How Do I Transfer My Water Kefir Grains?
So you received your package of kefir grains and you are excited to get started but what is the best way to transfer them into the jar? This has been a common question that I have been receiving and I wanted to go into some depth with the answer. When your grains arrive, they have … Continued
TOINYA’S LEMON PARSLEY WATER KEFIR SODA RECIPE
The Parsley is a perfect addition to this tummy soothing elixir. As I continue on with my March theme of using vegetables (yes parsley is a vegetable) in water kefir soda, this recipe comes from a lovely Happy Gut fan. I was doing a demo at the Kootenay COOP one day and she came over … Continued
How Long Is Water Kefir Good For?
Great question with a couple of different answers. The bottom line is that water kefir NEVER goes no good. If it is in a sealed bottle with no chance of cross contamination, the LIVE cultures will slowly continue to eat up the sugars in the drink and eventually the drink will turn to vinegar. You … Continued
Beets in a Water Kefir Soda Recipe???
The tartness of the lemon combined with the sweetness of the beets and the fruitiness of the blueberries makes this combination a delicious treat and it’s also full of natural energy boosting ingredients! As I continue on with my March theme of using vegetables in water kefir soda ferments, the vibrant magenta from the beets … Continued
Lemon Strawberry Water Kefir Soda Recipe
This recipe winds up our month of January Citrus Water Kefir Soda Recipes and this Vitamin C boosting Lemon Strawberry Mint combination is so tasty. Citrus and water kefir really do go hand in hand. The zing of flavour and the extra boost of vitamin C from the citrus and the boost of LIVE probiotics, … Continued
Water Kefir Brewing Tips For Guaranteed Success
Welcome to the miraculous world of fermentation! When I embarked on the adventure of making water kefir, I was gifted some grains and sent on my way with a few notes. I began doing research online and I couldn’t find anything definitive to go on. Through trial and error and numerous fails, I finally came … Continued
Orange Creamsicle Water Kefir Soda Recipe
If there is one recipe you should try, I highly recommend that it be this one! We had such a great time doing our photo shoot on this one because sipping on the drink while we did the shoot made us actually giddy. Honestly. Try making it and let me know because I assure you … Continued
The Best Water For Water Kefir Fermentation
Let’s take the confusion out of this one once and for all! Water kefir grains need minerals to survive and thrive and benefit from water sources with higher mineral content. With that said, if the mineral content is too high, the grains can begin to disintegrate. Some water sources such as well water or spring … Continued
Minty Matcha Lime Water Kefir Recipe
Two of 2019’s health crazes, water kefir and matcha, combine forces in this ultra good-for-you soda. Balanced with fresh mint and lime juice, this drink has the zing of ginger and reminds you of sitting on a bright and breezy patio. Ahhh… Living in Canada has it’s challenges with the gloomy weather often wreaking havoc on your psyche. If sitting on … Continued
How Do I Know If My Poor Water Kefir Grains Are Alive?
Can you see them? They are ALIVE! Time and time again I get emails telling me that people have killed their grains or that they are no good, based on their own assumptions, and then they proceed to throw them away! Yikes! If you can see the grains then they are JUST FINE. The problem … Continued