Tag Archives: "Christmas"

Pecan and maple syrup marzipan – low fodmap

Ok, so why do we need a marzipan based on pecans? Well, marzipan is based on almonds and these are limited on the low fodmap diet, it also contains honey – it would be very difficult to know how much FODMAP sugars are ingested with most Christmas marzi …

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Christmas Eve tear and share Low FODMAP

Christmas eve is a time to start the celebrations but it is often very busy wrapping presents, last minute gift purchasing and perishable food shopping. I would usually do my food shopping perhaps a day before Christmas Eve as the supermarkets can be j …

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Chestnut pies – an alternative to mince pies (low FODMAP)

Mince pies are quintessentially Christmas. Normally mince pies have a large amount of dried fruit which can cause problems for people with fructose malabsorption if enough are eaten, plus they are made from pastry, a source of fructans. This is the rea …

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The 12 Days Of Christmas IBS

On the first day of Christmas my IBS gave to me – Bloating all day This IBS flare up was caused by all the stress of the Christmas period. Try to take at least 20 minutes out each day to relax with a good book or go for a walk. Click here for some more …

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A Low FODMAP Christmas Dinner

Christmas is around the corner, it can be a busy time with lots of food and along with this can come stress, especially for IBS sufferers. Even though it’s Christmas we can’t ignore the fact that IBS symptoms are likely to be worse in this period, and …

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Mini chocolate orange panettone – low fodmap

This is an ideal Christmas recipe for low fodmappers who want to have a festive bread without marzipan and probably one of the only bread recipes that I have managed to produce that has risen well! It is based on an enriched bead dough mix produced usi …

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How To Cook For Someone Who Is On A Gluten Free Diet

Some people find it really daunting and worry when they are having to cook for people who is on a gluten free diet. Some people even end up avoiding inviting people around if they have certain food allergies or intolerances as they don’t know what to c …

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Foodie tips to toast your health on Christmas day

We sometimes think we will enjoy Christmas best by eating and drinking as much as possible. In reality no one likes feeling bloated after a meal so in the third and final post for Christmas here are my tips for making Christmas day happy and healthy. F …

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Get it together for healthier festive foodie fun

Christmas day can be a wonderful time to enjoy food and drink with friends and family. With a bit of planning now you can make the day a healthier one with a little less excess and just as much fun. In the second of three posts for the season here are …

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Vegan Pate – Christmas starter Low Fodmap

This is a spiced vegan pate starter – a really nice way to begin Christmas lunch. It is based Moroccan themed flavours and has lots of seasonal flavours to remind you of the traditional Christmas. Being very easy to make it will take no time at all for …

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