Shrimp spring roll bowl with cilantro and mint

shrimp spring roll bowl - karlijnskitchen.com

Since I ate spring rolls a few times in the past weeks at the new food market in my town, I fell in love with them again. The combination of fresh herbs, lots of vegetables and shrimps in a spring roll and that dipped in fish sauce is something I think tastes amazing. I just hate making spring rolls myself. I find dipping the sheets in water and rolling them such a hassle and that is why I hardly ever make them. BUT I have found the perfect solution for this! I made a shrimp spring roll bowl with cilantro and mint! All the good of a spring roll, in a bowl, without hassle. And man, this is SO GOOD!

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Low FODMAP Poké bowl with salmon

low FODMAP poke bowl - karlijnskitchen.com

The poké bowl trend has been going on for a while now and sharing a recipe for a low FODMAP poké bowl has been on my list for a very long time, but I didn’t find the time to make a recipe until now. Last week, I finally had the chance to make it and because it is such a simple recipe to make low FODMAP, I didn’t want to keep this recipe from you.

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Samphire Tahini Sushi Bowl

Samphire Tahini Sushi Bowl - Karlijnskitchen.com

Do you know how often I cook a recipe from my own blog? Hardly EVER! Not because I don’t like them, on the contrary, otherwise I would have never put them online, but because I almost always busy testing new recipes. Currently, I cook a recipe for my blog about 3-4 times a week and on the other days I am too lazy to cook something special or I make a recipe by somebody else that I would like to try. BUT there is one recipe on my blog that I have made about five times already and that is the sushi bowl. My mum loves it, my friends love it and I love it and it is so easy that it is a shame not to make it. And because this is one of my favourite recipes on the blog I made a new version: a samphire tahini sushi bowl.

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Coconut Shrimp Soba Noodles (low FODMAP and lactose-free)

Coconut shrimp soba noodles - Karlijnskitchen.com

My first thought when I emptied this plate of noodles was: I want another plate, why did I finish it already! Ohhh, guys, this food is so good! Soba noodles in a creamy Asian coconut milk sauce with sesame seeds, shrimps and veggies. After two years of eating only rice noodles, this was something totally different. These coconut shrimp soba noodles are so tasty and the coconut sauce makes you want to eat your fingers with it!

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Cream cheese rice salad (low FODMAP, lactose-free)

Cream cheese rice salad - Karlijnskitchen.com

You can come to me with everything that slightly resembles sushi. I am a huge fan of the sushi bowl and also the poké bowls that I have been hearing about more and more lately seem worth a try (and no that has nothing to do with Pokémon). It is a lazy way of making food that tastes like sushi and I like that. Especially on working days when I have to start cooking dinner at 6.30 after I come home from a day of work. This also gave me the idea for this cream cheese rice salad with smoked salmon. 

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Thai yellow curry with shrimps (low FODMAP)

Yellow curry with shrimps - Karlijnskitchen.com

A few weeks ago I spent a weekend in Cologne with some old friends that I know from my exchange in Istanbul. We hadn’t seen each other for years so it was great to spend some time together again. When we were looking for a place to eat we ended up in a not-so-special looking Thai restaurant chain. I ordered a yellow curry and it turned out to be amazing. This simple, cheap place made great food. I must admit that I cannot compare it to the real Thai food, as I have never been there, but I really enjoyed that meal. As always when I enjoy a meal it immediately goes on my ‘must-try-this-at-home’ list and on my free Saturday I made some time to try it. In the restaurant, I ate my curry with chicken, but now I went for a yellow curry with shrimps. Just because I absolutely love them and I eat a lot of chicken, so shrimps are nice for a change. If you don’t like shrimps you can opt for chicken instead.

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