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Brand Name Recommendations for IBS-Safe Foods
      11/09/04 02:49 PM

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This list is organized by country, and was compiled thanks to hundreds of suggestions from people on this board, and the hard work of our amazing Sinead (Cailin). Thank you!!

PLEASE! Check the ingredients on these products in the store before buying them. Things change, new versions and flavors come out, manufacturers revise their products, etc.

For the comprehensive IBS dietary guidelines that underlie these recommendations, check Eating for IBS


"Dairy" products
Make your own fresh soy milk (or almond milk, other nut milks, and rice milk)
8th Continent Soy Milk
Blue Diamond Almond Milk
Lundbergh products
Silk chocolate Soy milk
Silk Soy Lemon Yogurt is excellent
Silk soy products (inc vanilla)
Vitasoy Creamy Original Natural Soymilk
West Soy (inc fat free vanilla soy drink)
Rice Dream rice milks - chocolate is heavenly!

Galaxy Veggie Slices, cheddar or American flavor (haven't tried the other flavors)
Okanagan pepper jack and cheddar
Soyco veggie or vegan Parmesan

Tofutti Better than Cream Cheese (Plain, French Onion, Herb & Chives, Wild Berry, Smoked Salmon, Jalapeno, Cheddar, Ginseng & Dill, Garlic & Herb, and Garden Veggie flavors)

Tofutti Low Fat Better than Cream Cheese (Plain and Herb & Chive flavours)

Earth Balance Natural Buttery Spread
Soy Garden
Shedd's Willow Run soy margarine
Smart Balance LIGHT (the regular is not dairy-free!)

Yogurt & Sour Cream
Silk and Stonyfield Farms soy yogurt
Soyco Rice non dairy sour cream
Tofutti Sour Supreme (= sour cream; thin it with lemon juice for a more realistic texture)
WholeSoy Creamy Cultured Soy (= yogurt)

Sauces, Soups and Ready Meals
Amy's brand Marinara
Amy's Tofu Veggi Lasagna
Golden Mountain Sauce
Imagine creamy mushroom soup
"It's Pasta Anytime" (Kraft) Marinara and Mushroom flavors
Maggi Sauce
Santa Cruz Organic Applesauce
Spectrum canola oil mayonnaise
Thai Kitchen Instant Rice Noodle Soups
Thai Thin Soy Sauce, or Thai Light Soy Sauce.
Whole Foods Brand Fat Free Marinara Sauce Ragu Light Tomato and Basil pasta sauce
Musselman's Natural applesauce
Herb Ox chicken bouillion

Meat/Meat Subs/Fish/Tofu
Boca Burgers
Empire Turkey Breasts pre-packaged (fat free)
Fantastic Brand Taco Meat Replacement
Morningstar Chik Patties
Morningstar corn dogs
Morningstar breakfast sausage
* Check ingredients for Morningstar products, some versions have dairy
Target organic chicken brand. (It's already packaged like Tyson's)
Whole Foods market fresh salmon
Jennie-O Turkey Ham

Northland 100% Cranberry Juice
nSpired Natural Foods Cool Fruits Fruit Juice
Tropical Orange Trim Advantage (from Nutrilite brand)

Heather's Tummy Tea Fennel
Heather's Tummy Tea Peppermint
Alvita Fennel Tea
Celestial Seasoning Tummy Mint Tea, Chamomile, Peppermint, Honey Peach Ginger, and Echinacea Complete Compare
Flora Brand Fennel Tea
Galil Fennel tea (a Turkish/Israeli company--you can find this in a Kosher store
Ginger Aid ginger tea is a good brand
Lipton Peppermint Tea

Frozen Yogurt/Ice Cream/Sorbet
Dryers Peach Sorbet
Eddys Strawberry sorbet
Edy's Mango Whole Fruit Sorbet
Haagen Dias Rasberry Sorbet
Rice Dream orange vanilla ice cream
Soy Delicious Non dairy ice cream (the chocolate taste like chocolate cake!)
Soy Dream Mocha Fudge
Tofutti Cuties
WholeSoy Frozen Cultured Soy (= frozen yogurt)
WholeSoy Glace

Bars, Candy, Cookies and Chips
Arrowroot crackers are good little snacks
Baby animal cookies
Barry's Bakery French Twist cookies
Baked Lays
Baked Tostitos
Edy's Lemonade, Peach, and Variety Packs of Grape, Cherry, and Tropical or Lime, Strawberry, and Wild Berry
Whole Fruit Fruit Bars
GeniSoy Rice Cakes
Health Valley granola bars
Kettle Baked Potato Chips - all flavors
Kraft marshmallows
Luna Bars
Keebler Original Grahams graham crackers
The Ginger People original ginger chews

Country Hearth English Muffin toasting bread
Earthgrains Sourdough English Muffins
No Yolk brand noodles
Original Premium Saltine Crackers
Pepperidge farm plain bagels
Rudi's Organic Bakery Country Morning White Bread
Soy Boy Tofu Filled Ravioli
Thai Kitchen Rice Noodle bowls
Bell's Stuffing
Thomas' Mini Bagels, plain or cinnamon brown sugar
J.J. Nissen Giant white bread
Koyo Organic Ramen Noodles, any flavor

Bonne Maman Preserves
Smucker's all-natural seedless jam.
Smucker's Simply Fruit
Vavel brand preserves and fruit butters

Breakfast Cereal
Quaker Quick Grits
Quaker Oatmeal
Thomas english muffins
Team Cheerios
Corn Pops

Frozen Mrs. Pauls sweet potatoes
Gerber Baby Food
Imagine Brand Organic Creamy Butternut Squash
IGA store-brand Yellow or Chocolate cake mixes

USA Restaurant Choices
Chili's- Grilled Chicken Plate
Chili's- basil chicken and pasta is okay if you ask them to go light on the sauce
Johnny Carino's (an Italian chain restaurant found mostly in Texas) -Lemon Rosemary Chicken
Longhorn Steakhouse - Grilled Barbeque Chicken Sandwich
Red Lobster - Snow Crab or North Pacific King Crab Legs


"Dairy" Products
Alpro soy chocolate milk
Provamel alpro brand, vanilla or choco
Rice Dream Rice Milk
Tesco Value Soy milk

Tofutti 'Better Than Cream Cheese' range (different flavours)

Pure brand spread
Tesco own brand dairy free spread

Provamel Soya Desserts (Vanilla, chocolate and caramel flavours)
Sojasun probiotic yogurt Tesco do an own brand dairy free spread that is alright

Sauces, Soups and Ready Meals
Bonne Maman Apple Compote.
Hellmann's Extra Light Mayonnaise
Sainsburys- Miso soup.
Tesco own brand Applesauce

Meat/Meat Subs/Fish/Tofu
Cauldron Foods Lincolnshire sausages
Cauldron Foods tofu range
Mori silken tofu (in Sainsburys)
Quorn products
Tinned tuna in spring water

Ocean Spray cranberry cordial
Tesco Blackcurrant High Juice

Twinings Exotic Selection Fruit Teas (esp Orange Mango & Cinnamon)
Twinings Organic Mint Tea

Frozen Yogurt/Ice Cream/Sorbet
'Swedish Glace'
Tesco mango sorbet

Bars, Sweets, Biscuits and Crisps
Bassets Dolly Mixture
Corn cakes.
Sainsbury's Brand Pretzels
Dove's Farm's Tasty bars
Ginger snap cookies
Gingernut biscuits
Go Ahead Apple Bake Bars
HARIBO Starmix jellies
Jelly Belly jelly beans
Marks & Spencer Baked Crisps
Marks & Spencer pretzel rings
Princess Marshmallows
Quakers Snack a Jacks Caramel flavour
Sakata baked crisps

Patak's Easy Cook Basmati rice
Tortilla wraps/pitta breads
'tru free' range from Sainsburys has a dairy free rice pot

Bonne Maman Apple Compote.

Breakfast Cereal
Coco Pops
Rice Krispies

Dutch Apple Pudding in the baby food section
Fry Light Better than Butter Spray For US Brands
Kallo Organic Vegetable Stock Cubes


"Dairy" Products
Soylife - no fat soy milk, soy yoghurts, soy custard
Vitasoy - Vanilla Delite soymilk

Galaxy Soy Cheese
King island - cheddar soy cheese, soy cream cheese
Soy parmesan (available at Safeway)

So good soy yoghurt

Sauces, Soups and Ready Meals
IXL applesce

Onno Behrends Tee

Icecream and Frozen Yogurt
Blue Ribbon soy ice cream
Fruccio Icecream
sanitarium So Good - low fat soy ice-creams
So Good icecream

Bars, Candy, Cookies and Crisps
Parkers mini pretzels
Sok baked potato chips
Freedom foods baked corn chips

Rice noodles

St Dalfour jam

Breakfast Cereal
Rice bubbles

Orgran buckwheat pancake mix


"Dairy Products"
Silk brand Chocolate Soy Milk
So Good brand strawberry Soy Milk
So Nice Soy milk

Okanagan Valley Soy Feta
Okanagan's soy parmesan, mozzarella and cheddar
"Vegan Gourmet". Cheese (available at Loblaws)

"Real Brew" natural ginger ale (at Loblaws)

Icecream and Frozen Yogurt
So Good butterscotch ripple ice cream
Chapman's Chocolate Sorbet
President's Choice soy pudding.

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Edited by Heather (04/08/15 10:10 AM)

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