Low Residue Diet Menu


  • Rice Krispies®
  • Pancakes
  • Decaffeinated coffee with cream and sugar
  • Special K®
  • Croissant
  • Oatmeal
  • Cheerios®
  • French toast
  • Cream of wheat
  • Corn Flakes®
  • Banana muffin
  • Waffles or pancakes
  • Cup of juice, such as no-pulp orange juice, apple juice, or cranberry juice
  • Eggs (all types)
  • White bread toast with butter and jelly (w/o seeds)


  • Soups (Chicken, tomato, cream of potato, etc.)
  • Sandwiches (Grilled cheese, roast beef, tuna, etc.)
  • Meats (Beef, chicken, fish, etc.)
  • Lasagna
  • Fish chowder
  • Spaghetti
  • Baked potato (no skin)
  • Milkshake
  • Mac and cheese
  • Tofu
  • Pretzels
  • Stew
  • Potato pie
  • Garlic bread
  • Meatballs


  • Canned fruit
  • Bananas
  • Ice cream
  • Yogurt
  • Pudding
  • Vanilla wafers
  • Scone
  • Crackers and peanut butter (w/o nuts)
  • Donut (plain)
  • Sherbet
  • Cheese slices
  • Muffin
  • Applesauce
  • Bagel and cream cheese
  • Fruit juice


While is this in no way an exhaustive list, it can help you gain a better understanding of what a low residue diet looks like – in case you decide to follow this diet plan.

HOWEVER, please realize that the Mayo Clinic has proven that a HIGH-fiber diet actually cures more diverticulitis cases than a LOW-fiber diet – meaning this diet may relieve some of the symptoms of your stomach problem while at the same time making your illness last longer!

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