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
I consider hemp seeds to be one of my top low-FODMAP superfoods. They are a delicious, nutty tasting seed that provides a hefty dose of protein, all 20 essential amino acids, and an decent amount of 1,000 mg of omega-3 fats (in 1 Tablespoon) and GLA which can reduce inflammation. They are also easy to … Continue reading Low-FODMAP Hemp Milk and Feta Cheese (dairy free)
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
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
We often think that Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) causes the same symptoms in everyone but this isn't true. IBS is categorized into 4 types: IBS-D (diarrhea predominant) IBS-C (constipation predominant) IBS-M (mixed diarrhea and constipation) IBS-U (unclassified; the symptoms cannot be categorized into one of the above three subtypes) Today we are going to focus on … Continue reading Low-FODMAP Diet Not Helping Constipation? Now What?
I still can't believe that our small family of three (and one of us is a preschooler) can eat our way through bulk items I buy at Costco. I do my best to avoid food waste therefore, when I shop at Costco I plan ahead and go when my fruit and vegetable bins are nearly empty. … Continue reading The Ultimate Low-FODMAP Costco Haul
Several years ago my husband gifted me the River Cottage Veg Cookbook by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall. I immediately fell in love with the interesting recipes and was excited to be introduced to new dishes such as Vegeree. Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall is a British writer and chef most well known for his series of River Cottage Cookbooks and TV shows. He … Continue reading Easy Low-FODMAP Recipe Swaps