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 recipe 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
Dreamy Summer Dessert. This cool recipe is gluten-free, dairy-free and low in acid. At less than 200 calories per serving, it will help you kick off the summer season in style!
4 large bananas, peeled and frozen
1/3 cup almond milk
2 Tbs. finely shredded coconut (both unsweetened and sweetened will work)
2 Tbs. creamy peanut butter
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1/4 cup chopped walnuts
1/4 cup raisins
Place the bananas, milk, coconut, peanut butter and vanilla in a food processor; cover and process until blended. Transfer the mixture to a freezer container and stir in the walnuts and raisins. Freeze for 4 hours before serving. Scoop out with an ice cream scoop.
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Tracy Davenport, Ph.D., is a freelance health writer and the C.E.O. of Tracy’s Smoothie Place. She serves as the expert on a weekly radio show about health and wellness and is the author of Making Life Better for a Baby with Acid Reflux and multiple articles about the cost of caregiving. Learn more about Tracy and what healthy living services and products she can offer on her website. She can also be found on Twitter and Instagram @drinksmoothies.