Fructose Malabsorption Recipes: Homemade Cereal

Peanutbutter Cereal__No Sugarless Gum

Besides butter, boxed cereal is probably my favorite food.  It’s delicious as a snack or meal, for breakfast or dinner!  But it’s also really bad for you–even the kind you get at your local co-op.  Not only are they usually packed with sugar (even the natural kind) but the extrusion process by which they make the little cereal shapes destroys all the vitamins and nutrients.  Sucky.

So what’s a cereal lover to do?  Ditch the Alphabits and make her own!  This is my first attempt, but won’t be my last (unless I die).  Made with buckwheat and peanut butter, it’s both delicate and dense.  This cereal is packed with nutrients and is a great way to start the day (or end it!). Continue reading

Fructose Malabsorption Recipes: Buckwheat Banana Pancakes

Buckwheat Banana Pancakes__No Sugarless Gum

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