Gut healthy avocado sauerkraut snack

Gut healthy avocado sauerkraut snack

This gut healthy avocado sauerkraut snack is so easy to make, and is an amazing recipe for the gut and overall health.

Why is your gut so important?

Besides digesting food and making it useable for the body, the gut is also key to keeping you healthy. Science has shown that the majority of the immune system actually lives in the gut, and that the beneficial bacteria in the gut are key to fighting many diseases.

Let’s take a closer look at the ingredients in this gut healthy avocado sauerkraut snack.

Avocados:
As the main ingredient in this heart health avocado smoothie, they are an excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids, and other healthy fats that are great for the heart. Avocados are also packed with antioxidants that have anti-inflammatory properties.

Black pepper:
It is the most popular spice in the world, and for good reason. It speeds up metabolism, which is great for weight loss. An ingredient in black pepper called piperine inhibits the spreading of rectal cancer cells, according to a study published in Experimental and Molecular Pathology. Black pepper also helps enhance turmeric absorption.

Himalayan pink salt:
It contains the full spectrum of 84 minerals and trace elements just like Mother Earth intended. It is an unrefined, unprocessed and “raw”.

Sauerkraut:
Sauerkraut is made using water, salt and cabbage. Very little heat is used to prepare the cabbage in order to keep beneficial bacteria in tract. The sour taste comes from the break down of lactose by the probiotics in cabbage. Because of its high levels of probiotics, it is great for gut health. Make sure to purchase raw sauerkraut.

Directions:

Slice an avocado in half and remove the pit
Fill the pit holes on each half with 1/4 cup raw sauerkraut each
Squeeze some fresh lemon juice on the avocado to keep it green
Add Himalayan pink salt and fresh black pepper to taste

Make sure ingredients are organic
Enjoy this gut healthy avocado sauerkraut snack!

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REFERENCES:
1. “Avocado Sauerkraut Recipe.” Mercola.com. Mercola.com, n.d. Web. 17 Jan. 2017.

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