new red potatoes 3 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil 15 baby carrots, washed 1 tsp. dried rosemary, slightly crushed 1/4 tsp. powdered garlic 1/4 tsp. salt dash of black pepper (optional) 1 [...]

By | 2017-07-14T18:08:02+00:00 December 1st, 2016|Fall Recipes, Veggies|Comments Off on Rosemary Roasted Carrots and Potatoes

Butternut Squash Pasta Sauce

If you love pasta but can't tolerate acidic tomato, you should try a butternut squash pasta sauce. It's perfect for Autumn, very easy to make, lower in acid and remarkably good! There are several brands of butternut squash pasta sauce on the market, most notably from Stonewall Kitchen and Dave’s Gourmet, which won Best Pasta Sauce [...]

By | 2018-03-26T20:36:48+00:00 October 13th, 2016|Fall Recipes, Pasta|Comments Off on Butternut Squash Pasta Sauce

Pumpkin Apple Streusel Muffins

After graduate school, I spent a year living in Fort Bragg on California’s Mendocino Coast where the Laurel Street Deli & Bakery enticed the locals with the most amazing homemade muffins. Twenty years later, I still have fantasies about their rich, moist flavorful Pumpkin Apple Streusel muffins. Here’s a recipe that comes close but if [...]

By | 2018-03-26T20:36:55+00:00 October 13th, 2016|Baked Goods, Breakfast, Fall Recipes|Comments Off on Pumpkin Apple Streusel Muffins

Favorite Fall Recipes With Pumpkin And Butternut Squash

There’s something about the Fall season that inspires even reluctant cooks to venture into the kitchen to take a stab at making something seasonal. From pumpkin bread to butternut squash soup, the flavors of fall are rich, healthy and, thankfully, very bladder friendly! Winter squash is also packed with nutrients. A cup of butternut squash [...]

By | 2018-03-26T20:40:19+00:00 October 12th, 2016|Fall Recipes, Flavor Fun|Comments Off on Favorite Fall Recipes With Pumpkin And Butternut Squash

Cream of Asparagus Soup – Probiotic Series

Fresh Asparagus Soup Can Provide Essential Prebiotics Asparagus and other similar vegetables are known as “prebiotics,” or foods that encourage the development of a healthy microbiome (bacteria colony) in the body. Asparagus soup, a classic creamy soup, is most often bladder friendly despite that “funny smell” the urine develops temporarily after consuming asparagus. Ingredients 1 [...]

By | 2017-07-14T18:08:02+00:00 September 16th, 2016|Fall Recipes, Probiotics, Soup|Comments Off on Cream of Asparagus Soup – Probiotic Series