When it comes to maintaining good health, there’s nothing more important than a healthy gut. In fact, experts now believe the gut is so important to our overall well-being they’re referring to it as our “second brain.” When the tiny organisms (both good and bad) in our gut are in balance, we thrive, but when they’re out of whack, so is our health. A simply way to keep our gut health in balance is by eating well, and these six simple and delicious recipes will help make sure we’re on track.
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Gut Recipes Kombucha Smoothie
Cherry, Pistachio, Cardamom, and Kombucha Smoothie
This flavorful smoothie is naturally fruity, sweet, and spicy, and the addition of fizzy kombucha brings a beautiful dose of probiotics. Learn how to make this cherry, pistachio, cardamom, and kombucha smoothie.
Gut Recipes Sauerkraut
Salty, tart, and wonderfully versatile, sauerkraut is a great way to get your veggies into every meal. Add a scoop to your salad, use as a side to a meat dish, or enjoy on toast with some avocado. Cornersmith shares with us their signature sauerkraut recipe, which is known for improving digestive health. Learn how to make sauerkraut.
Gut Recipes Celery
Celery, Spinach, and Grape Juice
Celery has many nutrients and minerals that are perfect for aiding digestion and restoring your stomach's natural acids. Learn how to make this celery, spinach, and grape juice.
Gut Recipes Poke Bowl
Ginger and Salmon Poke Bowl
Say goodbye to gut inflammation with this classic Hawaiian dish. It's perfect for a quick and healthy lunch that will leave you feeling satisfied. Learn how to make this ginger and salmon poke bowl.
Gut Recipes Turmeric
Turmeric and Poached Coconut Barramundi
Not only does turmeric help stimulate digestive bile and help relieve gas and bloating, it's also an anti-inflammatory food. Add coconut, which is anti-bacterial, and you have a delicious miracle elixir. Learn how to make this turmeric and poached coconut barramundi.
Gut Recipe Bone Broth
The longer you cook this nourishing broth, the more nutritious it will become. You can sip the broth on its own for a quick health boost, or use it in place of stock in your soups, stews, or casseroles. Find out how to make bone broth for a healthy gut here.