TOP TIPS FOR A HEALTHY (ISH) FESTIVE SEASON!

We all want to let our hair down over the festive season, and that is as it should be, but you can still keep a watchful eye on your health without being a party pooper- your waistline and your liver will thank you in the long run. Take a look at our festive tips on [...]

By | December 6th, 2017|Christmas, Health Hints and Tips|0 Comments

Duck Breast with Mixed Vegetables (Low-FODMAP)

Serves 2 2 duck breasts 1 cup of red wine 1 ½ cups of orange juice 1 star anise 1 cinnamon stick 2 tbsp soy sauce 3 tsp brown sugar 1 tsp of cornflour 450g potatoes (King Edwards) 300g carrots 200g spinach leaves 3 tbsp olive oil 2 tsp cumin seeds 50ml lactose free milk [...]

By | December 16th, 2016|Christmas, Low-FODMAP / Gluten Free, Main, Recipes|0 Comments

Festive Nut Roast (low-FODMAP)

This tasty nut roast makes a hearty vegetarian low-FODMAP Christmas dinner. Serves 8 200g finely chopped mixed nuts (brazil, walnut and pine nuts in equal measures) 1 celery stick (allowance is 19g per person) 2 carrots peeled and grated 2 parsnips peeled and grated 1 red or yellow pepper finely chopped 70g gluten free breadcrumbs [...]

By | December 12th, 2016|Christmas, Low-FODMAP / Gluten Free, Main, Recipes, Vegetarian|0 Comments

Courgette and Mint Soup with Croutons (low-FODMAP)

A hearty and warming soup that everyone can enjoy. Serves 4 400g courgettes roughly chopped 1 carrot peeled and chopped in to small cubes 1 medium potato peeled and chopped in to small cubes 700ml of water 2 tbsp chopped mint 2 tbsp crème fraîche (optional) e.g. Arla lactose-free 2 tbsp parmesan cheese grated 2 [...]

Dill Blinis with Smoked Salmon (low-FODMAP)

Stuck for gluten free or low-FODMAP starters. This blini recipe will help you out. Makes about 10 3 tbsp finely chopped dill 2 eggs ¾ tsp baking powder 1 tbsp olive oil or coconut oil 1 lemon 120g coconut or buckwheat flour you can also use gluten-free flour 50ml of rice or lactose-free milk 100g [...]

By | December 12th, 2016|Baking, Christmas, Low-FODMAP / Gluten Free, Recipes, Snacks|0 Comments

Clementine & Walnut Cake (low-FODMAP)

OK, this one is a little bit indulgent, but the eggs and walnuts help blunt the blood sugar rise from the flour and sugar and we all have to have a treat once in a while! Serves 10-12 5 clementine’s with skin on 4 eggs 200g walnuts 100g rice, coconut or  gluten free wheat flour [...]

Low-FODMAP Christmas Dinner

Following a low-FODMAP diet during the Christmas season can be challenging. Here are some recipes, tips and ideas to help you have a stress free low-FODMAP Christmas. Roast Turkey Dinner Gravy – to make a gravy start by making the stock.  Many stock cubes are not FODMAP friendly however it is easy to make your [...]

By | December 10th, 2016|Christmas, Low-FODMAP / Gluten Free, Main, Recipes|0 Comments