Fructose Malabsorption Recipes: Peanut Butter Cup Microwave Cake

Peanut Butter Cup Microwave Cake2__No Sugarless Gum

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

Buckwheat Banana Pancakes__No Sugarless Gum

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

Peanut Butter Mug Cake__No Sugarless Gum

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


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


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