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

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Healthy Grilling

800px Hamburguesas grill 300x225  Health Benefits of Grilling for the General Population and Those with Chronic Intestinal Diseases

Picture courtesy of GrillingwithRich.com

Marnina and I just wrote a guest blogpost for Grilling with Rich about the health benefits of grilling for the general population, as well as for people with IBD. CHECK IT OUT HERE.  We wanted to do one last summer-season blogpost before the cold weather settles in.  It is already getting down into the 40s at night here in Boston…so check back soon for some Fall season recipes!

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Non-Dairy Chowder & Purple Sweet Potatoes

Fish Chowda!

On a recent visit to our local supermarket, Marnina and I came to the conclusion that we were spending too much money for subpar produce and seafood.  For months we had been bemoaning the produce and fish section of the supermarket (as well as the entire store in general), but for some reason we could not muster up the courage to switch our allegiance to a new supermarket.  Every now and then we would supplement our shopping trips with some tastier-looking food stores such as Harris Teeter or Whole Foods, but we would do the bulk of our shopping at the less-than-appetizing local grocery store.  We thought we were getting a better deal on our produce and other foods, but in reality, we were paying slightly lower prices for mediocre (and sometimes rotten) food.  (more…)

The Passover Conundrum

Enter...the Exodus from Egypt!

For those with gastrointestinal issues, Passover presents a conundrum.  On the one hand, we are commanded to avoid eating leavened bread, and we are also not allowed to consume many types of additives, preservatives, and other artificial ingredients that are ubiquitous in today’s food supply.  As a result, Passover is almost like going on a detox diet.  We are essentially eliminating the wheat/gluten products from our diet, a boon to our health.  We toss everything that is made with white flour and loaded with sugar, and we fill our kitchen with fruits, vegetables, proteins, some matzah, and only a modest amount of artificial ingredients. (more…)

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