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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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Are Natural Flavourings High FODMAP?

16th August 2019 / Kirsten Jackson

FODMAP, LOW FODMAP, Natural Flavourings
If you are doing the low FODMAP diet then you will be scrutinising every food label. You will have noticed that many foods contain ‘natural flavourings.’ This can be rather confusing when all the other ingredients are clearly labelled. This can lead to you avoiding even more foods just to be safe. But, what are

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Is Soy Low or High FODMAP?

9th August 2019 / Kirsten Jackson

FODMAP, LOW FODMAP, soya
If you are on the low FODMAP diet, you will find soy confusing. You will be thinking that soya milk is lactose free but then confused because some people say to avoid it. You may also be thinking that you need to find gluten free Soya sauce, but this is not the case. Having this

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Lemon – Low FODMAP

7th March 2019 / Julie Thompson

Digestive Health, FODMAP, Food Intolerance, Fruit, IBS, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, LOW FODMAP, Lemon, Lemon juice, Recipes, Uncategorized, food, free from recipes, gluten free, gord, reflux, vitamin c
http://www.compoundchem.com The words of the song the Lemon Tree, the words are undeniable “Lemon tree very pretty, and the lemon flower is sweet, but the fruit of the poor lemon is impossible to eat.” Many people with gastro-oesophageal reflux (GORD) and IBS avoid all citrus fruit due to reporting of them making symptoms of reflux

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Five reasons not to use a low FODMAP diet sheet

29th May 2018 / Stephanie Fade

FODMAP, IBS
Diet and Irritable Bowel Syndrome. The FODMAP approach is a fantastic and life changing intervention for many people with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS.) However trying to follow a diet sheet that you have found via Dr Google or one given to you by a well-meaning friend, family member or even healthcare professional could do more

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Is ginger useful for treating IBS?

25th February 2018 / Julie Thompson

FODMAP, Food Intolerance, IBS, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, LOW FODMAP, WordPress, biscuits, food, ginger, gluten free, low fodmap diet, soup, spices
http://www.compoundchem.com/2014/11/27/ginger/ The next ingredient to be reviewed is ginger. Ginger has many studies into it’s use to treat vomiting in pregnancy and to treat nausea during treatments such as chemotherapy or reducing sickness after surgery. Ginger has a long history of being used as a natural treatment for nausea, so one might expect that it

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Chicken goujons – low fodmap

18th February 2018 / Julie Thompson

Chicken, Coeliac Disease, Digestive Health, FODMAP, Food Intolerance, IBS, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, LOW FODMAP, Recipes, WordPress, food, fried chicken
What are goujons? They are small chicken fillets that are coated in breadcrumbs. They are fairly easy to make using gluten free breadcrumbs but it is important to use the correct ones for the low fodmap diet. Clearspring rice crumbs are probably the best option. Some gluten free breadcrumbs use a blend including gram flour

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Celebration trifle – low fodmap

31st December 2017 / Julie Thompson

Dessert, FODMAP, Food Intolerance, IBS, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, LOW FODMAP, New Year, Recipes, Uncategorized, WordPress, christmas recipes, food, low lactose, photography, trifle
It’s New Years eve and if you want a celebration dessert that can help people following a low fodmap diet but is also tasty for all your New Years Day party guests, this is ideal – it is made with lactose free mascarpone and lactose free creme fraiche (you can buy these at Tesco) plus

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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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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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