Fructose Malabsorption Recipes: Peanut Butter Cup Microwave Cake

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I love mug cakes.  And they’re especially nice for people who either want or need to avoid large amounts of sugar, because if I make a whole cake I am definitely going to eat it all. Continue reading

Fructose Malabsorption Recipes: Buckwheat Banana Pancakes

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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

Fructose Malabsorption Recipes: Peanut Butter Mug Cake

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I’ve had some really great days in my life: the day I got promoted to my dream job, my wedding day, and the day I made this cake.  You may think I’m being silly, but cake is kind of central to my life.  For example, when I got married there was cake.  Soon after my promotion I was presented with a cake.  If these things weren’t important there wouldn’t be cake, which makes cake important.  That’s my philosophically existential tip for the day. Continue reading

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: 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