PB2 Energy Bites

PB2 Energy Bites

Energy bites have become a popular snack and for a good reason. These little balls typically include whole grain oats, healthy fats like nut butters, chia seeds, or flaxseeds, and even protein powder to create a balance of macronutrients. As you probably already know, foods that are high in fat can slow digestion. This isn’t … Read More

Pomegranate-Ginger Mocktail

Pomegranate-Ginger Mocktail

2018 is right around the corner!  Now is the time to reflect on the past year and celebrate the opportunities the New Year brings. How are you planning on celebrating?  Most New Year celebrations include alcoholic beverages, however, alcohol is not typically recommended for those with gastroparesis.  Alcohol is a gastric irritant and it increases … Read More

8 Gastroparesis-Friendly Gift Ideas

8 Gastroparesis-Friendly Gift Ideas

Have you finished up your holiday shopping? Unsure what to buy for a loved one with gastroparesis? Often times when you can’t think of what to get someone for Christmas or a birthday, the gift of food might come to mind. Everyone has to eat! Food isn’t always the best choice for someone with a … Read More

How to Create a Gastroparesis Emergency Kit

How to Create a Gastroparesis Emergency Kit

Let’s face it: gastroparesis symptoms are unpredictable. You may feel fine one minute, then eat something and feel terrible. Since these situations can pop up at any time, it is a good idea to keep an emergency kit of things that make your stomach feel better with you at all times.  You should also include … Read More

The Friday Five: 12/1/17

The Friday Five: 12/1/17

It’s Friday! And December! It’s so hard to believe that Christmas is right around the corner when the weather has been unseasonably warm here. We haven’t done any decorating yet so I am looking forward to making our apartment feel more festive this weekend. We won’t have a big tree this year since we don’t … Read More

Banana Oat Muffins

Banana Oat Muffins

Hi and happy Monday! I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday! I spent much of the weekend outdoors in the beautiful weather and relaxing on the couch watching movies. My husband and I did a 5k run/walk on Thanksgiving day benefiting Shriners Hospitals for Children. 100% of the proceeds will help children with amputations … Read More

Cinnamon Pumpkin Smoothie

Cinnamon Pumpkin Smoothie

Are you a pumpkin person? You should be! This orange veggie (or fruit, depending on who you ask) is packed with beta carotene, which converts to vitamin A in the body. Vitamin A is important for many parts of our bodies including our eyes, skin, and immune system. We all know our immune systems can … Read More