Fermented foods that are rich in probiotics carry many benefits to your diet, like boosting your immune system and improving digestive health. Plus, they’re tasty to boot! Discover more ways to incorporate fermented foods (think sauerkraut, tempeh, kimchi and kombucha) with these easy and delicious recipes.
We’re always on to the next sushi craze — from the sushi burrito to sushi doughnuts — and now, the sushi burger! Made with a rice bun and filled with probiotic-rich miso-glazed salmon along with sliced avocado, pickled ginger, nori sheets and wasabi powder, this Japanese-inspired creation is a must-try.
Miso Meal in a Bowl
Tofu’s protein is what makes it so satisfying and because it has a neutral taste, you can flavour it with just about anything. Here, an Asian-inspired ramen is made vegan and gluten-free while packing in the produce. Be sure to look for a gluten-free miso for a fully gluten-free dish.
Homestyle Kefir Coleslaw
Seasonal, vibrant, crunchy and delicious, this simple slaw gets a boost from tart and creamy kefir, which is a drinking yogurt that lends itself beautifully to creamy dressings. Rich in calcium, protein and probiotics (good for gut health), this healthy sidekick is the ultimate foil for a heartier main.
Blueberry-Pomegranate Power Bowl
This healthy power bowl contains fermented Greek yogurt together with the crunch of quinoa croutons and the energy of rolled oats, wild blueberries and banana. Perfect for when you want to eat light before a loaded day.
Baked Apples With Oatmeal and Yogurt
Filled with orange zest-infused oatmeal and topped with a dollop of yogurt (make sure you opt for a brand rich in probiotics!), spice up breakfast or brunch with this healthy recipe for baked apples.
Grilled Bacon Kimcheese Sandwich
This spin on the classic marries melted, aged cheddar cheese and crispy bacon with tangy Korean kimchi for a comfort food sensation like no other.
Broccoli Stalk Kimchi and Zucchini Tangle with Honey Tamari Almonds
Reduce your food waste with this super-healthy, veggie-filled ‘noodle’ bowl that uses spiralized broccoli stalks and zucchini plus good-for-your-gut kimchi.
Just-Add-Water Kimchi Beef Noodle Soup
Throw all the ingredients for this kimchi beef noodle soup into the bottom of a heat-safe container, then refrigerate overnight. All you have to do is add boiling water, stir gently and voilà, lunch is served!
Bacon-Kimchi Fried Rice
Kid-approved and made in minutes, this satisfying fried rice laced with bacon, veggies and kimchi is perfect for weeknights.
Barbecue Tempeh, Greens & Cauliflower "Couscous"
Tempeh is made of fermented soybeans, having a meatier, sturdier texture than tofu with even more nutritional value. Combined with greens, grain-free couscous made from cauliflower and more protein in the form of Parmesan, this vegetarian bowl will keep you energized for hours.
Vegan Kale Caesar Salad
Tempeh is packed with probiotic properties. This delicious dish features tempeh bacon and garlic croutons, amounting to a flavourful vegan kale salad with lots of crunch and flavour.
Coconut Crusted Tempeh Skewers
These refreshing tempeh skewers are coated in a creamy coconut marinade and finished with a zesty mango salsa for a plant-based main you’ll devour this summer.
Get the recipe for Coconut Crusted Tempeh Skewers
Ham, Bean and Bacon Soup with Sauerkraut
This robust soup is loaded with flavour – not to mention immunity-boosting properties thanks to the addition of sauerkraut.
Sausage and Sauerkraut Soup
This hearty, German-inspired meal will leave you deliciously satisfied. Pair it with buttered rye or pumpernickel bread for a complete meal.