What Makes a Healthy Salad?

There are endless combinations of ingredients you can use to make up a delicious salad however to make your salad really healthy here are some useful tips:  Ideally you want your plate of salad to be made up of 1/4 protein (100g portion), 1/4 carbohydrate and 1/2 vegetables. Try and stick to the complex carbohydrates [...]

Dips and Marinades Will Add Flavours To Any Dish (low FODMAP)

Here are some tips and ideas on how you can create delicious dips, coatings and marinades which will add plenty of flavour to any dish. For a smoky flavour coat your meat, fish or tofu with 1 tbsp of smoked paprika, 1 tbsp corn flour and a pinch of salt before frying. Other options you [...]

By | June 6th, 2018|Low-FODMAP / Gluten Free, Main|0 Comments

How to Follow a Low FODMAP Diet

The low Fructose, Oligo-saccharide, Di-saccharide, Mono-saccharide and Polyols (FODMAP) diet is a therapeutic diet which is often recommended to people who are diagnosed with functional bowel disorders such as IBS. FODMAPs do not cause IBS however there is substantial scientific evidence to show that limiting FODMAP foods can help symptom management for many IBS sufferers. [...]

The Low FODMAP Diet and Lactose

There is some confusion around lactose and the low FODMAP diet. People often assume that when following the diet that they cannot have any products with lactose. This is not the case. Lactose is a disaccharide sugar which is present in milk and dairy products in varying amounts. When following a low FODMAP diet unless [...]

Low FODMAP Gluten Free Pancake Day!!

Try our delicious and healthy ways to eat your gluten free and FODMAP friendly pancakes! By adding some protein to your pancake toppings this will help to keep you fuller for longer and maintain your blood sugar balance. Basic Pancake Mix Serves 4 100g buckwheat or coconut flour Pinch of salt 300ml of lactose free, almond [...]

By | February 28th, 2017|Baking, Low-FODMAP / Gluten Free, Recipes, Treats|2 Comments

Ginger Salmon with Rice Noodles

This is a fast, delicious and nutritious recipe to help you look after your heart. Preparation time: 10 mins Cooking time: 20 mins Serves 4 Top green part of 5 spring onions 100 g Chinese cabbage 25g fresh coriander 25g ginger peeled and grated 4 radishes 125g rice noodles 300g salmon fillets 1 tbsp light [...]

By | February 14th, 2017|Heart Health, Low-FODMAP / Gluten Free, Main|0 Comments

Gluten/lactose-free or low-FODMAP breakfasts

Breakfast can be tricky for those who are following a gluten/lactose free or low FODMAP diet. Fortunately there are many great alternatives to lactose and nowadays it is so much easier to follow a gluten free and low-FODMAP diet. Breakfast is an important meal both for sustaining energy levels and appetite but also for weight [...]

By | January 14th, 2017|Low-FODMAP / Gluten Free, Recipes|0 Comments

Immune Boosting Smoothies

Try one of these simple and tasty drinks to give your immune system a bit of a boost. For both recipes blend all the ingredients together in a tall container and drink immediately Super Greens Smoothie 1 handful spinach ¼ cucumber 1 tsp ground flaxseeds 1 tsp grated ginger 150ml water 1 handful blueberries 2 [...]

By | January 6th, 2017|Low-FODMAP / Gluten Free, Recipes, Snacks, Vegetarian|0 Comments

Hearty Vegetable Soup (low-FODMAP)

This hearty nutritious soup is a great way to warm up on a cold Winter's day. Preparation time 10 minutues Cooking time 20 minutes Serves 4 3 medium carrots 2 parsnips 2 celery stick 100g kale 1 potato 50g grated parmesan 400ml tin of tomatoes 80g gluten free rice pasta 2 tbsp tomato puree 900ml [...]

By | January 6th, 2017|Low-FODMAP / Gluten Free, Recipes, Snacks|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