Fermented Foods

Fermented Food Recipes & Preparation.

Fermented Food Recipes from the AskDrErnst Show

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Fermented Cucumbers (aka Pickles) Kosher Style

Salty and with a hint of garlic, kosher dill pickles have somewhat become what we all expect from a pickle–at the very minimum. What most people don’t realize is that this is a very healthy fermented food, great for your microbiome, immunity, mental health, weight management and more! Check out this simple recipe: Ingredients 5…

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Lacto-Fermented Parsnips (Sauerrüben)

Sauerrüben are a crisp and tangy alternative to traditional sauerkraut.  You can even take the finished product and chop into a “relish” or simply eat them right out of the jar!   A favorite side dish for any chicken, beef and or fish dish that are loaded with living, raw probiotics! Ingredients Organic peeled and…

Kefir

Kefir

Kefir is a classic Indian fermented drink. It’s often compared to yogurt, but is much thinner to the point that people drink it straight from a glass! It has all the benefits of any fermented food, and you can flavor it with nearly anything–though most people prefer fruit flavors. Ingredients 4 TBSP kefir grains, dry 1…

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Saurkraut

This traditional German side dish goes great with sausage, potatoes, roasted meats and can be combined with vegetables for a dish all its own. It’s a classic fermented food, with all the benefits thereof, and might be one of the few to come from “the West.” The best part? It’s pretty simple to make it…

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Water Kefir (Kevita)

This water-based, carbonated kefir drink is a great substitute for soda, and so much healthier. It’s a brand name for the this drink, but has sort of taken on a “Kleenex” or “Chap-stick” designation for the product in general. Like all fermented foods, it offers a wide range of health benefits, mostly assisting with digestion,…

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Kombucha

Kombucha is a great fermented drink, that not only quenches the thirst but does wonders for you r gut health, offering pre and probiotics to help balance and maintain your intestinal flora. It helps with digestion, immunity, inflammation and avoiding all sorts of disease. Other than that, it’s pretty easy to make at home. Here’s…

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Korean Style Kimchi

Kimchi is rich in vitamins A and C, and due to its fermentation process is also rich in beneficial gut-boosting lactobacilli bacteria and reducing inflammation. Ingredients 1 medium Napa cabbage 2 Tbsp. sea salt 15 garlic cloves, minced 15-20 slices peeled, fresh ginger, minced 3 Tbsp. diced lemongrass 1/4 cup coconut aminos 1/2 cup chopped…

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