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  • Orange Chicken Oaxaca-Bev Lauman

    serves 4

    3 Tbsp. corn oil, divided
    1/2 cup chopped green onion (if can tolerate)
    2 cloves garlic, sliced
    pieces of chicken (breasts or thighs) for four people
    1 cup water
    1 tsp. freshly grated orange rind(if can tolerate)
    1/2 tsp. cinnamon(if can tolerate)
    1/8 tsp. black pepper(if can tolerate)
    1/2 tsp. dried thyme
    2 bay leaves
    1/4 tsp. salt, or to taste

    In a large skillet, saute the green onion and sliced garlic in 2 Tbsp. of the corn oil until they begin to turn golden. Remove and set aside. Wash chicken pieces and pat dry. Add the remaining tablespoon of oil to the skillet and brown the chicken pieces. Add the water and remaining ingredients to the skillet, stirring to mix. Cover and cook over medium heat until the chicken is cooked through, about 35 minutes.

    Note: Green onions are safer than bulb onions, and chives are safer still. If you use chives, you might want to use onion salt in place of the regular salt. Frying the onion until it begins to turn brown (as opposed to just throwing in raw onion and letting it boil) helps make it more bladder friendly.
    Daughter your faith has made you well,go in peace, and be healed of your disease.(Mark 5:34)

    Tried:
    Detrol:only took one pill and it made me sick
    Elmiron:caused horrible pain(took 1 week)
    CystaQ:caused alot of burning and pain(only took one pill)
    Wellbutrin:only on it for three days as it caused alot of bladder pain
    Elavil:Took one pill and it caused a flare that lasted almost two weeks. It was the longest flare I've ever had. Never again..ouch
    Prelief:made my bladder burn and feel tingly.

    Take:
    Uracyst:Started May 19 2011
    Enablex:take one pill daily with no issues
    Naproxen:for pain as needed
    Baking Soda with water:as needed and it's a God send. It brings down my pain within 20 mins.
    Venofer: Started April 2012 by IV for low Iron. I do not tolerate oral Iron so this is the route I had to take.Does not bother my bladder but did have other side effects. I take Benedryl with each treatment to avoid side effects.
    Supplements:Whey Protein powder daily
    Dessert Harvest Aloe It has been helping alot but I can only take it every two days as my "die off" reaction has been severe.

  • #2
    Carol-
    This sounds really good and simple.
    Also I really like it when you add your cooking tips. I too can tolerate cooked onions instead of uncooked.

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    • #3
      I made this & it was delicious! I had to leave out the onion - onion in any form triggers my IC, but it was good without it too.
      Kadi

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      Current treatments:
      -IC diet
      -Elavil 50mg at night
      -Continuous use birth control pills (4-5 periods/year)
      -Heparin/Marcaine/Sodium Bicarb home instills at night 3-4x per week, more often if needed
      -Pyridium if needed,
      -Pain medicine at bedtime daily, as needed during the day several times per week
      -Antibiotic when doing an instillation to prevent UTI
      -Colace & SmartFiber to treat chronic constipation from meds, Fleet enema as needed
      -Dye Free Benadryl 50 mg at bedtime
      -"Your Pace Yoga: Relieving Pelvic Pain" dvd, walking, treadmill at gym
      -Managing stress= VERY important!
      -Fur therapy: Hugging the cat!

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