Low FODMAP Pilau Rice

Pilau rice seasoning in the shops generally contains onion and garlic powder but this allium free version gives a touch of warmth and colour without the FODMAPs Ingredients For the pilau rice seasoning: 1 tsp salt 1/4 tsp cinnamon 1/4 tsp mild chilli powder 1/4 tsp black pepper 1/4 tsp tumeric 1/8 tsp asafoetida powder […]

Low FODMAP Soup: Oriental Carrot and Parsnip

This warming soup can be spiced up with the addition of extra chilli if you like things hot – when blended the rice adds creaminess without extra fat and provides carbohydrates to make this a meal on its own! Ingredients 2 large parsnips 2 large carrots 1 tbsp light cooking oil 1 tbsp uncooked white […]

Low FODMAP Vegetarian Pasta with Lemon & Chive Sauce

This delicious spring inspired dish makes the most of the fresh flavours of chive and lemon without the high FODMAP onion and garlic usually associated with Italian dishes. Serves 4 Ingredients 300g (uncooked) gluten free pasta (approximately 680g cooked) 5-6 baby courgettes mixed colours if possible 200g baby plum or cherry tomatoes 1 lemon 1 […]

Low FODMAP Soup: Potato, Chive and Spinach

This wholesome tasty soup is a great low FODMAP winter warmer. Ingredients 2 tbsp garlic infused oil 6 potatoes, peeled & diced 1 cup chives, chopped – reserve a few for garnish 2 cups spinach (fresh or frozen) 1 litre boiling water 1 tbsp miso paste 2 tsp salt 1 tsp pepper 1/4 tsp ground […]

Banoffee Muffins – Banana and Toffee Muffins

These banoffee muffins are soft and squishy with a delightful gooey toffee and chocolate centre and perfect to use up any overripe bananas. Tip: if your bananas are on the point of liquefying and won’t wait until you have time to make muffins, pop them in the freezer and they’ll be even better to use […]

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Creamy low-fat Mushroom and Italian Greens Pasta

This delicious creamy dish  holds a naughty secret – it’s actually a lot lower fat than you’d think!  Lightly cooked italian greens (Cavolo Nero) give a crispy fresh edge whilst the mushrooms give a beautiful savoury bite. Ingredients Serves 4 350g linguini pasta 4 tablespoons quark 1tbs olive oil 200g diced chestnut mushrooms 1 finely […]

Brunch – Savoury Drop Scones with Poached Egg

As part of our New Year’s Resolution we’ve been looking for ideas to make our weekly Sunday brunch healthier.  I’ve always been a great fan of eggs Florentine and at the suggestion of friend who has been eating mostly vegetarian food for sometime I thought I’d combine these lovely little spiced spinach drop scones with […]

Meatless Monday – Meatless Chilli con Bean

This meatless chilli is a vegetarian version of a family favourite!  To taylor it to suit other palates adjust the chilli powder as suggested.  For those who like it extra hot, a garnish of finely chopped fresh chilli will liven it up a treat! Replacing meat with pulses is a great way to reduce the […]

Quick and Easy Butter Bean Enchiladas

Here’s our latest contribution to meatless Monday. These enchiladas are quick and easy as well as  full of healthy veggies and high in soluble fibre to help keep you feeling full for longer. If you’re a spicy food fan, feel free to ramp to chilli up to suit your taste! These enchiladas are a great […]

Packed Lunch Noodles a la Dietitian

OK, so here’s an admission. I used to eat pot noodles when I was a teenager and what’s more, I used to enjoy them! Then a few years further on, circa 2004, I discovered the London-based joys of Wagamamas and take-out oriental food on every street corner. Now in 2011 I can’t imagine tucking into […]