Is there a picky eater in your house that could use a dose of probiotics? Want to have more fermented foods in your diet, but you aren’t exactly sure where to start? Here are 25 kid-friendly fermented foods that are packed with probiotics.
- Kombucha is the darling of the fermentation world, however, it does have caffeine in it.
For caffeine-free and probiotic soda pop, try one of these instead:
Kids love dairy products, so why not use that love to get some probiotics into their diet?
- Yogurt is the usual go-to for probiotics. Even store-bought yogurt is probiotic!
There are a number of other cultured dairy products that are also probiotic:
Fermented vegetables are perfect for kids who love the salty and savoury flavour of pickles. Here are a few of probiotic vegetables that my kids love:
Fermented condiments are a great way to get more probiotics into your diet. A few of our favourite recipes are:
Everyone loves a probiotic treat. And desserts are particularly perfect for serving kid-friendly fermented and probiotic foods.
Most of these recipes start with yogurt, cultured cream or coconut milk. As a bonus, many of these recipes are also naturally sweet and sugar-free!
- Cultured ice cream
- Probiotic cheesecake
- Vegan coconut mousse
- Peanut-butter and banana pudding
- Creamy cultured fruit jello
- Date caramel sauce