When we get sick and under the weather most of us don’t have much of an appetite. However, eating and keeping up our strength is also one of the best things we can do to beat the cold and get feeling good again. We’ve assembled a list of some of the most digestible foods for just these times.
The top choice of my monm whenever one of us kids were sick. Quick and easy and filled us up. Ironically once you get older it’s also a good choice for the hangover cure.
Rice make a great bulky filler. You can eat it plain or add salt, sauce, etc. to it to give it a little taste.
Saltine Crackers are a staple when your stomachs feeling rough. Also great to add to a bowl of soup.
Chicken or other soups are light but filling.
Jello or other gelatin is a great light food to eat when you’re down. Gives you something with some taste without risking a heavy meal.
Fresh fruit is a healthy option and is full of vitamins and minerals at a time when you most need it.
Potatoes can be fixed is many different ways and are full of energy. Mashed potatoes can be eaten very easily and are very easy to make.
Making smoothies out of fresh or frozen fruit is a simple way to make a very healthy treat full of vitamins and minerals.
Watermelons and other melons are a lighter food with great taste. Melons are majority water based and can help keep you hydrated.
A staple for many on a daily basis for breakfast, oatmeal is a healthy option when your feeling down to help keep the stomach full.
Yogurts have come a long way the last few years. You can get yogurt made many ways and in virtually every flavor.
Sweet Potatoes are a very nutritious food and easily digestible when your not feeling well.
Chicken is fixed in numerous dishes and can be easy on the stomach.
Applesauce is a light and tasty treat. By itself or along with a meal.
Bananas are one of the most popular fruits. Easily digestible and nutritional.
Eggs are another food that can be made many different ways and in combination with other foods. It’s also a good choice when your stomachs upset.