Taking care of your gut is important for immune health, weight regulation, mood and more. Your digestive system handles a lot, and feeding it a range of nutrients, including probiotics, prebiotics, fibre and good fat, can be a simple an effective way to maintain overall well-being. Luckily, these recipes make it as tasty and simple as possible!
Soba Noodle Bowl With Garlic Shrimp and Miso Dressing
Miso, a fermented food, is rich with probiotics, helping to achieve or maintain proper intestinal flora. This recipe presents miso in a beautiful, delicious way, dressing a bowl of good-for-you ingredients including soba noodles, shrimp and veggies.
Slow Cooker Thai Red Curry Soup with Chicken
Ginger is a soothing, gut-happy ingredient that adds warmth and depth of flavour to your favourite recipes. This easy slow cooker Thai chicken soup brings out ginger’s goodness for a tummy- and taste bud-pleasing meal.
Glazed Salmon Miso Soup Rice Bowl
Healthy fats and protein, like those found in salmon, promote strong digestive health and help to reduce bloating. This recipe doubles up on gut-friendly ingredients with miso, a fermented soybean paste loaded with probiotics; just be sure to keep the broth from fully boiling to retain them, or add the miso off the heat.
The Pioneer Woman’s Strawberries and Cream Muesli
Soaking oats overnight makes them easier to digest and absorb. Instead of cream, boost the gut-friendly factor in this recipe by using kefir or cultured buttermilk.
Roger Mooking’s 30 Cloves of Garlic Sauce
Garlic is antibacterial, helping to wipe out bad bacteria, and it’s also full of prebiotics, feeding the good bacteria. Make it the star of the show with this bold, 30-clove sauce.