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!
Chicken Waldorf Salad with Yogurt Dressing .
This month, almost everyone I know is trying to lighten up his or her eating after having too much fun over the holidays. The salad below is hearty enough to have for dinner, sweet enough to keep you from feeling deprived, and apples are one of the most low-acid fruits you can choose.
3/4 cup yogurt (preferable Greek non-fat)
1/4 cup mayonnaise
1 Tbs. lemon juice
1/4 tsp. salt
4 cups 1/2 cups of cooked chicken
1 ½ cups diced Granny Smith apples
1 cup halved red seedless grap...
Yogurt is a dairy product produced by fermentation of milk that has been heated to high temperatures to create the desired texture. Greek yogurt, also known as “strained” yogurt, is made by allowing the liquid whey (water, lactose, and some protein and minerals) to drain out of the yogurt, resulting in a thicker yogurt and a more tart tasting yogurt. Greek yogurt contains a higher percentage of protein than unstrained yogurt simply because of the removal of a portion of the water. The most popular Greek yogurts have about 15 -18 grams of protein per serving. Greek yogurt is currently the largest growing sector in the dairy industry. Its production has nearly quadrupled in the last few years, and sales are up approximately 75 percent in just one year.
Greek yogurt is now often used as a substitute for mayonnaise and sour cream. It also makes a great snack. Douglas et al. (2013) assessed whether an afternoon snack of high protein Greek yogurt could help with appetite ...
Reflux Friendly Cooking is a weekly feature 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!
Mini Yogurt Parfaits. This time of year, many of us are thinking about lite fare. The Greek yogurt in these parfaits is low in fat and high in protein. The regular yogurt adds a sweetness that adds a nice balance to the Greek yogurt. Fresh fruit on top reminds us that spring is almost here!
Ingredients: 12 Puffed Pastry Mini Shells (usually found in the freezer section) 2 cups plain Greek yogurt 2 cups strawberry yogurt 12 fresh strawberries (stems removed)
Directions: Bake the puffed pastry mini shells as directed on the package. Let cool. Fill each shell halfway with the plain G...
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