Plan to Eat Well – One Week at a Time

It’s really hard to eat deliciously, healthfully and economically when you don’t think about what you are going to eat until the late afternoon.  By that time, when you are tired, starting to get hungry, and the stores are crowded, convenience food, take out or home delivery become hard to resist. While they work as … Read more

Make your own onion and garlic infused oil

Make your own onion and garlic infused oil

One of the most difficult things about following the low FODMAPs diet is avoiding onions and garlic.  For some people they are highly fermentable and therefore trigger IBS symptoms, yet they are in so many of the pre-prepared foods on the market as well as being in many of the recipes we prepare for ourselves at home. However, with a little planning and pre-preparation, you won’t have to go without the delicious flavour they add to cooking.

If you like to use onions and garlic in your cooking most days, and you are just starting the challenge phase of the diet, it is worthwhile to make a 2 cup batch of this oil and refrigerate it. Use it instead of plain olive oil to start any recipe which would normally call for sautéed onion and garlic.

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Eat more oats

Eat more oats

Eat oats more often. There are many reasons to do so. Oats: contain soluble fiber, which helps to lower blood sugar and LDL cholesterol contain insoluble fiber, which gives a feeling of satiety, as well as helping keep bowel function regular contain avenanthramide, a natural anti-inflammatory are inexpensive Print Oat crackers These crackers have a … Read more