Crohns Disease

Elderflower and blueberry pavlova – low fodmap low lactose

10th June 2017 / Julie Thompson

Blueberry, Crohns Disease, Digestive Disorders, Digestive Health, FODMAP, Food Intolerance, Gluten-free diet, IBS, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, LOW FODMAP, Recipes, Special Diets, pavlova, summer dessert, summer party, wedding recipes
Imagine you are going to a party and have no time to prepare a dessert. If you have made the elderflower cordial recipe then you can whip up this beautiful dessert to take to a summer party and impress your friends! It will take just ten minutes to prepare. I have used frozen blueberries –

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Diet and Inflammatory Bowel Disease

19th May 2017 / Stephanie Fade

Crohns Disease, FODMAP, IBD, Irritable Bowel Disease, LOFFLEX, Ulcerative Colitis, probiotics
Diet and Inflammatory Bowel Disease. The two most important things I’ve learnt. For world IBD day here are the 2 most important things I have learnt from science and from over 20 years’ experience as a dietitian about diet and Inflammatory Bowel Disease or IBD. Diet is important for everyone with IBD My clients often

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Maple and muscat grape no bake cheesecake – Low fodmap

7th May 2017 / Julie Thompson

Coeliac Disease, Crohns Disease, Digestive Disorders, Digestive Health, FODMAP, Food Intolerance, IBS, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, LOW FODMAP, Lactose intolerance, Recipes, Special Diets, Ulcerative Colitis, cheesecake
Love cheesecake and having problems with lactose intolerance? Then look no further – this recipe is for you! It is a simple recipe and other grape varieties can be used – but for a special dinner party then these muscat grapes do taste a little bit special and really marry with the flavour of the

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Is A2 milk a good choice for managing a grumpy gut?

24th March 2017 / Stephanie Fade

A2 milk, Crohns Disease, Dairy foods, FODMAP, IBS, milk
Many clients think that milk is the cause of their grumpy guts. Sometimes it is and sometimes it isn’t but recently lots of people have been asking about A2 milk. So when might A2 milk help? Get some investigations Firstly if you have a grumpy gut you should visit your GP and have some investigations.

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Pancake recipe for Shrove Tuesday

26th February 2017 / Julie Thompson

Coeliac Disease, Crohns Disease, Digestive Disorders, Digestive Health, FODMAP, Food Intolerance, IBS, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Lactose intolerance, Recipes, Special Diets, Ulcerative Colitis, Uncategorized, shrove tuesday
Here is a savoury choice instead of the sweet varieties of pancake often eaten on Shrove Tuesday. It is a Moroccan themed meal. Ingredients Pancake batter 2 large eggs 150g of plain gluten free flour mix 75g of maize flour 500ml lactose free milk Salt to taste. Filling Spinach (1 bag) 1 flat spoon of

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Moroccan spiced corn couscous – low fodmap

3rd September 2016 / Julie Thompson

Crohns Disease, Digestive Health, FODMAP, Food Intolerance, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, LOW FODMAP, Lactose intolerance, Recipe, Recipes, Ulcerative Colitis, corn couscous
Gluten free couscous made from corn! It is available in the Free From Sections of most large supermarkets and can be purchased online. This dish complements the Moroccan Salmon dish perfectly. The spices have been developed by two dietitians who run Fodify Foods – see the Moroccan Salmon recipe for the review. Ingredients 225g of

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Can you cook a cucumber? British cucumber week

16th July 2016 / Julie Thompson

Coeliac Disease, Crohns Disease, Digestive Disorders, Food Intolerance, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, LOW FODMAP, Lactose intolerance, Recipes, Special Diets, Ulcerative Colitis, Uncategorized, cucumber week
The humble cucumber – stalwart of the afternoon tea finger sandwich has it’s own week, dedicated its summer fresh light green crispness. I find the cucumber a great salad vegetable and obviously it has been used in sandwiches for afternoon tea – a meal that has had a revival recently, but can you use it

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Asafoetida – what is it?

4th June 2016 / Julie Thompson

Asafoetida, Coeliac Disease, Crohns Disease, Digestive Health, Food Intolerance, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, LOW FODMAP, Special Diets, Ulcerative Colitis
The link below is to a great little piece on asafoetida from BBC Good Food, if you are eager to learn more about this spice. I would advise anyone with coeliac disease to check to ensure it has not been mixed with wheat flour before you buy it. It is a great addition to recipes

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Why your wind smells of roses – The Life of Poo book review

31st May 2016 / Julie Thompson

Crohns Disease, Digestive Health, Human gastrointestinal tract, IBS, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Prebiotic, Probiotic, Ulcerative Colitis, bacteria, book review, book reviews, digestion, gut bacteria, microbiota, poo
Well now, a book all about poo, why would anyone want to read this you may ask, surely the grim subject of poo is not something to read about – certainly not in public or polite company, I imagine you thinking. This thought briefly entered my head as I picked up the book in the

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It’s National Barbecue Week!

30th May 2016 / Julie Thompson

Coeliac Disease, Crohns Disease, Digestive Disorders, Digestive Health, FODMAP, Food Intolerance, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, LOW FODMAP, Lactose intolerance, Recipes, Ulcerative Colitis, food, national barbecue week
How about trying a vegan low fodmap burger during National Barbecue Week! This is a very tasty vegan burger that is not too hard on the digestive tract for people with IBS. Ingredients 120g of cooked red and white Quinoa 1 chopped roasted red pepper 30g chopped peanuts 1 courgette 4-5 sprigs chopped fresh thyme

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