Berry Chia Breakfast Pudding

Low Fodmap for LifeA few weeks ago I posted about how breakfast one of the most difficult meals for me, not only just due to the fodmap restrictions but also my desire for options that are gluten free and low in carbs. I love eggs but they aren’t always convenient when I am trying to get lunches made, tidy the kitchen, feed the kids, make coffee, meet the requests/demands of small people, whilst somehow simultaneously getting myself presentable before running out the door.

I have started making a delicious chia pudding lately that is very yummy and enough for 4 breakfasts Continue reading

Strawberries & Whipped Cream – a delicious low fodmap dessert!

Low Fodmap for Life

Of all the fruit in all the world, I think strawberries are my favourite, and I am incredibly grateful that they are allowed on the low fodmap diet. I am also grateful that we can pair them with a little fresh whipped cream – up to 1/2 cup (or 60g). Note: This should not be confused with regular thickened cream as this is still moderate in lactose for those of us who are intolerant.

If you are thinking about a lovely light dessert option this weekend then perhaps this recipe for fresh whipped cream might be a good option for you.  Continue reading

Low Fodmap Christmas Recipes

Low Fodmap For LifeHappy Holidays!

The holiday season has arrived as we start our summer holidays this Friday. My son is so excited to be finishing his first year at school! With Christmas just around the corner I am sure that you are also busy planning what to have for Christmas, and perhaps fretting (as I do) about what you can and cannot eat.

To celebrate the holiday season I have decided to share some of my favourite recipes to help you prepare for Christmas and stick to the low Fodmap diet so you can really relax and enjoy yourself without the usual discomfort that Christmas brings when you have IBS. Trust me, you won’t feel like you are missing out… Continue reading