Tag Archives: "vegan"

Broccoli

Broccoli is a newer addition to the low fodmap family – although particular attention needs to be made concerning which parts are low fodmap. Growing conditions and plant storage of FODMAPs affects the fodmap content of foods. A good example here is th …

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Seitan and Vegan IBS

Seitan is a popular meat substitute for those on a plant based or vegan diet. However, if you are suffering with IBS, you may be  wondering whether this food will flare your symptoms due to its relationship with wheat and gluten. In this article, I loo …

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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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Vegan Pate – Christmas starter Low Fodmap

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 …

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Chestnut, carrot & celeriac soup – low fodmap Christmas recipes

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 S …

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Nutrition advice for vegan athletes

A poor quality diet could predispose vegan athletes to macronutrient and micronutrient deficiencies, compromised immunity, reduced strength and limit training adaptions. This post provides nutrition advice for vegan athletes to ensure optimal balance, …

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Ironing out myths about dietary iron

A lot of my vegetarian clients worry about whether they are getting enough iron. All of us are being encouraged to eat a bit less meat and a lot more plants. So if we are cutting back on meat should we be worried about iron? In this blog post I will be …

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Slow Cooker Vegan Butternut Squash Stew

Here’s the recipe for the stew that I posted a video of recently: Ingredients 1 cup chopped onions (I used frozen) 1 cup chopped celery a pack of butternut squash (frozen) cup of lentils tin of chick peas 2 x 400g tins of chopped tomatoes 1 tin of wate …

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Roast Vegetable Pasta Bake

Here’s another one of my favourite one pot recipes, I got the inspiration from a really inspiring cook and eat session in Manchester when I was a student. It’s vegetarian and can very easily be made vegan and cow’s milk protein free if you omit the che …

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Going vegan? Read this first

Going vegan is very fashionable these days but is it good for your health? I take a look at the pros and cons. Pros? Vegans only eat food from plants. We should all be eating a more “plant-based” diet, organising our meals around whole grains, pulses, …

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