Being a science major I thought for sure 'residue' was implying some sort of metabolic by-product produced by certain foods that would upset the lining of my colon. Nope... the residue is simply the poop mass. Not very technical at all. And therefore the diet is geared around reducing the amount of poop that is … Continue reading What is the ‘residue’ in a low residue diet?
Ever feel like adding a little spin on a pasta dish? I did. And I found this recipe and loved it. I claim it as my own now simply because - as always - I made some modifications. Dang I wish I had a pic to show you so instead I will borrow some. Click … Continue reading Rolled Eggplant with gluten-free Capellini (Endo/UC)
I got on a cabbage kick when I first cut wheat out of my diet. I wanted to make sure that I wasnt replacing wheat with crap, so I looked for very healthy, very pure recipes. Like most soups you make at home, it will last for a long time (the amount, not the shelf … Continue reading Cabbage Soup (Endo/UC)
So I post this with caution. For those of you who are looking for wheat-free alternative pastas, this is certainly an endo-friendly pasta option and luckily does not contain corn. As I described before corn hurts my stomach terribly so I have to been mindful when I try gluten-free pastas. BUT I caution you that … Continue reading Edamame and Mung Bean Fettuccine with Pesto Sauce (Endo)
There are tons of substitutes for pasta dishes using eggplant, zucchini or gluten-free pasta. But what makes a meaty pasta dish divine is the sauce. Sorry to my endo sisters who dont eat meat, but if you do, this sauce is going to stick around in my family for life. So simple and intuitive and … Continue reading Easy Meaty tomato sauce (Endo/UC)
I took a spin on french lentils and added some curry powder for taste. Sometimes I add sausage to this dish but not always. This is a great endo-friendly meal. Not sure this will jive well for UC as I know lentils would kill me right now. To make this dish all you need are … Continue reading Slightly curried meatless french lentils (Endo)
If you live in British Columbia you have seen these soup packages in nearly every grocery store (since every grocery store is owned by the same people *eye roll*). Mitchell's soup co is affordable, and consists of all the essential ingredients for soup - with suggestions on added ingredients such as seafood or meat. http://www.mitchellssoupco.ca/ According … Continue reading Mitchell’s Soup Co.
I have tried eggplant lasagna but wanted to try something new. Instead I worked my way up to zucchini lasagna. If you have ever made traditional lasagna before this is quite similar with the exception of zucchini slices to substitute pasta. Ingredients: 1 can tomato sauce or homemade sauce of your choice 5-6 zucchini 1 … Continue reading Zucchini Lasagna with cheese (Endo/UC)
Because rice is my saviour, I make these power rice bowls when I need a boost of flavor and protein. You can mix the ingredients up as much as you'd like. If you have endo you can use the blend I made before - a long grain rice that contains some dried vegetables - but … Continue reading Power Breakfast (Endo/UC)
You know you're eating healthy when you prep the same meal for both you and your dog. Steal cut oats, natural peanut butter and sliced bananas.