Fructose Malabsorption Recipes: Cashew Bread with Blueberry Jam

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I have been trying a lot of foods lately that I wasn’t able to eat before, and they have all been a great success.  Mostly I’m trying vegetables and spices since I’m going to continue to eat healthy from now on, but I did splurge on pizza for my birthday with no consequences!  I really think my fructose malabsorption is gone.  I don’t really want to take the test again, since I’m afraid of that liquid fructose you have to drink, but I’m curious.  Would anyone else want to know if my FM is gone? Continue reading

Fructose Malabsorption Recipes: Strawberry Jam

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I haven’t been posting much lately because I recently found a new doctor who is actually competent and we are trying to figure out what my gut problems are beyond fructose malabsorption.  I’ll post an update on that later.

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But for now…do you know how stinkin’ easy it is to make your own jam?  If ease were stink, it would be the stinkiest.  And strawberry jam is the perfect fruit to use for people with fructose malabsorption.  Strawberries aren’t very high in fructose, but since they have a higher fructose to glucose ratio, we FMers need to add dextrose to eat them.
You can use this delicious jam on Almond Bagels, Classic Pancakes, Buckwheat Banana Pancakes, or Faux-Chocolate Pancakes! Continue reading