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If you suffer with IBS, your gut may be sensitive to so many different foods at times that it is difficult to know what you can eat (For more information click to Diet in The IBS Self Care Programme) without suffering the torment of gut upset or needing to put yourself on a diet that is bland and boring?  

How can you make sure you are getting adequate nourishment from your diet? You can’t always rely on restaurants or ready meals unless you really study the ingredients.  Most chefs use lots of butter and cream, are generous with onion and garlic, and may use high fructose corn syrups. So if you want to be really sure of what you can eat, Click on the following images to find a series of simple, yet tasty recipes that are low in fat, low in FODMAPs, low in insoluble fibre and do not contain hot spice or other food substances known to upset a sensitive gut. 

Also, check out our page - So what else can I eat for basic information which can help you - click here 

Looking for inspiration?

Look at the recipes listed below and try out the ones that suit you.Try experimenting with new recipes. Remember you do not need to exclude any foods from your diet, but you do need to restrict those that you find upset you. And remember, the sensitive gut will not tolerate too much food. Eat to comfort and if this means that you can’t eat a lot at each meal, eat little and often.

You can download some of our recipes below and to obtain regular supply of delicious recipes suitable for a sensitive gut.

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Irrespective of what best makes up your Christmas feast, for me the star of the show is the stuffing. My mum dutifully stuffs both ends of a turkey: forcemeat at the front and chestnut at the rear. In the days pre-Low-
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As much a part of Christmas as Christmas trees and stockings, a bowl of clementine’s becomes our table centerpiece for most of the festive season.

I love it when I am able to get a box of clementine’s with their glossy gre...

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A perfect roast potato is for life, not just for Christmas. I make my low-FODMAP roasties a little more festive by adding parsnips – this can help your Christmas cooking schedule, as you just need one roasting tray.

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Is there any vegetable more crucial to the Christmas dinner than the humble but unfortunately high FODMAP Brussels sprout? Even those who dislike sprouts see it as vital that there should be sprouts on the table.

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Here are two varieties of prawn cocktail. A Marie-rose version and an herby version.
Delicious for all the family and great to serve as a starter.

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If you are holding a party over the festive period , this dish is perfect for all, it means you can make this and not worry about triggering a flare up.

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These muffins are perfect to make in advance and take on a picnic. To keep them cool transport them in a cool bag or box. The muffins contain contain a mixture of vegetables which are low in FODMAPS and then bound together with a cheesy, egg mi...

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Snacks/treats

These are great recipes if you are having a get together over the bank holidsy weekend.

You can make these for all your guests so no one has to miss out and saves you making lots of different things.

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Fed up of turkey/chicken sandwiches, why not try this salad as an alternative to use up any leftovers. Great for entertaining.

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Desserts

Chestnuts don’t always have to be roasting on an open fire at Christmas: they can be sweetened and piled into tiny, mountain-shaped meringues with cream and chocolate for a low-FODMAP, gluten-free pudding. You don’t have to make you...

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Drinks

Going out for a simple drink is not an easy thing, when your drink needs to be non-alcoholic and ideally not too heavy with FODMAPs.

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Drinks

Caribbean sorrel is made from the sepals of the beautiful hibiscus flower. It is used to make this beautiful drink to celebrate Christmas.


 

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