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Vegan nut roast Low FODMAP

26th December 2019 / Julie Thompson

Chestnut, Coeliac Disease, Digestive Health, Food Intolerance, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, LOW FODMAP, New Year, Recipe, Recipes, Uncategorized, Vegetarian, celebration, christmas recipes, food, low fodmap diet, nut, nut roast, vegan, veganuary
We are nearly in Veganuary and what could me more perfect than a vegan nut roast? Some people miss meaty flavours when they venture into meat free eating and this roast is stuffed full of umami flavours meaning you won’t miss meat flavour at all! The dish also contains low FODMAP fibre and this is

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Low FODMAP sausage rolls

28th November 2019 / Julie Thompson

Christmas party food, Digestive Health, Food Intolerance, IBS, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, LOW FODMAP, Recipe, Recipes, Uncategorized, christmas recipes, food, free from, free from recipes, gut health, low fodmap diet, pork, sausage, sausage roll
Christmas party food is important for people who need to follow a free from diet. Here is a popular choice for most parties and the pastry worked out really well and was fairly easy to make. Ingredients 200g Plain flour150g butter1/2 teaspoon Xanthan gum1 teaspoon of baking powder50mls waterFlour to use to roll out the

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Vegan ‘chicken’ and pumpkin couscous – low fodmap

15th September 2019 / Julie Thompson

Digestive Disorders, Digestive Health, Food Intolerance, Halloween, IBS, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, LOW FODMAP, Recipe, Recipes, Uncategorized, Vegetarian, WordPress, couscous, food, vegan
An autumn favourite is pumpkin and numerous varieties can be found. When I was young pumpkin in the UK was unheard of – in fact we used to make Halloween lanterns with a swede! That certainly was a recipe for injury – although the pumpkin isn’t always easy to carve. I have also decided to

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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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How to make an authentic low fodmap curry – vegetarian

16th October 2017 / Julie Thompson

Coeliac Disease, FODMAP, Food Intolerance, IBS, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, LOW FODMAP, Recipe, Recipes, WordPress, curry
OK – so, how on earth do you make an authentic curry without an onion base? Masala is a mix of spices that are first fried in oil to release the flavour and then finely chopped onion and garlic is added – lot’s and lot’s of onion and this is cooked before adding the other

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Chicken and pesto pasta – low fodmap

30th September 2017 / Julie Thompson

Chicken, Digestive Health, FODMAP diet, Food Intolerance, IBS, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, LOW FODMAP, Recipe, Recipes, WordPress, food, health, pasta
I am trying again with Kale, using kale is a way of getting more cruciferous brassica vegetables into the low fodmap diet. Why should that be important? These vegetables contain sulphur compounds such as glucosinolates, compounds that have been implicated in the prevention of colon cancer (1). These vegetables are also rich in nutrients such

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‘Oh So Lean’ Product Review

20th September 2017 / Kirsten Jackson

NI, Recipe, Recipes, dietitian, gluten free, glutenfree, sausages
Oh So Lean is a Northern Ireland based company who produce a range of healthier and free from (including gluten free) meat based foods. I recently met Connor Morgan, one of the founders of ‘Oh So Lean’ whilst at a gluten free food show in Belfast. He kindly gave me some of his products and

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Seafood Chowder

31st August 2017 / Kirsten Jackson

LOW FODMAP, PCOS, Recipe, Recipes, dietitian, fishchowder, healthy eating, lowGI
Seafood chowder is one of my all time favourite foods – it is cheap, low GI, full of omega 3, high in protein and perfect for a cold night. This recipe is really quite versatile also, there are no real rules as to what vegetables you can use – so long as they are chopped

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Tzatziki – low fodmap

8th August 2017 / Julie Thompson

Coeliac Disease, Food Intolerance, Greece, IBS, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, LOW FODMAP, Recipe, Recipes, cucumber, dips, food, health, low lactose
Over 2000 years ago Socrates stated “All disease begins in the gut”. Clearly not – but most symptoms of IBS start in the gut and having a dip made with lactose free Greek yoghurt will help keep it calm and symptom free if you have lactose intolerance! Tzatziki is so refreshing and great for long

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Lime chicken salad – low fodmap

8th August 2017 / Julie Thompson

Chicken, Coeliac Disease, Digestive Disorders, Digestive Health, FODMAP diet, Food Intolerance, IBS, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, LOW FODMAP, Recipe, Recipes, Salad, Special Diets, food, low fodmap diet, root vegetables, tortilla chips
I am on Holiday this week and I have not picked a good one for the weather unfortunately. I decided to being some colour into my evening meal and brighten my day. So here it is a nice crunchy salad.  The tortilla chips add a bit of different texture and I hope you enjoy it

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