Rice Salad with Roasted Courgette, Pine Nuts and Mint
Risotto rice makes a really good substitute for small pasta shapes such as orzo which work well in salads like the one below. Feta cheese is low in lactose and should be tolerated by most individuals with a sensitive gut.
Health Benefits - Low in FODMAP s. Low is sugar. Good for sensitive gut
This salad can be made the night before and assembled in the morning. The combination of pastrami, potato and dill and a little mustard is wonderful and very sustaining. The salad ingredients and herbs should all feel very soothing.
Health Benefits - Low in sugar, high in protein. Low FODMAP s.
This Anglo/Indian dish uses the gentle spices – ginger and turmeric- which have a soothing effect on the gut. Spring onion tops give the flavour of onions without the symptoms. This is a lovely brunch or light super dish. This version of kedgeree does not contain raisins which are high in fermentable carbohydrates.T
Health Benefits - Low in fermentable carbohydrates and high in antioxidant
Lentils with Homemade Pork, Wine and Rosemary Sausage
Everyone loves a sausage but most ready-made sausages contain wheat and other cereals. Make them yourself and you can leave out the cereals and keep the fat content down. Most pulses are high in FODMAPs and may cause symptoms in many people with a sensitive gut. Canned lentils are an exception to this. Canning alters the nature of the fermentable carbohydrates in the lentils making them safe to eat for most people with a sensitive gut. Celeriac is used here in place of celery because it is low in fermentable carbohydrates.
Health Benefits - Low in fermentable carbohydrates, low in sugar, lo win fat, low in sodium and good source of protein