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

Fructose Malabsorption Easy Recipes: Chicken Quesadillas

Chicken Quesadilla__No Sugarless Gum

You know that feeling you get when you realize you have nothing you want for dinner?  And you get all depressed and even kind of dread when the time to eat rolls around, knowing you’ll either have to choose something lame or starve?  This recipe is the cure!!!  I’ve been eating these for the past 3 weeks and loving it. Continue reading

Fructose Malabsorption Recipes: Homemade Tortillas

Homemade Tortillas__No Sugarless Gum

I hope everyone had a happy Thanksgiving!

For about a month now I’ve been taking some medications prescribed to me by the doctor I saw at the Mayo Clinic, but it hasn’t been helping.  The first one seemed to make my night sweats even worse, and the one I’m taking now I think is making me extremely fatigued.  The next option is a low dose of a certain antidepressant, which seems odd but apparently it works for some people! Continue reading