Prebiotics & Probiotics

Prebiotics is a special form of dietary fibre that acts as a fertilizer for the good bacteria in your gut. Why are we talking about this? If you don’t know, you’ve got to check out our interview with registered dietitian, Monique Piderit

Prebiotic Foods to Eat:

  • Chicory Root  (Often used as a caffeine-free replacement for coffee)
  • Jerusalem Artichoke
  • Garlic
  • Onions
  • Leeks
  • Asparagus
  • Bananas
  • Barley
  • Oats
  • Apples
  • Cocoa
  • Flax Seeds
  • Wheat Bran
  • Seaweed
  • Nuts

Easy Pre & Probiotic snack combos:

  • Pre: Bananas. Pro: Chocolate.
    • Recipe: Bananas dipped in dark chocolate (At least 70% & try opt for sugar-free)
  • Pre: Onion. Pro: Yoghurt.
    • Recipe: Caramelized Onion & Yoghurt Dip/Dressing (*Use Double Cream / Greek Yoghurt, or a Vegan yoghurt of choice)
  • Pre: Barley. Pro: Sauerkraut
    • Recipe: Barley with Sauerkraut (Add chopped parsley or dill)
  • Pre: Berries. Pro: Greek/Double Cream Yoghurt:
    • Recipe: Berry Smoothie  (*Rev it up with some flax seeds)
  • Pre: Flax Seed Crackers. Pro: Cottage Cheese
    • Recipe: Cottage Cheese on Flax crackers with basil or rocket.
  • Pre: Barley. Pro: Peas
    • Recipe: Pea & Barley soup
  • Pre: Apples. Pro: Brie & Sourdough
    • Recipe: Slice of sourdough with apple & brie slices.