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Gut Lovin’ Berry Burst Water Kefir Soda Recipe

It’s a beautiful spring day at the Happy Gut Farm today! I’m busy packing my suitcase as I head out to Toronto tomorrow to tape my Dragon’s Den episode at the CBC studios. Life is pretty exciting these days at Happy Gut! This week’s recipe is an ultra simple one. Throw some fresh or frozen … Continued

Interesting Ways Molasses Can Help Combat Holiday Stress

Who knew that a  cute little gingerbread man could do so much for your health???!!! This week I wanted to feature an ingredient used at Christmas that helps our well being and boy did I hit the JACKPOT! Honestly, I remember my mother telling me that molasses was good for me when I was growing … Continued

How To Ease Stomach Pain And Nausea With Water Kefir

And so the holiday season begins and my willpower goes out the door. Sound familiar? I work very hard all year to avoid sugar as much as possible but what is Thanksgiving without pumpkin pie or Christmas without After Eight mint chocolates? I recently got myself incredibly worked up about Thanksgiving dinner and how I … Continued

Is Pesky Sugar Consuming You? Water Kefir To The Rescue!

Getting started on this SUGAR Blog post has my head absolutely spinning this week! I have such interesting information to share with you about the sugars contained in water kefir. The number one thing that you are going to take away from this post is that as you consume water kefir more regularly, you will notice … Continued

How To Easily Keep Your Ferments Warm In Winter

The #1 reason your ferments aren’t working is because they aren’t warm enough. The problem isn’t the grains. They have been around since the 1800’s and can be dehydrated or frozen and they start working again. As long as you can see them, THEY ARE FINE!!! So many people are throwing them away because they … Continued

How To Tame Anxiety Naturally With This Simple Homemade Soda

As November blows cold into our lives, so does the winter darkness and the anxiety of Christmas creeping up on us. Stress around all of those issues is real but there are natural ways to help ease those feelings. Looking at probiotics and mood disorders, studies have shown that beneficial microorganisms decrease inflammation and increase … Continued

Freshly Picked Pear Thyme and Honey Water Kefir

Freshly Picked Pear Thyme and Honey Water Kefir  When bounteous autumn rears her head, she joys to pull the ripened pear. Ahh… pears. The lustrous golden rays of sunshine that are little trickers. One day they’re green and the next day they’re yellow. Just like that! Or in the case of the Happy Gut farm where the bears … Continued

Vegan Fermented Nut Milk Creamsicle Smoothie

Vegan’s Rejoice! We made you a delicious Fermented Nut Milk Creamsicle   You may have heard of milk kefir, the cousin to water kefir. While their processes are very similar, the grains are different. Water kefir grains do not respond to dairy, and milk grains do not respond to non-dairy alternatives. Milk kefir tends to … Continued

How To Make Fermented Nut Milk Kefir

In this weeks blog Team Happy Gut is sharing a twist on water kefir by introducing you to the world of fermented nut milk. We love our effervescent, probiotic water-based blends, but have you ever thought about substituting the water for coconut or almond milk? We have, and it is DELICIOUS! Introducing Fermented Nut Milk … Continued

Electrolyte Boom! Coconut Water Kefir Chill Smoothie

Hydration is key in hot weather, as well as a good balance of electrolytes to keep us healthy and energized. For those with chronic medical conditions, pregnancy or a sensitivity to heat, we all understand the perils of swelling and edema in warm summer months.  According to research, the live probiotics in water kefir not … Continued

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