Fermented foods are a great way to keep your gut healthy.
The two most important things to know about eating ferments are that you should eat them consistently, and that you should eat a variety of them.
While there's not a known limit that we’re aware of, it's best to start off slow and work your way up in serving sizes. We recommend 3 servings a day of fermented foods. You don't want to overdo it if you're not used to that amount of probiotics. (We wrote a full article to tell you more about it. Read it here.)
While we know this to be true, we also know it can be hard to find ways to incorporate probiotic rich recipes into your daily habits. This article is devoted to all the creative ways we at Olive My Pickle suggest adding ferments to your every day recipes.
So sit back, relax, and let us show you how to eat fermented foods the right way!
This oh-so-easy recipe is a go to here at OMP. We love turkey roll ups with fermented kraut as an easy and delicious way to get your gut-boosting fix! Plus, it's a great filling way to grab a quick bite. Win, win!
Move over, guacamole—salsa is having a moment. And we’re definitely not talking about the jarred variety. We’re talking about probiotic-rich, homemade salsa that is packed with gut-healthy goodness. Here are four recipes we can’t get enough.
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When summer time rolls around, it's time to break out the grill and get cooking! But what are you going to make? If you're looking for some gut-friendly appetizers that are quick and easy to throw together, look no further. We've got 9 delicious ideas that will leave your guests asking for seconds. Trust us, your gut (and your guests) will thank you!
Summer is the perfect time to enjoy light and refreshing meals, and what could be more perfect than a fresh spring roll? All you need is some rice paper, veggies, and protein of your choice (we like shrimp or even smoked oysters). These little bites are healthy and delicious, perfect for satisfying pre-dinner hunger without ruining your appetite. Plus, they're so easy to make that even the most cooking-challenged among us can roll with it. So what are you waiting for? Give it a go!
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Probiotic pasta salad is a gut-friendly dish that is perfect for summer picnics and potlucks. This salad is packed with healthy ingredients, including probiotic fermented veggies and brine, that will help to promote a healthy gut microbiome. The best part about this salad is that it is easy to make and can be tailored to your own taste preferences. So whether you like your salads sweet or savory, this probiotic pasta salad will be sure to please.
Road trips can be tough on our health. All that sitting around for hours on end is not good for our backs, our necks or our legs. And let's not even get started on the food we typically eat while on the road. By the time we reach our destination, we're usually feeling pretty sluggish and gross.
But it doesn't have to be this way! With a little planning, you can make sure your gut stays healthy during your road trip. Here are 20 of the best snacks to keep your gut happy and healthy. So next time you hit the road, make sure you pack these gut-friendly snacks! You'll feel better - and so will your gut.
Taco night is a sacred ritual in many households - but it doesn't have to be disastrous for your gut. With a few simple swaps, you can enjoy all the flavors of your favorite tacos without any of the digestive distress. Here are four secrets to a gut friendly taco night.
Lunchtime is the perfect opportunity to give your gut a little love. These five quick and healthy lunch ideas are not only good for your gut health, but easy to make too! So ditch the processed foods and show your gut some tender loving care with these delicious and nutritious quick meals.
Looking to mix up your next charcuterie board and have people talking about it for months? Go beyond the basics of cured meats and cheeses, and get creative with your gut-friendly charcuterie board! This unique take on a classic will have your guests' mouths watering - and their gut bacteria thanking you. Here's how to put it together...
The holidays are a time for gatherings with friends and family, and of course, food. While you may be focusing on spending quality time with your loved ones, it's important to be aware of the holiday traps that can ruin your gut health. By being mindful of what you're eating and drinking, you can avoid potential problems and stay healthy all season long. Here are some holiday food traps to watch out for...
Hey there salad lovers! We've compiled a list of our favorite probiotic protein salads for you since getting more protein is a hot topic these days. From chicken and sardines to eggs and turkey, these salads are packed with gut-friendly ingredients that will leave you feeling healthy and satisfied. So go ahead and dig in - your gut will thank you!
Are you looking for a way to take your brunch game up a notch? Well, look no further than the probiotic deviled egg bar! This fun and interactive dish is perfect for sharing with friends and family. Plus, it's packed with gut-friendly probiotics that will help keep you healthy and happy. Here's how to make your own Probiotic Deviled Egg Bar:
Do you like eggs? Do you like pickles? Well, then you're going to love this probiotic egg salad! This dish is not only packed with flavor, but it's also good for your gut health. That's because the eggs are packed with protein and the fermented pickles are probiotic. So not only will this egg salad taste great, but it will also help keep your digestive system healthy. Give it a try and see for yourself!
The holiday season is one of the most wonderful times of the year. But, it's also a time when we're bombarded with temptation at every turn. From cookies and pies to eggnog and cocktails, it's hard to resist indulging in all the festive treats.
That's why we've created a list of 3 healthy cocktails that you can enjoy without guilt this holiday season. So go ahead and cheers to a happy and healthy holiday season!
Grilled cheese is one of America's classic comfort foods. But what if we could give it a little twist and make it even more tasty AND gut-friendly too? Enter: our keto-friendly grilled cheese with kimchi recipe! This sandwich is packed with flavor and probiotics, and will leave you feeling satisfied and healthy. So ditch the processed cheese and give this unique dish a try!
We all know that potatoes are healthy. They're packed with nutrients like potassium and fiber. But did you know that they can also be good for your gut? That's right, folks! Potatoes contain prebiotic fiber, which helps feed the good bacteria in your gut. And what better way to get your daily dose of potatoes than by making a baked potato or sweet potato bar? Toppings like yogurt, fermented vegetables like sauerkraut, and hummus add even more gut-friendly goodness to this already nutritious meal. So go ahead and load up on those toppings!
No one wants to be that person at the party who's eating celery while everyone else is chowing down on buffalo chicken dip. But being the healthy one at the game-day spread doesn't have to be a bummer. With a little creativity, you can make some surprisingly tasty and health-conscious dishes that will score points with both your waistline and your team spirit. Here are some of our favorite recipes for a healthier game day.
If you're like us, you love Buffalo wings. But if you're also like us, you don't love the fried mess that comes along with them. Enter the air fryer and the cauliflower! This Whole30-friendly recipe results in crispy, delicious buffalo cauliflower wings with minimal effort. Let's get cooking!
If you're on the Whole30, chances are you're looking for ways to mix up your routine and add some new recipes to your rotation. This southwest chicken noodle bowl is a great option if you're looking for something hearty and filling. With a variety of textures and flavors, this dish will keep you satisfied without being too heavy. Plus, it's easy to make ahead of time and can be easily reheated for a quick meal.
Is your gut feeling a little off? In need of some TLC? This Orange and Fennel Salad with Red + Ginger Kraut is packed with gut-healthy ingredients and probiotics to help you feel your best. Plus, it's light and delicious! So, go ahead and give your gut the attention it deserves.
Who doesn't love a good potato salad? This well known summertime dish is the perfect picnic side dish - but why not amp up the flavor with some spicy fermented green beans? Our take on this classic side dish is sure to be a hit at your next potluck. Trust us, your friends will be asking for the recipe!
Creative Recipes for Gut Health: ✅
Now that you know all about fermented foods and how good they are for your gut health, it's time to get creative and start incorporating them into your everyday meals. There are endless possibilities when it comes to fermenting foods, so don't be afraid to experiment. And of course, we always have plenty of delicious fermented foods available in our online shop. So what are you waiting for?
If you need help incorporating fermented foods into every meal, we are here for you. Our team of experts have put together a list of creative ways to eat fermented foods with every meal. Click the link below to read now.
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