Whipping up delicious and healthy holiday meals can be incredibly challenging when you have SIBO. I’ve been there and I know how frustrating it can be to find SIBO-friendly holiday recipes online.
This is why I’ve rounded up some of my favourite dishes from my SIBO Holiday eCookbook. I want to help you have stress-free holidays by providing recipes that are SIBO-friendly, delicious and easy to make.
I've also taken traditional holiday recipes and put a SIBO twist on them so you can enjoy these gut-friendly meals knowing you’ll feel great after eating them.
Delicious Starters and Appetisers
Smoked Salmon Blinis
These SIBO-friendly bite-sized treats are like mini pancakes topped with pureed avocado, smoked salmon and a sprinkle of mini herbs. They are delicious, easy to prepare and will surely leave your guests going back for more. Get the recipe here.
Roasted Tomato And Basil Soup
Hearty and full of flavour, my roasted tomato and basil soup is the perfect comfort food you can serve during your holiday celebrations. Many SIBOers love this recipe because it’s delicious, gluten-free, SIBO-friendly, and creamy even without cream. If you can tolerate parmesan, you can sprinkle some freshly grated parmesan on the top to make a cheesy version of this soup. Grab the recipe here.
Crispy Chicken Strips With Lime Aioli
These delicious chicken strips are so easy to make and will surely be a hit in your household. It only takes a few minutes to prepare, making it the ideal accompaniment for any New Year's Eve soiree, whether big or small. Read the full recipe here.
Coq Au Vin
My version of this traditional French dish is perfect for SIBOers who love chicken and bacon. It’s SIBO-friendly, Low FODMAP and can be quickly done in under 1.5 hours. I usually cook the chicken whole, but you can also use pieces of chicken to make serving easier. Visit the recipe page here.
Hearty Beef Stew
This SIBO-friendly hearty beef stew is a pot of wonder. It features classic stew ingredients like beef, carrots, and celery. Even without onion and garlic, it’s still bursting with flavour and will be a sure hit at your party. Learn how to cook this dish here.
Marinated Lamb Skewers
Planning to have a BBQ party on New Year’s Eve? Check out this flavourful lamb skewers recipe. The meat has a melt-in-your-mouth texture, and is best paired with crunchy veggies and greek salad. Get access to the recipe here.
Buttery Pan-Fried Bacon Brussels Sprouts
Nothing beats perfectly pan-fried Brussels sprouts. But if you want to make it more special, you can take your humble sprout to the next level by cooking them in bacon fat and sprinkling chopped roasted hazelnuts. Read the recipe here.
Italian Style Pan-Fried Broccoli
Add a light and healthy element to your New Year’s Eve dinner by making this Italian-style pan-friend broccoli. It’s gluten-free, grain-free and only requires six ingredients to make. You can also add a sprinkle of parmesan if you’re already in Phase 2 Remove and Restore of your SIBO diet. Get the recipe here.
Chicken, Bacon And Pecan Salad
Your celebration is not complete without a yummy and healthy salad dish. Not only is this salad delicious, but it's also nutritious as pecan is packed with protein, healthy fats, and fibre. Make your salad by reading the recipe here.
Blueberry Ice Cream
After eating all the savoury dishes, a light and fruity dessert is all you need. Make the perfect homemade ice cream for your guests using my blueberry ice cream recipe. It’s best made with fresh berries but if you don’t have it available, frozen ones are just as good. Grab the recipe here.
Chocolate Chip Cherry Pavlova
This chocolate chip cherry pavlova will be the main star of your dessert table. The meringue base provides a crispy outer layer, with a soft centre that melts in your mouth. The cherries and mini chocolate chips also add little bursts of refreshing flavour. Learn how to make this dessert here.
Ringing in a new year calls for a delicious dessert - just like my SIBO-friendly version of the pecan pie. It’s sweet, dense, moist and very rich, so it will definitely satisfy your cravings even with just a small slice. Access the recipe here.
When you start treating your SIBO, alcohol is off-limits. But if you want to drink something festive without drinking alcohol, this virgin mojito will be the perfect antidote. It tastes just like the real thing without the headache the following day. Learn how to make your own virgin mojito.
Want to serve a refreshing and fruity non-alcoholic beverage to your loved ones? Then my summer punch recipe is your best bet. This fruity concoction will keep you and your guests feeling refreshed all throughout the celebration. Prepare it ahead of time and keep it in the fridge to make the drink more flavourful. Grab the recipe here.
Ginger, Lemon And Turmeric Tea
What better way to start the new year off than with a warm and soothing cup of tea? Ginger, lemon and turmeric tea is not only delicious but is full of anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial and detoxification properties. You can drink it on its own or pair it with your favourite snacks. Access the recipe here.
What Will You Be Cooking?
I hope these SIBO-friendly recipes make eating for SIBO less stressful and more delicious during your New Year’s Eve festivities.
Want to get access to more delicious and healthy New Year's Eve recipes?
Check out my SIBO Holiday eCookbook. It has SIBO-friendly appetisers, mains, sides, desserts and sweet treats based on the SIBO Bi-Phasic Diet by Dr Nirala Jacobi. All recipes are 100% gluten-free and soy-free. There are also a bunch of dairy-free, grain-free, sugar-free, and low FODMAP options available.
Get your copy today. Click here to learn more.