Fructose Malabsorption Recipes: Pulled Pork and Quinoa Tortillas

Pulled Pork and Quinoa Tortillas__No Sugarless Gum

This week I started the suggested LEAP diet based on my Mediator Release Test results.  It has only been two days and it has been kind of brutal.  There isn’t a lot to eat during the first phase, but here is a dish that I’ve been having for dinner that I love.

Thankfully one of my least reactive foods is pork, and my husband makes the most delicious pulled pork.  Ever.  You don’t even need barbeque sauce–that would just ruin it.  And I’m finally sharing the recipe with you lucky people.  The best part is that it’s a fairly simple recipe.

We’ve tried different types of pork, and here’s the breakdown: Continue reading

Mediator Release Testing: Could This Be Our Digestive Salvation?!!!

If you’ve been following along with my posts, you’ll know that even after being on an extreme fructose malabsorption diet with about 15 foods I could eat, I’ve still been having a lot of problems.

My dietician suggested I look into Mediator Release Testing, which tests you for sensitivities to 150 different foods and chemicals.  Why hadn’t anyone suggested this to me before?! Continue reading