Fructose Malabsorption Recipes: Stuffed Peppers

Stuffed Peppers4__No Sugarless Gum

I never really ate bell peppers in the past, but lately I’ve been getting into them.  And the nice thing is there are different options depending on how much fructose you can handle.  If your tolerance is low (or you don’t know how much you can eat yet) you can use the green peppers.  Red has the highest amount of fructose.  Yellow and orange are higher than green but I haven’t been able to find any proof they are as high as red.  They certainly don’t taste as sweet.

You can use whatever ground meat you want for these, but I would recommend lamb or beef. Continue reading

Fructose Malabsorption Recipes: Seasoned Lamb Wraps

Seasoned Lamb Wraps__No Sugarless Gum

Following the autoimmune Paleo protocol while still trying to avoid FODMAPs (especially fructose!) doesn’t leave me with a whole lot of options.  Which is why I’m trying to vary the meat I consume as much as I can…except for fish.  Yuck!

I found this ground lamb at my co-op and boy, is it ever good.  All it needs is a few seasonings and it’s good to go!  Nothing fancy required–just how I like it. Continue reading

Fructose Malabsorption Recipes: Lamb Chops with Yogurt Sauce and Fingerling Potatoes

Lamb with Yogurt Sauce and Fingerling Potatoes4__No Sugarless Gum

Is it cruel to eat lamb?  I say no.  If there’s one thing I’ve learned from working on Bizarre Foods, it’s that it is cruel to not use every part of the animal.  And since I own a lambskin purse, it would be wrong of me to not have lamb chops.  It’s the same reason I tell my husband I need to keep buying leather boots if he’s going to make hamburgers every weekend. Continue reading