Recipes collated under this category are specific for Stage Five of the GAPS Introduction Diet onward.

Introducing Raw Vegetables

Introducing Raw Vegetables in Stage 5 of the GAPS Introduction Diet Intervention instructions: Add raw vegetables starting from the following: 1. Softer parts of lettuce and cucumber 2. When the above two vegetables are well tolerated, start adding other raw vegetables such as carrot, tomato, onion, cabbage, capsicum, celery etc. Points • Refer to Clinic […]

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Introducing Raw Vegetables
This recipe is appropriate for the GAPS Introduction Diet from stage Five onward
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Clinical Notes

Monitor stools: If diarrhoea returns or becomes a new concern, your patient is not ready for this food and should remain on the step prior for longer.

GAPS Milkshake/Smoothie

The GAPS Milkshake should be avoided if the patient suffers from digestive distress associated with diarrhoea. This milkshake will provide valuable raw nutrients and beneficial fats. Some parents find it easier to add Cod Liver Oil to the milkshake, rather than on its own and children don’t know it has been added. Dr Natasha suggests […]

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GAPS Milkshake / Smoothie
This recipe can be introduced on the introduction diet from stage 5 onward unless otherwise advised by your Certified GAPS Practitioner.
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Prep Time 10 Minutes
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Fruit
Vegetables
Fats
Eggs
Prep Time 10 Minutes
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Ingredients
Fruit
Vegetables
Fats
Eggs
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Instructions
  1. Wash all fruit and vegetables
  2. Freshly press all fruit and vegetable in your juicer
  3. Pour juice into a blender if you have one
  4. Add the eggs and fats to the juice. Blend the mixture together in the blender or mix by a hand held kitchen tool
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Alternative Options

The GAPS Milkshake/Smoothie is not limited to the above fruit and vegetable combinations. You may wish to include mint, carrot, kale, berries, banana's or exclude cabbage or other items. Just remember to include one of the ingredients from the FATS and EGGS with your fruit and veg juice combination.  Avocado is also another great source of healthy fat to add to the smoothy and provides a nice added texture.

My favorite combination smoothie

Apple, Celery, Mint, Avocado, Egg and Yoghurt

Clinical Notes

If the person is not prone to diarrhoea, this recipe can be introduced the GAPS milkshake from the beginning in stage one or two.

Apple Puree

Apple Pure is introduced in the Introduction Diet on stage 5.  Apple Pure for GAPS is an easy way to disguise fats.  GAPS is a high fat diet so we want to add fats to everything and apple puree is a good way to deliver it. We usually add duck fat, ghee or coconut oil.  […]

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Apple Puree
This recipe is appropriate for the GAPS Introduction Diet from stage 5 onward
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Prep Time 5-10 Minutes
Cook Time 15-20 Minutes
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Other
Prep Time 5-10 Minutes
Cook Time 15-20 Minutes
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Instructions
  1. Peel and core the ripe apples and slice thinly into your stainless steel cook pot. An apple slinky is great at doing this job.
  2. Add the water and cook the apples on low whilst stirring occasionally. You may place the lid on top to create steam in the cooking process.
  3. When the apples have become soft, take the pan off the stove and mash with a vegetable masher.
  4. Add a couple of tablespoons of ghee or duck fat or coconut fat (depending on what you have introduced) and blend with the apple.
  5. Store the stewed apples in the fridge.
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Clinical Notes

Start to introduce with a few spoonful’s  a day and gradually increase the amount if there are no reactions.