The Microbiome Cookbook: 150 Delicious Recipes to Nourish your Microbiome and Restore your Gut Health

The Microbiome Cookbook: 150 Delicious Recipes to Nourish your Microbiome and Restore your Gut Health

by Pamela Ellgen


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The gastrointestinal microbiota comprises hundreds of trillions of bacteria, viruses and fungal organisms that inhabit your intestines and live symbiotically with you. When the microbiome is disrupted, a cascade of complications can ensue, including allergies and food sensitivities, mental health problems, weight gain, irritable bowel syndrome and autoimmune diseases.

The Microbiome Cookbook provides you with the information and recipes to support a flourishing gut population. Follow the program in this book and you will gain the many benefits of having a healthy microbiome to naturally:

• Improve digestion
• Neutralize toxins
• Quell inflammation
• Support immunity
• Boost metabolism

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781612435978
Publisher: Ulysses Press
Publication date: 08/09/2016
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 277,016
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Pamela Ellgen is a paleo food blogger, certified personal trainer, and author of the books Psoas Strength and Flexibility and Modern Family Table: Savoring Fresh Whole Foods with the People You Love. Her work has been published on The Huffington Post, LIVESTRONG, and She lives in Petaluma, CA, and may be found at

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Part 1 The Basics of Microbiotia 3

Chapter 1 Go With Your Gut 5

Part 2 Recipes For Your Microbiota 15

Chapter 2 Salads 17

Chapter 3 Appetizers & Sides 31

Chapter 4 Soups & Bone Broths 45

Chapter 5 Juices & Smoothies 59

Chapter 6 Fermented Foods 67

Chapter 7 Vegetarian Entrees 85

Chapter 8 Meat, Poultry, & Fish 99

Chapter 9 Sauces, Dips, & Spreads 111

Chapter 10 Desserts 125

Part 3 Gut-Healing Recipes 131

Chapter 11 Gut-Healing 133

Chapter 12 Gut-Healing Breakfasts 137

Chapter 13 Gut-Healing Entrées 151

Chapter 14 Gut-Healing Side Dishes 175

Appendix 188

Glossary of Terms 188

References 190

Conversion Charts 194

Recipe Index 197

Acknowledgments 201

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