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Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies for two (or one!)

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies for two (or one!)

Oi. It’s been a minute, hasn’t it? A busy / stressful bit at work + my inability to take time off + doing wedding planning stuff during the time I usually spend writing blog posts = a lot of radio silence, it turns out…

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Gluten Free Berry and Apple Pie

Gluten Free Berry and Apple Pie

If you follow me on Instagram, you probably noticed a lot of pies floating around on my stories recently. It was Marc’s birthday last week, and since pie is his absolute favorite dessert, I spent all day making him a pie and making a mess in the process…

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WTF are FODMAPs?!

FODMAPs are fermentable carbohydrates — AKA a part of some foods (like apples, wheat, and beans) that ferment in the gut, causing stomach pain and bloating. If you’ve been diagnosed with IBS or just feel miserable every time you eat, the low FODMAP diet might be for you!

Looking for recipes?

All the recipes that I create are suitable for anyone following the low FODMAP diet or looking to ease digestive discomfort. They’re also healthy and delicious!

About me

The kitchen is my happy place. It’s where I go to de-stress, it’s my creative outlet outside of work. So when I started following the low FODMAP diet in 2014, I took the lengthy list of “foods to avoid” as a challenge to keep making awesomely delicious food (that made me feel awesome too). This blog is a place for me to share my thoughts, experiments, and what I’ve leaned over the past few years. Welcome!

New to FODMAPs? Start here.

What are FODMAPs?

What are FODMAPs?

AKA: Maria talks about science. Disclaimer: Both of my parents are biologists. Somehow, though, I hated science in school (especially chemistry). Now I’m about to talk to you about chemistry. The world is weird, isn’t it?

What is IBS?

What is IBS?

IBS = Irritable Bowel Syndrome. God I hate that name. It’s like when you’re having a bad day and someone comments, “Well, you sure are grumpy today.” That just makes me more grumpy. Perhaps I should back up. IBS is a gastrointestinal disorder…

Getting started on the low FODMAP diet

Getting started on the low FODMAP diet

So. You’ve decided you’re going to start the low FODMAP diet. Or perhaps you’re thinking of starting, but have no idea where to begin? Maybe you’ve searched “foods low in FODMAPs” on the internet and have come up with countless, sometimes conflicting lists…

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