How to Flavor Milk Kefir

How to Flavor Milk Kefir

A few months ago, we shared an article on how to make milk kefir, a cultured dairy product that’s packed with nutrition and beneficial probiotic bacteria. If you’ve ever bought kefir in the store and enjoyed it, that could be due to the fact that it tends to be flavored when packaged and sold. So, if you make your own milk kefir and dislike it compared to something you’ve bought from the store, this could easily be why. Flavored kefir is delicious and just as healthy, and relies entirely on the sweetness of the cultured dairy and the fruit added […]

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How to Make Kombucha Tea (Video)

How to Make Kombucha Tea (Video)

We’ve covered a lot about culturing recently, and kombucha tea absolutely needs to be mentioned. It is one of the easiest home cultures to make and a great place to start if you’d like to get started with culturing. In this great video from Cultures for Health, you’ll see the very basic, bare bones process for making kombucha at home. Enjoy! If you enjoyed this, you might also like…. Long-Term Survival for Homesteaders… Natural Healing Secrets You Need to Know… Effective Primal Diet Hacks…

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Quick and Easy Probiotic Lemonade

Quick and Easy Probiotic Lemonade

I’ve been sharing some recipes for natural fermented sodas in the last few months using a “ginger bug” starter culture as a base. I thought I’d share a natural fermented probiotic drink that’s even easier to make, and doesn’t require a ginger bug to start. All you need for this probiotic soda to culture is whey. Whey is something you can’t buy in stores, but is incredibly easy to make at home. It is the liquid that separates from the curds when milk curdles, and it is also the common byproduct of cheesemaking or straining homemade yogurt. To get whey purely for […]

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Fermented Probiotic Soda Recipe

Fermented Probiotic Soda Recipe

You’ve probably heard of or even made your own probiotic kombucha drink, which has been all the rage among foodies and health-minded folks over the last few years. You can easily find it bottled in many grocery stores and restaurants these days, and you can also pretty easily brew it at home, as an easy, super-healthy, homemade probiotic. A lesser-known homemade probiotic drink is those that can be made using a ginger bug, which is a culture grown with ginger and sugar and used as the base for healthy, delicious sodas. Back in the day, this is how drinks like ginger ale, cream […]

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