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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Carrot and nut cake – vegan and low fodmap

21st September 2019 / Julie Thompson

Carrot, Food Intolerance, IBS, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, LOW FODMAP, Recipes, Vegetarian, cake, carrot cake, food, vegan
This cake is a real treat, it also has a good degree of fibre which should help people with BS-C – however do be aware of the fibre and introduce slowly if your bowel is not used to it. It is sweet, vegan, egg and wheat free and low fodmap. Ingredients 50g ground flaxseed 100ml

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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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Top ten tips if you’re thinking of going veggie

13th May 2019 / Stephanie Fade

Balanced diet, Vegetarian, national vegetarian week, plant-based diet
Chunky wholemeal veggie pizza. Get the recipe here Being vegetarian is one way to help save our planet. So here are my top ten tips if you’re thinking of going veggie. One: The basics.Vegetarians avoid meat, fish, seafood, poultry, gelatine (used in sweets and jellies), animal rennet used in some cheeses including parmesan, Gorgonzola

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13th January 2019 / Julie Thompson

Coeliac Disease, Food Intolerance, IBS, LOW FODMAP, Uncategorized, Vegetarian, broccoli, healthy, healthy gut, low fodmap diet, vegan, vegetables
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 the ability to use the green parts of leeks and spring onions 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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Ironing out myths about dietary iron

8th March 2017 / Stephanie Fade

Balanced diet, Vegetarian, iron, minerals and trace elements, vegan
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 ironing out the

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Slow Cooker Yellow Split Pea Dhal

16th October 2016 / Elaine Allerton

Recipes, Vegetarian, frugalfood, slowcooker, vegan
I know that I said my recipes would take no longer than 30 minutes, and obviously a  slow cooked meal is going to take a lot longer than 30 minutes to cook, but bear with me here… the preparation time is less than 10 minutes and the cooking is done whilst I’m out at work.

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Part-time Vegetarians DID YOU KNOW that a 2016 review of 108…

11th April 2016 / Sophie Medlin

Nutrition, Vegetarian, dietitian, environment, health, parttimevegetarian, savetheplanet, vegan
Part-time Vegetarians DID YOU KNOW that a 2016 review of 108 scientific studies on vegetarian and vegan diets, found that vegetarians are around 25% less likely to develop heart disease and 8% less likely to develop cancer than meat eaters! There isn’t enough data on the elusive and rare vegans to say for sure but
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