A vegan diet is perfect for feeding your microbiome. It is naturally high in fiber and full of vegetables. However it’s also important to include some probiotics. To inspire you, here are 22 fermented and probiotic vegan recipes.
Fermented Vegetables Pickles
Naturally all fermented vegetable pickles are vegan! If you’re new to fermentation, then making pickles is a perfect place to start. It’s so easy and delicious! Here’s a few recipes to get your started:
Relish, chutney and other flavourful condiments really add zip to a vegan diet. Try making:
Probiotic vegan yogurts
There are so many different types of vegan yogurts. The trick is to get a good starter culture that can be reused over and over again. If you’re interested in making vegan yogurt here are a few options to get you started:
Cashews are ideal for homemade vegan cheese. Soaked and ground, they can be thick and creamy. Adding a boost of culture not only improves the flavour, but also makes them probiotic! Here’s a few delicious options:
Vegan Sour Cream
If you have vegan yogurt, then it’s easy to make:
Kimchi is a delicious Korean ferment that is perfect for adding a dose of flavour to all sorts of dishes. It’s not typically vegan, however, around here we always make ours without the fish sauce and shrimp. It’s a super easy ferment for beginners, because it doesn’t require any special culture:
Koji rice or barley have been fermented with koji kin. They are used for making all sorts of delicious Japanese ferments, and a perfect for bringing umami to veganism. Here’s a few different koji ferments:
- Amazake – a dairy free milk alternative made from rice
- Natto – fermented soybeans
- Shoyu – Japanese fermented soy sauce
Tempeh is the ultimate fermented vegan protein. And homemade tempeh is seriously amazing. It is so much softer and more flavourful than commercially produced tempeh. Here are a few different types of tempeh to inspire your fermentation:
Do you have any favourite VEGAN FRIENDLY ferments? I’d love to try them! Share your recipes and ideas in the comments or on the facebook page.