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Ginger Cookies - SIBO friendly

Aug 11, 2020
Are you currently treating SIBO (small intestinal bacterial overgrowth) and looking to spice up your diet? These Ginger Cookies are a delightful little treat to help your gut healing journey a little more enjoyable.
Remember, that on the SIBO Biphasic Diet, you should limit the amount of nuts and honey you have per serve/day...So don't go crazy with the cookies, lol! 1 or 2 cookies per day should be fine, but see how well you tolerate them. If you also have a fungal overgrowth, you will want to switch the honey out with stevia. 
This recipe complies with Phase 1 (semi-restricted) & Phase 2 of the SIBO Biphasic Diet.
  • 2 cups almond flour
  • ½ cup almond butter
  • ⅓ cup raw honey
  • ¼ cup ghee 
  • ⅓ cup coconut milk (make sure there are no gums or thickeners - Pure Harvest is a good brand)
  • 1 egg
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 4 tsp cinnamon
  • Thumb-sized piece of fresh ginger, pressed through a garlic crusher
  • ¼ tsp nutmeg
  • ¼ tsp salt
  1. Put all ingredients in a mixing bowl and mix together using hand mixer or a large wooden spoon.
  2. Form dough into a log and roll up in a piece of baking paper and put in freezer for 30 min.
  3. Preheat oven to 180 degrees.
  4. Remove dough from freezer and slice into about 12 pieces.
  5. Cover a cookie tray with baking paper and then roll slices into small balls and press balls to flatten into disks.
  6. Bake for 20 min or until golden brown.


This recipe is approved for our following Healing Diets:

- SIBO Biphasic Diet - Phase 1 (semi-restricted) & Phase 2

- Adrenal Healing Nutrition Plan

- Gluten-Free / Celiac & Non-Celiac Gluten-Sensitivity

To comply with our other Healing Diets, sub these ingredients:

- Anti-Candida Diet - sub the honey with stevia, to taste

- Dairy-free - sub ghee for coconut oil.

- Vegan - sub the egg for 1 tbsp ground flaxseeds mixed with 3 tbsp water; sub ghee for coconut oil

- Low Hydrogen-Sulphide Diet - sub the egg for 1 tbsp ground flaxseeds mixed with 3 tbsp water; sub ghee for coconut oil


Author: Filipa Bellette, Clinical Nutritionist & Functional Medicine Practitioner

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