Baked by Melissa Giveaway!

Cupcake Instagram Contest! Life and Thymez is hosting its first Instagram contest. The winner will get a Baked by Melissa Gift Box with 50 (yes, 50!) cupcakes. Half of them will be their Mini of the Month flavor – Hot Cocoa- and the other half assorted varieties. YUM! While these mini cupcakes aren’t suitable for a FODMAPer,… 

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Sample Low-FODMAP Meal Plans

As I’ve mentioned before, meal planning is essential when going on a low-FODMAP diet. You want to have an idea of what you’re going to be eating for at least the next two days. The last thing you want is to be starving with no meal options because you’ll end up chowing down on something that… 

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Low FODMAP Shrimp Arrabbiata

Low FODMAP Shrimp Arrabbiata

One of the scariest parts of starting a low-FODMAP diet is the willpower it takes to give up the foods you love. For me, garlic was one of those foods. It was a staple ingredient in our home, not only for recipes, but for its health benefits, too. Once I got the hang of eating low-FODMAP,… 

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A Low-FODMAP Thanksgiving Menu Options

Being on a low-FODMAP diet can be bittersweet (and not the chocolate kind). On the one hand, it’s great because you’re feeling better and living life like a “normal” person. On the other, you terribly miss the foods you can no longer eat. Especially around the holidays, nothing really beats the feeling of family and… 

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Sweet and Spicy Shredded Chicken

Sweet and Spicy Shredded Chicken

  This recipe just came to me in a moment of panic. I had NOTHING to make for dinner that night and was about to leave the house for the day! The ingredients I had on-hand were the ingredients I used. They’re most likely staples in your crisper and pantry, so throwing it together as… 

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Spicy Sautéed Veggie Pasta

Sautéed Spicy Gluten Free Veggie Pasta

  Pasta is always a last resort dinner option for me. It falls into the category of “I have nothing else to eat, so let me boil these things and be done with it.” Last week, after returning from a trip, I opened my fridge to check out what I had to work with for dinner…. 

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Banana, Blueberry and Chocolate Chip Pancakes

Blueberry and Chocolate Chip Banana Pancakes

Come breakfast, I am pretty standard with what I eat during the week: rice cereal, rice milk and some sort of berries on top. My other option is oatmeal with berries, too. The weekends however, are a different story. I love to get all #FODMAPfatty and come up with ways to include chocolate (my favorite)… 

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