Recipes, Food Tips, Healthy Eating & More

Posted by Debbra Williams, Alumna Mentor @debbraw, Feb 22, 2019

Some of the members of the Gratitude Discussion Group were interested in having a place to share recipes and food ideas. I’m hoping that we can use this thread as a place to have that kind of discussion. I’d love to hear your ideas for quick meals, comfort food, healthy snacks, and more.

Personally, I’ve just been through a bad reaction to one of my medications that left me with a very queasy stomach. I would love to hear ideas – or recipes – that might be used when you need to get something on your stomach, but don’t want to overdo it.

Hopefully, this thread will even be a place where we can share recipes for special treats and yummy rewards. It doesn’t always have to be healthy!

I’d love to hear from members who have been part of other discussions AND from new members who have good ideas, recipes and food tips to share. I’m excited to see who might start us off here with an awesome food suggestion!

Interested in more discussions like this? Go to the Just Want to Talk group.

Who’s got a great recipe that takes 5 minutes, doesn’t have a lot of ingredients, little clean up, can’t be fried, I’m getting tired of cereal and sandwiches any ideas???
Thanks in advance,
Jake

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@debbraw Glad you started this thread I have a quick healthy recipe Haluski it's a Polish dish but good I'm not Polish but like it Get a firm cabbage cut of a good Slice cut up in chunks 1 pot Boil some noodles and cabbage together till edible drain water put back in pot add butter till melts salt to taste put on plate enjoy

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@jakedduck1

Who’s got a great recipe that takes 5 minutes, doesn’t have a lot of ingredients, little clean up, can’t be fried, I’m getting tired of cereal and sandwiches any ideas???
Thanks in advance,
Jake

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@jakedduck1 Do you like yogurt? I start with non-fat Greek yogurt (Chobani is good), add some low carb granola, and some fresh fruit — preferably berries — and there you have it! It's delish. I seem to have developed a lactose intolerance so I am now using a lactose-free yogurt that I can purchase at Whole Foods but it is low-fat, not non-fat, and it does not have the protein that is in Greek yogurt.
JK

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@contentandwell

@jakedduck1 Do you like yogurt? I start with non-fat Greek yogurt (Chobani is good), add some low carb granola, and some fresh fruit — preferably berries — and there you have it! It's delish. I seem to have developed a lactose intolerance so I am now using a lactose-free yogurt that I can purchase at Whole Foods but it is low-fat, not non-fat, and it does not have the protein that is in Greek yogurt.
JK

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@contentandwell
I can gag it down but it’s hardly a meal or a favorite.
I wonder if they have berries all ready to just dump in without added sugar or sodium.
Jake

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Jake – what do you like to eat and where are you getting your food now?

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@jakedduck1

@contentandwell
I can gag it down but it’s hardly a meal or a favorite.
I wonder if they have berries all ready to just dump in without added sugar or sodium.
Jake

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@jakedduck1 I like blueberries to eat as a snack right like they are any berries just pop them in your mouth

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@lioness

@jakedduck1 I like blueberries to eat as a snack right like they are any berries just pop them in your mouth

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@lioness
Now that’s an idea more to my liking but not to filling. Guess I’m asking for the impossible. I use to cook every day, guess I regained my sanity since then.

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@jakedduck1 The Haluski is simple to make if you like cabbage simpler yet buy a bag of shredded up cabbage cook with noodles

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@merpreb

Jake – what do you like to eat and where are you getting your food now?

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@merpreb
What I like I can’t have. I’ve been eating salad the last couple days but thankfully it’s gone. I like meat and potatoes like beef, pork, poultry, lamb chops, lasagna (not much cheese allowed and nothing canned packaged or frozen) and beans, lentils, stuffed bell peppers. It’s stressful just thinking about cooking, I can’t even think of all the things I like. I’m supposed to eat lots of yucky fresh veggies. If I get the courage I’d like to stuff a green red yellow orange white & blue bell pepper but that would be quite an intense project. Ya know, life’s funny, back in the day when I had a feeding tube which I hated from what I’m told, I liked to cook, now I might really like it. I’ll probably have a tuna sandwich for dinner, oh wow I’m so excited!!! Some Fritos would be good but not allowed. Basically I’m suppose to eat what I consider garbage. Anything I’m allowed usually has to be cooked so you know where that leaves me. Been having cereal dry since I ran out of milk. Oh the agony of it all.
Jake

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@jakedduck1 Sorry you can't enjoy the foods you like but if you are dick of cooked vegies try raw I love raw zucchini ,cukes Can you eat Rice? If so cook rice and veggies and teriyaki sauce

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