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Remember, remember the fifth of November – Low fodmap parkin.

3rd November 2017 / Julie Thompson

Coeliac Disease, Digestive Disorders, Digestive Health, FODMAP, Food Intolerance, Gluten-free diet, IBS, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Recipes, WordPress, bonfire night, cake, lactose free, parkin, spiced cake
Parkin is a rich spiced cake from Yorkshire or Lancashire that is consumed during bonfire night. Are you unsure of what Bonfire night is? It is a festival in the UK marking the failure of a plot to blow up parliament by Guy Fawkes. This is celebrated by lighting bonfires and fireworks and making a

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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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Mac and cheese – low fodmap

16th September 2017 / Julie Thompson

Autumn recipes, Coeliac Disease, Digestive Disorders, FODMAP, Food Intolerance, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, LOW FODMAP, Lactose intolerance, Recipes, Special Diets, Uncategorized, WordPress, food
OK, so it really has an Autumnal feel today perhaps a comforting meal is required and macaroni and cheese is definitely one to make. This is a low fodmap recipe made with lactose free milk and cheese suitable for a low fodmap diet – please note that the fat content is high due to the

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Puff pastry topped with creamy courgette and walnut salad – Low Fodmap

10th September 2017 / Julie Thompson

Coeliac Disease, FODMAP, Food Intolerance, IBS, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, LOW FODMAP, Recipes, WordPress, autumn, courgette, fennel, food, health, walnut
Autumn days are really setting in now and we are entering my favourite time of year with lots of squashes and root vegetables to roast – great for sensitive digestive tracts. As we are entering the cooler days of the year I have decided to try a different approach to a salad – this might

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Chive salad – for low fodmapers missing onion.

13th June 2017 / Julie Thompson

Digestive Health, Food Intolerance, IBS, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Recipes, Salad, Uncategorized, WordPress, chives, food, health, low lactose, lowfodmap, summer
This salad has onion flavour as it’s base and uses chives to achieve this. It can be made without the chive flowers but if you can get them they do make a really pretty addition to this dish. I am really lucky where I live as we have the Incredible Edible scheme. This is a

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Elderflower Cordial

7th June 2017 / Julie Thompson

Elderflower, Food Intolerance, IBS, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, LOW FODMAP, Recipes, WordPress, food, foraging, free from, health
On a walk this afternoon I gathered a handful of elderflowers. This recipe is based on a recipe from the book Hedgerow Cookbook. The elder is a wonderful bush although it generally doesn’t look that way when you find one. It is generally a wizened looking gnarled tree with moss growing on it but it

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