If 2020 were a test, America’s kitchen warriors would have passed with flying colors. Stuck at home and cut off from their favorite dine-in restaurants, amateur chefs and sous-chefs grabbed their spatulas and whisks and got to work whipping up healthy, tasty meals that their families absolutely loved. Where did their inspiration come from? The internet would be a good bet. It appears foodies of all stripes left no stone unturned as they scoured online articles for ways to transform “nutritious” into “delicious.”
Readers Focused on Nutrition and Related Health Outcomes
Given the year we’ve had, we’re not surprised so many have expressed a new or revived interest in nutrition, and more specifically, in the benefits of probiotic foods. From spiced sauerkrauts to crunchy kimchi and slow-burning srirachas, these fermented superfoods are key to improving gut health, building a stronger immune system, and even enhancing cognitive function. Take a peek below at some of the year’s most popular posts to learn more about why naturally fermented foods are so darn good for you. And keep on reading to discover how you can easily incorporate these disease-fighting probiotic foods into your family’s favorite sweet and savory recipes.
Our Top Blog Posts for 2020:
Published in May, this post settles the conversation. Both methods of preserving foods can deliver pucker-worthy flavor, but which is better for you? This quick read does a great job of explaining the difference and provides all the information you need to make healthy choices for you and your family.
One of most popular questions from our fans, we wanted to create an easy-to-follow guide. Learn the ins and outs of how to safely store and serve fermented foods so they retain their nutritional value right up ‘til the last bite.
We love ramen, and in January 2020, we wanted to highlight ways to liven up a favorite comfort food. How about experimenting with tasty toppers that deliver a probiotic punch? Browse this collection of ideas from our well-known slate of veteran food bloggers, chefs, and cookbook authors. With so many amazing recipe variations to choose from, you can enjoy ramen noodles every night of the week and never feel as though you’ve eaten the same meal twice.
Another popular post in January was this quick and light midday or evening meal packed with nutrition and flavor. Look no further than this filling salad with a tangy sauerkraut-based dressing. Fits all the criteria of a paleo, keto or low-carb diet and takes only 15 minutes to prepare.
In July, food guru Ashley Dekam from Craving4More.com outdid herself with these chewy, no-bake brownies. Who would have thought that wildbrine’s Green Organic Sauerkraut would turn out to be the secret ingredient in a decadent chocolate dessert? Ooey-gooey goodness for you; potent probiotic protection for your gut!
Like what you’ve seen so far? Taste buds clamoring for more? The Get Wilder Blog is brimming with nutrition tips and ideas on how to incorporate healthy eating into your daily routine – and sacrificing flavor is never a prerequisite. We think you’ll agree that “delicious” and “nutritious” really can go hand-in-hand.