These “Cheesy” Kale chips are a nutritious low FODMAP, dairy free snack with a nutrient boost from nutritional yeast and hemp seeds.Continue Reading
Tips to Increase Prebiotic-rich Foods on a low FODMAP Diet
Prebiotics by definition are food for our health-promoting gut microbes. Learn more about prebiotics and IBS in my earlier post here. A great resource for prebiotic fibers is the International Association of Probiotics and Prebiotics website, found here. The low FODMAP diet reduces intake of key prebiotic fibers, fructans (found in onion, garlic, and wheat) […]Continue Reading
Super Seed Granola
Happy Friday, Friends! The weekends lately for me have meant one thing…SPIN class. Russ and I have been on a spin class craze. Since I developed a slight bulging disc in my back–I have had to back off my running. Cutting back on running, of course, is so very sad for me…but when one door […]Continue Reading
Sluggish gut? Let’s talk about constipation.
What is constipation? And, how can we manage it better.Continue Reading
Seared Salmon Nourish Bowl with Asian Dressing
Hey FODMAPers & Friends…happy Monday! Lately, I have been really into creating one bowl wonders. What’s a one bowl wonder? A full balanced meal with all the essential nutrients for good health in one bowl. I am all about adding colorful produce to my dishes–lots of phytonutrients (rich in disease-fighting antioxidants) to keep me and my family […]Continue Reading
Take 2 Kiwifruits & Call Me in the Morning!
Can eating kiwifruit improve constipation and perhaps positively impact overall gut health? Let’s take a closer look. Two kiwifruits (one serving) are fiber-rich and provides a nice dose of both vitamin C and E. In fact, one serving of kiwifruit provides 230% of your daily vitamin C needs, 10% of Vitamin E and 4 grams […]Continue Reading
Research Study: Looking for Participants.
My friends at U. Michigan are researching the role of diet in fecal incontinence. I know…a sensitive and private subject for many. Diet can help this condition….but of course, we need to prove this with research! So, if you experience fecal incontinence and would like to participate in this study to help researchers, the medical […]Continue Reading
Look what I made today! It’s Lentil Pilaf! Honestly, growing up I can’t remember a lentil ever coming across my plate but raising my own kids I have been known to slip in a few lentils every now and again. 🙂 My first introduction to lentils came in the form of Near East Lentil […]Continue Reading