With over 80% of your immune system located in your gut, it's no surprise that gut health is important! Digestive issues are also common with many autoimmune and chronic health conditions, making gut health even more important. We've rounded up recipes from our favourite bloggers which are loaded with gut-healthy ingredients like probiotics and anti-inflammatory ingredients to help calm and balance the gut.
Probiotic Guacamole // Organically Mandy
This delicious guacamole is made with fresh cherry tomatoes, red onion, and cilantro, and has added sauerkraut for those much-need probiotics.
Paleo Gummies // Bakerita
These homemade gummy bears are Paleo-friendly and can be made in three flavours: Apple CInnamon, Cranberry Orange, and Pomegranate. They're rich in gelatin, which help to improve digestion.
3 Ingredient Berry Kefir Sorbet // What's the Oven on For?
Probiotic-rich kefir is blending with fruit to create a delicious mixture that has the creamy texture of sorbet.
Soothing Coconut Cranberry Smoothie // Cotter Crunch
Cranberries are the star of this yummy smoothie, as they're super high in antioxidants and contain enzymes that help with digestion. The smoothie also contains Coconut MCT oil, an easy-to-digest fat that'll help keep energy levels up.
Cultured Breakfast Macro Bowl // The Full Helping
This nourishing bowl is topped with fermented vegetables for that dose of healthy bacteria. Though it's intended for breakfast, we think this macro bowl is delicious any time of day.
Probiotic Kombucha Gummies // Dear Crissy
Made with your favourite kombucha, these homemade gummies are a tasty way to get your probiotic fix.
Aloe, Ginger, and Mint Digestive Elixir // The Fit Foodie Mama
Designed to help soothe cranky guts, this refreshment contains aloe vera juice, ginger, and mint - all ingredients that are associated with improved digestion and an immunity.
Wild Blueberry Ginger Kombucha Smoothie // Food, Pleasure, & Health
Ready in less than 5 minutes, this smoothie is packed with antioxidants from the blueberries, as well as gut-friendly ingredients like ginger and kombucha.
Tummy Healing Soup // Strength and Sunshine
When you need comfort food, this soup is perfect. It's got soothing ingredients like turmeric and ginger, and is ready in less than 10 minutes.