Fructose Malabsorption Recipes: Homemade Peanut Butter Cups

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These were surprisingly easy to make and waaaaay better than the store-bought version! I found the recipe on Martha Stewart’s website, but I made a few adjustments so that it yields only 24 (because who has 2 mini muffin trays?). Continue reading

Fructose Malabsorption Recipes: Spaghetti Carbonara

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My husband describes pretty much everything I make the same way: “It’s good.”  But after making this last night for dinner he has confessed he loves it!  Score! Continue reading

Fructose Malabsorption Recipes: Cheeseburger and Fries with Sticky Rice

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This is one of my favorite meals!  Well, it is now anyway.  I love sticky rice, but you can use regular white rice if you don’t have a rice cooker.  If you can make the sticky rice a day or two ahead of time, it will be better. Continue reading

Fructose Malabsorption Recipes: Baked Potato

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I never ate potatoes before being diagnosed with Fructose Malabsorption unless they had been in the deep frier.  But having limited options on the Elimination Diet, I gave this baked potato a try and found it to be delicious.  The bacon really helps… Continue reading

Fructose Malabsorption Recipes: Easy Peanut Butter Cookie Bites

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These are so delicious and really easy to make!  I’ve made them before with cane sugar and they were really crumbly.  But using dextrose seems to have softened them up a bit.  Be careful though–they’re addicting.  In the time it took me to write this I’ve eaten about six. Continue reading

Fructose Malabsorption Recipes: Sugar Cookies

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This is my first gluten-free baking attempt gone right.  These cookies were soft, but still easy to handle.  This recipe is from a great blog: Delicious As It Looks. With a recipe for a Sweet Rice Flour Blend from Carol Kicinski at Epicurious.com.  And if I can do it, you can too! Continue reading

Fructose Malabsorption Recipes: French Toast

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I really don’t like store-bought, gluten-free bread.  It’s gross.  It always smells a little sickly sweet, and tastes like someone dumped a bunch of sand in the dough.  But this Whole Foods All Natural Gluten Free Sandwich Bread is actually tolerable! Then I used it to make french toast…and it was damn good.

Ingredients

  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon of dextrose
  • 1/8 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/2 cup of milk
  • 6 to 8 slices of Whole Foods All Natural Gluten Free Sandwich Bread (or other tolerable bread)
  • 1/2 teaspoon of butter
  • more butter for topping
  • dextrose for topping
  • maple syrup***

Directions

Mix together eggs, sugar, salt, and milk.  Dump it into a shallow pan or bowl that can fit a slice of the bread.  Coat a pan or griddle with the butter over medium-low heat.

Soak each side of the bread (only soak as many as you are about to cook) in the egg mixture for a few seconds, then transfer to the pan/griddle.  Heat until golden brown, then flip and do the same for the other side.

Smother with butter and sprinkle dextrose on top to taste.

Elimination Diet safe: YES! (Each piece of bread has 4g of sugar, so remember that’s 2g of fructose per slice)

***I didn’t use any maple syrup since I’m still on the elimination diet, but it was still really good without it!

Fructose Malabsorption Recipes: Bread Crumbs

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I was really craving chicken nuggets the other day, and thought I could make some, but I couldn’t find any gluten free bread crumbs without corn or some kind of juice.  So I made my own! Continue reading