Contemplating Probiotics

When deciding if you are going to start eating or taking probiotics there are a few things you should keep in mind to know what are the right options for you. Probiotics are generally a short term solution When taking probiotics they are not going to solve your digestive or related problems for good. In…

Fermented Pickles

I have never made fermented pickles before so this a fun experiment. It was way easier than I was expecting and right now I assume that I will make these way more often than I make refrigerator pickles, even though they day a few days longer to make. I learned way too much about how…

Probiotics In My Diet

For many years, all through graduate school, taking classes on nutrition, discussing probiotics and recommending them to others I have never been one to take them myself. Generally when I am recommending them to someone else it is to support their digestion and encourage more healthy, regular bowel movements. Having consistent bowel movements daily is…

Kimchi

If you are not familiar with kimchi, it is a fermented cabbage dish that is a staple food of Korea. The average Korean cannot go a single meal with out having kimchi as part of it. This fermented dish is a bit different than most because of it’s spicy nature. As it ferments the flavors…

Benefits of Probiotics

You probably have heard many people to tell you to take probiotics. This month we are going to be looking more closely at probiotics, what they are, and how you can make them at home to support your digestion and other areas of wellness. Lets start with ‘what are probiotics?’ Probiotics are the little tiny…