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So when me and my family travel we like to stop and get somthing to eat. Well my parents are always looking at the giant menu to see what they have,well.... hmmm
Nothing awww man. We look at another place yes grilled chicken sandwich without bread. Anybody have any fast food places in mind. When we go to resturants they always have something but i have to ask them to remove all the spices.Most returants get it just right. My favorite resteraunt to get salmon at would probably be at stables. Any info on good food and anybody know what diet they are on? Any recomendations for places to eat and what to eat would be appreciated. Also i am on an all fruit,veggi,and meat diet.
Reply posted for kpandas.
I can relate. Whenever my family and I are in a long car ride, we stop at fast food places as it’s the only option available sometimes. I would just eat the French fries, chicken strips, or the Fish Filet. It’s not the best, but it’s better than me eating a burger. I try to bring IBD-friendly snacks with me wherever I go, like crackers. I hope you find what works for you. You are not alone!
Reply posted for Konichiwa.
Reply posted for evvy1010.
I totally feel you on this. Fast foods, I usually have to resort to the fish sandwiches or chicken though sometimes the sauces they use contains dairy and that can cause me to flare up. Ice creams are hard to avoid during the summer also, but I pop a Lactaid pill to help with the dairy digestion and it works most of the time. I can do pizzas like at Pieology, or Blaze/Mod pizza because they offer dairy free cheese and the rest of toppings you can select. Can't do hardshell tacos anymore because of the corn tortillas. If I order from a taco joint, has to be on flour tortillas and soft tacos and can't do red chilli flakes either. French fries are sometimes a hit or miss, if it's plain fries like McDonalds than I often tolerate it but if it's well seasoned fries like a red robins or Popeyes Cajun fries, that will often make me feel a bit bad a few hours later. I can tolerate the chicken nuggets from McDonald's just fine with their mustard sauce. Need to lay low on the sugar though. Sodas, boba teas, heavily iced doughnuts also triggers my symptoms. As I write this, I had the opportunity to try the new Popeyes chicken sandwich and Cajun fries. I only had 1/4 of that sandwich and less than half of the fries and after a few hours I was back in bed trying to ride out a flare up. So far spent an entire day just trying to feel better. Also, the sandwich did not taste much better than Chick fillet's sandwich (that also caused me to flare up probably due to the buttermilk) so the hype was overrated and I paid a small price to experience that. I also cut down on my portions to prevent clogging my intestines, learned that after my 5th trip to the ER this year!