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Vegetable ideas/recipes

Hey all,

I was bad and went off of my diet so now I need to restart it. Anyone have any good ideas for easily digested vegetables? It's been a minute since I've had to start from scratch like this and the first time I'm doing it completely on my own. I still have my book and I do have a SCD recipe book but it all looks too high fiber for me right now. Thanks in advance.
 
What foods you will be able to digest easily is a very individual thing.....

SCD is a good staring point (but keep in mind it was created long ago as a treatment for celiac disease before gluten was discovered).
It works fairly well for a lot of people but is inflexible and not effective for some....

I've been bleating on about the 'perfect health diet' for a while and would recommend it as a starting point for looking at food in general.
http://www.crohnsforum.com/showpost.php?p=1004600&postcount=3

but back to food.....
-well cooked is the most important starting point.
-Tubers and white rice for carbs rather than grains and potatoes
-only vegetables that you can tolerate (discovered by means of an elimination diet)

Fortunately there are a few templates that will help discover what you can tolerate.

These are called elimination diets and work by eliminating anything that might be a problem and reintroducing the foods one at a time to see how it is handled.

one diet is FODMADS and it is really good for working out what causes problems like pain and bloating, it deals with fermentation issues

well worth a listen....
https://scdlifestyle.com/2012/09/dr-siebecker-explains-the-art-and-science-of-the-fodmap-diet-podcast-45/
I found this podcast to be the best explanation that i am aware of...

"The science of FODMAPs starts in the name: Fermentable Oliogosaccharides Disaccharides Monosaccharides And Polyols. For many reasons, these carbohydrates are easily fermented and the byproducts of this cause digestive pain. But as we’ve discussed before this is very individual and the quantity consumed is very important."

"In this podcast, Dr. Siebecker graciously took the time to deliver a scientific overview of FODMAPs. But the best part is she also covered the art of the FODMAP diet and how to actually use it to help your digestion."
 
I make lots of soups: split pea, vegetable, butternut squash, carrot/cashew/ginger etc... I also make different recipes of purred carrots, sweet potatoes. I make lots and freeze a bunch. Good luck.
 
I'm not really looking to start a different diet as I have great success with the SCD when I follow it. I'm more or less just looking for experiences of those in the beginning stages as to what they ate in the beginning since it is fuzzy for me. I'm not in an extreme flare right now, but there's no way I'd be able to eat something with skins or seeds or too fibrous right now.

The soups sound like a really good idea! I think I may start there as well as roasting low fiber vegetables. Thanks!
 
I'm not really looking to start a different diet as I have great success with the SCD when I follow it. I'm more or less just looking for experiences of those in the beginning stages as to what they ate in the beginning since it is fuzzy for me.
The introduction stages of SCD is a fairly simple elimination diet, so everyone who goes through it gets an idea of what foods cause them problems and what they tolerate....
The Stages of SCD
"Introduce ONE new food at a time- a two to four day interval is a great (but not mandatory) guideline for introducing new foods. This will make it possible determine whether each new food can be tolerated. "
http://www.pecanbread.com/p/how/stages.html
 
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