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  • Low FODMAP Hummus
    Gluten Free,  Sweets & Snacks

    Low FODMAP Hummus

    Here’s my recipe for creamy Low FODMAP Hummus, the best dip for veggies, chips, and crackers that won’t bother your IBS. Chickpeas are high in oligosaccharides, however the process of canning them reduces this level enabling those with IBS to have them in small amounts. Monash currently advise a maximum of 1/2 as a portion. So, like everything that tastes good – eat in moderation! Things to keep in mind: My hummus limit is max 1/4 cup per sitting Make sure to use canned chickpeas – I used Saikav chickpeas here. Leave out the garlic to avoid the bloat Top with Paprika and fresh herbs Enjoy making this delicious hummus!…

  • Maple and Cinnamon Roasted Chickpeas 5
    Sweets & Snacks

    Maple and Cinnamon Roasted Chickpeas

    Maple and Cinnamon Roasted Chickpeas are yummy little morsels that are perfect for the snack table, as a salad garnish or even as a crunchy topping for ice cream this Christmas.¬† Day 5 of my 24 Days of Christmas and today’s recipe is s healthy snack using the humble roasted Chickpea, but with a festive twist. If you haven’t tried them yet, you are definitely missing out, as I have said before, Roasted Chickpeas are a revelation. These perfectly seasoned chickpeas are great to have on hand when hunger strikes this festive season. Plus the aroma from them roasting in spices and sugar is just delish and makes the house…

  • Hpw to make crispy roasted chickpeas
    Sweets & Snacks,  Gluten Free,  Vegan

    Crispy Roasted Chickpeas

    Over the weekend, I discovered an irresistible protein-packed snack – Crispy Roasted Chickpeasūüėć These little morsels are super easy to make and have endless flavour variations! They are so moreish that I hardy had any left to snap pictures of, as I kept eating handfuls straight out of the pan! Aren’t beans bad for IBS? The answer is YES sometimes, but also NO not always. Serving size comes into play, which you should always pay attention to if you have IBS, but also the kind of chickpeas is where the difference comes in. Canned chickpeas are easier to digest and a fair amount of the FODMAPs¬†‘leach’ out into the water,…

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