Fermented Vegetables

How to Make Your Own Fermented Vegetables

…Chopped into bite-sized pieces, fermented vegetables are great as side dishes, a garnishes, or in salsa. Now it’s your turn: What’s your winning fermented vegetable combination? You May Also Be Interested In * The Pros of Probiotics * The Superpowers of Fermented Foods

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The Superpowers of Fermented Foods

…a beer or two in honor of St. Patrick's Day. They likely weren't thinking about the fermentation process that created the beverage in their hand, but being a big fan of fermented products, I surely did! Fermented foods are alive and teaming with beneficial microbes (or probiotics) that keep the digestive…

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Digestive Diet Tip: Make Your Own Sauerkraut

…don’t even have to leave your house. You can easily make your own lactic acid-fermented cabbage and other vegetables right at home. There are several books currently in print on the subject of lactic acid-fermentation as a method of preserving food. However, some are quite complicated and intimidating…

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The Best Probiotic Foods for Digestive Relief

…This traditional fermented food is an excellent source of protein, calcium and friendly bacteria. Look for low-salt options. * Whey: Goldilocks may have been on to something, eating her curds and whey. The liquid left over from clabbered milk can be used in soups, added to vegetables or blended with fruit…

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Weekly Update for July 29, 2013

…Make Your Own Fermented Vegetables – Wednesday, July 31 * A Little Known Cause to Bad Breath – Friday, August 2 Be sure to visit again in a couple days! Now it’s your turn: What topics would you like to learn more about? You May Also Be Interested In: * The Power of Fermented Foods * How to Fix…

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Fiber and Digestive Cleansing

…doesn’t happen when the fiber comes from a wide variety of foods such as fruits, vegetables, whole grains, seeds, dried beans, popcorn, brown rice, and bran. You May Also Be Interested In: * Traditional fermented foods and how they aid digestion * The digestive health benefits of probiotics

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Six Steps to Successful Sprouting

…or a salad. Now it’s your turn: What kinds of meals do you use sprouted seeds in? You May Also Be Interested In * How to Maked Your Own Fermented Vegetables * How to Cook Gasless Beans

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Weekly Update for August 26, 2013

…begin receiving my health tips in your inbox. This week’s issue covers: * Probiotics: A Key to Good Digestive Health * How to Make Your Own Fermented Vegetables * How to Relieve Gas Naturally Also, coming up on my blog this week: * What's the Difference Between a Probiotic and a Digestive Enzyme? –…

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What's the Difference Between a Probiotic and a Digestive Enzyme?

…mothers and they can be permanently lost due to antibiotic use or poor diet. They are available in supplement form and in foods like yogurt and fermented vegetables. Digestive enzymes are chemicals produced by our bodies in the pancreas, small intestine, salivary glands, and stomach. When we eat our food…

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Cleanse with Cabbage Juice

…of cabbage. Next, to ferment the juice, I cover the cabbage-filled crockery vessel with Saran wrap and just let it sit out on the counter at room temperature for three days. At the end of three days, I strain the liquid through cheesecloth and discard the pulp. The now-fermented cabbage juice can be…

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