All fermented foods contain probiotics, which add beneficial bacteria to your gut flora and aid in the support of your immune system, digestive health and mental well-being.
1. AUTHENTIC KIMCHI
A fiery, seasoned blend of red chile peppers, toasted sesame seeds, garlic, sea salt, napa cabbage, green onions and sea vegetables, wildbrine Korean Kimchi boasts all the taste of traditional kimchi but without the additives and artificial ingredients some conventional brands contain.
$6 to $9, wildbrine.com
2. BEYOND MISO SOUP
Miso Master Organic Mellow White Miso is a naturally aged fermented seasoning that’s prepared using ancient Japanese techniques. Get creative with its umami flavor by combining miso with maple syrup to drizzle over pancakes, or try it in pesto and sauce recipes.
$10 to $11 per 16 oz, great-eastern-sun.com
3. DRINK YOUR PROBIOTICS
Containing 13 strains of live and active cultures, smooth and creamy Wallaby Organic Whole Milk Kefir Plain can be enjoyed straight out of the bottle, added to smoothies or served with slices of fresh fruit.
4. FOR THE LOVE OF KRAUT
The cabbage in Eden Organic Sauerkraut is hand harvested using traditional methods then fermented with sea salt for an additive- and preservative-free kraut. Use it to add tangy flavor to burgers, sandwiches, soups and salads.
5. VERSATILE SOY PROTEIN
Made from cultured organic soybeans, organic brown rice and water, Lightlife Original Organic Soy Tempeh is a non-GMO protein source that can be prepared in a myriad of ways for ultimately delicious results.
6. LEMONY KOMBUCHA
GT’s Enlightened Organic Raw Kombucha in Citrus brims with antioxidant enzymes and probiotics for a sweet-tart brew that is both refreshing and nourishing.