A common challenge in the spoonie community is food. We can’t live without it, yet for many of us living with chronic illness, eating the wrong food can launch a slew of symptoms. That’s why we put together a list of our top 5 cooking hacks for people with chronic illness!
Food has become so integrated into our emotional and social lives that, even if our homes are strictly spoonie-friendly, we’re constantly bombarded with temptations and lack of access. Creating meals for ourselves within our dietary restrictions that also provide well-rounded nutrition, without requiring so much prep that we use up all of our spoons, can feel impossible. The internet is full of Friends in the Fight trying to share their wisdom (like factvsfitness, The Primal Wellness, and Low-Histamine Chef). We’re here to offer some tips that will help mealtimes feel nourishing again — to both body and spirit!