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

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

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|1 Comment

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

Chicken Curry (low-FODMAP)

Low-FODMAP diets can be a bit bland so this is a great dish for a blast of flavour. The turmeric and ginger both have natural anti-inflammatory effects and are both good for the digestion. If you are able to tolerate it you can add a little chilli powder to give it a bit more of [...]

By | November 7th, 2016|Low-FODMAP / Gluten Free, Main, Recipes|4 Comments

Beef with Polenta and Tomato Sauce (low-FODMAP)

This is the perfect main course if you are entertaining if either you (or a guest) are following a low-FODMAP or gluten free diet, - just multiply the ingredients to suit your number of guests. Preparation time 10 minutes Cooking time 20 minutes Serves 2 200g beef sirloin steak 50g polenta 2 tbsp chopped parsley [...]

By | October 20th, 2016|Low-FODMAP / Gluten Free, Main, Recipes|0 Comments

Green Omelette (low-FODMAP)

Omelettes are a great way to use up left over vegetables from a previous meal and make a fantastic, fast and filling weekend brunch. If you are cooking for less than four then this omelette will keep well in a sealed box in the fridge for 2-3 days and makes a filling and portable breakfast. [...]

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

Tuna Salad (low-FODMAP)

This high-protein nutritious salad is perfect for a light lunch or served as a main meal with a baked potato or hard boiled egg. You can substitute lettuce for rocket or spinach and can use crème fraîche instead of lactose free yogurt (or just leave it out altogether). Preparation time 10 mins Serves 2 1 [...]

By | July 14th, 2016|Low-FODMAP / Gluten Free, Main, Recipes|0 Comments