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Why I Quit the Pill

Why I Quit the Pill

If you’ve been following for some time, you know I’ve been writing about understanding my hormonal acne for a few years now (and dealing with it for way longer than that). It’s been a frustrating journey…

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Crumbs 02: Eat More Plants

Crumbs 02: Eat More Plants

Welcome to the second edition of Crumbs! Up today: Protein for gut health, plant diversity, and a reminder to take your time.  This is the last newsletter that I'll also puslish as a bog post, so if you like what you see, be sure to subscribe in the form...

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Meatballs with Brava Sauce

Meatballs with Brava Sauce

So, I started a low FODMAP guide to Spain last week, which I’m really excited about, but considering I’m still not done (and may have decided halfway through to re-structure everything)… I figured I’d share a Spain-inspired recipe instead. Otherwise it’ll end up being weeks before I post anything…

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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.

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…

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…

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?

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