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+00:00 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 | 2017-07-14T18:08:02+00:00 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 | 2018-03-26T20:38:08+00:00 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 | 2017-07-14T18:08:02+00:00 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 | 2017-07-14T18:08:02+00:00 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 | 2017-07-14T18:08:03+00:00 July 3rd, 2013|Flavor Fun, Main Dish, Meal Ideas, Poultry|Comments Off on Fourth of July & Summer Picnic Ideas – Grilled Chicken Kebobs