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The Best Low FODMAP Chai Smoothie Recipe! | Low FODMAP Diet by FODMAP Life

Chai tea is high-FODMAP but I’ve created the essence of chai with the right combination of spice and sweetness in my Low FODMAP Chai Smoothie.  This smoothie is delicious for anyone who appreciates the taste of chai and also loves warm spices. Have this smoothie for breakfast or as a late morning snack.

Along with my low FODMAP Chai smoothie recipe, I also used a medical, non-prescription product called Holigos® IBS Restore.  This product comes in powder form and can be added to any hot or cold meal or beverage. 

I have been using Holigos for over a month now. You can learn more about my journey if you are a subscriber to my newsletter or follow along on Instagram (see below).

Here are the past blog posts so you can also read more about how Holigos® IBS Restore has positively impacted my gut health (and my peace of mind!). How Holigos IBS Restore Helped My Symptoms My Experience with Holigos IBS Restore, Diary Two.

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Oh my god, I was SO exhausted…2018 and 2019 kicked my butt, my mind, and my body. I haven't really talked about it much on Instagram. I was experiencing a lot of burning in my gut for several months, plus abdominal distention and constipation. I know most of my symptoms were triggered from moving twice in 2019, adjusting to a new climate, meeting the deadline for my cookbook and the stress of my baby not sleeping through the night, his ear infections and ear tubes, plus the leftover residual stress from him having colic. As a mom and businesswoman, by December 2019 I still hadn’t made a plan yet to take care of myself because I just couldn’t find the time. I was exhausted and my gut was running like an old rusty truck underwater. That all started to change. Since January 1st, I have been taking Holigos® IBS Restore @holigos. In the coming weeks, I am going to share a couple of entries from my diary about my experience with Holigos® IBS Restore and how it improved my symptoms. . So, what are Holigos? It's a medical food clinically proven to nutritionally manage IBS symptoms like abdominal pain, bloating, constipation, and diarrhea. You may know that the components found in human milk can help protect babies against infection and disease and help with digestion. The proteins in breast milk are more easily digested than in formula or cow’s milk and the calcium and iron are also more easily absorbed. The creators of Holigos® IBS Restore mirrored these same benefits of human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs) with ingredients that are natural to the body, nourish and support our intestinal barrier by stimulating the growth of beneficial bacteria in the gut. This means real changes to help fortify your gut and restore your digestive health. . If you’d like to learn more about Holigos® IBS Restore, please visit their website here: http://bit.ly/holigos1 or click on the link in my profile. At checkout get ??% ??? ???? ???? ????????? . Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Holigos®, but the content and opinions expressed here are my own. #sponsored #guthealth #guthealthmatters #guthealthy #guthealthempire #guthealthiseverything

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In a nutshell, Holigos® IBS Restore is a prebiotic and proven to help with symptoms of IBS. 

My Gut Was in Trouble

From 2018 and 2019, my gut was very out of whack. I had a long stint of being sick and pregnant, being exhausted, and having way too many things going on, including my family moving twice in seven months.  Now that I have been able to take care of myself again, Holigos® IBS Restore has had my back and improved my gut health. 

I want to show you how easy it is to use Holigos® IBS Restore in a nutritious and fun way, every day.  Here is one recipe I really enjoy. The original recipe is featured in my book, The 30 Minute Low FODMAP Cookbook. The only change is I’ve added Holigos® IBS Restore:

Low FODMAP Chai Smoothie

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Low FODMAP Chai Smoothie

Serves 1 / Prep time: 2 minutes / Cook time: 0 minutes

Dairy-free, Vegetarian, Quick Prep, Under 30 minutes


  • 1 medium frozen firm banana (100g), peeled
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 packet Holigos® IBS Restore
  • 1 teaspoon (7g) honey 
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon almond butter
  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk


  1. Place the banana, ginger, cinnamon, cardamom, nutmeg, 1 packet Holigos® IBS Restore, honey, vanilla extract, almond butter, and almond milk into a blender and mix until smooth.


Honey is allowed on the low-FODMAP diet but only at 1 teaspoon per serving.  Be sure to only use regular honey for this recipe and not honey such as clover honey which is only low-FODMAP at a ½ teaspoon per serving.

Shop Now for Holigos® IBS Restore

Talk with your physician about Holigos® IBS Restore or shop now! The ingredients in Holigos® IBS Restore have been accepted as safe by the FDA and EFSA. 

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Holigos®, but the content and opinions expressed here are my own. 

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