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My FODMAP Journey

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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Gluten free and low FODMAP vegan sushi

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 […]

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Roasted red pepper and tomato soup

I can’t believe I am making tomato soup in June!!! The weather in Scotland is rotten just now and all I fancy eating is porridge and soup! Unfortunately I didn’t have many of the fresh veg needed for this soup but I found the bits in the larder and it tasted amazing! Serves 2 (or […]

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Prawn noodle ramen

Sometimes all you want for dinner is a quick but hearty bowl of soup and this ticks all my boxes! It's delicious, so quick and easy to prepare and super healthy! This serves 4 small bowls or 2 massive ones! Time 15 minutes Ingredients 100g prawns 150g rice noodles 450ml gluten free chicken stock 3 […]

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Cheesy pepper bruschetta

The Newburn Bakehouse gluten free tiger loaf is my absolute favourite gluten free loaf and it works so well for bruschetta. This makes a really tasty lunch or starter on a chilly day or when you just fancy something warm, quick and yummy! This serves 2 as a filling lunch or 4 as a starter. […]

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Chorizo Carbonara

This is a Jamie Oliver! I love creamy pastas (you may well have realised this by now!) and this is one which I can eat without feeling too guilty at all! The recipe has been adapted slightly to make it more FODMAP-friendly and I used Evexia fresh penne pasta which is absolutely delicious! I normally […]

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Döner kebab

Having lived in Germany for almost 4 years, döner kebabs became a standard part of my diet! In the U.K. they have connotations of drunk nights out and the munchies but in Germany, they are so tasty and full of veggies! Unfortunately it’s no longer really an option for me so we made our own!! […]

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Crunchy cornflake chicken

One thing I miss about being gluten free now is all things batter! It’s not easy getting a tasty, crunchy coating especially if you go out for dinner but this cornflake chicken is super easy, so tasty and amazingly crunchy! This recipe serves 2. Time 30 minutes Ingredients 2 chicken breasts 4 tbsp gluten free […]

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Parmesan risotto

Time 30 minutes Ingredients 200g risotto/Paella rice 1 tbsp garlic-infused oil 4 spring onions (green parts only) 100ml Prosecco 450ml gluten free chicken stock (or vegetable) 20ml milk 1 tbsp butter Parmesan rind (if you have one) 40g finely grated Parmesan 1 lemon 1/2 tsp dried parsley Salt & pepper Method Gently fry the chopped […]

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Spaghetti & meatballs

I know this isn’t really “authentic” Italian food but that’s okay cause it’s delicious! As the summer has decided to ditch us, I’ve been craving something like this for a while! It’s so easy to make and so satisfying! This serves 2. Time 30 minutes Ingredients 200g meatballs (or buy mince to roll up with […]

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