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Eat Your Greens at The Holidays!

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We look forward to roast turkey, standing rib roasts, stuffing, mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, gravy, cranberry sauce – the works! But we want to encourage you to Eat Your Greens at The Holidays! We have loads of recipes featuring nutritious greens, hot and cold, from kale and spinach, to Brussels sprouts, green beans, baby lettuces and more.

Triple “Onion” Green Beans

Low FODMAP Triple “Onion” Green Beans closeup

Loads of onion flavor infuse this dish! Onion flavor which won’t upset your tummy. Get the recipe.

Perfect Steamed Green Beans

perfect steamed green beans on an oval platter with a pat of melting butter

Sometimes a very lean and simple steamed green vegetable is what you need! Get the recipe.

Pan-Roasted Green Beans & Almonds

pan-roasted green beans topped with toasted almonds on an oval white platter

Green beans and almonds are a classic combo for the holiday table. Get the recipe.

Leafy Green Salad

No FODMAP Leafy Green Salad in wooden bowl

This salad features a selection of delectable tender fresh greens! Pair with your favorite vinaigrette. Get the recipe.

Brussels Sprouts Salad

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Try this shredded Brussels sprouts dish! Raw, as in this salad, they go a long way, and you will have a whole new appreciation for this green vegetable. Get the recipe.

Roasted Pumpkin Quinoa Salad

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This very hearty salad with protein rich quinoa and hearty pumpkin is a great choice for vegetarians and those eating plant-based. Get the recipe.

Brussels Sprouts With Bacon

low FODMAP Brussels sprouts and bacon in white dish with raised decorative edge

Brussels sprouts and bacon are a classic combo – and we have made the dish low FODMAP! Get the recipe.

Fresh Green Bean, Chickpea & Jicama Salad

Fresh Green Bean, Chickpea & Jicama Salad

Raw, crunchy jicama helps create this very fresh tasting salad. Get the recipe.

Greens with Kumquats & Pomegranate

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One look at the image with the combo of flavors, textures and colors and we cannot wait to dive in. Get the recipe.

Garlicky Sautéed Kale with Chestnuts

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The combo of earthy chestnuts, kale and low FODMAP garlic make for a lovely holiday side dish. Get the recipe.

Kale, Carrot & Apple Salad

Low FODMAP Kale, Carrot & Apple Salad in a ceramic bowl

Forget what you think about kale salads. This combo with sweet carrots and a low FODMAP amount of apple is an unusual version and converts those who think they don’t like raw kale. Get the recipe.

Fennel, Kale & Parsley Salad with Clementines

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Fresh, herbaceous parsley, crunchy fennel, sweet oranges and briny olives create a salad to remember. Get the recipe.

Kale Salad with Roasted Squash

kale salad with butternut squash and pomegranate on serving platter for the table

This salad is lovely warm or at room temperature. If you buy pre-cut winter squash, it will come together very quickly. Get the recipe.

Creamed Spinach

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Calling all classic creamed spinach fans! Ours is lactose-free! Get the recipe.

Simmered Collard Greens

low FODMAP simmered collard greens in speckled bowl

Collard greens are a fantastic adjunct to holiday roast meats and poultry. Get the recipe.

Thanksgiving Holiday Recipes That Won’t Make You Bloat

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These are our very best Thanksgiving & Christmas Tummy Friendly Main Dishes, from turkey to hamroast beef to something a little different like duck, or a simple roast chicken. And we have vegetarian and vegan options, along with some hearty pastas for those that like those additions on the table. Read: Thanksgiving & Christmas Low FODMAP Main Dishes

Holiday Appetizers For Everyone! Even For Delicate Digestions!

Low FODMAP Charcuterie and Cheese board on coffee table
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Appetizers! Perhaps not an everyday thing, but around the holidays we love to have a spread of little nibbles. These are our very best Thanksgiving & Christmas Low FODMAP & Gluten Free Appetizers and hors d’oeuvres from simple, to sublime, easy to elegant. You will find what you are looking for whether you need a dish to take to a party, something for a buffet, or a plated appetizer.

Read: Low FODMAP & Gluten Free Holiday Appetizers.

Thanksgiving & Christmas Drinks: Cocktails, Mocktails & More For Even The Most Sensitive Of Stomachs

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These are our favorite Thanksgiving & Christmas Low FODMAP Drinks, from spirited cocktails, to no-alcohol mocktails, eggnogs, mulled wine, punches, mimosas, spritzers, champagne drinks, hot cocoa, hot chocolate and more. Read: Thanksgiving & Christmas Low FODMAP Drinks: Cocktails, Mocktails & More.

Thanksgiving & Christmas Low FODMAP Desserts to Enjoy While Keeping Your Bloat at Bay


When gearing up for Thanksgiving or Christmas, we might first think of turkey or ham, but our thoughts go to pies and desserts pretty quickly! We have over 50 Thanksgiving & Christmas Low FODMAP Desserts for you. We will help you keep IBS symptoms at bay and still enjoy your holiday season. Click for Thanksgiving & Christmas Low FODMAP Desserts.

Low FODMAP & Gluten-Free Tummy Friendly Christmas Cookies


Looking for the best low FODMAP gluten-free Christmas cookies and bar recipes? Whether you are celebrating Christmas or any other winter holiday, we have 60+ low FODMAP gluten-free cookies, brownie and bars for you – and they are easy on your digestion. Click for Low FODMAP & Gluten-Free Christmas Cookies.

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