Food Gallery

Vegan food gallery

Here are some dishes that I’ve been able to enjoy over the years.  All of these are vegan and all were consumed while I had Crohn’s Disease.  I can enjoy most, if not all, of these meals with my ostomy.

I hesitate to post these photo, knowing that many of my friends with IBD can’t enjoy food the way I have been since getting my ostomy.  With active Crohn’s, I wasn’t even able to drink water without being in tremendous pain,  so part of me hopes that if eating has been hard for you, that things will eventually get better. For the lucky ones who don’t have IBD, I hope these dishes illustrate just how nutritious and enjoyable a plant-based diet can be!

Updated Nov 1, 2018 (added 33 new photos!)

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5 months ago

I have had my colostomy for 2 yrs now shes a lifer . awesome! I know right ..? Smurfette is her name . I did have Daisy first but she died too small.
Anyways I am thinking about doing vegan some and still eat some meats not alot bc my keeping what I need in my body to help it works sucks. B12 on shots even . vit d and many more . im always hungry. And protein is the staple of my diet bc sleeved and bypassed .

6 months ago

Such a big amount of various dishes. All of them look really tasty. I’ve always wanted to have a business in the catering field. I know that you can run a restaurant franchise in Canada but are there options for vegan cafes? I would like to undertake it.

Last edited 6 months ago by Fullon
3 years ago

All this stuff looks great! Can’t wait to try adding more of these foods into my diet. If you’re ever in New Orleans, LA they have a vegan restaruant called Seed that is absolutely amazing!

5 years ago

I have tried everything and it STILL doesn’t work! I will chew it until its NOTHING. I would love to have a nice salad. Veggies/Fruits. ANYTHING healthy! I’ve had this for over 7 years now and it hasn’t gotten any easier with food. Any tips I may of haven’t tried?

Serina Taylor
6 years ago

Hey there!
Just wondering, how do you eat raw fruits and veggies with an ostomy? Doesn’t this cause you to have blockages?

6 years ago

Awesome looking food cant wait to have broccli again