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Tagged: lactose intolerance

Gluten free, cow’s milk free rose pancakes for the breakfast diva!



Make these for a special occasion – gluten and cow’s milk free pancakes with an extra special flair for a birthday or wedding breakfast, of in fact you can make them plain for a tasty cooked alternative to kick start … Continue reading


Vegetable Pasta – gluten free, Low FODMAP



This recipe is a light roasted vegetable pasta sauce for use with gluten-free pasta. It is a great recipe for a warm summers day to eat alfresco. Ingredients 2 tablespoons of light tahini 1 tablespoon of garlic flavoured olive oil … Continue reading


Who said you can’t have a fun free from Easter?



These are dairy free, wheat free, gluten-free easter nests just the job if you have to avoid dairy and want to have at least a small amount of chocolate. Ingredients 100g milk free chocolate 60g of gluten-free corn flakes 30g … Continue reading


Saffron Simnel Cake



Saffron Simnel Cake This recipe can also be downloaded from the IBS Network website It is a different take on the traditional simnel cake – without marzipan as this might provoke symptoms if you have IBS. A small slice … Continue reading


Another AGM and buckwheat slaw salad


I am preparing for another IBS Network AGM tomorrow, I can’t believe its three years since I attended the first one – we have achieved lots of things since then, the Self Care Plan and now free access to all, … Continue reading


Adventures with Quinoa Flour



Due to a fortuitous reduction in the price of Quinoa flour at a local health shop I have purchased some to try baking with it, for you. I decided to bake some blondies – ginger ones, or may be I … Continue reading


Vegetable roast – Low FODMAP grains



Ingredients 25 g sunflower and pumpkin seeds 25 g red skinned peanuts 4 sprigs of fresh thyme 120 g of buckwheat 80 g oat fibre (gluten free) 1 large red pepper 3 carrots 125 mls water from cooked carrots 1 … Continue reading


Toasted quinoa and buckwheat salad – Low FODMAP, gluten free, dairy free, vegan



It is a little more of a challenge to follow the Low FODMAP diet if you are vegan and rely on pulses in your diet – I am going to attempt to produce more recipes to facilitate a good variety … Continue reading


To wish you a Merry Christmas – Gluten Free, low Lactose, chestnut and chocolate Yule log!



Buche de Noel – or chocolate log, this is the last treat recipe of the holidays – yule log, chocolate & chestnut flavour. It uses chestnut spread a really tasty alternative to cream. The sponge is a fat-free one – … Continue reading


My annual toilet rant



I have to say I find the price of toilets rather expensive and unlike last year when I travelled to London, this year I am going to blog about the problem. My bladder is partly at fault here, because it … Continue reading


Buckwheat blueberry pancakes with maple syrup



Don’t be mistaken – buckwheat is not wheat, it is related to rhubarb and is therefore suitable for a gluten-free low FODMAP, low lactose, wheat free diet. Buckwheat is used widely in Europe and makes the most wonderful pancakes, hence … Continue reading


Pork loin, Low FODMAP, dairy free, lactose free, gluten free



The following recipe is for lovers of Thai flavours, I am not really a huge fan, I always feel that coriander tastes a bit soapy.  I was tempted to call this Soapy Pork Loin, but thought better of it – … Continue reading


Saharan Harissa spice mix for Moroccan Chicken, Low FODMAP.



Harissa is a spice blend used in North Africa and the following recipe is Low FODMAP version, another example that it is possible to have rich flavours without the addition of onion and garlic. It is a special recipe, so … Continue reading


Potato and salmon rosti



This recipe uses the tandoori spice masala mix made in the last blog (see the bottom for a link.) This dish is low-fat, suitable for those who are looking to manage their weight whilst having tasty filling Low FODMAP food. … Continue reading


New help for Lactose Intolerance


IF YOU’RE lactose intolerant, eating dairy products leaves you with uncomfortable gastro–intestinal symptoms, including abdominal pain, flatulence, indigestion, bloating and diarrhoea. Lactose, also known as milk sugar, is naturally present in all animal milk and dairy products, whether from cows, … Continue reading


10 Myths About Food Intolerance


I thought that I would share with you some of the common myths surrounding food intolerance! Here goes:- Myth 1 – Food intolerances are very rare Genuine food allergy is rare. Less than 2% of the population (and 8% of children … Continue reading


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