IBS News

“In the news” September 2017

Each month we will bring you the latest news which has caught our attention, regarding the Low FODMAP Diet, IBS and other gastrointestinal issues. We hope you found these articles interesting. If you have seen anything in the news which you think we should share, please email hello@bayskitchen.co.uk.

Joanna Baker

An interview with Joanna Baker

Joanna is a foodie, a Dietitian and a Registered nurse, who is passionate about digestive health. She now works exclusively in IBS and food intolerance, dividing her time between consulting to FODMAP Friendly as a dietitian advisor and Everyday Nutrition, her Melbourne based private practice. Her work in never boring, she gets to work alongside food manufacturers to develop low …

Low FODMAP Stuffed Potato

Cheese, Bacon & Chive Stuffed Potatoes

This stuffed potatoes are perfect for an easy dinner and taste great! They are Low FODMAP, but filling and satisfying! Heat your oven to 200 degrees. Use a fork to prick holes in the two jacket potatoes and pop them in the microwave for 10mins. Whilst the potato is in the mircowave, grate the mozzerella and cheddar into separate bowls. …

IBS & Low FODMAP News

“In the news” August 2017

Each month we will bring you the latest news which has caught our attention, regarding the Low FODMAP Diet, IBS and other gastrointestinal issues. We hope you found these articles interesting. If you have seen anything in the news which you think we should share, please email hello@bayskitchen.co.uk.

Vegan Chocolate Cupcakes

Vegan Chocolate Cupcakes

These little beauties are so tasty you won’t be able to stop at one! It’s fun to play around with these vegan chocolate cupcakes – why not experiment with different flavours when you make your icing? Try adding raspberries or pineapple. They will keep for up to a week in an airtight container un-iced. Only ice when you’re ready to …

Low FODMAP Puff Pastry Pizza Squares

Puff Pastry Pizza Squares

Genius Puff Pastry is a great gluten-free puff pastry that is versatile and easy to use. These little pizzas can be made in advance and frozen for later use. If you make these small enough they are the perfect little canapés. They will keep in a container in he fridge for 3-4 days, I’d recommend heating them up to eat …

Low FODMAP Crunchy Summer Salad with Salmon

Crunchy Summer Salad with Salmon

The flavours in this salad are so light and delicate you won’t need to dress it, just a squeeze of lemon juice will be enough! Take it to work for a healthy lunch or enjoy as part of a picnic. Finely chop all ingredients as mentioned above and then place all your ingredients in your lunch box or bowl and …

Low FODMAP Cookbooks

Low FODMAP Cookbook Review

In this blog article I have written a personal review of four of the best-selling Low FODMAP cookbooks. This is just my personal opinion, but if you find a different one which you think should be reviewed and promoted to our followers please do let me know by emailing me at hello@bayskitchen.co.uk or leaving a comment under this article. Author: …

July IBS & FODMAP news

“In the news” July 2017

Each month we will bring you the latest news which has caught our attention, regarding the Low FODMAP Diet, IBS and other gastrointestinal issues. We hope you found these articles interesting. If you have seen anything in the news which you think we should share, please email hello@bayskitchen.co.uk.

Heart Shaped Chocolate Shortbread Sandwiches

Low FODMAP Heart Shaped Shortbread Sandwiches

These Low FODMAP little delights are so easy to make and perfect for making in advance and freezing for those special occasions! Once you have made these they should keep for up to a week in an air tight container. Do not frost them until you are ready to use them, this way they will keep fresher for longer. If you …

Exercising with IBS

Tips for exercising with IBS

Written by Joanne O’Connell Grab your trainers, here are our tips on how to burn off energy (even when you’re not feeling very energetic)… You know when you’re having a bad day. You feel like your digestive system is in total meltdown and even the thought of going to the gym stresses you out. Well, the good news is that …

Low FODMAP Strawberry Cups

Strawberry Cups

If you’re looking to create something simple, tasty and super impressive then look no further than these quick and easy Low FODMAP chocolate cups. These can be made a few days ahead of time and kept in an air tight container in the fridge until you need them. You can keep them for a couple of weeks after they’ve been …

Low FODMAP & IBS News

“In the news” June 2017

Each month we will bring you the latest news which has caught our attention, regarding the Low FODMAP Diet, IBS and other gastrointestinal issues. Some big news in the FODMAP world… The Free From Food Awards 2018 (FFFA18) have announced they have a new category for 2018 – FODMAP Friendly Foods! This is a huge win for all those IBS …

IBS Symptoms

Tips for coping when your IBS flares up

This is totally situation dependent… you could be at home, at a music festival, at work or in town with your family, but whatever you’re up to when your IBS flares up, these tips can help: If you can, go and lie down somewhere. Whenever you’re feeling unwell, be it a stomach bug or IBS cramps, sleeping it off can …

Holiday beach

Travelling abroad when you have IBS

Travelling should always be an exciting experience – you might be going to visit friends, off to get some sun, visiting somewhere new… but for those of us with digestive disorders it can be an equally daunting experience. Being on time pressure to get to the airport, then to get through security, get to the gate, then being stuck in …

Cranberry and Pistachio Cookies

Cranberry & Nut Cookies

These are simple to make and really tasty! A definite crowd pleaser, why not try making a large batch and freezing so you can have them on demand! If you are on the 6 week elimination diet please avoid the almonds and swap them for some walnuts or hazelnuts. Pre-heat the oven to 180 degrees and line a baking sheet …

Low FODMAP Raspberry and Cinnamon Overnight Oats

Raspberry & Cinnamon Overnight Oats

This is the perfect breakfast for summer! It is Low FODMAP and Gluten Free, so ideal for those with food intolerances, but also perfectly tasty for those who don’t suffer with GI issues! Light and refreshing these oats are really simple to make and can be popped in a jam jar to take to work or to be eaten on …

Supportive cuddle

Supporting those who suffer with a digestive disorder

Do you suffer from a digestive disorder, such as IBS or SIBO and just wish those around you were more supportive? Or do you know someone who suffers with gut issues? Well here’s a few ways how you can support them, as from personal experience a bit of understanding goes a long way. Dealing with IBS is exhausting, whether it’s …

Low FODMAP Ham and Cheddar Fritatta

Ham & Cheddar Frittata

These little canapés are Low FODMAP and Gluten Free. They are also so easy to make and a definite crowd pleaser! Delicious warm and equally good cold, why not pop the leftovers in your lunch box and take them to work the next day! If you don’t have fairy cake moulds to make these, then make them in either a …

Low FODMAP Oat and Blueberry Cookies

Oat & Blueberry Cookies

These cookies are so simple to make your friends won’t believe it! As always, our recipes are Low FODMAP and Gluten Free! They’re also really fun to make with children as they are so straightforward, and can make a really good alternative to breakfast – especially when you’re on the go! Preheat the oven to 180 and line a baking …

Low FODMAP Peanut Butter Brownies

Peanut Butter Brownies

Our Peanut Butter Brownies are Low FODMAP and Gluten free! They are a guaranteed win for all occasions! They’re pretty rich so try cutting them into smaller squares to share around as finger food at a party. If you’re feeling particularly naughty try mixing them in with some ice cream! Heat the oven to 180 degrees and line a baking …

Eating out

Eating out whilst on the Low FODMAP Diet

Eating out can be one of the greatest challenges for anyone following the diet, particularly through elimination. If you’re anything like me, you shy away from being really fussy in restaurants and just deal with the consequences of what you eat, rather than having to spend half an hour talking to the waiter about what’s in particular dishes and waiting …

Raspberry Low FODMAP Muffins

Sugar Free Lemon and Raspberry Muffins

These are delicious Muffins that are not only Low FODMAP, but also gluten free, dairy free, sugar free and sin free! They’re made using coconut oil which is a healthy fat for those of you watching your diets but also a great alternative to dairy for those on the FODMAP diet. If you have identified that coconut or coconut oil …

Tomatoes and red chilli

10 of my favourite low FODMAP ingredients

When I was first diagnosed with IBS and advised to follow a low FODMAP diet, I went and did what we all probably did, I ‘Googled’ it! I was immediately panicked and disheartened to see so many of my favourite things on the high FODMAP list, which I needed to avoid. However, rather than dwelling on what I couldn’t eat, …