Weetabix with Nutri-Brex
Muesli with Nairn’s gluten-free oat muesli
Bread with gluten-free bread- see here for the most nutritious choice
All those cups of milky tea with tea with lactose-free milk and try and substitute the rest with lovely herbal teas – especially green – which are refreshing and healthy
Onions with spring onions (green bits only!)
Garlic with garlic oil – it’s a stronger flavour than you might think
Double cream (e.g. in pasta sauce) with crème fraîche
Pasta with brown rice pasta (buy it in bulk on Amazon to save money)
Lentils with canned lentils – who knew?!
Couscous with quinoa or brown rice
Baking and the sweet stuff
Ginger nuts with stem ginger oat biscuits from Nairn’s (remember: being gluten-free doesn’t make biscuits healthy!
Honey with maple syrup
Flour in cooking with blended oats or buckwheat flour or gluten-free flour (though they are not as high in fibre or other nutrients than oats and buckwheat)
Butter with a free-from equivalent (I use Pure)
Ground almonds with a mixture of FODMAP-friendly ground nuts (e.g. brazil, hazelnut, walnut – just pop them in the food processor!)
Replace…a bloated belly with a smiling one!