3 IBS-friendly recipes
These three delicious recipes will tempt your taste buds’without the ingredients that commonly trigger the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome
Cooking for IBS
One of the highest rates of IBS in the world is found in Canada-five million Canadians are currently suffering from irritable bowel syndrome. The digestive disorder affects more women than men, but the symptoms can be managed. One of the most important changes is modifying your diet. IBS-friendly recipes like these, which don’t contain “trigger foods,” will please your tastebuds and your tummy.
Quinoa is a gluten-free, high-protein grain. This brightly-coloured quick side dish will boost your soluble-fibre intake, too. For added protein, add lactose-free cheese or a cup of lactose-free milk.
Get the recipe: Quinoa Pilaf
Rice Noodles with Pork and Shrimp
This noodle dish is one you’ll want to double up so you’ll have leftovers for lunch. The classic Chinese flavours combinations-chili, ginger and green onion-will give your taste buds a kick.
Get the recipe: Rice Noodles with Pork and Shrimp
Flourless Chocolate Cake
Enjoy the richness of chocolate-without gluten! This dessert is decadent. Just a small slice with a cup of coffee is a perfectly satisfying way to end a meal.
Get the recipe: Flourless Chocolate Cake
All recipes excerpted from The Complete IBS Health & Diet Guide by Dr. Maitreyi Raman, Angela Sirounis, Jennifer Shrubsole © 2011 Robert Rose Inc. www.robertrose.ca. Reprinted with permission. All rights reserved.