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Acid Reflux Recipes

Updated on April 13, 2009

Are There Acid Reflux Recipes That Actually Taste Good?

As you are looking for acid reflux recipes, the first thing you want to try to do is to change what you eat. Remove from your diet all drinks that contain caffeine, alcoholic beverages, fatty and fried foods, spicy foods, citrus fruits, and chocolate. While at first, this may seem like a difficult task, you will find in the long run that you can make food taste good.

Secondly, you are aiming for acid reflux recipes that are both low in sodium and in fat. Before you starting screaming, you really can make food that tastes good with small amounts of either salt or fat. I used to be addicted to the stuff. You will be surprised at how quickly you make the transition and your pain will be gone as well.

A hint: Chewing gum is good way to neutralize acid instantly, which will result in split second relief. Similarly, honey and aloe juices produce the same kind of instant relief by counteracting acid in the throat. You can find both honey and aloe at your local Walmart.

Acid Reflux Recipes #1 - Strawberry Banana Smoothie

This recipe needs to made directly before eating since it does not keep well.

1/4 cup non-fat yogurt

1 cup fresh strawberries

1/2 cup ice or rice milk

1/2 banana

Put all the ingredients in a blender for 30 - 60 seconds and serve.

Acid Reflux Recipes #2 - Whole Wheat Pizza Dough

Serves 4

This dough will keep for about 36 hours in the refrigerator if wrapped tightly in plastic wrap. It will not be as good as fresh.

1 cup warm water

1 tsp dry active yeast

4 tsp honey

2 cups whole wheat flour

1/2 cups all purpose flour

1/2 tsp salt

Place the yeast and honey in a large mixing bowl and pour the heated water over the mixture, stirring until well blended. Let the mixture stand for about 5 - 7 minutes until foamy.

Add the whole wheat flour, all purpose flour and salt and stir with a fork until a coarse dough forms.

Continue to mix by hand until a dough ball forms and all the flour is well blended.

Cover the bowl and place it in a sink with about 4 inches of hot water in the bottom. The heat from the warm water will help the dough rise. The dough will double in size in about 30 - 40 minutes. Punch it a few times with your fingers and let it rise another 30 minutes.

Remove from the bowl and cut the ball into four equal pieces. Cover the dough that you are not going to use immediately in plastic wrap and chill.

Acid Reflux Recipes #3 French Onion Pizza - Low Sodium Version

Serves 2

This recipe also requires making Whole Wheat Pizza Dough

This recipe does not make very good leftovers.

1/2 whole wheat pizza dough recipe

spray olive oil

2 large white onions (sliced)

1 cup low sodium chicken stock

fresh ground black pepper (to taste)

4 ounces reduced fat Swiss cheese (grated)

While the pizza dough is proofing place a large skillet over medium-high heat.

Spray lightly with olive oil and add the onions. Cook, stirring frequently, until the onions begin to brown. Adjust the heat so that the onions won't burn but caramelize well.

When the onions are well browned add the chicken stock and pepper. Reduce the heat to medium-low and simmer until all of the liquid has evaporated. Turn the heat off.

Place a pizza stone or a cookie sheet in the oven and preheat to 500°F.

When the pizza dough is finished make two small pizza crusts about 10 inches in diameter.

Evenly spread half of the caramelized onions over each pizza crust. Top each pizza with half of the cheese and place the pizza in the oven. Cook for about 5 minutes. Turn the pizza around 180° and cook for another 5 - 8 minutes until the crust is cooked and the cheese melted.

Acid Reflux Recipes #4 Low Fat Fruit Pizza

Serves 8

1/2 whole wheat pizza dough

1 qt. fresh, washed and hulled, strawberries

1 pkg. (1.6 oz.) sugar free vanilla instant pudding

3 c. skim milk

6 oz. fat free Philadelphia cream cheese (room temperature)

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray 16 inch pizza pan with non stick vegetable spray. Slice cookie dough in 1/4 inch thick slices. Arrange on pizza pan so that they are 1/2 to 1 inch apart. Bake 18 to 20 minutes or until golden and set. Cool.

In small mixing bowl combine pudding and milk. Beat on low to mix. Add cream cheese. Beat until smooth. Pour over cooled cookie crust. Arrange fruit on top. (May substitute other fresh fruits.)

Acid Reflux Recipes #5 Chicken Italian

Serves 4.

3 to 3 1/2 lb skinless chicken breast

1/2 tbsp. olive oil

2 tbsp. lemon juice

2 tsp powedered

1/4 tbsp. oregano

2 tbsp. dry white wine

Pepper to taste

Blend marinade of everything but the chicken breast. Soak chicken for 10 minutes. Bake in greased pan at 375 degrees for 45 minutes to 1 hour, or until browned and tender.

Acid Reflux Recipes # 6 Low Fat Cheesy Vegetable Soup

8 servings

2 cups broccoli florets

2 cups cauliflower florets

4 cups cubed potatoes

1 cup diced carrots

1/2 onion diced

4 Cans fat free chicken broth

1 jar Low Fat Cheese Whiz

1/2 tsp. minced garlic

Salt substitute and a pinch of pepper to taste

Boil potatoes, onions and carrots in chicken broth until almost fork tender. If needed, add enough water to cover vegetables. Add cauliflower and broccoli. Cook until all veggies are tender. Puree 1 cup of potatoes to thicken and add back to soup. Add jar of Cheese Whiz. Stir until blended.

Acid Reflux Recipes # 7 Skillet Oriental

Serves 8

1 lb. tenderloin steak, cut into strips Or 1 lb. chicken breasts, cut into strips

1 c. chopped onion

1 c. uncooked rice

10 1/2 oz low sodium beef broth (or consomme)

11 oz. water

4 tbsp. low sodium soy sauce

1/2 green pepper, chopped

2 oz jar slice pimento, drained

1/2 c. chopped water chestnuts

Spray large skillet with Pam and put burner on high. Pour in 1 tablespoon low sodium soy or teriyaki sauce and 1 tablespoon water. When this heats up, drop in meat and stir to sear. Stir in onion, rice, broth, rest of low sodium soy sauce (3 tablespoons) and 1 can water. Bring to boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for almost 25 minutes. Stir in green pepper, pimento and water chestnuts. Heat 5-7 more minutes and serve.

Acid Reflux Recipes #8 -Fat Free Alfredo Sauce

Serves 4

2 cups skim milk

1 cup fat-free parmesan cheese

1/2 tsp. basil

1/2 tsp. garlic powder

1/2 tsp. salt

2 tbsp. cornstarch

Pepper to taste

Heat milk over medium heat and add spices. When hot add Parmesan cheese. Mix cornstarch with 2 or 3 tablespoons of milk and add to hot mixture. Heat until thickened.

Mix with fettuccine noodles, spaghetti or angel hair pasta (that is whole wheat or whole grain or rice) and serve. Sauce is enough to serve 4.

Acid Reflux Recipes #9 Stuffed Fat Free Potatoes

Serves 8

1 pound of turkey breast

4 baking potatoes, baked

1 pkg. frozen chopped spinach, thawed & drained

1/2 to 3/4 c. nonfat cottage cheese

2 to 3 tbsp. unflavored yogurt or nonfat sour cream

8 ounces of frozen broccoli

Salt & pepper to taste

Grated Cheddar cheese (fat free, of course) - I like Kraft's version best

Cut up turkey breast into 1 inch cubes. Stir fry in non-stick pan. Bake potatoes, cut in half lengthwise, scoop out insides. Mix potato "meat" and all other ingredients except Cheddar cheese. Stuff mixture back into potato skins. Reheat potatoes (microwave is fine). Top with a little grated Cheddar cheese. Heat to melt cheese.

Acid Reflux Recipes #10 Tomato Sauce - Low-acid

Serves 10 Keeps well in the fridge for about 4 - 5 days.

1/2 Tbsp olive oil

3 tsp garlic

1 medium onion

2 28 oz. cans salt free peeled chopped tomatoes

3 cups water

1 1/2 tsp baking soda

Add the onions with garlic power and cook for about ten minutes, until they are translucent. Stir frequently and do not allow them brown.

Add the tomatoes and water and reduce the heat to low. Cook until the tomatoes are soft (about 90 minutes).

Remove from heat and let cool for at least 40 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add the baking soda. There will be a bubbling of the sauce. Stir and let the sauce settle. Stir about every 5 minutes until it no longer bubbles.

Acid Reflux Recipes #11 - Jambalaya Stir-Fry

Serves 6


12 oz. chicken breast, no skin or bone, cut in 1" pieces

1 medium onion, sliced

3 tsp garlic powder

1 cup Tomato Sauce - Low-acid

14-1/2 oz. salt free canned tomatoes, crushed

1 tsp. oregano

1 medium green pepper, sliced

3/4 cup thin sliced celery

1-1/2 tsp. basil

1 tsp. dried parsely

1/3 pound small shrimp, cooked

3 cups long-grain white rice, cooked


Heat a large non-stick skillet. Add sliced onion, green pepper, celery, garlic, herbs, garlic powder and chicken pieces and cook on medium high, stirring, for 10 to 15 minutes. Add low acid tomato sauce and tomatoes. Add cooked shrimp and simmer 5 to 10 minutes more until thickened. Serve over cooked rice.

Acid Reflux Recipes #12 - Crockpot Barley Casserole

4 servings


* 1 cup uncooked pearl barley

* 1/2 cup low-sodium V-8 juice

* 1/4 teaspoon white pepper

* 1 onion, chopped

* 3 cloves garlic, minced

* 1 red bell pepper, chopped

* 1 cup chopped mushrooms

* 2-1/2 cups low sodium vegetable broth

* 1/3 cup toasted pine nuts


Combine all ingredients except pine nuts in a 3-4 quart slow cooker (do NOT use a larger crockpot). Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours until barley and vegetables are tender. Sprinkle with nuts just before serving.

This delicious and healthy crockpot recipe can be served as a vegetarian main dish or a side dish.

Thanks for visiting. Are there other questions you have about acid reflux (recipes or otherwise)?

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      Meena Sujanani 

      9 months ago

      My doctors suggests ,not to eat onions,tomatoes,but these dishes have,all these ingredients,suffering since 3 months,got little better,so I added small amount of onions and tomatoes,I am back to square one,,,any suggestionn,,,thank you

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      3 years ago

      Was hopeful but all of these recipes have everything in them my gi doctor told me not to eat. Wondering where they came up or got these recipes or if they even know what acid reflux is, tomatoes, lemons, garlic, all acid reflux triggers.

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      3 years ago

      Almosy all of these recipes contained acid reflux triggers. VERY DISAPPOINTED.

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      5 years ago

      Hello, wow. these recipes are indeed useful on acid reflux disease. Well, i have a site about acid reflux recipes, please let me know if you agree a guest blog here on this squid page or a link in exchange of guest post about acid reflux recipes. thanks

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      5 years ago

      Yet another Lens by someone trying to jump on the acid reflux bandwagon. Tomato sauce, lemon chicken and berries - kill me now, it would be less painful. sheesh.

    • nyxxie profile image


      7 years ago

      I was a little bit hopeful, but onions, lemon juice, garlic, oregano, white wine, and pimentos are all acid reflux triggers.

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      7 years ago

      These looked good they look like tasty treats!!


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