Clear Diet for Diverticulitis

December 8, 2016
1 Review (5.00 out of 5)
Clear Liquid Diet for diverticulitis

The following foods are allowed in a clear liquid diet:

  • Plain water
  • Fruit juices without pulp, such as apple juice, grape juice or cranberry juice
  • Strained lemonade or fruit punch
  • Bouillon, broths, fat free consommé, and strained vegetable broth
  • Clear sodas or sports drinks
  • Plain gelatin
  • Jelly (without seeds), honey are also acceptable
  • Ice pops without bits of fruit or fruit pulp
  • Tea or coffee with no cream, Calming Blends tea

A typical menu on the clear liquid diet may look like this.

Breakfast:

  • One glass fruit juice
  • One glass water
  • One cup broth
  • One bowl gelatin

Mid-Morning Snack:

  • One cup coffee or tea (without cream)
  • One bowl gelatin

Lunch:

  • One glass fruit juice
  • One glass water
  • One cup broth
  • One bowl gelatin

Afternoon Snack:

  • One ice pop (without fruit pulp)
  • One cup coffee (without cream) or tea or soft drink

Dinner:

  • One cup juice or water
  • One cup broth
  • One bowl gelatin
  • One cup coffee or tea (without cream), Calming Blends tea

The Calming Blends Tea can be an excellent source addition to your clear liquid diet. 

Delicious Sweet Potatoes

December 8, 2016
3 Reviews (3.67 out of 5)
Diverticulosis Diet Sweet Potatoes
Serves 6-8

Sweet potatoes are usually a holiday favorite and this recipe will not disappoint.  The freshness of the orange juice and lemon zest give a fresh twist. Sweet potatoes are naturally high in fiber, so it is a recommended food for diverticulosis.