Glimpsing Gembles

food intolerances

Glimpse into a life transformation

As I deal with a chronic illness that prevents me from taking part in activities that I once loved to do, I take inspiration from people who have managed to change their bodies into something amazing. Whether it is due to chronic illness, a busy and hectic lifestyle, poor choices, or a lack of resources […] Read more…

Glimpse into a spicy banana nut slab

I got up this afternoon after a morning of resting with a craving for cookies. I managed to pull together some ingredients and came up with a spicy banana nut biscuit. It was a fairly random effort, and though they taste pretty good (though super sweet!), they are not your normal cookie! They merged into […] Read more…

Glimpse into ginger cake

I have been craving ginger cake for the past few days, and so when energy struck this afternoon, I gathered up any possible ingredients that I had around that could satisfy my desire! I have come up with a cake that is gluten free, egg free and low in fructose, and hopefully, tastes good (the […] Read more…

Glimpse into zuchinni brownies

Using vegetables in sweet baking is an intriguing prospect! The idea of consuming one of your daily veggie serves while eating chocolatey goodness is exciting! So, I have come up with a simple, low fructose, gluten free, dairy free, egg free recipe for brownies using zucchinis! The zucchini is low in calories, and high in […] Read more…

Glimpse into socialising with chronic illness

I had an invitation to join a not to be missed, important and happy family celebration in the form of a high tea at a hotel on Sunday. This posed many problems for my body…preparation to get ready for a fancy tea, a long train trip to get to the hotel, an unknown in terms of the […] Read more…

Glimpse into low FODMAP/fructose berries

I have always loved fruit. Having to avoid it was one of the major blows that came with a diagnosis of fructose malabsorption. Even more so than having to skip chocolate! Luckily, there are some of these yummy and nutritious treats that remain available to us Fruct Mals, or those avoiding fructose for other health benefits. Bear […] Read more…

Glimpse into Sardines

I might not be up to sharing extravagant low FODMAP and allergy friendly recipes with you just yet (as I mentioned here), but I can show you glimpses into the easy snacks and treats I have during the day! Today’s lunch? Sardines on toast! Super easy and quick, perfect on a wintery day, and I could even manage […] Read more…

Glimpse into future recipes

I am very excited about bringing you more and more healthy and delicious recipes. At the moment, I struggle to cook due to my chronic health issues, such as fatigue and light headedness, so I don’t often have the opportunity to blog about meals (thanks to my fantastic family who have become my personal cooks […] Read more…

Glimpse into the chronic illness rollercoaster

I have had another week riding the rollercoaster that is chronic illness and the hunt for answers and treatment. I had bloods done because I have been feeling quite unwell lately, and the results came back last week with a few discrepancies. My GP was alarmed at how low my parathyroid and calcium levels were. […] Read more…