IBD-Friendly Frozen Yogurt Bites

I suppose you could really make your own yogurt for this recipe in your Instant Pot, as I’m seeing so many people do on social media for their families, but I am choosing the yogurt I really enjoy and can handle on my stomach a bit easier. I happen to love Greek yogurt, so we’ll be using that in this recipe.

This is an easy recipe that can be changed to whatever you like or prefer if you don’t like the fruits I picked out. Can’t digest strawberries or raspberries? Perhaps using a different fruit or ingredient all together like honey or a jam would be better for your recipe. This is very adaptable and so easy to make, you’ll find yourself saying, “how have I not thought of this before??”

Ingredients for IBD-friendly frozen yogurt bites

  • 1/2 cup Blueberries
  • 1 small can crushed Pineapple
  • 1 container of Greek vanilla yogurt
  • 1/2 cup Granola
  • 1/2 cup Raspberries
  • 1/2 cup sliced Strawberries

Directions to make IBD-friendly frozen yogurt bites

  1. Evenly spread out the Greek yogurt on the wax/parchment paper until the cooking sheet/tray is covered. I like to make different kinds so I might mix it up and change ingredients in different sections of the cookie sheet.
  2. Use a spatula to even the layers of yogurt out. Make it thick enough that when it freezes, you’ll be able to break it apart without the whole thing crumbling, but thin enough to be able to fit all your ingredients on top.
  3. Now is the fun part - you get to pick and choose what ingredients you want to put where. If you want to have the whole thing the same, with all the ingredients in every section, go for it! I like to spice things up and mix up the ingredients into different sections so that I can pick what I’m really hungry for when it’s frozen and set.
  4. I typically section my fruits, granola, and other ingredients I want to use that day into four sections on each half of a big baking sheet, topped with parchment paper. I fill in the sections of blueberries, next with crushed pineapple, next with raspberries, and next with strawberries. I like to top the remaining sections with a little mix of things. Sometimes ill put a layer of the crushed pineapple and top it with blueberries, sometimes I’ll lay down the granola and put in one of each (blueberry, cut up strawberry, half raspberry. Mix it up! Have some fun!
  5. When you are all finished with your setup and you’re pleased with your toppings, stick in the freezer for an hour minimum.
  6. When it’s frozen and ready to be broken apart, go for it and break it apart into as few or as many pieces as you’d like. I like to store the pieces in a container that can easily be popped into the fridge, so it’s easy to pull out for a snack later or breakfast in the morning.

What do you like to put into your frozen bites of yogurt?

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Nutrition facts

Per Serving

  • calories: 564
  • cholesterol: 85mg
  • dietary fiber: 9.7g
  • potassium: 394mg
  • protein: 22.5g
  • saturated fat: 16g
  • sodium: 100mg
  • total fat: 27.2g

Disclaimer: Everyone with inflammatory bowel disease is different. We recognize that some ingredients listed in this recipe may be a trigger food for some people. Please feel free to omit or substitute any ingredients that don’t work for you.


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