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Coconut Water Kefir

Coconut Water Kefir

  Delicious, refreshing Coconut Water Kefir! Note:  I prefer to use local coconuts from tropical North Queensland (photo bottom right) whenever they are available from our local organic store but on occasions have used imported ones from Thailand (photo bottom left).

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Making lacto fermented drinks with water kefir

Making lacto fermented drinks with water kefir

Water Kefir (Basic Recipe from Dom’s Kefir Site) Ingredients (for 6 cups) 8-cup glass jar with strong sealing lid.  (Jars with a swing-away lid and rubber gasket are great and so are Mason jars.) Stainless steel or nylon sieve. 1/2 to 1 cup water kefir grains. 1 large Turkish fig or 2 small Greek dry Read More…

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Lacto Fermented Hibiscus & Rosehips Soda

Lacto Fermented Hibiscus & Rosehips Soda

Hibiscus and Rosehips Soda This recipe is adapted  from Full Moon Feast: Food and the Hunger for Connection by Jessica Prentice. Makes  2 liters 1/4 cup dried hibiscus (roselle)  flowers 1 tablespoon dried rose hips 1/2 cup rapadura 1/2 cup kefir or yogurt whey 1/2 organic lemon Filtered water Put the hibiscus, rose hips, rapadura Read More…

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