If you have ulcerative colitis (UC), you’re already familiar with the eat-this-not-that minefield in your day-to-day. But what if you have a sweet tooth and a grouchy gut? Not a problem, says gastroenterologist Niket Sonpal, M.D., an assistant medical professor at Touro College in New York City. “People with UC think, ‘Oh, I need to stay away from sweet foods,’ but you don’t have to skip desserts if you have UC. Focus on what you can eat, not what you can’t.” With that in mind, here are some sweet-tooth favorites to enjoy when your UC is in remission.