Magic resides under the starry sky surrounded by lightning bugs and the symphony crickets as family and friend sit around the crackling fire. The soft glow of embers and the smell of smoke blanking your clothes, you sit close to the flames as your marshmallows toast. Our campfire s’more smoothie encapsulates that woodsy feel with the nostalgic flavors of marshmallows, graham crackers, and chocolate. This smoothie transports you back into your childhood with a probitoic version of a classic camping dessert.
Cultured Dairy: The Nutrition Benefits You Actually Need to Know
With increasing research linking the correlation between probiotics, gut health, and immunity, it’s no secret that the integrity of our gut is vital to our health. Although additional factors such as stress, antibiotic usage, and individual health conditions can contribute to the condition of our gut, a focus on healthy food choices is one of the easiest ways to support the microbiome.
Several studies have shown a strong association between the gut-brain-microbiota. Probiotics introduced to the gut have been found to support immunity, improve allergies, and improve digestion.
Studies have shown that reduced diversity of healthy gut bacteria during early years is associated with an increase in food allergies during school age years. In addition, kefir made from whole fat milk helps absorb key nutrients such as Vitamins A, D, E, and K. Vitamin K is important because it helps your bones absorb calcium. It’s important to know that kefir contains a special trio: vitamin D, K, and calcium – all three crucial elements to support bone health.
- 1 cup Vanilla Whole Milk Kefir
- a small handful of marshmallows (slightly toasted)
- 3 tbsp semi sweet chocolate chips
- 2 sleeves of plain graham crackers
- In a blender, combine the kefir, toasted marshmallows, chocolate, and graham crackers. Blend until smooth.