Chicken Burritos (serves 4)

Chicken Burritos by The Fat Foodie

The best chicken burrito I ever ate was in a dedicated burrito restaurant in Edinburgh. My step-daughter had insisted we go there for lunch and although I didn’t expect the food to be astronomical I agreed to her suggestion. I couldn’t believe the size of the burrito I was served! It was a huge, but lovely, soft duvet-like tortilla wrap that was stuffed to the gunnels with Mexican rice, re-fried beans, salsa, guacamole, and tender strips of chicken. Aww, man! It was heaven wrapped in tinfoil. Continue reading

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Baba Ganoush (serves 6)

Baba Ganoush by The Fat Foodie

Baba ganoush is an aubergine dip which originates from Syria and is comprised of roasted, pulped aubergine which is traditionally mixed with tahini (blended sesame seeds), garlic, spices and olive oil. Tahini and garlic are extremely high FODMAP, so I’ve avoided eating baba ganoush for a long time as a result, but I had an aubergine in the kitchen which needed to be used up, so I decided to try to create a recipe for a low FODMAP baba ganoush and this tasty little side dip was born. Continue reading

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Roasted Carrot Hummus (serves 6)

Roasted Carrot Hummus by The Fat Foodie

I created this roasted carrot hummus for dinner when my vegan step-son came to visit recently and we all thoroughly enjoyed it. Hummus is traditionally made with chickpeas which are blended together with a mixture of spices and tahini to make a smooth, spicy dip which can be served with vegetable crudites, flatbreads, crackers or anything else that takes your fancy. However, chickpeas are notoriously high FODMAP, so I decided to incorporate roasted carrots and tomatoes into my hummus recipe which massively lowers the FODMAP content while adding a huge boost of flavour at the same time.  Continue reading

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