Welcome to our collection of recipes for people who are suffering from colitis. We understand that this condition can make it difficult to enjoy your favorite foods, which is why we’ve put together some delicious and nutritious recipes that are gentle on the digestive system. Our goal is to help you maintain a healthy diet while also enjoying flavorful meals that won’t aggravate your symptoms.
- Chicken and Rice Soup
- Mashed Sweet Potatoes
- Ginger-Glazed Salmon
- Quinoa and Vegetable Stir-Fry
- Banana and Peanut Butter Smoothie
Chicken and Rice Soup
- 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into small pieces
- 1 cup uncooked white rice
- 1 onion, chopped
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 6 cups chicken broth
- 2 carrots, peeled and chopped
- 2 stalks celery, chopped
- 1 bay leaf
- Salt and pepper, to taste
- In a large pot, sauté the onion and garlic in olive oil until translucent.
- Add the chicken and cook until browned on all sides.
- Add the rice, chicken broth, carrots, celery, bay leaf, salt, and pepper.
- Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 30 minutes or until the rice is cooked and the chicken is tender.
- Remove the bay leaf and serve hot.
- Q: Can I freeze this soup?
- A: Yes, this soup freezes well. Just be sure to cool it completely before transferring it to a freezer-safe container.
- Q: Can I use brown rice instead of white rice?
- A: Yes, but you’ll need to adjust the cooking time since brown rice takes longer to cook than white rice.
- Q: Can I use chicken thighs instead of chicken breasts?
- A: Yes, you can use chicken thighs if you prefer. Just be sure to remove the skin before cooking.
1. If you don’t have chicken broth on hand, you can use water and bouillon cubes instead.
2. Feel free to add other vegetables to this soup, such as spinach or kale.
3. To make this soup even more flavorful, add some fresh herbs like thyme or rosemary.