How-to: Water Kefir

What is water kefir? Water kefir is a fermented beverage, with beneficial bacteria. Similar to kombucha, it’s made with adding a type of scoby to sugar water. Water kefir grains are crystal, gelatinous little things, made up of a variety of bacteria, including lactobacillus hilgardii. When cared for, they make a delicious probiotic-rich drink and…

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How to Brew Kombucha

I have a love affair with kombucha. It’s the perfect amount of sweet, cool, refreshing and not hyper-carbonated like commercial soda pop. The health benefits are great and I love the fact that I can sit on the front porch sipping my favorite beverage, knowing that it’s beneficial! Before starting, make sure you have all…

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Milk Kefir Smoothie Recipe and Information

Kefir is an absolute lifesaver for our family: My 3 teenage boys have seasonal allergies. For the last few years, we have used milk kefir to avoid allergy symptoms. When the boys were little we tried everything. I bought every single allergy pill on the market, some worked better than others, but after a few weeks of…

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