Christmas

Pecan and maple syrup marzipan – low fodmap

9th December 2019 / Julie Thompson

Christmas, Food Intolerance, IBS, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, LOW FODMAP, Maple syrup, Marzipan, Pecan, Recipes, Uncategorized, christmas recipes, food, home made Christmas gifts, low fodmap diet
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 marzipan containing dishes – so I thought I

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Christmas Eve tear and share Low FODMAP

1st December 2019 / Julie Thompson

Carrot, Christmas, Christmas eve, Food Intolerance, IBS, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, LOW FODMAP, Pastry, Recipes, Uncategorized, christmas holiday period, christmas recipes, food, low fodmap diet
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 just too busy for me. However, every year I plan to have

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

9th November 2019 / Julie Thompson

Christmas, Christmas low fodmap, Coeliac Disease, FODMAP, FODMAP diet, Food Intolerance, IBS, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, LOW FODMAP, Mince pie, Recipes, Uncategorized, WordPress, christmas recipes, digestion, food, low fodmap diet
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 reason I decided to develop a nut based pie instead and chestnut was just

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The 12 Days Of Christmas IBS

19th December 2017 / Kirsten Jackson

Christmas, Digestive Health, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, bloating
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

19th December 2017 / Kirsten Jackson

Christmas, Dinner, LOW FODMAP
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 you may still have to stick to your

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Mini chocolate orange panettone – low fodmap

16th December 2017 / Julie Thompson

Christmas, Coeliac Disease, Digestive Health, FODMAP, Food Intolerance, IBS, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, LOW FODMAP, Recipes, Uncategorized, WordPress, christmas recipes, food, gluten free, health, panettone
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 using a standard purchased bread flour. Recipe 250g gluten

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

11th December 2017 / Kirsten Jackson

Christmas, dinner party, gluten free
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 cook for them and worry they may make a

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Foodie tips to toast your health on Christmas day

7th December 2017 / Stephanie Fade

Christmas, Christmas day, Mindful eating, healthy cooking, healthy eating
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. First up some tips for the cooks. The bird

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Get it together for healthier festive foodie fun

4th December 2017 / Stephanie Fade

Christmas, Planning Christmas food and drink, healthy eating, planning
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 my tips to help

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Vegan Pate – Christmas starter Low Fodmap

3rd December 2017 / Julie Thompson

Christmas, Digestive Health, FODMAP, Food Intolerance, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Nutrition, Recipes, Uncategorized, WordPress, christmas recipes, digestion, dip, dips, food, health, healthy gut, low fodmap diet, pate, vegan
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 you to prepare. Entertaining guests can be

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