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+00:00September 16th, 2016|Fall Recipes, Probiotics, Soup|Comments Off on Cream of Asparagus Soup – Probiotic Series

Oatmeal Yogurt Parfaits – Probiotic Series

Breakfast Made Simple & Probiotic Friendly The soluble fiber in oatmeal and chia seeds, combined with the healthy bacteria of the Greek yogurt and natural sugars of fresh fruit is a quick combo of microbiome friendly ingredients to start your day out right! Recipe is for one oatmeal yogurt parfait. Ingredients ¾ to 1 cup [...]

By |2017-07-14T18:08:02+00:00September 16th, 2016|Breakfast, Fall Recipes, Probiotics|Comments Off on Oatmeal Yogurt Parfaits – Probiotic Series

Pecan Pie – Healthy & Delicious

Thanksgiving Tip 4: Dessert For our family, playing games Thanksgiving evening when everyone is ready to sit, relax and settle down is the perfect way to end the day. My mom, age 86, still loves to play Apples to Apples, The Train Game, Pictionary and even charades, causing much laughter and good times for every generation [...]

By |2018-03-26T20:37:39+00:00November 23rd, 2015|Desserts, Fall Recipes, Holidays|Comments Off on Pecan Pie – Healthy & Delicious

Maple Baked Sweet Potatoes

Thanksgiving Tip #3 - Healthy Veggies! Yams and sweet potatoes (they're different vegetables altogether) are tasty sweet treats that many of us think of as "comfort food" and are most often served during the winter months. Invariably baked with sweetly pungent spices they give a delicious scent to the whole house when they are baking. Sweet [...]

By |2017-07-14T18:08:02+00:00November 22nd, 2015|Fall Recipes, Holidays, Veggies|Comments Off on Maple Baked Sweet Potatoes

Gluten-Free Cornbread Stuffing With Sausage, Apples & Roasted Pecans

Thanksgiving Tip #2 - The Stuffing You've probably had many great debates about the type of stuffing to use in your bird. Some like the simple white bread, celery and onion route while others prefer something fancier with sausage, fruits, nuts and so forth. When you struggle with a sensitive bladder, stomach and/or bowel, however, [...]

By |2018-03-26T20:37:47+00:00November 21st, 2015|Fall Recipes, Holidays, Recipes|Comments Off on Gluten-Free Cornbread Stuffing With Sausage, Apples & Roasted Pecans

Pumpkin Month Is Here – The Ubiquitous and Classic Flavor of Autumn

The kids are back in school, fall is in the air and it seems pumpkins are everywhere this month! Jack o’Lantern faces appear on all kinds of signs and merchandise from billboards to kids’ socks and, as we move closer to Halloween, the fat orange fruits also begin to occupy patios, porch steps and walkways. [...]

By |2017-07-14T18:08:02+00:00October 19th, 2015|Desserts, Fall Recipes, Veggies|Comments Off on Pumpkin Month Is Here – The Ubiquitous and Classic Flavor of Autumn

Rich Flavors On The Grill – Low Acid Eating Made Simple

Wisps of fragrant barbecue smoke drifting over fences, the sublime sweetness of a ripe melon slice, and the sound of laughing kids running through sprinklers-- this is how we like to remember the last weeks of summer and the first days of Fall. For much of the country, late September and early October are part [...]

By |2017-07-14T18:08:02+00:00September 27th, 2015|Fall Recipes, Main Dish, Veggies|Comments Off on Rich Flavors On The Grill – Low Acid Eating Made Simple

Quick Holiday Soup #2 – Crab Chowder

Ingredients: 1-3/4 c. frozen corn kernels 3/4 c.chopped green bell peppers 1 c. boiling potatoes, peeled and chopped into half-inch pieces 1 Tbsp. vegetable oil 3 c. chicken broth (MSG-free) 1/2 c. crabmeat, cooked and cut in bite-sized pieces 1-1/2 tsp. onion powder 1 Tbsp. dried chives 3/4 tsp. dried thyme 1 Tbsp. white wine [...]

By |2017-07-14T18:08:02+00:00December 5th, 2013|Fall Recipes, Holidays, Soup|Comments Off on Quick Holiday Soup #2 – Crab Chowder

Quick Flavorful Soups For The Holiday Season

by Bev Laumann Too much to do, not enough time-- it seems to be a common lament this time of year. A 36-hour day would be nice, wouldn't it? Those were my thoughts too, before IC. But having been diagnosed with IC for more than ten years has made me re-evaluate a lot of things. [...]

By |2017-07-14T18:08:02+00:00December 5th, 2013|Fall Recipes, Flavor Fun, General, Holidays, Main Dish, Soup|Comments Off on Quick Flavorful Soups For The Holiday Season

Sichuan Baked Pears

This dessert recipe is from my classic IC cookbook, A Taste of the Good Life. It’s delicious made with either with round yellow Asian pears or red D'Anjou pears. 1-1/2 Tbsp. butter 2 firm pears, peeled 3 Tbsp. sugar 1/8 tsp. cinnamon 1/8 tsp. anise seed 1/8 tsp. allspice 1/8 tsp. coriander Preheat oven to [...]

By |2017-07-14T18:08:02+00:00October 28th, 2013|Desserts, Fall Recipes, Flavor Fun, Fruit|Comments Off on Sichuan Baked Pears
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