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Pumpkin and Chickpea Stew

This delicious pumpkin dish is a massive hit with all the family… it serves 6 so you have plenty of leftovers for lunch. Admittedly the children pick the herby bits out but as I keep telling them that’s what creates the AMAZING flavours! They were surp …

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Banana Pancakes

These banana pancakes are a firm favourite of ours on a Sunday morning. Apparently Daddy makes them better – kids know how to hit you where it hurts sometimes don’t they! Ingredients 2-3 ripe bananas (depending on size) 140g wholemeal self-raising flou …

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Low FODMAP Fajitas

Ingredients (Serves 2) 1 yellow pepper 1 red pepper 2 chicken/turkey breasts (cut into 3cm chunks) 1 tablespoon of garlic infused oil 2 carrots- cut length ways with a grater Fajita Mix (Serves 2) 1 tablespoon of cornstarch 2 teaspoons of chilli powder …

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Lemon – Low FODMAP

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) …

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Valentines Menu Ideas – Main Course

MAIN COURSE Sirloin Steak and spring onion mash with broccoli 2 pieces of steak 0.5kg of potatoes peeled and cut into chunks 1 tsp of vegetable oil 3 spring onions finely chopped 2 tbsp 1% fat milk 1 tbsp fresh parsley chopped 125g broccoli florets 1 p …

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Valentines Menu Ideas – Desserts

DESSERTS Lemon and Raspberry trifles 175g lower fat soft cheese 70g low-fat vanilla yogurt ½ lemon zest finely grated and 1 tbsp juice 125g frozen / fresh raspberries 4 sponge fingers broken into pieces   Beat the cheese with a wooden spoon until smoot …

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Valentines Menu Ideas – Starters

STARTERS Baked Tortilla Chips with Salsa 2 Soft Whole-wheat flour tortillas 1 Large tomato finely chopped ½ Medium Red onions finely chopped ¼ Cucumber finely chopped 1 tbsp fresh coriander chopped ½ lime squeezed 1 pinch of ground black pepper   Pre-h …

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Spinach, a superfood – fable, fact or just wartime propaganda?

If I had a pound every time a patient says spinach is high in iron in the clinic, I reckon I would be relatively wealthy. Also, if I knew what I was about to find out about this story whilst researching it, I would have looked into this much earlier. T …

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The Aubergine

Aubergines have to be my favourite vegetable. I love that they marry well with other vegetables such as tomato and potato. They have a velvety texture and a creamy taste and more than earn their title as the vegetarian steak. Although in some quarters …

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Meat free Sausages – Low fodmap

This recipe was devised as a result of trying to find low fodmap meat-free sausages and failing to find a suitable option easily. They are very tasty – although they do not taste the same as standard sausages – perhaps they are better as a result, give …

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