All posts tagged: FODMAPs

Breakfast for champions or how to heal your soul & body with healthy food. Read on www.karinecandicekong.com

Breakfast for champions

Breakfast is my favourite meal. I love how it gives me the chance to reset my mind and start fresh with healthy food. I love the feeling of doing something good for myself, to do things slowly… with awareness. Beside no 9 which will eventually come back when I’m ready and no 3 which I have replaced by homeopathy, these days I’m pretty much sticking to these healthy habits I’ve formed since the beginning of the year. On the subject of eating healthy food, recent researches are suggesting that depression is a result of inflammation caused by the body’s immune system. In a nutshell, anything processed (soft drinks, junk food, refined sugars) creates unhappy guts which then leads to depression (mild or severe). It’s a vast subject and one that I don’t have the energy to discuss at length right now but having experienced it first hand and seeing the positive effects, changing my diet did to my well-being since the beginning of the year, I’m firmly convinced there is a relation between what we eat …

Gluten-free, FODMAP banana cake recipe. Read on www.karinecandicekong.com

Gluten-free banana cake

I think this is the third recipe of banana cake I’ve posted on the blog. I had stopped baking them because I could no longer cope with the amount of sugar but I’ve found a new recipe that is gluten-free and sugar-free and when I say sugar-free, I mean refined sugars. Did you know that a traditional banana cake recipe contains at least 11 spoons of sugar!?   This banana cake recipe is gluten-free, FODMAPs friendly, refined sugar-free and if you don’t have a food intolerance, it is simply delicious and healthy. Dry ingredients you will need: 1/2 cup buckwheat flour 1/2 cup almond meal 1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon cardamom 2 teaspoons cinnamon 1 teaspoon ginger 1/2 teaspoon allspice (optional) 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg 1/2 teaspoon vanilla powder (or 1 teaspoon vanilla extract) 1/2 teaspoon sea salt Wet ingredients (this is important for the preparation): 2 large eggs 1/4 cup melted coconut oil 1/4 cup your choice of milk (I use rice milk or almond milk) 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar …