Low FODMAP Treats!

Here at Shreddies we believe that every diet should be balanced, which means it's okay to treat yourself every now and again and you don't need to feel guilty about it! When you're on a restrictive diet like low FODMAP or gluten free it can sometimes be hard enough to find a tasty meal let alone a yummy dessert to accompany it. So we thought we'd dig out the best recipes we could find to make it a little easier for you! 

Breakfast treat

Image: http://karlijnskitchen.com/en/low-fodmap-oreo-waffles/

Image: http://karlijnskitchen.com/en/low-fodmap-oreo-waffles/

These Oreo waffles are the perfect breakfast treat for a special occasion or just when you fancy treating yourself! 

Ingredients:  *200 g gluten-free self-raising flour *A pinch of salt *1 tbsp vanilla sugar *160 ml lactose-free milk *2 eggs *60 g butter, melted *120 ml water *2 tbsp cacao powder *6 gluten-free Oreos *Lactose-free whipped cream *More gluten-free Oreos

Method: *Heat up the waffle iron *Combine the self-raising flour, salt, vanilla sugar and cacao powder in a bowl and stir *One by one, stirring every time add the milk, eggs, butter and water *Crush the Oreos into small pieces and stir them in *Using a pastry brush and oil/butter to grease the iron. *Scoop the batter onto the waffle iron and bake for around 5 minutes or until done *Serve with whipped cream and Oreo’s.

http://karlijnskitchen.com/en/low-fodmap-oreo-waffles/

Lunch treat

Image: http://karlijnskitchen.com/en/chocolate-chip-banana-bread/

Image: http://karlijnskitchen.com/en/chocolate-chip-banana-bread/

This yummy banana bread is the perfect lunch accompaniment, a light but comforting dessert! 

Ingredients: *3 medium-sized banana’s *2 eggs *100 g ground oats (oat flour) *50 g gluten-free flour *30 g Whey Isolate (this is optional if you don’t want to use or can’t use Whey you can use 30 g extra gluten-free flour instead) *30 g coconut oil *20 g maple syrup *20 ml lactose-free milk (or a milk of your choice) *2 tsp baking powder *50 g dark chocolate chips *A pinch of salt

Method: *Pre-heat the oven to 175 degrees *Layer a greased cake tin with baking paper *Combine the ground oats, gluten-free flour, whey, baking powder and salt in a bowl and stir *Mash the bananas then add coconut oil and maple syrup and stir *Add both mixtures together and combine *Add the eggs and milk and stir until smooth *Add the chocolate chips. *Bake for about 45 minutes. The banana bread is cooked when a toothpick comes out clean. If the banana bread becomes dark too quickly cover it with a piece of aluminium foil.

http://karlijnskitchen.com/en/chocolate-chip-banana-bread/

Dinner treat

Image: http://karlijnskitchen.com/en/low-fodmap-vegan-brownies-with-salted-caramel-sauce/

Image: http://karlijnskitchen.com/en/low-fodmap-vegan-brownies-with-salted-caramel-sauce/

These gooey brownies are a guaranteed crowd pleaser! 

Ingredients: *80 g gluten-free flour *150 g sugar *120 ml almond milk (or another kind of plant-based milk, such as rice milk) *60 ml sunflower oil *160 g dark chocolate *2 tbsp cacao powder *1 tsp vanilla extract *1 pinch of salt *1 can full-fat coconut milk *150 g maple syrup *1 tbsp coconut oil *2 tsp vanilla extract *Coarse sea salt

Method: *Pre-heat the oven to 180 degrees (350F). *Line a brownie tin with baking paper *Combine sugar, oil, almond milk and vanilla extract together in a bowl *Melt the chocolate in a pan on a very low heat *Combine the chocolate, gluten-free flour, cacao powder and salt to the sugar mixture and stir until smooth *Pour the batter into the tin and bake for 25 minutes *Leave to cool *In a seperate bowl mix the coconut milk and maple syrup and a pinch of salt. *Pour into a pan and bring to boil then lower the heat and leave to simmer for 40 minutes *Then add the coconut oil simmer for another 5 minutes stirring regularly. *Remove from the heat, add the vanilla extract and stir in the coarse sea salt. *Pour the sauce into a bowl and leave to cool *Pour the sauce over the brownies and serve.

We'd like to thank Karlijn for creating these yummy recipes and we'd definitely recommend visiting her website and checking out the rest of her recipe collection!