Raspberry Mango Water Kefir Soda Recipe
The background story on this recipe is ironic. I had a photo shoot scheduled with my photographer Annika and when she showed up, she walked in the door and I had absolutely nothing ready and no inspiration for how we were going to do our shoot. I just got home from a finance meeting and … Continued
Strawberry Basil Water Kefir Soda Recipe
This recipe is genuinely one of my most favorite water kefir soda recipes! The freshness of the strawberries and the lingering basil flavor always leaves me longing for more. Let me know how you like it. STRAWBERRY BASIL Water Kefir Soda Recipe Make the first ferment and leave the jar in a warm place for 24-48 hours. … Continued
Cucumber Melon Water Kefir Soda Recipe
This recipe comes from the heart. By giving my heart and soul to the success of this company, I was not able to go on our annual trip to Mexico. I didn’t get my annual gorge on fresh fruit and vegetables that my body so desperately craves by the time March rolls around but this … Continued
Low Commitment Water Kefir Fermentation
Low Commitment = Huge Rewards I get so excited when people ask me about water kefir since being a Master Water Kefir Brewer is my career. It has been under the radar in the world of fermentation and studies are coming out that it is one of the more beneficial ferments for the gut with … Continued
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
Cucumber Lime Mint Water Kefir Soda
The cucumber and mint act as an anti-inflammatory helping you reduce bloat and the lime gives you a burst of vitamin C. As I continue on with my March theme of using vegetables in water kefir soda, this combination is ultra refreshing! The tartness of the lime combined with the sweet smell of cucumber and the jolt of mint makes this … Continued
What EXACTLY Are Water Kefir Grains Made Up Of?
Water kefir is made from kefir grains, also known as sugar grains, tibicos, tibi, or Japanese water crystals. Different countries call them by different names. In Germany they may be called Piltz; in Italy, Kefir di Frutta; and in France, Graines Vivantes. They have absolutely no connection to grain used for flour. The grains are made up … 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