Christmas time in Sweden means a batch of homemade knäck or hard toffee. It is traditionally made with normal light syrup and almonds, but the use of maple syrup and pecans in this recipe makes it extra FODMAP-friendly (and delicious!). Please note: This is NOT a project to undertake with small children, as the boiling syrup gets … Continue reading Maple Pecan “knäck” (Swedish Christmas Toffee)
A couple of times a year my Swedish girlfriends and I take turns making themed 3 course dinners for one another. I thought we'd have to cancel this winter when I learned I'd be starting the FODMAP diet... we are already not the easiest group to cook for, with one vegetarian, one who doesn't eat … Continue reading 3 courses in Vietnam
Little known fact: the largest vietnamese population outside of Vietnam is in "Little Saigon" in Orange County, CA, which also just so happens to be my hometown. In hindsight I wish I'd taken more advantage of the bountiful vietnamese cuisine and markets when I lived there. These crispy and delicious crepes are made from a mix … Continue reading Bánh Xèo- Vietnamese rice crepes
The perfect sauce for all your spring roll and vietnamese food dipping needs!
This recipe is a twist on the traditional german rice pudding, milchreis. Not only does the use of coconut milk make this recipe dairy- and lactose-free, it adds a lovely flavor. Serve it together with a serving of safe tropical fruits like pineapple, passion fruit, kiwi or guava for a real treat! Tropical rice pudding (8 … Continue reading Tropical rice pudding
This smoothie recipe is inspired by my best and oldest friend Melanie... To tell you the truth I was always kind of freaked out by the idea of green smoothies, and vegetables in smoothies in general, until Melanie made me one with spinach and frozen grapes during my last visit. Grapes have NO detected FODMAPs, and … Continue reading Frozen Grape Green Smoothie
1. Mix 2. Spread 3. Bake. It's that simple!