Creative Ways With Seafood

When the weather warms it’s refreshing to just go outside and get some exercise... which starts me thinking of lighter meals with less fat or sugar. Seafood is generally low in fat, high in protein and makes excellent light meals when paired with spring vegetables such as broccoli, brussels sprouts or snap peas. As salad [...]

By | 2017-07-14T18:08:02+00:00 June 30th, 2016|Fish, Flavor Fun, Salads|Comments Off on Creative Ways With Seafood

Buttermilk Basic Vegetable Dip

The perfect snack or appetizer, Julie Beyer shares a wonderful vegetable dip that can be used with fresh carrots, zucchini, celery and more! Buttermilk Basil Vegetable Dip (Adapted from Confident Choices: A Cookbook for Interstitial Cystitis and Overactive Bladder) Ingredients 2 c. fresh basil, chopped finely 2 green onions ½ c. buttermilk ¾ c. low-fat [...]

By | 2017-07-14T18:08:02+00:00 June 30th, 2016|Appetizer, Salads, Snack|Comments Off on Buttermilk Basic Vegetable Dip

A Light Summer Salad – Pear and Honey Coleslaw

What's a summer meal without some creamy coleslaw fresh from the icebox. Author Julie Beyer shares an unusual recipe containing cabbage, pear, carrots and mint! It's absolutely wonderful and, of course, very IC friendly! Enjoy! Pear and Honey Coleslaw Ingredients: 1 hard (not ripe) pear 2 c. shredded white and red cabbage 1/2 c. shredded [...]

By | 2017-07-14T18:08:02+00:00 June 26th, 2016|Salads|Comments Off on A Light Summer Salad – Pear and Honey Coleslaw

Creamy Macaroni & Broccoli Salad

Just in time for summer, here's a lovely bladder friendly cold macaroni salad from author Julie Beyer RD, author of Confident Choices: A Cookbook for IC and OAB! Don't forget that you can use your choice of macaroni: wheat, corn, quinoa, rice and so forth! Ingredients: 4 cups cooked macaroni 1/2 cup diced celery 1/2 [...]

By | 2017-07-14T18:08:02+00:00 June 26th, 2016|Salads|Comments Off on Creamy Macaroni & Broccoli Salad

Red, White & Blue Spinach Salad

Summer Salad Series! Red, White & Blue Spinach Salad Ingredients 1 c. washed baby spinach leaves 1 c. washed baby red bib lettuce, torn to bite size pieces 1/2 c. fresh blueberries, washed and drained 1/2 c. slivered almonds 1/2 c. feta cheese (if desired) 2 T. coarsely chopped fresh basil (if desired) Combine spinach [...]

By | 2016-06-28T23:40:16+00:00 June 6th, 2013|Flavor Fun, Meal Ideas, Recipes, Salads|Comments Off on Red, White & Blue Spinach Salad

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 | 2017-07-14T18:08:03+00:00 June 4th, 2013|Flavor Fun, General, Meal Ideas, Recipes, Salads|Comments Off on IC Friendly Summer Salads!