These healthy recipes are good for your gut

Desiree Nielsen shares recipes from her latest cookbook.
May 9, 2022 6:15 p.m. EST

Desiree Nielsen is a bestselling author and a dietitian with a focus on plant-based nutrition and gut health. In her latest book Good For Your Gut, she aims to help guide people towards a deeper understanding of what it means to be healthy. The cookbook features over 90 plant-based recipes created to protect, heal, and soothe the gut, and she recently shared four recipes on The Social. Keep scrolling to find each delicious recipe.


Brussels sprouts Caesar with garlicky walnuts


If you want to show people how addictively delicious health food can be, serve them this salad. Even if you think you do not like Brussels sprouts, this salty, crunchy salad will make you a believer.

Sheet pan harissa tofu and veggies


On its own, this is a flavourful and protein-rich light meal. Served with a whole grain like wheat berries or millet, it is hearty enough to satisfy even big appetites.

Raspberry and chocolate rye muffins


These are nut-free and perfect for lunch boxes—children might not even realize they’re healthy food.

Peanut ginger macaroons


These chewy, soft coconutty bites are so easy to make.


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