Is there a reluctant 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.
The recipe round-up is designed to inspire a love of fermentation. It’s broken down into categories, to help you find the types of fermented foods that will inspire you and your kids. There are savory ferments, sweet ferments, sparkling beverages, and dairy.
If you have a baby or a toddler, I recommend checking out my post on fermented foods for babies. It provides age-based advice.
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:
Pickled and fermented vegetables are perfect for kids who love the salty and savory flavor of pickles. Here are a few probiotic vegetables that my kids love:
Fermented condiments are a great way to secretly add probiotics to your diet. A few of our favorite recipes are:
Everyone loves treats! Desserts are particularly perfect for serving kid-friendly fermented 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!