Fructose Malabsorption Recipes: Homemade Mayonnaise

Homemade Mayo__No Sugarless Gum

Finding a mayonnaise in the grocery store with tolerable ingredients for FMers is nigh impossible.  You can bet there is going to be garlic or onion powder in there somewhere.  So, why not make your own?   It’s easy, but it takes a while.  It’s slow going because the liquids need to emulsify, so you are essentially suspending each drop of olive oil in with the egg yolk.  If you add the oil too quickly then your liquids are going to separate.

I just have to have my Caesar dressing though, so this recipe (adapted from Epicurious) is a must for me. Continue reading

Fructose Malabsorption Recipes: Homemade Caesar Dressing

Caesar Dressing3__No Sugarless Gum

I feel like once again I’m eating way too much white rice flour, which I think is making me bloated.  My goal–at least for a while– is to eat it only for breakfast (Rice Krispies and classic pancakes), but that leaves very few options for dinner.  I love Caesar dressing, and this one from Once Upon a Chef I’ve adapted so you don’t need to use garlic. Continue reading

Fructose Malabsorption Recipes: Blue Cheese Dressing

Blue Cheese Dressing2__No Sugarless Gum

As much as I love the Fructose Free Salad Dressing that I make (and eat almost every day), sometimes I just need a departure.  While the first dressing is sweet and tangy, a blue cheese dressing packs a punch in a completely different way.
This recipe from I’ve chosen to make just two servings, because a homemade dressing like this only lasts about a week in the refrigerator.  (And if your breath smelled like blue cheese every day you probably would lose some friends.) Continue reading

Fructose Malabsorption Recipes: Fructose Free Salad Dressing


This dressing is sweet, tangy, and easy to make.  I originally found it on the blog Fructose Schmuctose and Diabetes to Boot and have made a few small tweaks.  I put it on spinach and eat it every day! Continue reading