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My FODMAP Journey

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My Journey After years of struggling with IBS on my own, I finally came across a locum doctor who had some new advice to offer me, instead of the standard peppermint capsules and Buscopan. She suggested looking into the low FODMAP diet. Unfortunately this was all the information she could give but she knew that […]

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Bay’s Kitchen Low FODMAP Sauces

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The low FODMAP diet can be tricky and tiring when it comes to meal preparation and creativity as your food options are limited. When I was doing the diet myself, I found the hardest foods to avoid were onion and garlic as they seem to be in literally everything! Especially on those lazy days when […]

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Cheesy sunflower seed muffins

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Now if you know me at all, you’ll know that I’m a huge cheese fan! When I was very kindly gifted a seed gift pack from Whitworths, I knew that the sunflower seeds would make a perfect addition to my cheesy muffins! These are so easy to make and can be adapted according to what […]

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Free From Food Awards 2019

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Earlier this year, I had the pleasure of judging for the Free From Food Awards 2019. I’ve been gluten free and living on a modified low FODMAP diet for just over 3 years and even in that time, the difference in the range of free from products is absolutely incredible so it’s such an honour […]

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Creamy chicken and mushroom pie

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There is very little better than a tasty pie, especially on a cold day! I don’t think you can beat the classic combination of chicken and mushroom however of course if mushrooms don’t agree with you or you want to make this more FODMAP friendly, you could easily substitute it with peppers, courgette or carrots. Time […]

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Gluten free katsu curry sauce

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I was actually only introduced to the world of katsu curry when I tried the Tesco freefrom version and I was immediately sold! I love crispy chicken, so this along with curry sauce is pretty much a perfect dinner for me! My only issue was that I found the Tesco version a bit too spicy […]

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Gluten free and vegan banana loaf

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Banana loaf is one of my favourite gluten free things to bake- mainly because it’s so easy and also because it’s one of my favourite things to eat! 🙂 This is such a simple and fool-proof recipe, is gluten free and vegan and absolutely delicious! Time 45 minutes Ingredients 3 bananas 180g gluten free self-raising […]

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Gluten free and low FODMAP vegan sushi

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I’m not quite sure what has happened but over the past 6-12 months, I have become addicted to sushi! I could literally eat it every single day! Since my bank balance won’t allow for that, we’ve started making our own. This is the perfect solution as you can decide exactly what you put in the […]