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Fermented Baby Zucchini and Garlic

I’m always on the look out for unusual things to ferment and on this day I spotted some Baby Zucchini at the Farmer’s Market. I couldn’t resist. They were fresh and picked that morning which tells me they are at their peak for nutritional benefits. Baby Zucchini is peppery with grassy undertones and super crispy. They contain: Vitamin A Vitamin C Potassium Magnesium and Folic acid I combined Baby Zucchini with a lot of garlic, green onions and parsley making a sort of...

Fermented Cauliflower and Swiss Chard

I’m sure you have heard all the rage about the health benefits of Cauliflower by now. This recipe for Fermented Cauliflower and Swiss Chard just takes all those health benefits and brings it to the next level. Cauliflower contains: Sulforaphane, a sulfur compound shown to kill cancer stem cells Vitamin C Vitamin K Protein Thiamin Riboflavin Niacin Magnesium Phosphorus Fiber Vitamin B6 Folate Pantothenic acid Potassium, and Manganese Here’s an interesting fact, research shows that if you combine cauliflower with curcumin,...

Fermented Beets, A Nutrient Powerhouse

Beets, oh glorious beets … Beets have been around as early as the 16th Century and is thought to have originated during the Pre-Historic times in North Africa, Asia and the European seashore. Beets contain a powerhouse of vitamins and minerals such as: Folate Manganese Potassium Copper Fiber Magnesium phosphorus Vitamin C Iron Vitamin B6 Beets are also hailed for their: Antioxidant Benefits Anti-Inflammatory Benefits Detoxification Benefits Lowers Blood Pressure Fermenting Beets just takes all those health benefits to a...

Fermented Mini Cucumbers

  Summertime is cucumber season! This is the time of year that cucumbers are at their height of freshness and nutritional value. That is why I’m planning on fermenting as many jars of cucumbers as possible. In this recipe I used mini-cucumbers, mainly because I spotted some very fresh off the vine mini-cucumbers at the market which is a rare find around here. They are only about 4 inches in length, seedless and sweeter than their larger counterparts and make...

Fermented Zucchini & Carrots with Turmeric

  This is NOT a Sponsored post. Opinions are mine. This recipe is one of the first recipes that I developed when starting my new fermentation venture. It’s a little different than the Fermented Cabbage & Kale with Garlic recipe. It’s a bit milder in taste, has a slightly sweet undertone coupled with an incredible freshness from the orange zest. It reminds me of a bread and butter pickle but not quite as sweet and slightly tangier. The addition of turmeric just adds to...

Fermented Cabbage & Kale with Garlic

  This is NOT a Sponsored post. Opinions are mine. This is one of two of the very first recipes that I developed using my GoFerment! Airlock System. Here is the second recipe Fermented Zucchini & Carrots with Turmeric. Being a newbie and having failed at fermenting before, I was a little skeptical as to my success. But the GoFerment! Airlock System makes fermenting a no-brainer. I couldn’t believe how super easy it was! This recipe for Fermented Cabbage & Kale with Garlic is...