Category Archives: Recipe Series

Incontinence-Friendly Thanksgiving Stuffing

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It’s hard to believe the holiday season is almost here! We are starting to dream of turkey, gravy and warm pumpkin pie. Today, we’re sharing a simple recipe for an incontinence-friendly Thanksgiving stuffing adapted from Betty Crocker.

Ingredients:

  • ¾ cup butter or margarine
  • 2 large celery stalks, chopped
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 9 cups soft bread cubes
  • ½ teaspoon dried thyme leaves
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground sage
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper

Directions:

  1. Melt butter in a 4-quart Dutch oven over medium-high heat.
  2. Cook celery and onion in butter for 6-8 minutes, stirring occasionally, until tender.
  3. Remove Dutch oven from the heat.
  4. Gently toss celery mixture and remaining ingredients, using spoon, until bread cubes are evenly coated.
  5. Grease 3-quart casserole or baking dish, 13x9x2 inches.
  6. Place stuffing in casserole dish and cover.
  7. Bake for 325 degrees for 30 minutes.
  8. Uncover and bake an additional 15 minutes.

What Thanksgiving side dishes are you planning to serve? We’d love to hear!

Incontinence Friendly Recipe: Honey-Soy Broiled Salmon

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Enjoy this healthy and easy recipe that’s ready in under an hour! Cooler temperatures are no reason to stop eating fresh, so serve up this delicious salmon with rice and sautéed vegetables for a complete meal.

Ingredients:

1 scallion, minced

2 tablespoons soy sauce

1 tablespoon rice vinegar

1 tablespoon honey

1 teaspoon minced fresh ginger

1-pound salmon fillet, skinned and cut into 4 portions

1 teaspoon toasted sesame seeds

Directions:

  1. Whisk scallion, soy sauce, vinegar, honey and ginger in a bowl until the honey is dissolved.
  2. Place salmon in a plastic bag.
  3. Add 3 tablespoons of the sauce mixture to the bag. Set the remaining sauce aside.
  4. Place the bag in the refrigerator for 15 minutes.
  5. Preheat your broiler.
  6. Line a small baking pan with foil and coat with cooking spray.
  7. Transfer the salmon to the pan, skinned-side down. Discard the marinade.
  8. Broil the salmon for 6 to 10 minutes.
  9. Drizzle with remaining sauce and garnish with sesame seeds, if desired.

Recipe adapted from Eating Well. Are you interested in learning more about how dietary restrictions can help improve incontinence symptoms? Read more here.

Incontinence-Friendly Recipe: Chicken and Strawberry Salad

chicken-and-strawberry-salad

Spring temperatures mean new fresh produce is hitting the stands! We’re excited to dig into this refreshing salad from MyRecipes.com. It’s perfect for lunch and hearty enough to serve as weekday dinner.

It also has the added benefit of avoiding common ingredients that can aggravate urinary incontinence. We hope you enjoy this crisp salad and the beautiful spring weather!

Ingredients:

Dressing:

1 tablespoon sugar

2 tablespoons red wine vinegar

1 tablespoon water

1/8 teaspoon salt

1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

Salad:

4 cups torn romaine lettuce

4 cups arugula

2 cups quartered strawberries

1/3 cup vertically sliced red onion

12 ounces skinless, boneless rotisserie chicken breast, sliced

2 tablespoons unsalted cashews, halved

Directions:

  1. To prepare dressing, combine sugar, red wine vinegar, water, salt and black pepper in a small bowl.
  2. Gradually drizzle in oil, stirring constantly with a whisk.
  3. Set dressing aside.
  4. To prepare salad, combine romaine with arugula, quartered strawberries, red onion and chicken in a bowl; toss gently.
  5. Place about 2 cups chicken and salad mixture on each of 4 plates.
  6. Top each serving with 1 1/2 teaspoons cashews.
  7. Drizzle about 4 teaspoons dressing over each serving.
  8. Enjoy!

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Incontinence Recipe of the Month: Grilled Peach & Arugula Salad

Grilled Peaches & Arugula SaladTake advantage of summer’s bounty with this mouthwatering salad. Summer is the perfect time to visit your local produce stand or farmer’s market to pick up fresh fruit and vegetables—both of which make a healthy base to build your meals around. Topped with lean grilled chicken, it becomes a dish suitable for dinnertime.

The beauty of this dish is that the grilled peaches will caramelize with heat, intensifying the sweetness to balance the peppery flavor of arugula greens. Continue reading

turkey burger with guacamole

Incontinence Recipe of the Month: Barbecued Turkey Guacamole Burgers

It’s estimated that as many as 25 million people throughout North America experience some form of incontinence, which is described as accidental or involuntary urination. There are varying degrees of incontinence – from minor to severe – and, generally speaking, those that experience it are able to go about living a perfectly normal lifestyle by simply taking measures to manage their symptoms.

While incontinence underwear, absorbent pads and medication are some ways that people go about managing incontinence issues, other lifestyle adjustments can also be enacted to minimize symptoms. Lifestyle adjustments such as watching what you eat, as some foods and drinks are better for managing your symptoms than others.

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Incontinence Recipe of the Month – Grape, Pineapple, and Custard Trifle

Incontinence Recipe of The Month- April, 2013

Once again, it’s time for the Wearever Incontinence Recipe of the Month! We love to bring you hearty and healthy food options that are accommodating of your incontinence. Certain foods can aggravate your incontinence symptoms, but thankfully, there are those that can improve them as well! Our recipe series is going to show you some delicious culinary creations that you’ll love. This month we’re bringing you an incontinence-friendly dessert. We present to you, Grape, Pineapple, and Custard Truffle!  Continue reading

Incontinence Recipe of the Month: Poached Salmon with Snap Peas

It’s time for the March Recipe of the month. As you know by now, from reading our other recipes, modifying your diet can lessen the symptoms of your incontinence. Certain foods can aggravate your incontinence, such as those that are processed, or contain preservatives, and/or MSG.

Incontinence Recipe: Poached Salmon with Snap Peas from WeareverAvoiding constipation is key when trying to reduce your incontinence. Constipation equals bladder pressure, and unnecessary pressure on your bladder causes more frequent urination. The following recipes are designed to be incontinence friendly. You won’t need to think twice about what you’re eating, as each recipe contains foods that are high in fiber, rich in nutrients, and ideal for your incontinence. This month’s recipe is poached salmon with a side of snap peas! Continue reading

Incontinence-Friendly Foods: Kicking off our New Recipe Series!

Many individuals that suffer from incontinence are unaware that certain foods may trigger symptoms. Our previous blog post about diet modification discusses how certain foods and drinks can negatively affect your incontinence, but what about the upside? Are there foods that can lessen the symptoms of your incontinence? Indeed, there are!

Incontinence Quinoa and Black Bean Recipe

Studies suggest that maintaining a diet that is high in fiber can help to alleviate symptoms of incontinence. Eating more fiber keeps you from becoming constipated, which is ideal for incontinence. Constipation puts undue and excess pressure on your bladder, which can agitate incontinence. Continue reading