Eating probiotic-rich foods such as sauerkraut, kimchi, kefir, yoghurt, kombucha, miso and fermented vegetables is an easy and delicious way to restore or boost gut health. Sauerkraut is a traditionally prepared dish made with fermented vegetables.
It can be expensive to buy from specialist health food stores but is actually really simple to make yourself. Here Ben has a handy tutorial to help you make your own ferments at home.
1 tbsp of mineral rich salt
Clean your cabbage.
Shred the cabbage through a food processor
Add salt and mix cabbage by hand, squeezing cabbage to break down the cell walls
Place in a jar. Pack cabbage as tightly as possible and place a stone on top to continue placing pressure on the cabbage and holding it down.
Leave for one week at room temperature.
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