Incorporating Cultured Foods into Your Holiday Dishes

Incorporating cultured and fermented foods into your favorite holiday dishes is easy. With a few small adjustments and substitutions, your family can enjoy a more nutrient-dense meal complete with a probiotic boost.



Dips. Make over your favorite dip recipe by substituting yogurt, kefir, or naturally cultured sour cream for mayonnaise. Or try these delicious alternatives:


Don't have kefir on hand? Just substitute yogurt or sour cream for kefir in these dip recipes.


Soft Cheese. Soft cheeses are perfect for dipping vegetables or spreading on crackers. Fromage blanc and chèvre are both incredibly easy to make, even for beginning cheesemakers.


Crackers.For a festive substitute to traditional crackers, try making


Fruit. Cut fruit into bite-size pieces and serve with slices of Honey-Lavender Goat Cheese and a few chocolate curls. Decorative and delicious!

 Butter. Be sure to have plenty of cultured butter on hand for the bread, vegetables, corn and potatoes! Never has a cultured food been more delicious.




Many holiday gatherings focus on the dessert. There are endless ways to make dessert cultured.

Pies. Try a sourdough pie crust or Gluten-free Sourdough Pie Crust! A great way to make a light and tender pie crust that is more easily digested.

Cookies can be made with sourdough, cultured butter and organic sugar. For the next cookie exchange, try these:


Toppings.If you are looking for a delicious cultured topping, kefir dessert sauce is a great option as is Whipped Cultured Cream Dessert Topping


Incorporating Cultured Foods into Your Holiday Dishes

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