IBS Diet – Day 2 and 3

Feb 14, 2016

Days 2 and 3

Here we have two more meal plans that may appeal to anyone suffering from an irritable bowel syndrome.

Meal plan 1


  • 2 egg omelette
  • Chopped apple and pear with soya yoghurt


  • Fish-balls
  • Green salad


  • Vegetable loaf
  • Coconut rounds
Meal plan 2


  • Sliced peaches
  • 2 Rice-cakes with sugar-free jam


  • 2 *medium chicken breasts
  • Cucumber and watercress salad


  • Salmon with ginger
  • Rhubarb and Ginger Mousse

Recipes – Meal Plan 1

Green salad:

  • Dice 2 large tomatoes and add half a cucumber, cut into small pieces
  • Add a quarter of a lettuce
  • Slice a quater of a red onion and add it to the mix
  • Chop 3 peppers into small pieces and mix it in
  • Cover in olive oil and salad seasoning

Vegetable loaf:

225g carrot

175g brown rice

100g potato

100g onion

100g celery

75g green pepper

1 tsp paprika

2 medium eggs

  • Grate the carrot
  • Peel and grate the potato
  • Finely chop the onion and celery
  • Chop the green pepper
  • Beat the eggs
  • Line a 13*20 cm loaf tin with foil
  • Pre-heat the oven to 180oC (Gas Mark 4, 350oF)
  • Combine the vegetables, paprika and eggs in a bowel, then press the mixture into a tin
  • Bake the mixture in the oven for 50 minutes

Coconut rounds

2 egg whites

75g desiccated coconut

25g ground almonds

100g caster sugar

10g glace cherries

  • Line a baking sheet with baking paper
  • Pre-heat the oven to 160o (Gas Mark 3, 325oF)
  • Whisk the egg whites until it becomes difficult to do so further
  • Slowly add the coconut, almonds and sugar
  • Using a tablespoon, add as many rounds of mixture as possible onto a baking sheet
  • Separate the coconut portions by a few cm
  • Place half a cherry on top of each half
  • Bake the mixture until the coconut rounds turn golden brown (about 20 minutes)


It is advised that you leave the coconut rounds to cool before serving

Recipes – Meal Plan 2

Watercress salad

  • Take a small bag of watercress
  • Dice half a large cucumber and add it to the watercress
  • Add 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • Season the salad with salt and pepper

Salmon with ginger

2 salmon pieces

Lemon juice

Root ginger




  • Pre-heat the oven to 180oC (350oF, Gas Mark 4)
  • Add 1 tbsp of lemon juice to each piece of salmon
  • Peel and finely chop the ginger, and add half of it to each salmon
  • Season the salmon with pepper
  • Wrap each salmon piece in foil and bake them each for 20 minutes

Sprinkle the salmon with herbs and serve with vegetables

Rhubarb and ginger Mousse


450g rhubarb

Clear honey




Powdered gelatine

2 egg whites

  • Juice and grate the rind of half an orange
  • Cut the rhubarb into 2.5 cm pieces
  • Place the rhubarb, honey, orange juice and rind and ginger in a pan and heat gently until the rhubarb is soft
  • Place 2 tsp of water in a bowl and add the gelatine – heat the bowel whilst stirring
  • Add the gelatine mixture to the pan and mix until smooth
  • Allow the mixture to cool until half-set
  • Whisk the egg whites until it becomes difficult to do so further and add it to the half-cooled rhubarb mixture
  • Portion the dessert into 4 dessert bowels and allow the mixture to fully set (by chilling it in the fridge) before serving


Don’t think that you should only seek our help for your endoscopy or colonoscopy needs. We have an excellent support team who can help people with IBS manage their diet.

We are available to see patients daily for private consultations

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