Low FODMAP, IBS, Failsafe, Fructose-Friendly recipes Category

Crunchy Gluten-Free Dairy-Free Sugar-Free Low-FODMAP Banana French Toast!

Who doesn’t love French toast? I’m sure there’s no better breakfast in this world! Couple this traditional, tasty favourite with a crispy cornflake crust, yummy bananas, and natural maple syrup, and you’ve got a sure winner!

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Spooky Chocolate Muffin Marshmallow Halloween Ghosts (Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Failsafe, low-FODMAP)

It’s that spooky time of year again, and parents of allergic children everywhere are rummaging through shop shelves and printing allergy labels in the hope that their little troll will be able to enjoy a scary, but not deadly, Halloween celebration.

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The Very Best Gluten-Free Tomato-Free Lasagna (with dairy-free option)!

This recipe is gluten-free, tomato-free, egg-free, sugar-free, nut-free, low acid/GERD-friendly, and can be made dairy-free, low-FODMAP/Fructose-friendly Who doesn’t love lasagne?! I’m totally lasagne crazy. Nuts, in fact, about this hot-from-the-oven, multi-layered, moist and cheesy pasta dish which never, ever fails to satisfy! Growing up, lasagne was a bit of a treat. My mum would only […]

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Gluten-Free Dairy-Free Blueberry Vanilla Bread Pudding with Coconut!

This recipe is gluten-free, dairy-free adaptable, low-FODMAP adaptable, lacto/ovo and lacto-ovo vegetarian. A fresh, modern take on a classic Bread pudding is a popular dessert in so many countries, but often considered a bit of a heavy and “old-fashioned” dish. I think that this wonderful, classic pudding deserves a fresh and contemporary revival! Out go […]

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The Best Gluten-Free Crusty French Bread (Baguette) Recipe!

A taste of French summers.. As a child, France was my second home. My auntie, uncle and cousins are from the south of France, and my childhood summers consisted of long, sweaty road trips through Europe, and memorable, extended visits in their Catalan village home. I vividly remember the taste of fresh baguettes with cheese, on […]

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Cheddar, Walnut and Rosemary Savoy Cabbage au Gratin (Gluten-free)

This is an incredibly simple and amazingly delicious dish! Did you know that cabbage is one of the most nutritious and least allergy-provoking vegetables around? It’s also a mere myth that cabbage will bloat you and deem you to social seclusion for at least 24 hours after a meal. Not true! You have to boil it […]

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Gluten-Free Seasalt Chocolate Grissini

Seasalt chocolate on a stick -what’s not to love! We’ve been having a lot of guests over lately, which I love. I get to cook, bake, have glass of wine or two, and hang out with awesome people.. All my favourite things!

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Quick & Tasty Gluten-Free Pasta Salad with Yoghurt and Tuna!

Cooking just doesn’t get any easier than this! When you’re craving a quick and easy dinner that still satisfies the hunger, and you just don’t want to go shopping: try this yummy gluten-free pasta salad with tuna and yoghurt! It’s a winner!

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The World’s Best Gluten-Free Sandwich Bread Recipe!

I know what you’re thinking: “I miss proper bread!” Bread is the number one item on most coeliac’s list of things they most miss. A soft, high-rising slice of sandwich bread that doesn’t crumble into oblivion, needn’t be stored in the freezer, and can be eaten without resuscitation by toaster! In the years I’ve run […]

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Chocolate dipped Strawberries with almonds and mini-marshmallows; A Delicious Break from the Rich Holiday Food!

Fancy a little holiday for your tummy? Try dipping fresh strawberries in melted chocolate, and covering them in flaked almonds and mini-marshmallows! The bright red and green makes for a wonderful festive colour palette, but your tummy won’t have to fight a loosing battle with fats and sugars. This treat really satisfies both the eye, […]

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Oh Christmas Tree.. A Frozen Christmas Tree Cocktail Extravaganza!

Time to celebrate! And so it’s finally here; Christmas Eve, in all its glory! In between fruitcake and eggnog, a fresh, light and frosty drink might hit just the spot!

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Quick-Fix Scandinavian Toffee Biscuits for Gluten-Free Vegan Cookie-Lovers On The Run..

A Scandinavian Christmas classic, that is as easy to make as it is moreish! This recipe is gluten-free, vegan, egg-free and dairy-free

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A Sweet Peppermint Smoothie – Super yummy and good for your tummy!

Have a very pepperminty holiday! Peppermint goes with Christmas the way Pimm’s goes with a hot summer day. Candy canes and peppermint bark flood holiday tables and Pinterest boards.. But there’s a lot more to peppermint than a jolly good filling in your chocolate biscuit; there’s oodles of goodness for your body too! This delicious smoothie […]

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Caramel Pudding -The Ultimate Norwegian Christmas Dessert (Dairy-Free and Gluten-Free)

My grandma used to be the undefeated boss of Caramel Pudding. Her trained hands would twirl the molten sugar around the pan effortlessly, never burning a finger. Her pudding always came out flawless, velvety and golden, and always abundant.

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A Frosty Tasty Eggnog Smoothie; Just as good -only healthier!

Eggnog is a staple in many homes during the holidays, and we couldn’t possible make a Christmas Smoothie Calendar without it! This frosty version cuts out the heavy cream and the alcohol, though keeping the well-known and loved festive flavour. We’re even adding some fantastic nutritional benefits!

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The Must-Have Mulled Wine Smoothie!

There’s nothing that gets me in the holiday spirit quite as much as a lovely cup of mulled wine! Here’s the old holiday classic made cold and smooth, in a few very quick and easy steps.

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“Oh-so-easy” Gluten-free 5-minute Chocolate Christmas No-bake Nibbles!

You want chocolate divinity, and you want it quick and easy? Behold, I give you Chocolate Rice Bubble Nibbles! Nothing can possibly be easier. Nothing this tasty anyway. You can whip’em up in five minutes, you can make them with kids, you can give them away.. You name it, these chocolate treats deliver! In Norway these […]

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Moist Gluten-free Norwegian Christmas Cake; Vanilla and Light Citrus with almonds and dried blueberries

Best cake ever! One of my favourite Norwegian Christmas Cakes is one called “Mor Monsen” which actually translates to “mother Monsen”. Whoever Mrs Monsen was, she sure left a fantastic recipe behind! This seasonal staple is baked in an oven tray, then cut into little squares or diamond-shaped pieces. It is jam-packed with eggs, and […]

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Festive Gluten-Free Raspberry and Pecan Brownies; So Delicious!!

Of course brownies can be festive! These awesome raspberry and pecan brownies for example, are super festive! (includes dairy-free and low-FODMAP recipe options)

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A Very Tempting Snowball Smoothie – That Won’t Put You On The Naughty List!

Let’s make snowballs! It looks like a guilty milkshake, and it tastes every bit as naughty as it looks. -But this treat won’t put you on the naughty list! This smoothie is not only delicious, it has no added sugar, it’s low FODMAP, dairy-free, paleo and if made with fresh coconut, also raw!

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Oven Roasted Herb Potatoes with Crispy Skin!

I just love these little potatoes, with their crispy skin and creamy centre! They make the perfect side to any meal, and especially Christmas dinner!

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Frosty The Snowman Christmas Smoothie – A Tasty Treat With Incredible Nutritional Benefits!

It’s time for the third Smoothie in our Calendar! This wonderfully frosty smoothie is bound to put a smile on anyone’s face, as well as a jolly treat in anyone’s belly! It’s fresh, creamy and super duper delicious, and makes for a great breakfast option, or just a nice little snowy treat.

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Fast & Fantastic 3 Ingredient Gluten and Dairy Free Protein & Potassium Breakfast Pancakes!

I want to introduce you to the worlds Best & Easiest breakfast! These little golden nuggets whip up in three minutes, they are super moist and naturally sweet, and not to mention super healthy! With all the goodness of banana coupled with the protein and nutrients from the egg, little can beat these pancakes both […]

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I Heart these Chocolate Covered Gluten Free Mint Slice Biscuits!

Crispy chocolate biscuits topped generously with smooth mint cream, and dipped in molten chocolate.. Oh my word! On a day like Valentine’s there has to be chocolate, always chocolate. But because there was chocolate last year and the year before, and probably the year before that.. how do you top it this year? How do you trump something […]

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Why Preservatives Are A Killer; Great Food Without Nasties

A goodie but a nastie.. Food glorious food. We want it to smell nice, look good and last long.. but what’s the trade-off for this aesthetic perfection?

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How to know Safe from Unsafe Food Colouring

Life in Technicolor to the detriment of our health. Food colours are tricky. Many people, kids and adults, react to colourings, and you shouldn’t let the word “natural” fool you..

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I Give Thanks For This Deliciously Dense Gluten Free Pumpkin Cake!

“Thanksgiving comes, by statute, once a year. To the honest man it comes as frequently as the heart of gratitude will allow” -E. S. Martin

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Fast & Fantastic 3 Ingredient Gluten and Dairy Free Protein & Potassium Breakfast Pancakes!

I want to introduce you to the worlds Best & Easiest breakfast!

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Avocado Banana Smoothie: A Digestion, Anti-inflammatory and Prenatal Helper!

I love sharing wonderful smoothie recipes with you, almost as much asI love drinking them!

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My Favourite “Melt-In-Your-Mouth” Swede/Rutabaga Cake! (Gluten Free, Dairy-Free, Failsafe, low FODMAP)

I just have to stop everything I’m doing for a minute, and share this fantastic cake with you! A lot of people either don’t “understand” swede, don’t use it, don’t know it or think that only cows eat it. I have grown up with it and I seriously LOVE it! It is so healthy, very […]

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Want to Mix Your Own Gluten Free Flour? It’s Easy; Use This Great Guide!

I get so many questions about how to mix your own gluten free flour, and most people certainly think it’s a difficult thing to learn.

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My Favorite Dessert “Karamellpudding” – a Norwegian take on Creme Caramel or Flan – Made dairy and gluten free!

  My grandma used to be the undefeated boss of “Karamellpudding”. Her trained hands would twirl the molten sugar around the pan effortlessly, never burning a finger. Her pudding always came out flawless, velvety and golden, and always abundant.

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My World-Famous Gluten Free Crispy Crunchy Chicken Sticks! (with homemade ketchup)

 Well, not world-famous just yet perhaps. But I’m pretty sure they will be after today! Forget Chicken Nuggets – These are decidedly better (not to mention healthier)!

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The World’s Best Carob Brownie -Not Kidding!

Say hello to your new favourite treat! In the last few weeks (7 to be exact) these brownies have been our comfort and joy, and pretty much the biggest contributor to us getting through the elimination diet. I have made them time and again, both with and without carob (brownie or blondie), and it NEVER […]

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Failsafe Toffee Cake… layers and layers of crazy good!

  Toffee AND Cake. I mean seriously, how good can it get? I’m not even gonna waste time talking right now. Partially because you won’t want anything to keep you from this recipe.. and partially because I don’t want anything to keep me from eating it. It’s practically yelling at me from the kitchen!

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How to Perfectly Roast a Chicken, and Stay Out of an Australian Storm

A roast chicken to warm your cockles I believe I mentioned a bit of rain in my last post. Little did I know. Queensland is now flooded, leaving families without homes and some without their loved ones. We have been indoors for three days, staying at a safe distance from flying debris and the likes. […]

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Low-Fat & Luscious Strawberry Yogurt Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

How can something so perfectly innocent taste so naughty..? Oh but it does. This ice cream is goodness wrapped in even-better-ness!

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Soothie Smoothie – Good for a Glutened Gut

As much as most people might benefit from a bit of a cleanse after the holiday festivities, a glutened gut needs an extra special dose of TLC.

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Quick-Fix Scandinavian Toffee Biscuits for Gluten-Free Vegan Cookie-Lovers On The Run..

A Scandinavian Christmas classic, that is as easy to make as it is moreish! This recipe is gluten-free, vegan, egg-free and dairy-free

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