47 Low FODMAP Holiday Recipes - A Little Bit Yummy (2024)

Last updated on Dec 4th, 2020Authored by Jessie ElvyReviewed by Joanna Baker (APD)

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The holiday season is in full swing! For us this means spending time with family, sharing good food and long evenings sitting around sharing stories. Love. Laughter. Quality time.

BUT for those of us struggling with grumbly guts, the holiday season brings a whole host of additional challenges. Navigating Christmas parties and holiday feasts can sometimes feel like a nightmare!

Just breathe. There are lots of tips that can help. This article is dedicated to help you create a low FODMAP holiday feast your whole family will love. These 47 low FODMAP holiday recipes will help. So grab a pen and paper and start planning.

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Low FODMAP Holiday Breakfast Recipes

Blueberry French Toast Bake

This low FODMAP blueberry French toast bake is simply delicious and perfect for Christmas morning. This dish has minimal prep. You can make it the night before and let therefrigerator do all the work! Wake up on Christmas morning to the comforting aromas of nutmeg and cinnamon.

Recipe from: A Little Bit Yummy

Pumpkin Pancakes

These low FODMAP pumpkin pancakes make a gorgeous brunch! They are fluffy and filling and go great with a side of bacon and banana.

Recipe from: A Little Bit Yummy

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Quinoa Berry Breakfast Bake

This quinoa bake is like a sweet fluffy casserole with bursts of sweetness from the berries and a boost of flavour from the cinnamon, maple syrup, and ginger. This makes this recipe a superb breakfast for Christmas day!

Recipe from: Lauren Renlund RD

Pumpkin Spiced French Toast Muffins

These low FODMAP pumpkin spiced french toast muffins make a delicious low FODMAP breakfast! Plus they are easy to make and freeze well. I love topping these muffins with a drizzle of maple syrup and they go great with a side of banana and bacon.

Recipe from: A Little Bit Yummy

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Low FODMAP Waffles

There’s no better dish to have sitting at the table Christmas morning than hot, fluffy, low FODMAP waffles! Enjoythese fluffy treats topped with fresh berries dusted with icing sugar.

Recipe from: For a Digestive Peace of Mind

Mini Banana Muffins

These low FODMAP mini banana pancakes make a deliciously filling breakfast! They aren’t as light and fluffy as regular pancakes, instead, I would describe them like mini slices of banana bread in pancake form. They are tasty by themselves or try topping them with coconut yoghurt and blueberries.

Recipe from: A Little Bit Yummy

Low FODMAP Holiday Side Dishes Recipes

Sweet Orange Chicken Wings

These low FODMAP sticky orange chicken nibbles make the perfect plate to take to a BBQ or party! The combination of freshly squeezed orange juice, soy sauce, and sesame seeds combine to create irresistible chicken nibbles. In my family, we serve these as an additional meat dish at our Christmas feast.

Recipe from: A Little Bit Yummy

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Ginger & Tamari Scallops

These finger licking good ginger and tamari scallops are sure to please and will make an excellent side dish on your table this Christmas.

Recipe from: Everyday Nutrition

Pumpkin & sage cornbread makes a tasty savory side for a roast dinner or a lovely warm breakfast. This recipe has been sponsored byFODMAPPED For Youand we used their delicious low FODMAPRoast Pumpkin & Sage Soupin the recipe. If you don’t have access to this product simply swap the soup with pureed pumpkin and an extra 1/2 teaspoon of dried sage.

Recipe from: A Little Bit Yummy

Mini sweet potato and carrot casseroles make the perfect low FODMAP side dish. The smooth and creamy sweet potato and carrot mash, combines with caramelized pumpkin seeds and aromatic spices, to create a delightfully sweet and savory dish. This dish is low FODMAP per serve.

Recipe from: A Little Bit Yummy

Low FODMAP Stuffing

I love low FODMAP stuffing! Crunchy on the outside, soft and moist on the inside, and packed full of herby goodness. The great thing about this recipe is you can make the stuffing the day before and just pop it into the oven to cook for 10 minutes as your roast rests. Enjoy!

Recipe from: A Little Bit Yummy

Mains

Sticky Pork Ribs

These low FODMAP sticky pork ribs make a great low FODMAP treat! They are simply delicious and well worth the effort.

Recipe from: A Little Bit Yummy

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Chestnut, Tempeh & Cranberry Christmas Nut Loaf

Packed with Christmas-y goodness, this nut loaf is low FODMAP, vegan and super high in protein! And delicious, obviously! You can easily reheat it in a microwave or pan so it’s ideal for when you find yourself as the awkward vegan low FODMAP guest.

Recipe from: TheWild Gut Project

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Walnut Encrusted Salmon

This very special dish can be started earlier in the day, then baked at the last minute. I guarantee your dinner guests will be impressed and their taste buds will be delighted.

Recipe from: IBS- Free at Last

Low FODMAP Glazed Ham

There are plenty of ways to create a low FODMAP glazed ham this holiday season without using honey! I love using brown sugar, maple syrup, freshly squeezed orange juice and cloves to create a tender & juicy ham.

Recipe from: A Little Bit Yummy

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Carrot, Coconut & Ginger Soup

Aromatic and creamy and packed full with flavour, this carrot, coconut and ginger soup is the perfect answer if you are braving a white Christmas. This soup contains only five ingredients plus a few spices!

Recipe from: She Can’t Eat What?!

Gorgeous Roast Vegetables

There is nothing better than sweet sticky melt in your mouth roast vegetables. My mum’s secret weapon in the kitchen was her ginger maple glaze for roast veggies and she has been kind enough to share it with us today. You will never have to endure boring low FODMAP vegetables again!

Recipe from: A Little Bit Yummy

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Braised Turkey Wings with White Wine

The ultimate low FODMAP turkey recipe to keep the entire family pleased this holiday season! Enjoy this for Thanksgiving, Christmas or as a lovely family meal everyone will enjoy.

Recipe from: FODMAP Everyday

Everyone loves a good roast! Every Sunday night growing up we would have a traditional roast dinner with delicious homemade gravy. It was a time to relax, enjoy good food, and catch up with the family. This recipe will teach you how to make yummy low FODMAP gravy using the pan juices and a safe stuffing to make sure you don’t feel like you are missing out this Christmas.

Recipe from: A Little Bit Yummy

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Spatchco*cked Turkey & Gravy

This spatchco*cked turkey is the perfect feast for Thanksgiving and Christmas Day! Share this wonderful recipe around a table of family and friends with a glass ofChampagne.

Recipe from: The Friendly Gourmand

Pork Loin Roast with Herb Stuffing

This delicious pork roast recipe makes enough to feed a small army and is well worth the effort. The pork is juicy, crackling is crunchy and the rice stuffing is packed full of herby goodness. I serve this with my favourite roast veggies, green beans and a side ofhomemade cranberry sauce.

Recipe from: A Little Bit Yummy

Low FODMAP Holiday Dessert Recipes

Low FODMAP Christmas Mince Pies

It wouldn’t be the holidays without low FODMAP Christmas Fruit Mince Pies! I have fond memories of giving them out as Christmas gifts to neighbours and sharing them as we sat around chatting under the Christmas tree. This year we’ve been re-creating the tradition by creating our own Low FODMAP Christmas Fruit Mince Pies.

Recipe from: A Little Bit Yummy

Spiced ChristmasCarrot Cake

Traditional Christmas cake is hard to make FODMAP friendly so I’ve created a delicious spiced carrot cake for my family to enjoy instead. I love adding pumpkin seeds and a low FODMAP serve of dried cranberries to help create a dense and filling cake. If you want to make this cake egg-free you will need to use an egg replacer and swap the royal icing for abutter icing.

Recipe from: A Little Bit Yummy

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Clementine & Almond Mini Bundt Cakes

The perfect low FODMAP, gluten-free, real citrus bundt cakes for your holiday celebration this year! They look absolutely gorgeous and just sing out Christmas!

Recipe from: She Can’t Eat What?!

Rustic Pumpkin Pie

I’ve had so many requests for a pumpkin pie recipe that I thought it was time to make one. But it’s confession time! Pumpkin pie isn’t a common dessert in New Zealand so I’ve had to get into my kitchen and experiment. I’ve done a lot of research and testing and I’ve created a pumpkin pie that my friends and family love. It’s sweet and spicy, thick and smooth all at the same time.

Recipe from: A Little Bit Yummy

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Decorated Sugar Cookies

These low FODMAP decorated sugar cookies are absolutely gorgeous and are sure to please this Christmas, they are almost too good to eat!

Recipe from: FODMAP Everyday

Banana Butterscotch Pudding

Feel like something sweet? Then this low FODMAP banana butterscotch pudding is the perfect comfort dessert. It combines the flavour of banana bread with the gooey goodness of butterscotch sauce. The other bonus about this dessert is that it is quick to make. Enjoy!

Recipe from: A Little Bit Yummy

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Spiced Salted Caramel Mini Loaf

These mini-sized loaves are perfect for your holiday celebration! These little gems are decadent with a lightlyspiced sponge, fluffy vanilla buttercream, a generous drizzle of salted caramel, all finished off with crushed hazelnuts. What better way to show off your low FODMAP cooking skills this Christmas.

Recipe from: She Can’t Eat What?!

Soft Ginger Cookies

These low FODMAP soft ginger cookies are perfect for the Christmas season and a great treat to leave out for Santa. These cookies are a treat food so make sure you only have one (maybe two) at a time.

Recipe from: A Little Bit Yummy

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Christmas Cake with Brandy Custard

Don’t let a chronic illness like IBS kill your festivities this year! Try this low FODMAP Christmas cake with brandy, you can have your cake and eat it too!

Recipe from: Monash University

This low FODMAP dark chocolate and raspberry brownie is a decadent treat for the holiday season. It is perfect to take to parties, serve with Christmas dinner, or store in the freezer for unexpected guests.

Recipe from: A Little Bit Yummy

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Shortbread Cookies

Shortbread cookies are an all-time favourite, and a special Christmas treat! Enjoy this low FODMAP version this silly season, and share them with your friends and family!

Recipe from: Lauren Renlund RD

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Orange Gingerbread Loaf

Christmas is around the corner, so what better way to get into the festive spirit than with some low FODMAP Christmas baking! This yummy orange gingerbread loaf is a great place to start.

Recipe from: Monash University

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Gingerbread Cookies

Did you know molasses is low FODMAP in small amounts? You can now try it out for yourself! What better way to try it in these delicious and festive gingerbread cookies. Enjoy!

Recipe from: FODMAP Everyday

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Rhubarb & Berry Crumble

Whether you are enjoying a white Christmas or a warm sunny Christmas this rhubarb and berry crumble won’t go amiss! Treat your friends and family to a classic and oh so delicious crumble this holiday season.

Recipe from: Everyday Nutrition

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Frosted Biscotti

Sweet and deliciousfrosted biscotti covered in sprinkles, does this look like Christmas or is it just me? This heavenly treat is cake-likecompared to traditional twice baked crunchy biscotti and coated in buttercream icing. This dessert is not too sweet but sweet enough!

Recipe from: For a Digestive Peace of Mind

Low FODMAP Holiday Refreshment Recipes

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Mock Mulled Wine

Mulled wine is a common trigger amongst IBS patients so Lauren has created this low FODMAP mock mulled wine so you can enjoy the warm aroma while snuggled up on the couch with family this Christmas!

Recipe from: Lauren Renlund RD

Strawberry Mimosas

Strawberries plus champagne make a deliciously refreshing alcoholic beverage! Try these low FODMAP strawberry mimosas at your next celebration.

Recipe from: A Little Bit Yummy

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Strawberry Arnold Palmer

This is a blend of iced black tea and lemonade and is very refreshing, the sweet and tangy favoursare incredibly thirst quenching.

Recipe from: Fodmap Everyday

Virgin Pina Coladas

Need a drink to have as a treat? Virgin piña coladas combine the delicious flavours of banana, coconut, and pineapple to create a refreshing drink!

Recipe from: A Little Bit Yummy

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Cinnamon Spiced Hot Chocolate

The perfect fluffy cozy up on the couch hot chocolate! You can addspices like cinnamon, cloves, and nutmeg to boost flavourwithout adding sugar.

Recipe from: Lauren Renlund RD

Low FODMAP Holiday Condiment Recipes

Cranberry Sauce

Cranberry sauce is a delicious Christmas condiment that goes perfectly with chicken, pork and turkey! In some countries fresh or frozen cranberries can be hard to find, therefore I have used dried cranberries to make a low FODMAP sauce.

Recipe from: A Little Bit Yummy

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Low FODMAP Spice Rub Recipes

These Low FODMAP Spice rubs are perfect for taking yourlow FODMAP Christmas meals to the next level! Add these to some good hearty dishes such as roasted pork tenderloin, spicy roasted chicken burgers, and perhaps, even some ribs!

Recipe from: For a Digestive Peace of Mind

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Arugula Feta Dip

This delicious dip offers a nice flavor from the combination of garlic infused oil, goat and sheep feta cheese, arugula and fresh lemon juice. And…how about that color?! Try it at your next gathering this holiday season!

Recipe from: For A Digestive Peace of Mind

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Low FODMAP Hummus

Bet you didn’t think traditional low FODMAP hummus was possible? Well, this recipe is going to blow your mind! The authentic hummus flavour is recaptured by using low FODMAP garlic infused oil and maple syrup.

Recipe from: Everyday Nutrition

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With a little bit of planning, there are lots of ways you can enjoy a low FODMAP holiday season. We hope this round-up of 47 low FODMAP recipes has helped inspire you! Also, don’t forget if you need more inspiration we have over 850+ low FODMAP recipes available in our Recipe Club. Happy holidays everyone!

47 Low FODMAP Holiday Recipes - A Little Bit Yummy (2024)

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