Kimchi

Kimchi Korean Cookery. a spicy fermented mixture containing cabbage, onions, and sometimes fish, variously seasons, as with garlic, horseradish, red peppers, and ginger. Why add it to your meals?  Kimchi is full of beneficial microbes for your gut health. Microbes help us digest and clear out toxins (boosting immunity). There are some studies that also show when eating meat with kimchi, less inflammatory markers are present. Most Americans don’t have all of the microbes we should in our GI tract, therefore adding 2 T of Kimchi to your meal will help you digest your food and send lots of lactobacilli bacteria (GOOD) to your inner eco-system.  GUT HEALTH = physical, mental, and emotional well-being Kimchi is high in Vitamin C + A. It can also produce amino acids, absorb minerals, and eliminate toxins. So what are we waiting for?  There are over 300 different recipes for Kimchi and not any two taste exactly the same due to the fermentation process. You can intuitively make one your own with different herbs, seasonal vegetables and spices. The two ingredients I chose to start with are Cabbage + Daikon Radish.  Napa Cabbage:  Vitamin K,  C & B6 Potassium, phosphorus, Calcium & magnesium Daikon Radish:  Vitamins A, C, E & … Continue reading Kimchi