Reflux Friendly Cooking: Summertime Munchies
Reflux Friendly Cooking is a weekly feature that will be full of quick and easy food ideas that are acid reflux friendly and can be easily modified to meet the needs of everyone in your family! Each week I’ll provide a simple menu that is designed for easy digestion. I’ll also give you suggestions on how to modify the same recipe for others in your family without acid reflux disease. Bon Appétit!
Summer is a time when some serious mindless snacking can happen around the pool or out on the deck. And let’s face it, rice crackers and rice cakes are not terribly interesting without a little help. When the summertime munchies hit, reach for choices that you know will keep you feeling good all day long.
Rice Crackers with Salmon Dip (if you are in the mood for savory)
12 rice crackers
1 can or pouch of pink salmon dried and flaked with a fork
1 cup plain yogurt
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1 Tbs. chopped parsley if tolerated
pinch of salt and pepper
Combine the salmon, yogurt, mayonnaise, parsley, salt and pepper until smooth. Refrigerate for at least an hour. Serve on the rice crackers.
Rice Cakes Topped with Mashed Bananas and Almonds (if you are in the mood for sweet)
2 rice cakes
1 ripe banana
1 Tbs. honey
1 drop of vanilla
2 Tbs. sliced almonds
2 Tbs. shredded coconut