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3 Simple Recipes To Boost Your Gut Health

3 Simple Recipes To Boost Your Gut Health
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Gut health is central to our health and wellbeing. Researchers have found that eating a balanced diet has never been more important. While we are much more conscious of what we eat, making some small changes can make a big difference.

 

That’s why we are sharing with you three gut boosting recipes that are easy to add to your diet to boost your gut health and keep you feeling great.

 

Firstly, we have added a yummy bone broth. Bone broths are nutrient dense and easy to digest. They are also packed with glutamine which will help bring your gut back to health.

 

Secondly, we have added in a Sauerkraut Recipe. Sauerkraut is a fermented food. Fermented foods are great for gut health as they are packed with enzymes and probiotics.

 

Thirdly, we have added in a delicious Mexican Spice Recipe. The recipe is packed with fantastic spices to help stimulate digestion and reduce digestive discomfort. This spice blend is great to marinade your veggies and organic meats.

Beef Bone Broth Recipe
5 kg beef bones. It is good to have a mix such as an oxtail, neck bones and short ribs
2 organic carrots chopped
2 organic celery stalks chopped
2 organic leeks chopped
1 tablespoon of organic extra virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
2 organic bay leaves
3 sprigs of organic thyme
Half a bunch of organic parsley
1 teaspoon of organic peppercorns
2 cloves of organic garlic
5 litres of filtered water
Preheat the oven to 200 C. Place the bones on a tray coated with unrefined coconut oil. Bake for 30 minutes then flip all the bones and bake for another 30 minutes
Add the roasted bones, vegetables, vinegar, bay leaves, thyme, parsley, peppercorns and garlic in a large soup pot. Cover contents with water
Cook on a medium heat unit the contents is boiling. Bring the heat down to low and cook for 12 hours. Keep your eye on the broth and top up the water if needed.
Once cooked strain the ingredients. Cool the liquid to room temperature then place in the fridge.

Sauerkraut Recipe

 

8 cups red or green organic cabbage finely sliced
2 teaspoons of pink Himalayan salt 
1 small organic beetroot grated
3 whole organic carrots grated
3 tablespoons of fresh organic ginger finely grated
2 tablespoons of fresh bioactive turmeric finely grated
4 cloves organic garlic finely grated
1 pinch of Cayenne Pepper (optional)
 
Add finely grated cabbage to a large mixing bowl and top with sea salt. Massage cabbage for ten minutes to release its juices
 

Add shredded beet, carrot, ginger, turmeric, and garlic and mix for 5 minutes until combined

 Place the sauerkraut mixture into sterilised jars and press down firmly to pack. Make sure the liquid just covers the mixture. If there is not enough add a little bit of water. Make sure you leave at least an inch of space spare at the top of the jar

 Leave the jars in a warm place around 20 degrees for 2 weeks. Opening your jars once per day to release the air.

 After 2 weeks seal the jars up and they should hold of at least 6 months

Mexican Spice Mix 
1/2  teaspoon Cayenne Pepper
1 teaspoon organic Garlic Power
1⁄2 teaspoon Dried organic Oregano
1 teaspoon organic Paprika
2 teaspoons ground organic Cumin
2 teaspoons ground organic Coriander
Pinch of Himalayan Salt and Pepper
Mix well. Add gradually when cooking to meet your tastes. Add more salt to taste. 
Want more tips and tricks to a healthier you? Our Tea Detox Program will provide you with the right tools and information to help you achieve incredible changes in your body and life.
This Program has been designed by the team here at Meeka along with a team of expert professionals in fields of nutrition, exercise and dietetics for everyday people like your self. We strongly believe that everyday people can achieve incredible things if they have access to the right information and if you put your mind to it.

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