December 15, 2021 |

Delicious gut-friendly recipes for the festive season

Gut-friendly holiday recipes

Hello everyone! It’s the festive season, and I have decided to give you some more cheer by telling you that you can enjoy everything that you are looking forward to doing, with these delicious gut-friendly recipes.

A festive menu that is gentle on the stomach

These Eat Burn Sleep recipes are not just for people that are seeking low-inflammation and gut-friendly foods at Christmas – they are loved by everyone. I have created over 200 gut-friendly recipes now, and this special selection won’t disappoint you or your guests during the holidays.

Moroccan spiced coffee: My Moroccan spiced coffee is amazing as it contains cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, and clove. These are warming spices that have incredible anti-inflammatory properties that help stabilize your blood sugar levels and offset some of the negative effects of caffeine. See how easy it is and perfect for the season. I cannot wait for you to try it.

Wild salmon spread: Perfect as a dip with crudites such as carrot, celery, or fennel sticks. Wild salmon is packed with anti-inflammatory omega-3 acids, and this recipe is so easy to make.

My guacamole: would work perfectly with the salmon spread for festive gut-friendly nibbles. You can also serve it on its own with crudites. This guacamole contains no raw onions which can be hard to digest sometimes, so I hope you all enjoy it!

Roasted carrots and parsnips with cumin seeds: This great source of healthy carbohydrates makes a great side for your Christmas dinner or any meal! It is easy to make and you can use any oil you like – or even goose fat.

Roasted butternut squash soup: A classic soup that is dairy-free yet so rich and satisfying. The perfect winter warmer!

Italian chicken salad: This could be perfect for a nice salad on the 26th of December with turkey leftovers.

Caramelized Apple and cinnamon crumble: I love this recipe with a side of coconut yogurt. It is delicious and uses simple ingredients. Apple and cinnamon are always a winning combo!

2 ingredient dark chocolate mousse pot: These little chocolate bombs are so easy to make, delicious and so simple. You can use nice glasses for individual portions, and garnish them with nuts, berries, or cacao nibs.

Paleo energy bars: Let me warn you, these Paleo energy bars are totally addictive! You can cut them in small squares, and they make a wonderful and absolutely delicious alternative to chocolates. They keep very well in the fridge and freeze well too, so you can save half for later if you wish to do so.

Mandarin and almond cake: Mandarins and oranges are in season, so make sure to try this delicious and very popular recipe! It is incredibly light and uses very few ingredients, without any added fat either!

Sea salt and chocolate brownies: Absolutely decadent but still ok by my book! Many of you find them tastier than regular brownies, so if you haven’t made them, go for it!

Coconut and chocolate macaroons: I created this recipe for Easter and these mouthfuls of deliciousness work perfectly for the Christmas season too!

Chocolate fudge cake: This is one of my gut-friendly recipes that nobody believes is dairy-free, gluten-free, grain-free, and nut free! It’s so rich! My children love it so much that I keep remaking it for them.

Brussel sprout, chicken, and bacon skillet: This is a great, easy, and very tasty dish to serve on a cold winter’s day. You can use chicken or turkey leftovers to prepare it!

Sweet potatoes with rosemary and sage: This delicious recipe is an amazing side dish option and a great source of good carbs.

Roast Christmas chicken: Enjoy this amazing Christmas classic alternative for turkey, without worrying that it will turn out dry!

Brussels sprouts with pancetta and sage: This dish will make a great side and is easy and quick to prepare. I absolutely love to make it around this time of the year!

Chocolate soft cake: This beauty is fluffy, light, and not very sweet. Perfect chocolate cake alternative!

I hope you enjoy these recipes! Have a wonderful, safe festive time. Feel free to navigate the website for more low inflammation and gut friendly recipes for all seasons and reasons!

Yalda x

Oh and so that you know, my Tahini and Chocolate Energy Balls are just perfect for keeping you in tip top form when you feel a little dip and fancy something sweet, at this very busy time. They are packed with protein and taste and they are portable. Perfect!


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