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Chestnut, carrot & celeriac soup – low fodmap Christmas recipes

2nd December 2017 / Julie Thompson

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Having guests around for Christmas lunch and wondering what to serve for a starter? This recipe is a tasty soup, suitable for vegan low fodmappers and has Christmas flavours with mixed spice. I have been using my copy of the flavour thesaurus by Niki Segnit, a gift for my birthday, and this marries chestnuts with

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Chocolate coated peppermint snow peaks – low fodmap Christmas recipes

24th November 2017 / Julie Thompson

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Just the ticket for giving out to friends who come caroling.   Ingredients 4 egg whites 200g castor sugar Pinch of cream of tartar 400g of mint dark chocolate 3-4 drops of peppermint flavouring. Method Add the egg whites to a bowl and add the peppermint, cream of tartar and whisk, when they are forming

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Lemon drizzle spiced bundt Christmas cakes – low fodmap

4th December 2016 / Julie Thompson

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When baking with gluten free flour the recipes are improved by a ‘drizzle’- to add moisture to the cake. Plus, for this special time of year, I have used best butter! Yes – B…U…T…T…E…R you heard that right . Consumed once a year in the Thompson household but it is really worth it for Christmas

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How to survive the holiday season without too many gut problems

1st December 2016 / Julie Thompson

Christmas, Digestive Disorders, Digestive Health, FODMAP, Food Intolerance, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Special Diets, Turkey, Uncategorized, christmas recipes, digestion
The holiday season means many different things to different people, it is supposed to be a period of joy but often it really doesn’t live up to all those expectations that we often have. The media portray images of idealistic families around the Christmas tree having all their dreams come true. For some people the

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Chicken liver and rosemary stuffing – low fodmap Christmas recipes

29th November 2016 / Julie Thompson

Christmas stuffing, Coeliac Disease, Digestive Disorders, FODMAP, Food Intolerance, Gluten-free diet, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, LOW FODMAP, Recipes, Ulcerative Colitis, christmas recipes
Sage and onion stuffing is a classic accompaniment to Christmas dinner, however for people following a low fodmap diet this is not an option because it does contain lots of onion. Perhaps this recipe might be a good alternative and uses up some of the parts of meat that often go to waste, such as

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Christmas bread & butter pudding low fodmap

20th November 2016 / Julie Thompson

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Yes it’s still November and thoughts are turning to Christmas. I apologize now for posting this recipe but you do need to be planning and perhaps trialing recipes before the big day so here is one for consideration. Bread and butter pudding is not one of my favourite dishes as I have nightmarish visions of

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Coronation chicken – low fodmap

27th August 2016 / Julie Thompson

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Coronation chicken is a favourite traditional dish in the UK and was first devised for Queen Elizabeth II’s coronation in 1953 by the Cordon Bleu chef Rosemary Hume and Constance Spry. Rosemary was described by Constance as the ‘brains’ of their collaboration with respect to cookery knowledge, but Rosemary is always mentioned after Constance who

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