Tag Archives: probiotics

Water kefir 101 – Second fermentation tip

Water kefir 101 – Day 2 of 2nd fermentation at room temperature. Once you have completed the initial fermentation which includes the grains, strain the brew, and at this point you can decanter it into bottles. Pop on an airtight lid and let it stand for a further 2 days+ to build up carbonation. Then […]

Kefir cream cheese

Super easy to make. Just do a double fermentation then strain through a muslin cloth or coffee filter (stand in fridge while it stains the whey as it may take a day or so. You can stir it) Once you are happy with the consistency, add a little Himalayan or Celtic salt, you can also […]

Mast cell tumor reduction success

Pooch wellness 101…. My apologies for seemingly digressing on from the topic of fermentation and kefir. I am however using the power of probiotics in the treatment of our beautiful friend of 12+ years who is currently fighting for additional time and quality of life… I’m happy to say… ‘So far so good’. Axel is […]

How the colour of water kefir grains impacts the flavour

Water kefir grains can vary greatly in colour from a clear whitish colour to a deep honey. It all depends on what you are feeding them. The different available sugars include minerals like the molasses in cane sugar which is almost black through to refined white sugar crystals. They also impart different flavours to you […]

Double decker breakfast smoothy

Double decker breakfast smoothy… Featuring layer 1: carrot, ginger, celery, apple & orange. Layer 2: kale, cucumber, celery, apple. Both are blended with a generous 1/4 cup of water kefir grains (the grains are full of goodness including enzymes, probiotic, good yeasts, amino acids & good fats) as the grains don’t have a lot of […]