This makes for a tasty packed lunch or light supper with new potatoes, crunchy green beans, soft-boiled egg, parsley, lemon and chives.
It can be tricky to know what to eat when suffering from symptoms of IBS, as many foods may have to be eliminated. However, this salad incorporates great, tasty ingredients with many nutritional benefits. Eaten warm, this salad has less resistant starch within the potatoes than when cold. The addition of lots of fresh herbs and lemon brings this salad to life too.
|Typical Values||per 100g||per 248g serving|
|Energy ||75 kcal |
|187 kcal |
of which saturates
|2.3 g |
|5.8 g |
of which sugars
|7.2 g |
|17.9 g |
|Fibre||2.5 g ||6.2 g |
|Protein||5.1 g ||12.6 g |
|Salt||0.4 g ||0.9 g |
A source of carbohydrate providing essential energy. New potatoes have much thinner skins than old potatoes which means they don't need to be peeled (sometimes it is recommended to avoid fruit and vegetable skins with IBS symptoms). Also, eating these when still warm, means they have less resistant starch than when cold, which somebody with IBS needs to be mindful of.
Small fish with edible bones, meaning they provide vitamin D and calcium as well as protein.
Delicious, seasonal ingredient adding crunch and colour to this salad. Providing fibre as well as essential micronutrients such as vitamin K and folate. As a bean, they also provide a plant-based source of protein.
I started recently on Gabapentin to treat abdominal distension and pain from IBS-C. The doctor started me on a very low dose (50 mg), and now that I've been on it for 2 weeks, I'm increasing to 100...jeannecatlover
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