This beautiful drink combination is the perfect marriage of tart and earthy. The tart and sweet blackberries give a great deal of life to the water kefir, as berries tend to make for a bubblier beverage and infuse very noticeable flavor. The sage gives the beverage a soft earthiness.
BLACKBERRY SAGE WATER KEFIR SODA RECIPE
MAKES: about 4 cups
4 cups first ferment
1/2 cup fresh blackberries gently squeezed
4 sprigs sage
- Make the first ferment and leave the jar in a warm place for 24-48 hours.
- Strain the grains and add the ingredients to the green swivel top bottle with the first ferment water kefir.
- Seal up the green swivel top bottle and leave it in a warm place for 24 hours for the second ferment.
- Open slowly, strain and enjoy!
NEED TO KNOW:
Blackberries are rich in antioxidants and fiber. The sage in this soda combination has numerous benefits including helping with Alzheimer’s and dementia, treating diabetes symptoms, balancing cholesterol, combating obesity, treating menopausal symptoms, and relieving diarrhea. The soda will also give your immune system a boost of over 30 billion LIVE probiotics, magnesium, B vitamins, vitamin C, folate, vitamin K, electrolytes, enzymes and antioxidants.
Refrigerate immediately. It can last there for up to 8 weeks before it turns to vinegar.