FODMAP friendly summer eating with Emma Hatcher

Part of our IBS Awareness Month series.   It might not feel like it all the time (she says as she sheepishly put her winter coat back on this morning), but summer is well and truly on its way.   Stand out fruit and vegetables are starting to appear, with rhubarb finding its way into […]

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Meet the brand: The FODMAP Friendly Tea Co.

We sat down with Carolyn Lindrea, founder of The FODMAP Friendly Tea Co., to talk about her journey to a happy gut and the need for low FODMAP products.   Herbs are nature’s medicine when it comes to IBS. The leaves, berries, flowers, stems and roots of many plants have long been brewed to prevent, […]

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Meet the brand: Naturally Good

We spoke to Connie Manglaviti, Marketing & Product Development at Naturally Good, about why the low FODMAP diet is important to their brand. Tell us about your company. Naturally Good began in 1986 with a family’s love of natural food products. So the making and baking began! Today the Manglaviti and Montalto families continue the […]

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Rhubarb and polenta cake

Taken from The FODMAP Friendly Kitchen by Emma Hatcher. Part of our IBS Awareness Month series. This is a cake to win hearts. Great for a pudding, add some fresh lactose-free cream or a dollop of lactose- or dairy-free yoghurt – which lend themselves well to the slight tartness from the rhubarb. SERVES 8–10 GATHER 120g polenta 70g ground […]

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Bacon and spinach quiche

Taken from The FODMAP Friendly Kitchen by Emma Hatcher   Spinach and bacon is a classic quiche combination, but I’ve lightened this recipe up, eschewing the normal fillers of cream and cheese for extra eggs and a bit of milk, and changing the typical pastry crust to one made from crispy potatoes. This is still delicious cold for lunch for the […]

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Meet the brand: TrueSelf Foods

We spoke to low FODMAP brand TrueSelf™ Foods about the importance of a balanced diet for IBS sufferers.   Who are TrueSelf™ Foods?   TrueSelf™ Foods is a new line of low-FODMAP foods specifically designed for people who suffer from Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders (FGDs).  Founded by Dr. Miechelle O’Brien, M.D, Ph.D., a practicing gastroenterologist, TrueSelf […]

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Three tips for a FODMAP Friendly diet

We spoke with Joanna Baker, dietitian at FODMAP Friendly, about what you can do to maintain a low FODMAP diet.    If you are following a low FODMAP diet, you will know how hard it can be to confidently choose a product that won’t leave you suffering due to sneaky high FODMAP ingredients. Cooking real […]

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Products I couldn’t live without – Emma Hatcher

Life can be stressful, especially when you have a sensitive gut. Busy jobs, free time at a premium and sometimes-unpredictable days, I like to have a few routine products that I can rely on in times of need!   Although it was tough to narrow it down, I wanted to share some with you – […]

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Low FODMAP Roasted pepper soup

Roasted red pepper and Greek basil soup

Taken from The FODMAP Friendly Kitchen by Emma Hatcher   This soup tastes like pizza, in a good way. Greek basil has small green, oval, pointed leaves, which pair deliciously well with tomatoes for all the flavour without the FODMAPs. You can use regular basil too, but Greek is more robust and holds up better in the oven […]

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Glazed blood orange doughnuts

Taken from The FODMAP Friendly Kitchen by Emma Hatcher. Part of our IBS Awareness Month series.   MAKES 6 LARGE OR 12 MINI DOUGHNUTS I’ve reworked this classic so that the words ‘doughnut’ and ‘low FODMAP’ can exist in the same sentence (imagine the hands up ‘ahh’ emoji inserted here). Baking them instead of frying makes them slightly healthier, and […]

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