Don’t you love finding a new food product to add to your pantry to make some delicious meals? Well, I received a special delivery the other day so I can share my new find with you!
I’m sure most of us remember how restrictive this low FODMAP diet felt when first getting started on it. Who could imagine never cooking with onion, not eating that daily apple, or spitting pips from a juicy wedge of watermelon in the summer? There’s a time of eating strictly low FODMAP to get those dreaded symptoms of IBS under control, and then comes the stage to learn what our bodies can cope with. With a bit of gentle challenge, and I recommend the advice of a FODMAP-trained dietitian, we can find foods to include in our individual low FODMAP diet. For me, that has included spelt.Read More
Saturday morning is a busy one in our household. No sleep-ins here. Two boys need to be on the tennis court by 7:45am and our little girl enjoys a piano lesson later on in the morning. Last weekend was my turn to do the tennis run and I stole an extra 10 minutes under the covers instead of eating breakfast before we left.Read More
This past week has been a bit of a challenge. I started out with a couple of sick kids at home, each with their own ailments to soothe. There was lots of rest, fluids to keep drinking, and my fair share of washing to keep on top of. But then… it got me… not just one of those ailments, but both. No details needed here, but it meant a day sleeping through it and taking it pretty slow for the rest of the week. Yesterday afternoon however, ended with a real treat…Read More
I’m always on the hunt for different low FODMAP ideas for what to include in our family’s lunchboxes. The kitchen bench is usually a bit of a production line in the morning, cutting sandwiches, preparing snacks, and chopping fruit to keep everyone going during their day ahead. And as great as sandwiches are, it is nice to have something different now and then.Read More