If you’re like us and you enjoy a sweet treat, then today’s your lucky day! It can be difficult to find low FODMAP desserts since most regular desserts are full of wheat flour, milk and/or cream. The good news is there are a number of simple, delicious desserts that can be easily made low FODMAP. Read on for our top 5 low FODMAP desserts. We even have some simple recipes that you can make at home, why not try one this weekend!
#1 Fruit crumble
Nothing beats a home-made fruit crumble on a cold winter’s night, or any night for that matter. You can mix up the low FODMAP fruit you use inside depending on what’s in season, or what you have available in your fruit bowl! Our individual fruit crumble serves 2 and is filled with banana and blueberries and topped with oats. You can either choose to share one, or save it in the fridge for the next day! Or you could try our blueberry and strawberry crumble, which is simple to make and tastes delicious! We love serving our crumbles with lactose-free ice cream or yoghurt.
#2 Home-made cookies
The options are endless when it comes to low FODMAP cookies! To mix things up a bit, try using different fruit and nuts in them. You can try this instead of, or as well as your favourite kind of chocolate chips. Not only does this keep things interesting but it can also be a healthier option, adding some extra fibre to your cookies as well. Our buckwheat and peanut butter cookies and buckwheat macadamia choc-chip biscuits are two delicious and simple recipes that we’d love you to try!
If you’re looking for a chocolate-fix, you can’t go past some low FODMAP brownies! You can try adding some chopped fruit or nuts to mix things up a bit. The thing to look out for when making brownies is the type of flour and chocolate you use, as well as avoiding any milk or cream (unless it’s lactose-free of course!). Our choc-walnut brownies are a winner every time, simply mix together the ingredients, cook in the oven for 25-30 minutes and then allow them to cool! Another one of our faves are our fudgey pecan brownies. They’re the perfect option for entertaining guests, or a night in at home. We love serving our low FODMAP brownies with fresh berries and lactose-free cream or ice-cream.
#4 Low FODMAP waffles
Whilst they are often forgotten about, the humble waffle is a versatile and tasty low FODMAP dessert option. Top them with your choice of fresh fruit, nuts, nut butter, lactose-free yoghurt, ice cream or maple syrup. The great thing is they can be cooked in batches and stored in the freezer. Then when you’re ready to eat them simply pop them in the toaster on a low heat and you’re good to go. Our go-to recipe is our banana bread waffles which are the perfect option for breakfast, as a snack or as an after dinner dessert!
#5 Low FODMAP cakes
When it comes to desserts you can’t go past a classic low FODMAP cake. There is a low FODMAP variation for everyone, it may just require a few small changes to the recipe. As with other low FODMAP desserts, it’s important to choose your ingredients wisely. Make sure your flour, chocolate and milk/cream are low FODMAP to avoid any unpleasant IBS symptoms. If you’re looking for some inspo, check out our chocolate mug cake or our low FODMAP dark chocolate mousse cake.
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