The Probiotic Applesauce Recipe You Need To Boost Your Gut Health
Written by: Lindsay Sibson
No other word in the English dictionary more accurately describes what it feels like to walk down the snack aisle in the grocery store.
Just keeping walking… just keep walking… don’t make eye contact…
It’s time to tame the temptation of processed junk food-y snacks by stocking up your pantry with homemade alternatives.
Start with this easy-to-make fermented applesauce that will have your gut falling in love with its probiotic richness!
What Are Fermented Foods?
Fermentation preserves the nutrients in food and breaks down the food to a more digestible form.
Your body is full of TRILLIONS of beneficial bacteria that directly affect your health and well being and live in what is called your “microbiome.” They outnumber your human cells 10 to 1!
Every time you eat something, it has an impact on the environment in your gut – and your gut bacteria LOVE fermented foods!
Why Are Fermented Foods Important To Eat?
Because fermented foods contain an abundance of probiotics, these foods not only can improve your digestion by introducing beneficial bacteria into your system, but also have been shown to slow or reverse diseases and improve your overall health.
Health Benefits Of Apples
An apple a day keeps the doctor away… and so much more! Check out these benefits of sinking your teeth into a crispy and juicy apple:
- Extremely rich in important antioxidants, flavonoids and dietary fiber
- Helps reduce the risk of developing cancer, hypertension, diabetes and heart disease
- Fiber content helps with digestion
- Also helps lower cholesterol
How To Make Gut Remedying Probiotic Applesauce
- 7 medium size organic apples
- 2 tbsp water or whey kefir
- 1 tsp cinnamon
- 1 tsp sea salt
1. Slice apples and remove the core.
2. In a food processor, blend apples until they reach the consistency you desire.
- Add whey, cinnamon and salt.
- Blend until smooth.
3. Pour applesauce into a glass jar, leaving at least 1 inch of space from the top.
4. Put on the lid and place the jar in a warm place to ferment for 3 days .
Storage: Keep in the refrigerator for up to 2 months.
This recipe is healthy and healing for the whole family. Give your loved ones a healthy dose of probiotics by making this gut friendly applesauce today!
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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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