Monthly Archives: October 2014

Water Kefir for pets … they will love it

Water Kefir for pets is worth consideration. Another batch of delicious water kefir ready to ferment for 2 days before it is 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 […]

Milk kefir and beetroot salad dressing

Milk kefir and beetroot salad dressing. Delicious over a freshly made salad. It’s super easy to make and the proportions can be varied to suit you personal taste. I generally use a ratio of 2/3 beetroot to 1/3 milk kefir. Blend your beetroot until it is liquefied You can add some fruit juice to add the […]

Triple ‘brekkie’ fresh juice combo

Triple ‘brekkie’ fresh juice combo Another super healthy and delicious triple combo ‘brekkie’ (Aussie slang for breakfast). Bottom layer of carrot, celery, apple, ginger, pineapple and coconut water. Middle layer is cabbage, apple, celery. Green layer consists of kale, sweet potato leaves, spirulina powder, cucumber, celery and coconut water topped with an organic vanilla yogurt […]

Kefir Cream Cheese

How to make Kefir Cream Cheese It is super easy to make kefir cream cheese. 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 […]

Big water kefir – how large is yours?

Do you have big water kefir? How large should it be? Well, that depends. Cooler weather seems to encourage the culture to cling together and grow much larger grain structures. In warmer weather the grains like their personal space and grains will be much smaller and they will grow more slowly. Optimum fermenting temperature is […]

Milk kefir gluten free pizza bread

Milk kefir gluten free pizza bread. It does not need to prove. Ingredients: Freshly ground buckwheat & ground linseed (1.5 cups each) 3 cups of glutenfree flour 1 heaped tablesp of molasses sugar 1/2 teasp of himalayan salt baking powder & baking soda ( 1/2 teasp each) 1.5 cups of milk kefir (preferably thick (double […]

Make your tummy sing… First thing

Breakfast porridge recipe: Sprouted lentils Five grains cooked (wild rice, pearl barley, quinoa, buckwheat, brown rice,) 1 ripe banana 1 apple Vanilla (pod or extract) 5 spice (Cardamom, star anise, cinnamon, nutmeg, clove) Bullet blender Grater Honey (or sweetener of your choice) Blend 90% of the spouts and rice ( I keep some for texture) […]