In decades past, the only easy way to get probiotics from food was cultured dairy yogurt. That is unless you immersed yourself in Asian cuisine, and discovered the wonders of kimchi, miso, and natto. But today there are literally dozens of dairy-free yogurts, and new dairy-free probiotic foods seem to be hitting the market every year. All of the dairy-free probiotic foods in this post are sold in the United States, and most are also available in Canada. Some of them can be purchased in the U.K. and Australia, but comment below if we missed one of your local favorites! A proprietary probiotic called GanedenBC30 (also known as Bacillus coagulans GBI-30, 6086) is the magic ingredient in many of the dairy-free probiotic foods that follow. Unlike most probiotics, it’s highly stable through processing, shelf life, heat (including baking), and stomach acids. This specific strain of Bacillus coagulans has proven effective for digestive health, immune support, muscle recovery, and reducing symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis. But it isn’t the only game in town. As you will see in the dairy-free probiotic foods below, there are other shelf-stable strains that can hold their own. Based on ou...