Eating vegetables should always be the base of a healthy diet, but if you suffer from IBS some vegetables can cause a flare of uncomfortable symptoms. To ensure something green and delicious consider making jars of pesto (basil or cilantro or parsley or arugula) to enhance meals. A dollop of pesto can be added to … Continue reading Low-FODMAP Pesto Adds Flavor and Phytonutrients To Meals
When meal planning I highly recommend having at least 3 delicious go to recipes, one being chili. A chili recipe is virtually fail proof and leftovers taste even better the next day. This recipe can be made either low or high higher FODMAP, depending on what onion is used. I use Pomi tomatoes because the … Continue reading Low Fodmap Chipotle Chili with Turkey and Sweet Potatoes (bean, gluten and dairy free)
Just north of Milan is a mountainous region of Lombardy known for its epic skiing, spas, bresaola (dried slices of beef similar to prosciutto) and a hearty pasta dish called Pizzoccheri. Pizzoccheri is a robust dish of short buckwheat pasta cooked up with potatoes, cabbage, butter and cheese. My first introduction to buckwheat pasta was … Continue reading Low-FODMAP Pizzoccheri (Buckwheat Pasta with Potatoes, Green Beans, Zucchini and Spinach)
I sing the praises of healthy fats because every cell membrane in your body is made up of it. Healthy fats reduces cravings, improves brain function, keeps hormones humming and helps us absorb vitamins A, D, E and K. In 2015, the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee reversed restrictions on avoiding cholesterol and instead recommends limiting added sugars. The caveat is that not … Continue reading How To Choose Healthy Fats For Healing
Should you follow a paleo diet for gut healing? Maybe or maybe not, you decide. If you search the internet for "gut healing diet" you will find many recommendations for following a paleo-type or autoimmune protocol diet. These diets eliminate grains, beans, soy, dairy and sugar. The autoimmune protocol goes further and eliminates nuts, seeds, nightshades and eggs. … Continue reading Should You Follow a Paleo Diet For Gut Healing?
May is Mediterranean Diet month and before you disregard it as another fad read on. There have been literally hundreds of studies done on the health benefits of the Mediterranean diet. Even the New York Times best-seller “The Blue Zones”, which identified places were people live the longest, found 2 of the 5 “zones” located in … Continue reading The Mediterranean Diet Low-FODMAP Style
Smoothie bowls are a popular way to consume tasty and healthy fruit, vegetables and nuts in one bowl. They are a quick and easy meal BUT..... Cold frozen smoothies and bowls can be a disaster for someone with poor digestion. When your gut is compromised you have a difficult time digesting and assimilating the food you eat. … Continue reading Warming Low-FODMAP Sweet Potato Smoothie Bowl