Easily Transform Hummus Into A Gut Remedying Snack

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Easily Transform Hummus Into A Gut Remedying Snack

Written by: Lindsay Sibson

There are two types of people in the world.

Those who attempt to scoop as much hummus as possible onto a single carrot stick.

Or those who take said carrot stick for a wee little plunge just to catch a bit of flavor.

Which are you?

A scooper, of course – right? That’s the BEST way, because hummus is all sorts of deliciousness blended into a glorious dip.

As if hummus weren’t already an attractive snack, did you know that you can turn it into a gut remedying food?

It’s all possible as a result of adding a fermented food!

What Are Fermented Foods?

Fermentation preserves the nutrients in food and breaks down the food to a more digestible form. This pre-digested state allows the nutrients in the foods to be more bioavailable to your body.

Your body is full of TRILLIONS of beneficial bacteria that directly affect your health and well being.

These bacteria live in what is called your “microbiome” and love to feast on their favorite foods.

Why Eat Fermented Foods?

Your gut bacteria LOVE fermented foods, which contain probiotics that:

Eating fermented foods provides:

  • A huge dose of gut remedying probiotics
  • Balance for your inner ecosystem
  • Enzymes that help your body break down food, making them easier to digest
  • Relief from diarrhea, constipation, gas and heartburn
  • Loads of fiber that keep your digestive tract healthy

How To Transform Your Hummus Into A Gut Remedying Snack

All it takes is tweaking one ingredient in your hummus recipe to change it into a probiotic-rich super dip!

What is that ingredient?

FERMENTED garlic!

Benefits of garlic include:

  • Contains a compound called allicin, which has potent medicinal properties
  • Boosts the function of your immune system
  • Highly nutritious with few calories
  • Contains manganese, vitamin B6, vitamin C, fiber, selenium, calcium, copper, iron, phosphorus and vitamin B1
  • Helps prevent and reduce common illnesses

Easily make fermented garlic at home by following these simple directions:

Once you have your fermented garlic ready, you can whip up some delicious gut remedying hummus!

Thank you Cultured Food Life for the recipe inspiration!

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Gut Remedying Hummus
 
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Add all of the ingredients into a blender (except tahini).
  2. Blend until the ingredients are well combined and smooth.
  3. Pour into a bowl and the stir in the tahini using a spoon.
  4. Add more salt and olive oil as needed to reach desired consistency.

Serve this delicious hummus dip with fresh chopped veggies for a tasty and gut friendly snack!

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Lindsay Sibson

Lindsay Sibson

Lindsay Sibson turned her lifelong dream of traveling the world into a reality when she first stepped on a plan in April of 2014. With the simple intention of learning more about this beautiful world, she stepped away from corporate America to explore an alternative lifestyle of long term international travel, volunteering, blogging and pursuing a blissfully happy and fulfilling way of life.

Lindsay documents her journey in hopes of empowering others to find their passion, reignite their spark and freshen their outlook on life. Connect with her on her website and follow her travels on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/_traveloholic_).

Through her blog, Lindsay documents her journey in hopes of empowering others to find their passion, reignite their spark and freshen their outlook on life.
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