Category: For IBS

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Best Ever Sugar Cookies

Best EverSugar Cookies Best ever!  Just be sure not to over bake.  Roll and cut into fun shapes.  The icing is what makes the cookie so good.  A traditional Christmas cookie. makes: About 3 dozen Ingredients 1/2 cup butter or...

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Ham & White Bean Soup

Ham and White Bean Soup A thick, hearty soup is another of those feel-good comfort meals, especially if you make the soup yourself.  I have speeded up things a bit by using canned white kidney (canneloni) beans, but you could...

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Easy Overnight Granola

Easy Overnight Granola Healthy, with oats, fruits and nuts, and no preservatives or ingredients you can’t pronounce. Prepare in the evening and it’s ready to eat the next morning.  Easy to vary by changing the type of nuts and fruits...

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Dilled Salmon

Dilled Salmon Easy, simple, and yummy. Ingredients mayo or ranch dressing dill pepper thinly sliced lemon boneless, skinless salmon fillet Directions Preheat oven and baking sheet to 375 degrees F.  (that way, you don’t lose time while your baking pan...

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Crispy Fried Basa

Crispy Fried Basa You will be amazed what a crispy crust this produces without any oil.  Basa has a mild flavor and a delicate texture, with no “fishy” taste or smell.  Use this method with any mild flavored white fish...

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Thick and Fluffy Pancakes

Thick and Fluffy Pancakes This recipe is so easy to make that I don’t bother buying pancake mix. I like to add bananas or blueberries for a change. This recipe is for four people but it can easily be halved...

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Roast Chicken

Roast Chicken The classic. Looks good and tastes even better. Feeds about 6 people Ingredients 1 roasting chicken – about 5 pounds ½ onion ½ lemon 2 large cloves garlic 2 tsp olive oil ¾ tsp dried thyme ½ tsp...

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Stewed Prunes

Stewed Prunes Prunes are simply dried plums, and stewing them plumps them up and creates a silky, sweet syrup to eat along with it. Good hot or cold, eaten by themselves or topping cakes, custards, oatmeal, yogurt, or anything you...

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Coconut Macaroons

Coconut Macaroons Crunchy on the outside and chewy inside, these are easy to make and very yummy.  They have no fat, so are IBS friendly, and have no flour so are gluten free.  Everyone eats these up! Ingredients 3 egg...

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Fruit Sorbet

Fruit Sorbet Ingredients for 4 servings: 2 ripe bananas, frozen 4 cups fruit of your choice, frozen (I used 2 cups each strawberries and raspberries) 1 cup non-fat plain Greek yogurt 1 tsp vanilla 2 Tbsp Splenda

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Rhubarb Chiffon Cake

Rhubarb Chiffon Cake This recipe uses stewed rhubarb, so make sure to have some made up and cooled before you begin.  It should be thick, not watery for use in this recipe. Mom only made this in the early summer...

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Pan Seared Salmon

Pan Seared Salmon Simple, quick, easy, and good for you.  And oh yes, yummy!  If you are restricting salt, then leave out the Old Bay.  If not, it is worth seeking this spice mix out – it is indispensable on...

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It’s One of Those Days

LOL!  Steve saw these flowers I was about to throw out, and said “that looks like you feel”.  He really gets it!  Maybe it’s the IBS, or maybe its the fibromyalgia, but I sure seem to have a lot of...

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Healthy Strawberry Banana Muffins

Healthy Strawberry Banana Muffins Makes: 12 muffins Ingredients 1 ¾ cups flour (I use 1 cup whole wheat and ¾ cup white) 1 ½  tsp baking powder ½ tsp salt ½ cup honey (or substitute ½ cup brown sugar) 2...

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Frequently Asked Questions about IBS

Frequently Asked Questions about IBS   Q:      What is Irritable Bowel Syndrome? IBS is one of a spectrum of diseases known as Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders.  These diseases are all characterized by chronic or recurrent gastrointestinal symptoms for which no physical...

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The Rome Diagnostic Criteria for IBS

How is IBS Diagnosed? While cruising around the web for more information about IBS, I found some interesting history and a very concise definition for IBS.  The research organization that came up with the generally accepted diagnostic criteria for IBS...

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Elimination Diet

In my last post, I gave you a website to visit to get information on the elimination diet so that you can find out what foods bother you the most. In case you missed it, here is the address again:...

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Blueberry Banana Muffins

It’s been about 2 months since we started watching our weight, and we finally have been hit by the craving for baking.  We both are bad – if it is there, even if it is hiding in the freezer, it...

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Roast Pork Loin

Garlic Studded Roast Pork Loin Simple and quick to make, but so delicious, and pretty enough for company. A boneless pork loin is studded with garlic, surrounded by potatoes, rubbed with a simple blend of seasonings, and then roasted to...

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What to do when your IBS Flares up

I find it interesting to note that, even when you have your condition stabilized and know what not to eat, sometimes you can be hit by a flare-up anyway.  I only say this because that is exactly what happened to...

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Introduction: What is IBS?

Well, I figure that it’s about time that I started on my IBS blog, since I have promised to share with you some recipes for IBS.  But before I get into recipes, I have to share some research and knowledge...

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Carrot & Sweet Potato Oven Fries

Today you get a two-for!! We are having grilled pork chops with my favorite rub, and sweet potato and carrot oven fries. Both are Yummy, and both fit in to a healthy eating plan, so both will go into my...