Mighty Gut Healthy Salad

Mighty Gut Healthy Salad

This refreshingly light recipe features loads of good-for-your-gut ingredients like kefir, cucumber, sauerkraut, garlic tahini, and more that not only support a happy gut but also work together to help flatten your belly. Great for showing off your midsection this summer! 


  • 2 heads lacinato kale, shredded
  • 3 cups Brussels sprouts, shredded
  • 1 cup beet sauerkraut
  • 2 cups shredded carrots
  • 1 cucumber, sliced 

Dressing Ingredients

  • 1 cup plain kefir 
  • Juice of 3 lemons 
  • Dill, to your liking 
  • 2 Tbs tahini 
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • Salt and pepper, to taste 


  1. Combine salad in a large bowl. 
  2. Blend dressing in a blender or food processor.
  3. Store dressing in an air-tight container and dress salad when ready to eat.


About the Author: Dana Bujalski hales from the Chicago suburbs. As a personal chef for in-home meal prep, small parties, and cooking lessons, Dana focuses primarily on clients' nutritional and specific dietary needs. She has a strong passion for health and wellness and has competed in four NPC Bikini Competitions, placing 2nd in her third show. Competing helped Dana become stronger both in and out of the kitchen, which ultimately led to her having a better relationship with food, something she adamantly passes along to her clients. Find her on Instagram @BodyFuelbyDana