Have you tried our farmer cheese with Mexican food? It’s culinary magic! This soft cheese can be used in place of queso fresco for a lower lactose option. The mild farmer cheese balances out the bold flavors of our Veggies Enchiladas, soothing the heat and enhancing the natural smokiness of the spices. Not only is farmer cheese delicious, but it’s also packed with probiotics and 13 grams of protein per serving.
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.
Lifeway Farmer Cheese is a reduced fat, low-calorie cultured soft cheese made with our Old World recipe. With its distinctive, tangy flavor, it adds richness to all of your favorite dishes. Packed with probiotics, it’s nutritious and delicious.
- 2 red peppers, chopped
- 1/2 cup corn
- 1 onion, sliced
- tomato, cubed
- 2 tbsp cumin
- 1 tbsp smoked paprika
- 2 tbsp chili powder
- 2 tbsp garlic powder
- 1 cup Farmer Cheese
- red enchilada sauce of choice
- olive oil
- salt and pepper to taste
- Heat Oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add in onions and cook until soft, about 3-4 minutes.
- Stir in corn, chopped red peppers, tomato, chili powder, cumin, smoked paprika, and garlic powder.
- Remove skillet from heat and stir in pineapple avocado bean salsa 3/4 cup farmer cheese. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
- Preheat oven to 375 line a sheet pan with parchment paper and set aside.
- Add a scoop of the mixture of ingredients from the skillet to a tortilla and tightly roll it up. Transfer to sheet pan seam down.
- Spoon remaining enchilada sauce over the enchiladas and top with the remaining farmer cheese.
- Bake 22-25 minutes. Let rest 5-10 minutes before serving.
- Top with farmer cheese, sour cream, cilantro, avocado, and green onions