Getting homemade and natural probiotics shouldn’t be hard… and it isn’t! Although there are quite a few ingredients in the list, this simple recipe uses seasonings that you most likely already have in your pantry!
Kimchi, a staple in Korean cuisine, is a traditional side dish made from salted and fermented vegetables, most commonly napa cabbage (often found in Asian grocery stores) and Korean radishes. You can use a variety of seasonings such as: chili powder, scallions, garlic, and ginger. There are hundreds of varieties of kimchi made with different vegetables, however, we will be using napa cabbage. Since it is a fermented food, it contains a lot of healthy probiotics, which can potentially to improve immunity, control inflammation, and help maintain a healthy digestive system.
Registered Dietitian Nutritionist
I am a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist living in Los Angeles. My academic career began at UC Riverside, where I earned a degree in Psychology. After falling in love with nutrition, I went back to school to earn my second bachelors degree in Nutrition Dietetics. I completed my dietetic internship through Oakwood University, which had a focus in medical nutrition therapy. I am currently in my graduate program working to attain a masters degree in Applied Nutrition.