Recipes

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Explore My Recipes Approved for Crohn's and Colitis Diets

Eating well with inflammatory bowel disease doesn’t mean boring food! Whether it’s Crohn’s recipes, or recipes for Ulcerative Colitis, I have you covered. Please find my tried and true recipes below.

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Smoothies & Beverages

Anti-Inflammatory Pineapple Ginger Smoothie

Teeming with health-enhancing ingredients like freshly peeled ginger root and ground flax seed, this smoothie is your perfect ally in combating inflammation.

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Desserts

6 Ingredient Instant Pot Pear Applesauce

Sweet and tart, this homemade Pear Applesauce is such a delicious snack that is sure to hit the spot.  Ready in under 10 minutes, this quick and healthy snack is the perfect one to make during the holiday hustle. 

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Breakfast

Healthy Apple Cranberry Muffins (Vegan & Gluten-Free)

Simple and delicious, these healthy Apple Cranberry Muffins are perfect for breakfast on-the-go and sweet enough to enjoy as a dessert. They’re also packed with nutrients and friendly for many dietary restrictions!

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dessert

Healthy Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Muffins 

These healthy chocolate chip pumpkin muffins are sure to “wow” your friends and family this holiday season, whether or not they have Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis!

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Snacks, Sides & Dips

Homemade Cranberry Sauce with Maple Syrup

This 3-ingredient cranberry sauce is simple to make, IBD-friendly, and a perfect addition to the table during the holiday season.  How Does this Recipe Differ

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Desserts

Peanut Butter Rice Krispie Treats

These marshmallow-free rice krispie treats are easy to make, marshmallow-free, and contain just 4 ingredients! This recipe puts a healthy twist on a childhood favorite

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Desserts

Dairy-Free Almond Milk Rice Pudding

This quick and easy almond milk rice pudding  recipe is not only extremely delicious, but also happens to be dairy free, gluten free, egg-free, soy-free,

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Desserts

Chocolate & Strawberry Yogurt Bark

This simple yogurt bark is not only easy-to-prepare but creates a tasty and healthful dessert or snack for people with IBD. It’s gluten-free, nut-free, egg-free, soy-free, oil-free, vegetarian, and has several key reasons why this recipe can work during an IBD flare.

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Lunch/Dinner

Easy Gluten-Free Fried Rice with Chicken

If you’re looking for an IBD-friendly, gluten-free dish that’s nutritious, delicious, and easy-to-make, this gluten-free fried rice dish is it!

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Smoothies & Beverages

Virgin Passion Fruit Mojito

Drinking alcohol may increase inflammation in people with an inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). If you have Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis and are looking for a fruity and delicious mocktail recipe, this is it! This recipe is alcohol-free and friendly for the Mediterranean Diet, Paleo Diet, AIP Diet, and Low-FODMAP Diet.

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Breakfast

Asparagus & Mushroom Frittata (Gluten-Free)

Easily digestible and rich in nutrients, this frittata can soothe and support damaged gut linings with phytonutrient-rich plants, prebiotics, and vitamins A and E. So if you’re looking for a breakfast that’s nutritious, delicious, easy-to-make, and gut-friendly, this asparagus and mushroom frittata is it!

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