Quick Pickled Red Onions

Pickled Red Onions

These gut-friendly beauties add a nice, cool tang to any meal. Pickled onions ferment in a snap and can be ready for dinner tonight! Raw onions make a great prebiotic, and this has got to be the tastiest way to eat raw onion.  Ingredients:  1 medium red onion, thinly sliced  2 teaspoons maple syrup  ½ teaspoon…

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Fermentation Station

fermented foods smoked meats

Let’s talk about the wondrous world of fermentation. Fermentation has been a part of human life and in almost every culture around the world since the beginning of time. So, why has it been around for so long and why is it not exactly commonplace in our culture today?   Fermented Foods Defined  Fermented foods…

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Get to Know Your Probiotics

get to know your probiotics

Flourish (Original & Junior) include 11 diverse strains of probiotics from 5 unique families. Let’s get to know your probiotics! Name: Lactobacillus acidophilus  Nickname: L. acidophilus  Oxygen Use: Facultative anaerobic  Shape: Rod  Residence: I live in the GI tract, mouth, and vaginal tract.1  As one of the first discovered bacteria way back in the early…

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