Recipes

Top tips for the right energy bar for you

2nd April 2020 / Laura Clark

Food and nutrients, Recipes
With all this home living, we may be spending more time in the kitchen and perhaps feeling inspired to bake whether that be for child entertainment or taste bud titillation. For some of us we may break up the snacking frenzy with a bit of work, or to craft an elephant out of a milk

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Fibre filled Banana and choc chip muffins

27th March 2020 / Laura Clark

Feeding the family, Recipes
We enjoyed making these today – I like this recipe because it’s super simple and uses cup measures which avoids having to weigh things, which involves me being more hands on and I couldn’t be today because I’m not an octopus. They’re also packed full of fibre – don’t make me work out how much,

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Baby Porridge & Overnight Oats – 20 different ideas

2nd March 2020 / Sarah Almond Bushell

Recipes, School-aged children, baby, toddler
Oat based breakfasts make an amazing start to the day. My first baby was ravenous the minute he woke up so I used to make him overnight oats that were ready and waiting in the fridge the moment we got downstairs. My second child, however, loved a warming bowl of porridge to start her day. Whichever

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Raising your family on a plant based diet By leading children’s cookery author Annabel Karmel

17th February 2020 / Sarah Almond Bushell

Recipes, baby, toddler
Whether you’ve chosen to remove certain foods from your baby’s diet on health, religious, environmental, or ethical grounds or their diet has to be restricted for other reasons such as allergies, it’s important to ensure that your baby gets all the essential vitamins and minerals they need. It is possible to raise your baby on

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Staffordshire Oatcakes with a vegan filling

26th January 2020 / Julie Thompson

Breakfast, Coeliac Disease, Digestive Health, Food Intolerance, Gluten-free diet, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, LOW FODMAP, Recipes, food, gluten free, lactose free, low fodmap diet, pancakes, savoury, vegan, veganuary
So, for those people following the low FODMAP UK method kidney beans are now allowed and I would advise you to use tinned and rinse them well prior to using them. Beans are an excellent source of iron and fibre for vegans. Plus I was very surprised at how well these pancakes turned out with

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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 Christmas Stuffing Recipe

16th December 2019 / Kirsten Jackson

Recipes, low FODMAP stuffing recipe
If you are on the low FODMAP diet then there is no need to miss out on your favourite festive food this year. I have been playing around in the kitchen to bring you this low FODMAP stuffing. Is Stuffing Low FODMAP? Stuffing is not normally low FODMAP. When made traditionally, stuffing contains a base

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Pecan and maple syrup marzipan – low fodmap

9th December 2019 / Julie Thompson

Christmas, Food Intolerance, IBS, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, LOW FODMAP, Maple syrup, Marzipan, Pecan, Recipes, Uncategorized, christmas recipes, food, home made Christmas gifts, low fodmap diet
Ok, so why do we need a marzipan based on pecans? Well, marzipan is based on almonds and these are limited on the low fodmap diet, it also contains honey – it would be very difficult to know how much FODMAP sugars are ingested with most Christmas marzipan containing dishes – so I thought I

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Christmas Eve tear and share Low FODMAP

1st December 2019 / Julie Thompson

Carrot, Christmas, Christmas eve, Food Intolerance, IBS, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, LOW FODMAP, Pastry, Recipes, Uncategorized, christmas holiday period, christmas recipes, food, low fodmap diet
Christmas eve is a time to start the celebrations but it is often very busy wrapping presents, last minute gift purchasing and perishable food shopping. I would usually do my food shopping perhaps a day before Christmas Eve as the supermarkets can be just too busy for me. However, every year I plan to have

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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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