If you or someone in your household suffers from Crohn’s Disease, you know how difficult it can be to find the best foods to nourish your body. If you don’t feed your body the proper nutrients, the symptoms of your Crohn’s disease can cause several serious issues, such as nutrient deficiencies, weight loss, and malnutrition. Treating your body to a healthy, well-balanced diet is crucial, so if you do suffer from Crohn’s disease, what foods are the best to treat your body right?
Start here: low-fiber fruits, lean proteins, refined grains, and non-cruciferous vegetables can all be tolerated by those with Crohn’s. With this road map in mind, there are plenty of ways to prepare healthy and Crohn’s-friendly meals that just so happen to be delicious, too. From dips and shakes to soup, salmon, and muffins, our guide to 13 healthy recipes for Crohn’s disease will help you keep your gut and your tastebuds happy.
Easy AIP Guacamole
Not only are avocados full of healthy fats and a nutrient-dense source of calories, they also make for a creamy and delicious dip.
5 minutes 190 calories Easy
Miso Ramen Soup
This soup recipe is quick to throw together and packed with gut-healthy ingredients to increase the good bacteria in your gut microbiome.
20 minutes 200 calories Easy
Dairy-Free Mashed Potatoes
Just because mashed potatoes can be loaded up with dairy, doesn’t mean they have to be to taste good. These potatoes are loaded with herbs, olive oil, and plenty of garlic for a delicious side dish with antioxidant properties.
30 minutes 210 calories Easy
Honey Barbecue Air Fried Salmon
Unlike most barbecue sauces that are filled with sugar that can cause flareups for people suffering from Crohn’s Disease, this sweet and savory sauce is sweetened with natural honey.
22 minutes 200 calories Easy
Gut-Healing Chocolate Banana Shake
Banana not only sweetens this shake, it gives it its thick and creamy texture that makes it so addictive.
5 minutes 190 calories Easy
Sweet Potato Miso Soup with Ginger
This healthy soup has just four ingredients, and is packed with vitamins, minerals, and probiotics to help heal a gut troubled by Crohn’s Disease.
40 minutes 140 calories Easy
Blueberry Paleo Muffins
These muffins are high in protein and low in carbs, so feel free to indulge in an extra muffin or two without any guilt.
40 minutes 120 calories Easy
Homemade Granola with Cinnamon and Cardamom
Enjoy these crunchy, spiced clusters over a bowl of yogurt or with the dairy alternative of your choice, or snack on it straight out of the jar.
35 minutes 240 calories Easy
Wild Plantain Pancakes
Made from four simple ingredients, these pancakes can help heal your gut while also helping your body burn fat instead of sugar.
22 minutes 210 calories Easy
Asian Chopped Salad with Peanut Ginger Dressing
This salad doesn’t just deliver great flavors and colors to your lunch bowl, it is filled with probiotics that help your healthy gut bacteria flourish.
30 minutes 578 calories Easy
Skinny Lasagna Skillet
Weeknight cooking just got a whole lot easier with this hearty, nutrient-dense lasagna that uses lean ground turkey to keep it healthy.
33 minutes 305 calories Easy
Healthy Lemon Chicken and Sweet Potatoes
Sweet potatoes and turmeric team up with their health benefits and healing properties in this healthy lemon chicken dish for a delicious weeknight meal that’s packed with antioxidants.
1h 10m 417 calories Easy
Chocolate Chip Banana Cookies
No matter what autoimmune disease you may suffer from, these pantry cookies can be adapted to your specific needs without sacrificing taste.
15 minutes 190 calories Easy