Fructose Malabsorption Easy Recipes: Homemade Ramen

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I absolutely love chicken ramen.  And I don’t mean the authentic stuff, I mean the crappy 50¢ stuff you eat every day in college.  That little foil package though, sadly, is filled with things I can no longer eat, so I wanted to try to make something close to it.

For this to be an easy recipe, you need to have your chicken carcass stock and chicken already made.  Even better would be just purchasing some, but it’s hard to find stock/broth without garlic and onions. Continue reading

Fructose Malabsorption Recipes: Chicken Noodle Soup From Scratch

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I had hoped to be writing to you freshly off a new food trial for carrots, which I had no doubt would be a success.  As you can see from the picture above: no carrots.

Which is a bit misleading.  I did begin the carrot food trial, but for about the past 5 weeks, something has been making me severely sick.  It was the same thing that would happen to me a long time ago when I had given up almost all fructose except for wheat.  I thought perhaps it was almond flour (which I had just learned has fructans), so I gave up my almond bagels, but the sickness persisted.  It seemed that once every four days I would be stuck in the bathroom with waves of stomach cramps so bad I thought that surely the ordeal would kill me. Continue reading

Fructose Malabsorption Recipes: Spaghetti Carbonara

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My husband describes pretty much everything I make the same way: “It’s good.”  But after making this last night for dinner he has confessed he loves it!  Score! Continue reading