IBS-free recipe from new low-FODMAP cookbook

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Lisa Rothstein. Patsy Catsos. Karen Warman. IBS-Free Recipes for the Whole Family: Flavor without FODMAPs Cookbook Series.

Patsy Catsos, MS, RDN, LD is a FODMAP expert and go-to source for all things FODMAPs. She’s teamed up with a recipe developer and pediatric nutritionist to create a collection of FODMAP friendly recipes that the whole family can enjoy. In addition to providing delicious recipes, this book serves as an excellent guide to understanding the low FODMAP diet and incorporating it into your family’s lifestyle.

Patsy was kind enough to allow me to share one of the book’s recipes. Below is their recipe for a low FODMAP Minestrone Soup. It’s packed with a variety of plant foods and guaranteed to warm you and your family up on a cold day. Plus, the vegetables are soft and therefore easier on the gut. Continue reading

Amazing Lentil Soup Recipe

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I’ve always liked lentils, but I’m not sure I’d ever describe them as “amazing” until I tried this modified version of Alice Water’s recipe for lentil soup. It is indeed amazing.

Lentils are an excellent source of plant-based protein, vitamins, minerals and fiber.

However, like other legumes, lentils can cause a lot of uncomfortable gas and are not always well tolerated by people with active IBD, IBS, or small intestinal bacterial overgrowth.  If you’re unsure of how well lentils agree with you then start with just 1/2 cup and see how you feel over the next few days.  

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Pureed Carrot and Ginger Soup

Carrots are an excellent source of vitamin A, a powerful antioxidant, and ginger helps settle an upset gut and fight inflammation. Those are just a few of the reasons why I love this yummy and soothing carrot and ginger soup recipe. Plus, it’s a puree so even people on a low roughage diet can reap the benefits of these healthy foods.

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