Canned and restaurant-made soups usually contain FODMAPs, so people with IBS may prefer to make their soups at home.
A perfect recipe for a warm summer evening with friends, this chicken-quinoa salad offers a variety of veggies and fruit along with good sources of protein. This recipe is IBS-friendly because it uses quinoa, which is low-FODMAP, as a base. You will have time to prepare the dressing while the quinoa is cooking.
Spring rolls can function as a type of "sandwich" for those who prefer something light as well as low-FODMAP. In the past, I have thought of making spring rolls as a bit of a production, but I have had patients who find them quick and easy enough to make them daily to bring to work for lunch. Wash, dry and chill your herbs, and bake your salmon on Sunday afternoons, and they will go together quickly any time!
Q. My child’s pediatrician has asked me to cut back on FODMAPs for her. Now that school has started, I’m really struggling to figure out what to put in her lunchbox for meals and snacks. Do you have some suggestions?
A. Here are some thoughts on putting together low-FODMAP lunchboxes that will please both kids and adults!