Here is a list of books with recipes for the low-FODMAP diet and IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome). I have read all of these books and highly recommend purchasing them.
If you are starting out on the Low-FODMAP Diet, get this book:
The Everything® Low-FODMAP Diet Cookbook – by Colleen Francioli, CNC: “After you try a few recipes in my book and get more acquainted with low-FODMAP foods and ingredients, your confidence in the diet will be boosted, your creative juices flowing and hopefully you too will be inspired to create your own low-FODMAP dishes!” Along with 300 low-FODMAP and gluten-free recipes, this book also includes a basic guide on the low-FODMAP diet, as well as meal plans, snack ideas, low- and high-FODMAP lists as well as diet survival tips and additional health resources. So many of the fans over at FODMAPLife ask for recipes on a daily basis and they will now have several to choose from with this book. Included in the book are breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snack recipes, condiments, sauces and dressings, cookies, bars, desserts, drinks as well as a chapter “from scratch” featuring recipes for low-FODMAP bread, pizza dough and more. Vegetarian, vegan as well as main dishes and snacks for children also have their own chapters.
These books are also helpful:
The Complete Low-FODMAP Diet: A Revolutionary Plan for Managing IBS and Other Digestive Disorders by In The Complete Low-FODMAP Diet, Sue Shepherd and Peter Gibson explain what causes digestive distress, how the low-FODMAP diet helps, and how to:
• Identify and avoid foods high in FODMAPs
• Develop a personalized and sustainable low-FODMAP diet
• Shop, menu plan, entertain, travel, and eat out with peace of mind
• Follow the program if you have IBS, celiac disease, Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, or diabetes, and if you eat a vegetarian, vegan, low-fat, or dairy-free diet.
Flavor without FODMAPs Cookbook: Love the Foods that Love You Back – Would it make life easier to have a cookbook laser-focused on your low-FODMAP diet, with recipes you don’t even have to think about? If you are using the FODMAP approach to manage your irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), this cookbook is the one! You can enjoy the recipes in this collection with no modification, no regrets and no apologies, whether you are feeding the family or entertaining. Patsy Catsos, M.S., R.D.N, L.D., is a nutritionist on a mission to reduce pain and improve quality of life for clients with digestive health issues, especially irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO).
21 Day Tummy -by The New York Times best seller is now in paperback. As seen on The Doctors, and Dr. Oz Show, 21-Day Tummy Diet, is based on the latest science, that targets excess weight and belly fat while addressing the most common digestive disorders. Liz Vaccariello is the editor-in-chief and chief content officer of Reader’s Digest and a journalist with 20+ years experience in health and nutrition, she’s also the coauthor of the New York Times bestsellers Flat Belly Diet!, 400 Calorie Fix, The Digest Diet, and 21-Day Tummy.
Kate Scarlata, RD, LDN is a registered and licensed dietitian with over 25 years of experience in the nutrition and wellness field, specializing in digestive disorders. Kate completed her postgraduate training at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, a Harvard Medical School teaching affiliate. The author of The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Eating Well with IBS, she has been interviewed in many national publications, including Ladies Home Journal and Fitness magazine. She lives and practices in Medway, Massachusetts.
Grain Brain by David Perlmutter, MD buy on Amazon – Renowned neurologist David Perlmutter, MD, blows the lid off a topic that’s been buried in medical literature for far too long: carbs are destroying your brain. And not just unhealthy carbs, but even healthy ones like whole grains can cause dementia, ADHD, anxiety, chronic headaches, depression, and much more. Dr. Perlmutter explains what happens when the brain encounters common ingredients in your daily bread and fruit bowls, why your brain thrives on fat and cholesterol, and how you can spur the growth of new brain cells at any age. He offers an in-depth look at how we can take control of our “smart genes” through specific dietary choices and lifestyle habits, demonstrating how to remedy our most feared maladies without drugs.