Slow Cooker Roast Beef Dinner

  The concept is simple. Throw meat and some vegetables into a slow cooker, add some seasoning, and let it simmer all day. After a few hours you and your family have a complete, home-cooked meal, with minimal effort and maximum flavor. What could be better than that? Ingredients 3 to 4 pound beef roast, [...]

By | February 1st, 2017|Main Dish|Comments Off on Slow Cooker Roast Beef Dinner

Wild Salmon in Herb Source

I use wild caught Alaskan coho or chinook salmon in this recipe, not only because it tastes better than farmed Atlantic salmon, but because it doesn’t contain PCBs (chemicals with serious effects on the nervous system.) Enjoy this easy recipe when you’re pressed for time. It’s quick to clean up too! Wild Salmon in Herb [...]

By | June 30th, 2016|Fish, Flavor Fun, Main Dish|Comments Off on Wild Salmon in Herb Source

Savory, Simple Dishes For The Holidays

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 the perfect memories. But [...]

By | December 23rd, 2015|Desserts, Holidays, Main Dish, Meal Ideas|Comments Off on Savory, Simple Dishes For The Holidays

Cider Brined Turkey

Thanksgiving Tip #1 - The Turkey Thanksgiving is a time for reconnecting with friends and family, slowing down to consider the important non-material things in life, and of course, to chow down on some awesome food together! And no food is more central to the celebration than that indigenous North American bird, the turkey. Although [...]

By | November 20th, 2015|Holidays, Main Dish, Poultry|Comments Off on Cider Brined Turkey

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 | September 27th, 2015|Fall Recipes, Main Dish, Veggies|Comments Off on Rich Flavors On The Grill – Low Acid Eating Made Simple

You Can Enjoy Mexican Food Even With A Sensitive Bladder Or Stomach

Fresh and fun elements of our favorite recipes from south of the border! By Julie Beyer, MA, RDN Author, Speaker, Patient Advocate One thing I always tell my patients is that living with interstitial cystitis/painful bladder syndrome is more tolerable if you have good problem solving skills. Sure, it is easy to end up depressed [...]

By | August 24th, 2015|Flavor Fun, Main Dish|Comments Off on You Can Enjoy Mexican Food Even With A Sensitive Bladder Or Stomach

To Bacon or Not To Bacon – Is Bacon IC & Bladder Friendly?

by Jill Osborne MA In the IC Diet Guidelines, fresh, organic meats are always recommended over preserved meats such as salami or bologna. Why? Because preserved meats usually contain a variety of chemicals and additives, such as sodium nitrite, that could irritate the bladder. But, what about bacon? Is "uncured" vs. "cured" bacon more IC [...]

By | May 8th, 2014|Main Dish, Pasta, Recipes|Comments Off on To Bacon or Not To Bacon – Is Bacon IC & Bladder Friendly?

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

Boston Glazed Pork Chops

This unique marinade & glaze combination gives ho-hum pork chops a succulent and moist texture while imparting a subtle salty-sweetness. A hint of rosemary rounds out the meat's flavor. Best of all though, this dish is completely lacking in the usual vinegar or fruit acids in marinades. The trick is a chemical reaction that makes [...]

By | October 28th, 2013|Fall Recipes, Flavor Fun, Main Dish, Meal Ideas|Comments Off on Boston Glazed Pork Chops

Fourth of July & Summer Picnic Ideas – Grilled Chicken Kebobs

With barbecues blazing, cool drinks flowing, bands playing and fireworks putting on quite a show, the Fourth of July is one of the highlights of the year for families in the USA. For those of you who struggle with acid sensitivity, there are plenty of foods and drinks that you can enjoy without irritating your [...]

By | July 3rd, 2013|Flavor Fun, Main Dish, Meal Ideas, Poultry|Comments Off on Fourth of July & Summer Picnic Ideas – Grilled Chicken Kebobs