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  • Low FODMAP Tabbouleh with Peppers
    Mains,  FODMAP,  Gluten Free

    Low FODMAP Tabbouleh with Peppers

    This is my Low FODMAP Tabbouleh with Peppers recipe best eaten as a side or as a main meal for lunch. This recipe using low FODMAP red and green peppers, mint, parsley, the green part of a spring onion, quinoa and feta. The simple dressing that accompanies the tabbouleh is made with lemon and olive oil.  Tabbouleh also spelt tabouleh or tabouli, is a Lebanese salad that is made with bulghur wheat, onions, tomatoes and parsley. Sadly, whenever I eat traditional Tabbouleh I get cramps because bulghur wheat and onions are a big no-no if you have IBS. Low FODMAP Tabbouleh with Peppers So today I am sharing my tweaked…

  • FODMAP friendly creamy oats
    Breakfast,  FODMAP

    FODMAP Friendly Creamy Oats

    Today’s recipe is for my go-to bowl of FODMAP Friendly Creamy Oats. The original jungle oats work perfectly in this recipe, however, if you are celiac please use gluten-free oats instead. I myself can eat Jungle Oats without experiencing any bloating or pain. What are FODMAPs? Put simply, FODMAP’s are a collection of short-chain carbohydrates (sugars) that aren’t absorbed properly in the gut, which can trigger symptoms in people with IBS. But you don’t just have to have IBS to be effected, you may just experience general discomfort when eating these foods on a day to day basis. Click here for a very detailed list of foods you should avoid…

  • Collagen and Carob Oats
    Breakfast,  Dairy Free,  FODMAP,  Gluten Free

    Collagen and Carob Oats

    Here’s a recipe for my Collagen and Carob Oats. Oats have a bad rep. Maybe its because they are a carb, that they are seen as the enemy? Or maybe its because you think of being forced fed lumpy porridge as a kid? Whatever the reason may be, I plan to make Oats sexy again. Oats are a whole-grain food and are rich in fibre, manganese, the B vitamins thiamin and riboflavin, vitamin E and protein. They’re also low in sodium and fat and free of sugar, cholesterol and saturated fats. So stick around for a few Oat inspired recipes from me! What is Carob? Organic Carob powder is low…

  • Best Ever Pad Thai Bowls
    Gluten Free,  FODMAP,  Mains

    Best Ever Pad Thai Bowls

    A recipe for Best Ever Pad Thai Bowls that will satisfy your take-out cravings once and for all. Made with rice noodles, tamari, lime, coconut sugar, peanuts, chives and a few bean sprouts.  Pad Thai is rated as one of the most delicious foods in the world and I pretty much lived on it when we visited Thailand a few years back. There are many variations of pad Thai, but I like to keep things simple when I make this dish, and use very little ingredients, which also makes it a great dish for self-isolation cooking. What is Phad Thai? Pad thai, or Phad Thai, is a stir-fried rice noodle…

  • Healthy Gut-Friendly Vegetable Soup in the Instant Pot
    Dairy Free,  FODMAP,  Gluten Free,  Mains,  Vegan

    Healthy Gut-Friendly Vegetable Soup in the Instant Pot

    Make Healthy Gut-Friendly Vegetable Soup in the Instant Pot, that is delicious and hearty and perfect for restoring your gut health. In addition to soups being easy to digest, like in the case of this Vegetable Soup, they are made from nutrient-dense ingredients like herbs, spices and vegetables. To make this Vegetable Soup I used quite a few veggies, including carrots, butternut, leek, baby marrow, spinach and canned tomatoes. The recipe is very forgiving so you could definitely substitute any of the ingredients with other veggies you have in the pantry. What’s an Instant Pot? Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you must have heard of the Instant Pot.…

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