Fructose Malabsorption Recipes: Thanksgiving Turkey and Gravy

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If you read my post on 6 Ways To Survive the Holidays With Fructose Malabsorption then you’ll know one of the options was to cook a meal yourself to bring along with you if you’re having dinner elsewhere, which is what I’m doing this year.

I didn’t realize how difficult it would be to find a turkey that was free of added ingredients.  My husband does the grocery shopping (thank god, I don’t want to look at stupid fructose absorbers buying my favorite foods!), and he finally found a turkey breast that was untainted.  Which stinks because I like dark meat the best, but I’ll take what I can get.  Plus cooking an entire turkey for just myself would be overkill anyway. Continue reading

Fructose Malabsorption Recipes: Potato Nests

Potato Nests__No Sugarless Gum

I love recipes that don’t require me to substitute any of the ingredients!  It makes me feel like a normal.  Except, I did anyway.  This recipe originally calls for smoked salmon, but I find anything that swims to be, well, nasty.  So I used turkey instead.
And since I wasn’t going to a party or anything, after I took the pictures I just stuffed more turkey on top and ate them for dinner! Continue reading

Fructose Malabsorption Easy Recipes: Club Sandwich

Club Sandwich2__No Sugarless Gum

Whenever I had the opportunity to order a club sandwich at a restaurant–I would go for it.  Bacon, turkey, mayo, cheese: what’s not to like?  I’m no longer able to do that, but I can make my own, dammit!  This is the first one I’ve had in probably about two years, and I’m really glad it turned out! Continue reading