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Fermented Asian Salad

You’re going to love this fresh fermented salad. Loaded with tons of probiotics and fresh and fermented veggies, this is heaven in a jar. Kefir nut butter sauce makes everything taste fantastic. Make this ahead of time, take it with you in a jar, and you’ll have the most satisfying lunch or dinner. Soba noodles are made from buckwheat, which is a gluten-free seed. Buckwheat has been consumed in Asian cuisines for centuries, and it’s becoming more popular around the world, partially because of its health benefits. It has been shown to lower the risk of developing high cholesterol and high blood pressure, plus it’s a good source of many healthy nutrients such as manganese and magnesium.

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Kefir & Kombucha Fruit Salad

Here are some of the benefits of eating this salad. Apples help to activate the muscle cell insulin receptors keeping blood sugar levels in better balance. Strawberries have strong anti-inflammatory properties. Blueberries have compounds called proanthocyanidins that prevent bacteria from sticking to the walls of the urinary tract, preventing UTI’s. Walnuts also have a positive effect on thermogenesis. Thermogenesis helps to increase your metabolism (the rate at which you burn calories), suppress your appetite, and promote weight loss. Kefir & Kombucha are probiotic powerhouses that give you tons of probiotics. All of the fruits are prebiotics and the kefir and kombucha are probiotic so this salad has numerous benefits!

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Cultured Broccoli Salad In a Jar

This is a fun way to culture your broccoli. If you like broccoli salad made with raisins and carrots, you will love this. Just take it out of the jar and mix with some of my kombucha mayo (recipe in my book). You can also just use it as a topping for your salad. Add a head of fresh lettuce to a bowl, scoop out these veggies, and serve with your favorite dressing.

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Salad in a Fermenting Jar

I love love this salad. It’s super easy to make and has lots of sweet and savory flavors going on. You can change it up by adding different cheeses and nuts or extra veggies. You can use any of your favorite dressings or top this salad with Apple Kefir Dressing . Click the words to see the recipe. I’ve found if I make salads in jars ahead of time I will eat them more often. I have a whole book filled with recipes in jars. Cultured Food in a Jar was created out of my need to find healthy easy recipes I could make and store in jars. Check out my book;Cultured Food in a Jar! I have so many jars I could open an antique store, it’s beyond ridiculous!

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Kefir Waldorf Salad

This is a great dish for the holidays. But you can eat this at anytime. It works great packed in a jar for lunch or a snack. Apples and kefir work so well together.

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The Fairest Salad in the Land

One of the secret ingredients in this recipe is the Nutritional Yeast. It has a cheesy flavor and is really tasty. A spoonful of nutritional yeast is like taking a high-potency B-vitamin complex. A serving will generally stock you up with a couple of days worth of thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, B6, and B12, and a substantial amount of folic acid. You can find it at most health food stores.

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Billion Bioticland Dressing (Thousand Island)

This recipe was created for my Veggie Delight Sandwich. I love this dressing on a salad or also as a spread for a sandwich. It’s super fun to make and if you don’t have all the fermented ingredients, use what you have and then use regular versions of the other ingredients. It’s so easy to make your own dressings and it’s a good habit to get into. Then you know the ingredients and they can last a longtime in your refrigerator. Homemade is always best!

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