Creative alternatives for celery

Posted on June 10th, 2015 | filed under Low FODMAP alternatives, Low FODMAP swaps,

Celery is one of those basic vegetables that you often see on a nibbles platter or in soups, hot pots, stir fries and other hot meals.  Monash University report celery as being a high FODMAP food and it is therefore something that is best limited by some of us.  But just because you need to

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Creative ways with homemade soup

Posted on June 5th, 2015 | filed under Anti inflammatory, Being organised, Lunch, Slow cooking, Soup,

It is now definitely soup weather here in New Zealand.  Soup is simple, quick and nutritious lunch option for our cold wintery days.  Our weekly Sunday winter ritual is to make a massive batch of vege soup using heaps of different types of greens, herbs and spices.   But did you know that you can use

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Research on FODMAPs and gluten free continues

Posted on March 23rd, 2015 | filed under Uncategorized,

A few weeks back Professor Peter Gibson was interviewed by National Radio here in New Zealand.  Peter is Mr FODMAP, involved in the revolutionary FODMAP study completed at Monash University with dietician Sue Sheppard. We found Peter’s interview extremely interesting, particularly his advice for IBS suffers.  In summary he recommends testing for coeliac disease, if that is

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