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How to Make Your Own Sauerkraut

On top of taking a daily probiotic, there are many things you can do to support your overall health and immune health, such as getting enough sleep,  staying hydrated, and maintaining a healthy diet!  While most people recognize that a lot of health benefits can come from eating an abundance of fruits and vegetables, not…

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Happy Digestion Smoothie

Looking to give your digestive system a little extra support? On top of taking a daily probiotic, healthy, nutrient-rich foods are a great way to support your digestive health.  Speaking of nutrients, we have just the recipe for you! This “Happy Digestion” Smoothie is packed with vitamins and other beneficial ingredients. Plus, it’s quite delicious,…

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Can Probiotics Support My Kid’s Immune Health?

Kids’ Immune Health Kids are not simply pint-sized adults. Their immune systems are different from ours. To understand why probiotics may be such an important tool for immune support—and why childhood is a good time to support immune health—let’s take a quick look at how kids’ immune systems work. Like adults, kids have both an…

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What Are the Best Probiotic Strains for Women?

What are the best probiotic strains for women? If you’re searching for the best probiotics for women, you probably already know about the microbiome—the trillions of micro-organisms at work in the gut that play a powerful role in health, from supporting digestive health, mood and immune function. Probiotics help support a healthy microbiome. Did you…

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Prebiotic Power Smoothie Bowl Recipe

Are you getting your prebiotics? Prebiotics are compounds in food that nourish probiotic bacteria. Without sufficient prebiotics, probiotic bacteria would be unable to perform their functions and would either starve or be overrun by other bacteria! Fortunately, many of the foods we eat are rich in prebiotics, helping to maintain the delicate balance of gut…

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Tips for Supporting Immune Health and Overall Wellness

The immune system is a very complicated and involved system designed to keep your body healthy and maintain proper balance (homeostasis). It seems like almost every year there comes a time when researchers and educators opine on the idea of what strategy will work best. The good news is that most of what we should…

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Chia Seed Pudding

We can’t say enough good things about chia seeds. If you’re not incorporating these super seeds into your meal planning, you might want to reconsider… Why? Chia seeds are a great source of omega 3 fatty acids, fiber, proteins, vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, which is why many people consider them to be a “superfood.”  Consuming…

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Healthy Banana Hot Chocolate

There’s nothing better than a cup of hot chocolate on a cold winter day! We are sharing a vegan and gut-friendly version we believe you’ll love! This recipe was found on thehealthymaven.com, but has been modified slightly. It’s so simple and takes only 7 minutes to prepare. We hope you enjoy it! *Note: The recipe…

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Roasted Baby Carrot Salad

Are you looking for a new and creative salad recipe with healthy ingredients? Today, we are sharing a gut-friendly Roasted Baby Carrot Salad with walnuts, onions, feta, and more!  Onions and garlic act as a prebiotic, which is a food source for the good bacteria in your gut. Nuts and seeds are a good source…

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Understanding Prebiotics, Probiotics, and Postbiotics

PRObiotics!  We’ve all heard of them and probably use them in one way shape or form these days.  They come in the form of dietary supplements ( probiotic capsules) that are easily taken, but you can also find them in food products like chocolates, food bars, powder-enhanced yogurt and so much more.  Why have they…