Fruit and Veg Free From FODMAPs

It’s great to have some food choices that you can enjoy as much as you want without having to worry about portions. Fruit and vegetables are something that should be included in everyones diet, but many contain FODMAPs in high levels!  But, there is such a thing as fruit and veg without FODMAPs!! To makeContinue reading “Fruit and Veg Free From FODMAPs”

UK Vegan Low FODMAP Milk Brands

A while ago I wrote a post about the different types of vegan milk and which ones meet low FODMAP standards (you can find that here). And while it is helpful to know what type of milks you can try, it is also to helpful to see what the best brands are in the UKContinue reading “UK Vegan Low FODMAP Milk Brands”

Top Tips for Eating Enough Fibre on a Low FODMAP Diet

Getting enough fibre can seem tricky when on a low FODMAP diet but it is important to add to your diet as it can help IBS symptoms and is good for overall health. Below are my top tips for hitting your daily fibre goal without even noticing. Sneak in some vegetables – whether you areContinue reading “Top Tips for Eating Enough Fibre on a Low FODMAP Diet”

A Day of Fibre for IBS

When I first went vegan and was still trying to navigate my way through the tough world of managing my IBS I found it useful to see examples of what people were eating daily to make sure they were meeting important macro and micro nutrient goals. One of the key aspects of nutrition, particularly whenContinue reading “A Day of Fibre for IBS”

Mineral Basics: Calcium

Did you know calcium is the most abundant mineral found in the body, with up to 99% of the calcium in our bodies stored in our bones(1). Calcium functions to(2): build strong teeth and bones aid in blood clot formation regulate muscle contractions help hormones release If you are vegan or trying to reduce dairyContinue reading “Mineral Basics: Calcium”

Quick and Easy Vegan Mediterranean Salad

With the weather getting warmer, I start to crave salads and love a simple recipe that takes less than ten minutes to prepare. It is my go to salad in the summer months. IBS friendly with all the ingredient being low FODMAP and filled with nutritious vegetables. The cucumber adds crunch and the olives areContinue reading “Quick and Easy Vegan Mediterranean Salad”

In The News: Is Algae The Cure for IBS?

You may have seen algae supplements before, heard of spirulina? The blue powder you find in health food shops and makes your smoothies look extra colourful. That is a type of algae. Recently a study looking at Chlamydomonas reihardtii, a form of algae that had not previously been studied for its health benefits, was foundContinue reading “In The News: Is Algae The Cure for IBS?”

5 Quick and Easy Vegan IBS Friendly Snacks

When I first became vegan I was always looking for filling and healthy snacks that could also keep my IBS happy. So I thought I would share my top 5 snacks that I always come back to and are super quick to put together. 1. Peanut butter, Banana and Rice Cakes 2 tbsp peanut butterContinue reading “5 Quick and Easy Vegan IBS Friendly Snacks”

Fresh v Frozen – what should you buy?

When it comes to food shopping we want the best value for our money and fresh fruit and veg can look more appealing. There are lots of myths floating around about frozen options. Maybe you’ve been told that fresh is best and you don’t even peak into the frozen aisle. Or that frozen options haveContinue reading “Fresh v Frozen – what should you buy?”