I developed this Thai green bean curry one day after my aunt and uncle had visited and brought with them a generous bundle of vegetable goodies from their allotment. Along with onions and turnips they’d brought us a stack of green beans which were so fresh that their stalks snapped with the slightest touch. I decided that a vegetable that good needed to be showcased as the star of its own show and this recipe was born. Continue reading
The other day I was going through my previously posted recipes and it came to my attention that the website was sorely lacking ideas for side dishes, so I thought I’d write a post covering two of my favourite standby sides, citrus green beans and mustard mash. For all that I prefer to create recipes for whole dishes, sides are a really important part of a meal, but it can often be difficult to find ones which are suitable on the low FODMAP diet. However, these citrus green beans and mustard mash are really good options to have in your repertoire.
I’ve been going through a Mexican food phase at the moment, not just because it’s very tasty, but also because it’s a type of cuisine that’s really easy to adapt to make it low FODMAP. Beans and legumes generally get a bad rap in the FODMAP world because they’re high in Oligos-GOS and fructans and can cause digestive issues for a lot of people, but many forms of beans are actually low FODMAP as long as you stick to the recommended serving size. That’s why these Mexican bean burritos are actually low FODMAP.