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Whey fermented almond and walnut butter

Whey fermented almond and walnut butter

To make walnut butter, the almonds are soaked in before being ground. It also has the goodness of organic molasses, Celtic salt and a splash of Canadian maple syrup. It is combined on the slice of organic gluten free multi-grain bread with some chia, mango & passion fruit jam and sour black cherry jam.

Sediment in water kefir

Handy hints: Sediment in water kefir. I had someone ask me about sedimentation in water kefir the other day… ‘Is there something wrong with my water kefir if it is cloudy or there is sediment in the bottom after the first and second fermentation?’ The simple answer is ‘No’. The sediment is created during the […]

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 […]

quinoa & dill pancake stack with fermented raw almonds

Quinoa & Dill Pancake Stack and fermented raw almonds I don’t like to spend hours in the kitchen to prepare a meal but on weekends (generally Sundays) I make brunch (combining breakfast and lunch to make one spectacular filling meal). I love experimenting, and Sunday brunches are my favorite time to play in the kitchen. As […]

Water Kefir… even your pets will love it.

Another batch of delicious water kefir ready to ferment for 2 days before it us decantered and goes through second fermentation where I add dried or fresh fruit or spices to impart additional flavours. Kefir water is a lighter probiotic per volume of liquid compared to milk kefir which is why you can consume considerably more […]

Take a walk on the wild side

Try some health-giving milk kefir as a breakfast smoothy. Add honey, cinnamon, vanilla, LSA (linseed, sunflower & almond meal) to your milk kefir, blend and you have you instant breakfast & probiotic all in one hit! Delicious!

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 […]