Two amateur cooks explore the world of cooking for a Crohn's and Colitis diet

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In with the Fresh Herbs!

Fresh herbs can make or break a dish. In the past, we have often used dried herbs as a substitute for fresh herbs. We turned to the fresh variety when we felt it would truly enhance the taste, but we often substituted dried herbs because of the convenience factor, and because we could never use up the entire bunch of fresh herbs before it went bad. But now, after consistently cooking with fresh herbs for a few weeks, we may never turn back.  Needless to say we thoroughly enjoy the fact that our refrigerator is constantly stocked with an assortment of fresh herbs, whether it be dill, parsley, cilantro, or thyme.


Making the Best Food Choices

We hope this blogpost helps continue breaking the silence surrounding Crohn’s Disease. If you don’t already own this shirt (Marnina’s is pictured above), purchase one from!

Disclaimer: The advice and recommendations provided by the author of this article are not necessarily representative of I Be a fooDie and are solely meant to serve as a suggestion and/or resource for those with Crohn’s Disease.

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Crohn’s Disease is an inflammatory disease that can affect different parts of the gastrointestinal tract. For some people, the disease will only affect the colon, while others will experience inflammation of the small intestine. Inflammation can occur in any part of the GI tract from the mouth to the anus, and can cause a wide variety of symptoms including abdominal cramping, diarrhea, ulcers, reduced appetite and weight loss, bloody stools, fatigue, mouth sores, skin disorders, fever, and more.


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