Fructose Malabsorption Recipes: Cinnamon Tea Cake

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Recently I was talking with my grandma and the subject of this blog came up.  She said she loves to read it when she wakes up in the middle of the night and can’t get back to sleep!  Glad I can bore you, Grandma!  (She did clarify she just reads it until her midnight martini kicks in, and THAT’S how she falls asleep…)

I posted a while back about a Cinnamon Crusted Banana Bread that I really like.  In the post I included a link to a different bread you can make if you have an egg allergy or avoid eggs for another reason.  I was having a bit of an allergic reaction to eggs for a while, so I had to switch over to that other bread…and found that I liked it way better!  It tastes a lot less banana-like and I enjoyed the texture more. Continue reading

Fructose Malabsorption Recipes: Cinnamon Crusted Banana Bread

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This is a really good banana bread.  One of the nice things about it is that you don’t even need the extra dextrose, because the sugar from the ripe bananas makes it sweet!  But I won’t lie, it’s better with the dextrose.  Since I’m on the Specific Carbohydrate Diet I’ve actually been using honey as my sweetener, and I’ve been fine!  I’ve read you can eat dextrose on SCD, but it’s kind of one that all the experts shrug their shoulders on. Continue reading

Fructose Malabsorption Recipes: Buckwheat Banana Pancakes

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During the first phase of the Mediator Release Test diet, I was having difficulty finding enough to eat.  This is one of the great things I came up with (based on a recipe from the Adirondack Chick) to have for breakfast that stayed true to my personal food plan.

These are great sprinkled with a cinnamon/dextrose mixture, or with some pure maple syrup! Continue reading