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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Zucchini Lasagna with cheese (Endo/UC)

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 choice5-6 zucchini1 cup cottage… Continue reading Zucchini Lasagna with cheese (Endo/UC)