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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Lunch/Dinner

Salmon & Veggie Skewers with Herbed Yogurt Dip

These healthy salmon skewers are delicious and easy to make. They are loaded with anti-inflammatory omega-3s, antioxidants, and tremendous flavor in every bite.

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Smoothies & Beverages

Spiced Almond Milk Smoothie

Are you looking for a quick and simple smoothie anti-inflammatory ingredients? If so, then this recipe may be for you! Packed with lots of nutrients, this smoothie can be a great addition to breakfast or used as a mid-afternoon snack.

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Breakfast

Mini Egg White Cups with Veggies

This recipe is for you if you’re looking to try incorporating more vegetables into your eating plan, as:

1) the vegetables are cooked, thereby breaking down some of the fiber content in them
2) you can easily add or subtract veggies from this recipes to help determine tolerance.

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Breakfast

Spiced Pancakes with Orange Zest

Are you looking for a way to boost the flavor of pancakes with anti-inflammatory ingredients? Not only did my picky-eater husband with Crohn’s approve of the flavor and texture of the pancakes, but the aroma that filled my kitchen made my mouth water. My taste buds were also so delighted by these pancakes that I’m never going back to regular pancakes again!

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Desserts

Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies

Not only did my lactose intolerant, picky-eater husband with Crohn’s approve of the texture and flavor of these vegan cookies, but I also received glowing reviews from dinner guests without IBD, as well.

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Desserts

Mango Nice Cream

Are you looking for a sweet treat with just two ingredients? This simple, non-dairy mango ice cream takes less than 5 minutes to prepare. Eat

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Snacks, Sides & Dips

Moroccan Mashed Potatoes

Have you wanted to try incorporating more turmeric into your eating plan? If so, these Moroccan Mashed Potatoes are worth a try! Check out the nutritional benefits of the anti-inflammatory ingredients used in this recipe that will help combat inflammation and manage IBD symptoms.

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Desserts

Blueberry Lemon Cookies

Inflammation is thought to underlie most chronic health conditions, including IBD. Eating for your IBD doesn’t have to be boring or flavorless. This recipe jam-packs anti-inflammatory nutrients to help lower your inflammation while enjoying a delicious treat!

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Breakfast

Banana Pancakes

This simple banana pancake recipe is on regular rotation in my home. Not only does my picky-eater husband (with Crohn’s disease) love these pancakes, but they’ve also been a hit with brunch guests without gut issues.

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Snacks, Sides & Dips

Honey Glazed Carrots

This simple carrot dish is a staple in my home. Not only does my picky-eater husband (with Crohn’s disease) love these, but they’ve been a hit with dinner guests without inflammatory bowel diseases, as well. I love how quick and easy these carrots are to make, even if you’re a complete cooking newb!

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Smoothies & Beverages

3-Ingredient Electrolyte Drink

Diarrhea is common in Crohn’s and colitis, which makes staying on top of hydration and electrolyte replenishment key. My husband (with Crohn’s disease) loves this drink, especially because it only has three ingredients. And I love how quick and easy this drink is to make — just combine the ingredients and you’re good-to-go!

Avocado Pudding Recipe
Desserts

Avocado Pudding Recipe

This simple dessert recipe is a staple in my home. My husband has quite a few dietary limitations due to his Crohn’s disease, so having a recipe with only a few ingredients is a must. Not only will this recipe satisfy a sweet tooth, but it’s super quick and easy. In literally 6 minutes, you can create a fun and tasty dessert!

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