Colcannon (low fodmap)

20th March 2021 / Julie Thompson

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I haven’t written anything for some time – do forgive me for that, I think I perhaps needed a break but now I am happy to continue with this blog with new vigor. This heartening meal is a traditional Irish dish that is made from simple ingredients and is cheap and filling. Potatoes are an

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Pumpkin gnocchi and sage butter

13th October 2019 / Julie Thompson

Autumn recipes, Digestive Health, FODMAP diet, Food Intolerance, Halloween, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Pumpkin, Recipes, autumn, gnocchi, italian food, lowfodmap, tasty food
I have been thinking about Halloween recipes this weekend – this is likely to be the last one I post this year. I adore gnocchi but I do find it very filling. It is a dish for a day where you need something satisfying and tasty. The day has been nothing but grey sky and

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Chestnut, carrot & celeriac soup – low fodmap Christmas recipes

2nd December 2017 / Julie Thompson

Christmas, IBS, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Recipe, Recipes, Vegetarian, WordPress, christmas recipes, food, gut health, health, lowfodmap, roots, soup, vegan, vegetables
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

Christmas, Food Intolerance, IBS, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Recipes, WordPress, christmas recipes, food, health, lowfodmap
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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Chive salad – for low fodmapers missing onion.

13th June 2017 / Julie Thompson

Digestive Health, Food Intolerance, IBS, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Recipes, Salad, Uncategorized, WordPress, chives, food, health, low lactose, lowfodmap, summer
This salad has onion flavour as it’s base and uses chives to achieve this. It can be made without the chive flowers but if you can get them they do make a really pretty addition to this dish. I am really lucky where I live as we have the Incredible Edible scheme. This is a

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Peppered leaf salad with prosciutto and berries – low fodmap

27th May 2017 / Julie Thompson

Digestive Health, Food Intolerance, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Recipes, Salad, Ulcerative Colitis, Uncategorized, blueberies, food, health, lowfodmap, raspberries, watercress
On the theme of salads again here is a lovely refreshing peppery salad. Watercress is suitable for the low fodmap diet according to the Monash App and I love it’s hot taste. I also added a few mint tips and radish shoots. The fruit is a portion so don”t have a piece of fruit after

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Chicken, chard and pine nut conchiglie pasta – low fodmap

15th April 2017 / Julie Thompson

Coeliac Disease, Digestive Health, Food Intolerance, IBS, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Recipes, Uncategorized, chard, food, lowfodmap, spring vegetables
I adore chard – it is so pretty and very tasty. I have not been able to source a regular supply of it, perhaps because it may be a seasonal leaf. I was surprised and very pleased to find it in a local store, so I bought some to use over the weekend. I always

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Easter chocolate orange cake treat – low fodmap

12th April 2017 / Julie Thompson

Easter recipes, FODMAP, Food Intolerance, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Recipes, Uncategorized, food, lowfodmap
Ingredients Cake 150g self raising gluten free flour 150g margarine 150g golden castor sugar Grated rind of 1 orange Juice of half an orange 2 eggs 15g cocoa powder (check gluten free if needed) 1 teaspoon of gluten free baking powder Orange marmalade Chocolate frosting 50g Dark chocolate 15g Margarine 2 Tablespoons of warm water

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Christmas bread & butter pudding low fodmap

20th November 2016 / Julie Thompson

Christmas low fodmap, Digestive Health, Food Intolerance, IBS, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Recipes, Ulcerative Colitis, bread and butter pudding, christmas recipes, gluten free, lowfodmap, wheat free
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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Hot roasted vegetables

30th October 2016 / Julie Thompson

Coeliac Disease, FODMAP, Food Intolerance, Halloween, IBS, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Recipes, autumn, food, health, lowfodmap
I adore roasted vegetables – I have said this before but I can’t get enough of them at the moment. These choices are low fodmap and packed with fibre, really filling and comforting. The spice mix I chose to use was a Japanese mix called Togarashi- a seven spice mix. It is really fiery so

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