Strawberry Rhubarb Chia Jam

400g (around 2 cups) frozen or fresh strawberries 200g (around 1 cup) rhubarb, cut into slices 1 knob of ginger, diced small 2 tbsp chia seeds A little water *Optional: 1 – 2 tbsp maple syrup to sweeten. Add all ingredients to a pan and bring to a boil with just enough water in the…

Sunflower Seed Cheese

  This seed cheese I made as a replacement to a traditional cashew cheese since cashews are not allowed on a SIBO diet. It’s perfect for Italian dishes instead of mozzarella. I recently used it to top my Eggplant Parmesan. 1 cup sunflower seeds 1/2 cup water Juice of 1 lemon 1 tsp salt 3…

Vegan Ranch Dressing

This salad dressing really adds a fresh and wonderful flavour to a bountiful plate of garden fresh veggies. It could also be used as a condiment for a tray of roasted veg or a dip to go with crudités. 3/4 cup almond milk 1/2 cup sunflower seeds Juice of 1 lemon 2 green onions, chopped…

Raspberry Ginger Compote

This is so good! It takes just a few minutes to whip up and is brilliant on chia seed pudding or atop spiced almond muffins. 1 cup frozen raspberries 1 tbsp chia seeds 1/2 tsp vanilla extract 1 small knob of ginger, diced small Water Add all ingredients to a pan and cook over medium heat…

Baba Ganoush

A side or condiment can make a simple meal fancy. This creamy and flavourful eggplant dish is the perfect accompaniment to rice or quinoa and a salad. Kalamata olives taste divine with it so throw some of those in too! I’ve also enjoyed it with a savoury breakfast plate so get creative. 1 whole eggplant…

Thai Peanut Sauce

We love ethnic foods in our house – Mexican, Indian and Thai are our favourites. I am always altering the classics to be SIBO friendly while still creating something everyone will love. Here is my version of peanut sauce that is sure to please. 1 tbsp sesame oil 1 tsp garlic infused olive oil ½…

Kale and Almond Pesto

1 bunch kale, stalks removed and broken into larger pieces 1 tsp garlic infused olive oil ¼ cup olive oil ¼ cup nutritional yeast ¼ almonds Salt and pepper to taste   Place all ingredients in a food processor and blend until you have a creamy pesto sauce.   *On the SIBO diet you can…

Walnut Parmesan

I love this sprinkled over roasted veggies, or topping spaghetti squash noodles with a pesto or marinara sauce or even a salad topper for added flavour and texture. It only takes 5 minutes to make and can be stored in the fridge for a week.   1 cup walnuts 2 tbsp nutritional yeast 1 tsp…