IBS Sufferers: 5 Great Meals and Recipes
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IBS Sufferers: 5 Great Meals and Recipes

What types of food can IBS sufferers eat? Recipes for making delicious homemade meals that IBS sufferers can eat.

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a chronic (on going) problem with the large intestine. Your food moves too quickly or too slowly through the intestines. This can cause pain or discomfort.

Increasing your soluble and insoluble fiber is essential to maintaining good health; it does not mean that you are not allowed to enjoy some of your favorite meals. - like meat, poultry and fish. With just a few minor changes, IBS sufferers can enjoy delicious meals, full of flavor and variety with piece of mind. Finding the right food combinations and how to make them appetizing and appealing can be daunting. The following recipes have all the elements you are looking for: taste – texture and they re allowed in your IBS diet. Due to digestive issues, IBS sufferers, should east smaller meals and meats cut into small pieces. When eating foods with fats, always eat a soluble food such as fruit to aid in digestion.  Before untaking any change in your diet, consult your doctor or nutritionist, first.

Spiced Chicken with Sweet Potatoes

Preheat oven to 350°F

Serves 4 to 6.


  • 3 to 4 chicken breasts – cut into small pieces
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil

  • 1/2 cup dry vermouth

  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt

  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar

  • 2 tart apples, cored, diced 1/4 chunks

  • 3 sweet potatoes, peeled and diced 1/4 pieces

*Preparation for Sweet Potato

  1. Mix cinnamon, and brown sugar in a small bowl

  2. Place diced sweet potato and apples in small baking dish or casserole and sprinkle brown sugar over all.

  3. Place in 350F preheated oven and baked for 30 minutes

  4. This recipe is time for both dishes to finish cooking at the same time.

*Preparation for Chicken

  1. Wash chicken, remove all fat and pat dry. Cut chicken breast into quarter-inch pieces and place in a bowl and sprinkle with salt and pepper...
  2. Place oil in large skillet, bring to hot and saute chicken pieces for 5 minutes or until done...

  3. Remove chicken pieces to holding plate and drain off all the oil, except 1 tablespoon.

  4. Bringing skillet back to hot, add the tablespoon of oil, and dry vermouth, bring to a simmer and add chicken pieces - cook for 30 minutes.


Salmon Patties

Serves 4 patties


  •      1 can (approx. 7 ounces) salmon
  • 1 egg, slightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup whole grain- bread crumbs
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup onion - minced well
  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, enough to cover bottom of skillet     


  1. Drain liquid from salmon, into bowl, and remove skin and bones. In mixing bowl, combine salmon, onions salt and pepper, breadcrumbs and egg, fold to softly mix. Form patties into 2 to 3 inch diameters. Place oil in large skillet and bring to hot. Fry in oil until brown on both sides about 30 minutes each side. Remove to paper towel or perforated draining pan until service.
  2. Serve with fresh lemon juice.

Baked White Fish with Lemon Sauce

Preheat oven to 325°F

Serves 4 to 6


  • 4 to 6 fish fillets

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

  • 1 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil

  • 1 lemon, juice - about 2 1/2 tablespoons

  • 1/2 cup low far vanilla yogurt

  • Finely chopped fresh parsley

  • Paprika


  1. Rinse fish off with cold water and pat dry. Arrange fish fillets in an oiled, shallow baking dish or pan.

  2. Sprinkle salt, pepper and paprika over fish fillets and bake in oven for 30 to 35 minutes or until fish flakes easily with fork.

  3. In a bowl combine low-fat yogurt, lemon juice and chopped parsley. This is a cold sauce, but can be slightly heated.

Spiced Fresh Peaches


  • 4 fresh peaches or 1 can 15 ounces- peach halves in light syrup

  • 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar

  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar

  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice

  • 1 teaspoon orange zest

  • 2 cinnamon sticks (3-1/2 inches)

  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg


  1. In a saucepan combine and whack 1/2 cup of peach syrup, vinegar, brown sugar, lemon juice, orange, cinnamon sticks, and nutmeg - bring to boil and turn down to simmer for 10 minutes.
  2. Cut peach in half and remove the pit. Place fruit in shallow dish and loosen fruit in cavity. Pour hot sauce over fruit, cover and chill in refrigerator for 2 hours.
  3.  Best if made ahead of time and chilled for 12 to 24 hours.


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Comments (7)

The first recipe sounds delicious. I'll try this for dinner tonight. thank you for sharing. voted up!

Thank you, I hope you enjoy it...put your own twist on it.

This all looks so good.


Well... this is really good!


Well... this is really good!

Thanks, Souray, I have a couple of family members who suffer from IBS.

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