GERD / Acid Reflux

GERD-Friendly Recipe Index

These recipes should not provoke GERD / Acid Reflux / heartburn. Most of these recipes do not contain known GERD triggers. However, in many cases those with GERD / Acid Reflux will be able to tolerate small amounts of these known triggers, and those recipes with small amounts of GERD triggers are noted. Similarly, some recipes will be more likely to provoke symptoms when they are eaten in larger portions; these are also noted.

Foods and ingredients that trigger GERD / Acid Reflux / heartburn symptoms vary from person to person. While to the best of our knowledge these recipes should not trigger symptoms, only you know what foods are triggers for you. Keep a food diary so that you know which foods are triggers for you, and check the ingredients in each recipe to see if it contains foods that are triggers for you.

Breakfast Recipes

Scrambled Eggs
Blueberry Muffins - No specific GERD triggers.
Healthy Toasted Oatmeal - No specific GERD triggers.
Scrambled Eggs - No specific GERD triggers.
Tropical Melon Smoothie - This GERD-Friendly recipe is from Cooking to Reduce the Burn.
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Soup Recipes

Chicken Noodle Soup
Butternut Squash Soup- No specific GERD triggers.
Chicken Tortilla Soup - The spices are mild and the onion is cooked long enough that this may be safe for those with GERD.
Chicken and Black-Eyed Pea Soup | Coumadin Safe Version - No specific GERD triggers.
Classic Potato Soup - The green onions may be left out.
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Salad / Salad Dressing Recipes

Salad
Chicken Salad - The garlic may be a GERD trigger and can be left out.
Chinese Chicken Salad - No specific GERD triggers.
Six Bean Salad (Pantry Meal) - No specific GERD triggers.
Papaya Poppyseed Dressing - No specific GERD triggers.
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Recipes for Side Dishes and Extras

Vegetables

Brussels Sprouts
Green Beans Almondine - No specific GERD triggers.
Herbed Zucchini- No specific GERD triggers.
Roasted Beets | Low Sodium Version - No specific GERD triggers.
Shredded Brussels Sprouts | Low Sodium Version - No specific GERD triggers.
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Starches

Parsnips
French Fries - No specific GERD triggers. From Cooking to Reduce the Burn.
Mashed Parsnips - No specific GERD triggers.
Plain Mashed Potatoes | Low Sodium Version - No specific GERD triggers.
Succotash | Low Sodium Version - No specific GERD triggers.
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Sauces / Miscellaneous

Garlic
Artichoke Dip - No specific GERD triggers.
Roasted Garlic - Roasting garlic can help some with GERD symptoms be able to tolerate garlic better.
Basil Pesto - The lemon juice and garlic may provoke GERD symptoms. Consider making this using garlic from the Roasted Garlic recipe.
Low-acid Tomato Sauce - This recipe may be safe for some with GERD symptoms. From Cooking to Reduce the Burn.
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Main Course Recipes

Beef / Lamb / Venison

Pot Roast
Beef Tips in Brown Gravy - The onions are soaked in ice water before extended cooking, so this recipe should be safe for those with GERD / Acid Reflux.
Meatballs - No specific GERD triggers.
Meatball Hoagie - The tomato sauce will likely trigger GERD. Consider using Low Acid Tomato Sauce instead.
Roast Leg of Lamb - No specific GERD triggers.
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Chicken / Turkey

Chicken Satay
Oven Fried Chicken - This GERD-Friendly recipe is from Cooking to Reduce the Burn.
Chicken Fajitas with Roasted Red Peppers - This GERD-Friendly recipe is from Cooking to Reduce the Burn.
Ginger Chicken Satay with Peanut Sauce - No specific GERD triggers.
Turkey Burgers - No specific GERD triggers.
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Fish

Tuna Casserole
Fish Cakes (Pantry Meal) - No specific GERD triggers.
Fish Soup with Yams - The onions are cooked long enough that they should be tolerable.
Seared Halibut with Basil Pea Puree - No specific GERD triggers.
Tuna Noodle Casserole (Pantry Meal) - No specific GERD triggers.
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Shellfish

Crab Cakes
Blue Cheese Crab and Fusilli Pasta | Coumadin-Safe Version - No specific GERD triggers.
Crab Cakes - There are small amounts of ingredients that are GERD triggers including Tabasco, shallot, mustard and lemon juice. The amounts may be small enough to not provoke GERD symptoms.
Kung Pao Shrimp - No specific GERD triggers.
Scallops Gratin - No specific GERD triggers.
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Pork

Pasta Carbonara
Pork Chops with Caramelized Apples - No specific GERD triggers.
Pork Chops with Herbed Butter | Coumadin Safe Version - No specific GERD triggers.
Pasta Carbonara - The garlic is removed after cooking, so it should be safe for those with GERD / Acid Reflux.
Pork Tenderloin with Barley Casserole - No specific GERD triggers.
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Vegetarian

Mac and Cheese
Mushroom Risotto - The garlic, onions and tomatoes may be GERD triggers. Try leaving out the tomatoes and soaking the onions before cooking. This GERD-Friendly recipe is from Cooking to Reduce the Burn.
Creamy Mac and Cheese - No specific GERD triggers.
Fettucine Alfredo - This GERD-specific recipe is from Cooking to Reduce the Burn.
Mona's Sauteed Veggie Plate - No specific GERD triggers.
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Desserts

Popsicle
Creme Brulee - No specific GERD triggers.
Cheesecake - No specific GERD triggers.
Whipped Cream - No specific GERD triggers.
Key Lime Yogurt Pops - No specific GERD triggers.
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