Crohn’s disease is a type of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). With Crohn’s, the digestive tract is inflamed causing abdominal pain, diarrhea, weight loss, and malnutrition. Consequently, Crohn’s disease can be a difficult condition to live with.
However, diet and nutrition is an essential element in preventing flare-ups or easing them when they come. Below are five easy meal ideas that are Crohn’s Disease friendly. Try these out next time you’re looking for something new!
Switch it up for breakfast! Upgrade your oatmeal with tasty toppings.
Try adding chia seeds, peanut butter, and bananas to your oatmeal for a sweet kick that will keep you full and be gentle on your stomach.
You can also add fresh fruits like strawberries, blueberries, and raspberries, if these do not trigger flare-ups for you; top it off with some honey and you have a fresh breakfast.
Fruit Bowl with Low Fiber Fruits
This quick snack idea is perfectly customizable to you! Pick your favorite fruits, chop them up into bite-sized pieces, and throw them in a bowl!
However, try to pick low fiber fruits like banana, peaches, watermelon, and cantaloupe. You can also add a little bit of honey or agave nectar for some added sweetness.
Skinless chicken can be a staple in your diet that is Crohn’s-friendly and easy to prepare.