When I was first diagnosed with GERD, my then doctor told me to stick to a bland diet. My first thought was I was doomed to a diet of dry toast and water. While a bland diet isn't really that restrictive, I learned if I selected recipes that didn't use my trigger foods, I wouldn't have to give up the joy of eating.
Chicken is a safe choice for most heartburn sufferers, but it can soon become a boring meal without some variety. The same goes for other main dishes. With these recipes, however, you will not only have variety, but you will also get the great taste of many of your old favorites!
Turkey is a safe choice for most heartburn sufferers, because it is leaner than beef and ground turkey can often be substituted for ground beef in many recipes. With these turkey recipes, you will also get great tasting dishes that are more heartburn friendly because of the lower fat content.
You may have thought you couldn't eat beef if you suffered from heartburn. While you may need to select leaner cuts of meat and very lean ground beef, it is possible to enjoy those beef recipes without having to worry about heartburn. The recipes here are heartburn-friendly, because fat is sometimes a heartburn trigger; the leaner meats and the low-fat ingredients cut down on the fat content.
Pork is often called "the other white meat" and is often as lean as chicken. Pork tenderloin is especially lean. The recipes here are heartburn-friendly, because fat is sometimes a heartburn trigger. Leaner meats and low-fat ingredients cut down on fat content.
Seafood / Fish Recipes
Most fish and seafood are great low-fat meal choices for people whose heartburn is triggered by fatty foods. The recipes listed here will not only give you a various of healthy dishes, they'll give you great taste too.
Stews / Casseroles
Stews and casseroles provide hearty meals, and are a stable in most families. Sometimes, however, we have to make changes to traditional recipes to avoid the heartburn. These recipes are tasty, filling, but won't cause the heartburn because they don't cause the heartburn inducing ingredients like onions, tomatoes and spice.