My son is dairy and wheat intolerant and although I make most things to suit him, I don’t always avoid these items in my own diet. Having suffered long-term with IBS, I’ve found my own symptoms are worsened by nightshades (potatoes, tomatoes, peppers and aubergines, mainly). Avoiding these foods definitely… Continue reading »
I recently wrote about a bad experience I had with my IBS and my struggle to control the symptoms, even after twenty years of suffering with it. The term irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS, came about as the result of a group of doctors and researchers sitting in a room… Continue reading »
Who said roasted veg without nightshades was boring? Oh, well that might have been me actually. Roasted veg was always a favourite of mine – Mediterranean style, with peppers, courgettes, aubergines and tomatoes. But take away the peppers, aubergines and tomatoes and you’re not left with much. Gone are those… Continue reading »
Risotto is my ultimate comfort food. I love that it’s so versatile. Use it as a base, combined with any combination of vegetables, meat or fish and you can’t go wrong.
Potatoes, tomatoes, peppers and aubergines. Not just a random list of food, they are all part of the same group, the nightshades, along with the spices, cayenne and paprika. First thoughts when it comes to nightshades may well be the age old poison, ‘deadly nightshade’ but whilst this food group… Continue reading »
Pasta sauces with hidden vegetables, lasagne, chilli and casseroles, the list of dishes that include that cupboard staple, the tin of plum tomatoes, is endless. These are hearty, healthy family meals too and ones that kids will actually eat. So what do you do when you can’t eat tomatoes?