IBS Support Breakfast


This delicious breakfast recipe will help you manage irritable bowel syndrome. For a warm winter alternative, use this recipe and it to your morning porridge, oat bran or rice.


This recipe was put together by the Naturopaths at the Melbourne Holistic Health Group, as part of the MHHG and OG Health Partnership


  • 2 dessertspoons of whole (unground) seeds (equal quantities of linseed, pumpkin, sunflower, sesame and sunflower seeds)
  • 6-10 almonds
  • 1-2 tsp psyllium hulls
  • 1/2 cup of plain (unsweetened), organic or biodynamic yoghurt with live cultures
  • Grated raw apple; or stewed apple, pears or plum; or mixed berries


  1. Place yoghurt and fruit in bowl
  2. Grind the seeds mix to the consistency of coarse coffee; grind almonds — Do this each morning because once ground, seeds and nuts tend to become rancid very quickly
  3. Add seeds and psyllium to yoghurt and fruit and enjoy!


IBS-C: If IBS symptoms are associated with constipation, try adding double the amount of pumpkin seeds when you grind the seeds. 

IBS-D: If IBS symptoms are associated with diarrhoea, try 

adding 1-2 tsp of slippery elm powder to step 4.