Yogurt topped with nuts, granola, sliced fruit, and a bit of honey was my go-to breakfast as I was becoming an adult. Forget the sugary cereals of my youth and screw the boring “adult” cereals–I wanted to start my days with something healthy and sugary! I did this for several years before starting the autoimmune protocol. And I didn’t really miss it because I was so excited about trying new things, but every now and then I come across a delectable-looking recipe that calls for yogurt. Coconut milk is often a good sub in a pinch, but after four years on the AIP, I figured it was past time I try my hand at Coconut Yogurt. Now those of you that are still in the thick of your love affair with the probiotic treat can have a dairy-free, additive-free alternative!
You should be able to use any multi-strain probiotic for this recipe (I used Kirkman Pro-bio Gold). You’ll need sterilized mason jars to accommodate about two quarts of yogurt. It may separate in the fridge because coconut milk tends to do that, so just give it a good stir before use. Enjoy!
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Are You Tired and Wired? is one of my favorite books on adrenal fatigue with chronic illness. It’s a comprehensive yet straightforward examination of the factors at work and home that contribute to chronic adrenal dysfunction and the diet, lifestyle adjustments, and emotional reprogramming that can help fix it. A healthcare provider with a focus on women’s health, Marcelle Pick will help you identify what type of adrenal dysfunction you suffer from and provide an easy-to-follow, science-based program to help you restore balance to your life. I found it extremely helpful with my own chronic fatigue!