Yay! The IC Diet Project Continues

With the sale of the supplement Prelief to a new company, DSE Healthcare Solutions LLC, we are thrilled to announce that the IC Diet Project will continue under the new company. We'll be publishing new, fun and seasonal recipes every month through the rest of 2015. DSE Healthcare provides products for patients who struggle with [...]

By | July 14th, 2015|General|Comments Off on Yay! The IC Diet Project Continues

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 | December 5th, 2013|Fall Recipes, Flavor Fun, General, Holidays, Main Dish, Soup|Comments Off on Quick Flavorful Soups For The Holiday Season

Basic Homestyle Chicken Soup – makes 4 servings

Soups are warm comfort for fall lunches, and this is my family’s tried and trusted recipe for chicken soup (the kind that grandmothers will swear treats colds and flus too!) Homestyle Chicken Soup 3-3/4 cups water 2 cups chicken broth (preservative-free & msg-free) 2 skinless chicken breasts 1 medium onion, chopped 2 Tbsp. olive oil [...]

By | October 28th, 2013|Fall Recipes, Flavor Fun, General, Soup|Comments Off on Basic Homestyle Chicken Soup – makes 4 servings

Two New Fall Recipes – Horchata & White Hot Chocolate

Recipe 1 - Vanilla Horchata 1-1/2 cups medium- or long-grain white rice, cooked soft 3-1/2 cups water (or more, to taste) 1 c. sugar (or more to taste) 1 can evaporated milk 2 T. pure vanilla extract Ground nutmeg or cinnamon to sprinkle over top of drink (optional) Combine rice, water, and sugar in a [...]

By | October 10th, 2013|Beverages, Desserts, Fall Recipes, Flavor Fun, General|Comments Off on Two New Fall Recipes – Horchata & White Hot Chocolate

Fatigue Fighting Foods & Sick and Tired of Being Tired!

By Jill Osborne MA Are you struggling with fatigue?? In need of energy to make it through the day? If you're like many, you may have relied caffeine and fast carbs for a quick energy boost. The problem? They'll give you a quick burst of energy but two hours later leave you feeling tired, brain [...]

By | October 10th, 2013|Flavor Fun, Fruit, General|Comments Off on Fatigue Fighting Foods & Sick and Tired of Being Tired!

Savor Summer With Some Great Grilling

by Julie Beyer, MA, RDN Despite the changing leaves that signal that autumn is on its way, by the calendar, it is still summer! And what better way to extend your summer fun than to keep your grill humming! Yes, grilling is a great way to prepare healthy, low acid foods! Now, maybe you haven't [...]

By | September 14th, 2013|Flavor Fun, General, Meal Ideas|Comments Off on Savor Summer With Some Great Grilling

Zucchini Bread

Ingredients 3 eggs 1 c. oil 1–1/3 c. sugar 1 t. vanilla 2 c. peeled & grated zucchini 3 c. flour 1 t. salt 1 t. cinnamon 1 t. soda 1/4 t. baking powder 1/2 to 1 c. chopped nuts Preheat oven to 325°F.  Beat eggs; blend in oil, sugar and flavoring. Add zucchini. Sift [...]

By | August 8th, 2013|Breakfast, Desserts, Flavor Fun, General|Comments Off on Zucchini Bread

Farmer’s Market Summer Finds!

I love going to farmers' markets this time of year. There is something just so “healthy” and inspiring about browsing through all the colorful home-grown produce, fragrant bouquets of wildflowers, and other products hand-crafted by my neighbors. The experience itself is at once chaotic and intimate as people stroll from booth to booth, admiring the [...]

By | August 8th, 2013|Flavor Fun, General|Comments Off on Farmer’s Market Summer Finds!

IC Friendly Summer Salads!

It’s almost 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 [...]

By | June 4th, 2013|Flavor Fun, General, Meal Ideas, Recipes, Salads|Comments Off on IC Friendly Summer Salads!

How To Make A Truly Low Acid Cup of Coffee!

If you're super acid sensitive yet miss your cup of coffee in the morning, there is hope! You can make the lowest acid cup of coffee using: (1) A low acid, dark roast coffee bean from Simpatico or Puroast, two very popular low acid coffee brands. (2) Use a cold water brewing process which removes [...]

By | May 28th, 2013|Beverages, General|Comments Off on How To Make A Truly Low Acid Cup of Coffee!