Celebrate any occasion with a scoop of our Strawberry Basil Frozen Kefir. It’s a creamy, naturally sweet treat that tastes like the fresh flavors of a summer garden. Strawberries are an excellent source of vitamin C for immune health, manganese to support the nervous system, and antioxidants to neutralize free radicals roaming throughout the body. Basil is a leafy green herb related to the mint family. It’s a substantial source of vitamin K that functions in supporting bone health. Organic Whole Milk Strawberry Kefir is a tart and tangy fermented superfood that tastes like freshly picked strawberries. It has protein, vitamin D, and 12 live and active probiotic cultures that may balance the gut microbiome and support a healthy immune system. For a berry beautiful touch, garnish your scoop of gut-healthy frozen kefir with a strawberry slice.
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.
- 3 cups Strawberry Whole Milk Kefir
- 1 can coconut milk
- roughly 3 cups of frozen whole strawberries
- 1/3 cup maple syrup
- 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
- 1/4 cup packed fresh basil leaves
- 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt
- Place the kefir, coconut milk, strawberries, maple syrup, lemon juice, basil, and salt in a blender; blend until smooth.
- Pour the blended mixture into a shallow container. Cover and freeze until firm, about 3 hours. Enjoy!