Today’s recipe is a guest blog post from Kate over at The Tender Tummy I’ve followed Kate’s instagram for ages- she’s a follow IBD sufferer and creates the amazing healthy fee from recipes! So when she offered to contribute a recipe, I jumped at the chanced! She has come up with an amazing paleo friendly, gluten free and dairy free (does contain eggs) pizza recipe! Made from broccoli! Over to Kate…   Pizza is one of my all-time favorite foods.  When I decided to go Paleo to help heal my gut one of the first recipes I started working on was pizza crust.  In my opinion, a pizza crust must be crispy and able to hold toppings.  One of the challenges with making a pizza crust using vegetables is that… View Post

Despite there being so many recipe books on the market, the question I still get asked about the most is meal inspiration. If you are struggling to figure out what you can eat (as many people who read my blog and get in touch are), I strongly believe that keeping recipes super simple in combination with a food diary (grab your free food diary download here) can be really beneficial. Many recipes out there over-complicate things, but keeping recipes to only a handful of ingredients can help you easily figure out what’s causing your gut issues. These recipes avoid lots of gluten free alternatives and focus on natural foods. Here’s some more tips on what to base meals around: Making sure each recipe includes protein. This is essential for gut… View Post

    A few weeks ago, I wrote a blog post on the low FODMAP diet– a diet that’s had considerable press of late but is still as poorly understood as ever. I felt that low FODMAP ( a diet that reduces certain carbohydrates) has become faddy; with everyone trying the extremely restrictive diet- without guidance or support.  It’s been proven that it can quickly alter our gut bacteria due to the limitation of foods- which got me thinking. If low FODMAP was so restrictive then what about low residue? For those of you don’t know, low residue is a popular diet prescribed to patients with inflammatory bowel disease who are flaring or have strictures and is also sometimes used for IBS-D. However, while it (like low FODMAP) is undoubtedly… View Post