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Wild Garlic Pesto

Could wild garlic be a low FODMAP alternative to garlic? A 2019 paper investigated the fructan content of wild garlic and other herbs commonly used in Bulgaria. From their analysis, the authors found that the total fructans (FODMAPs) were lower in wild garlic in comparison to chives (2.2g vs 5.7g per 100g dried weight). Interestingly, people following low FODMAP diets …

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Jerusalem Artichoke Soup with Spinach and Almond Pesto

Seasonal Jerusalem artichokes fresh from the allotment. These little beauties are packed full of a prebiotic called inulin. Prebiotics are types of carbohydrates which our body is unable to digest, so it passes through the digestive tracts which feeds our gut bacteria. If you have a meal full of prebiotics you may feel a little bloated or gassy after, but …

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