Breakfast · Recipes

Potato and Egg Muffins

What you will need: 6 large or 8 medium potatoes12 eggssalt and pepper6 tablespoons goat cheese (optional)salt, pepper and paprika to taste I have made many variations of this recipe and trust me this version works the best. Most recipes will call for cooked potatoes but I find it turns into mushy potato whereas I… Continue reading Potato and Egg Muffins

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Eggplant Mini Pizzas (with vegan cheese) (Endo/UC)

What you will need: 1 eggplanttable salt (dont use the good stuff)olive oil1/2 cup tomato sauce (canned or made fresh)vegan cheesefresh basilpepper to tastecrushed garlic (optional) I was interested in sprucing up this recipe, pinned by kaylin's kitchen (Kaylinskitchen.com) based on Julia Childs' cookbook, by removing the dairy from this recipe and instead used dairy-free… Continue reading Eggplant Mini Pizzas (with vegan cheese) (Endo/UC)

Recipes · Ulcerative Colitis Journey

What is the ‘residue’ in a low residue diet?

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?

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Rolled Eggplant with gluten-free Capellini (Endo/UC)

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. Note that this recipe can be made with substitute cheeses if you find good ones.  For this… Continue reading Rolled Eggplant with gluten-free Capellini (Endo/UC)

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Edamame and Mung Bean Fettuccine with Pesto Sauce (Endo)

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)

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Slightly curried meatless french lentils (Endo)

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)