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Water Kefir

I’ve been making water kefir. Apparently it’s not very popular because even my crunchy granola friends have not heard of it.

Water kefir is not the same as milk kefir. It is a fermented beverage full of beneficial bacteria, and it is made by adding Water Kefir grains to sugar water. Sugar is added to the kefir recipes because that is what the kefir eats; however, there is far less sugar in the finished kefir beverage. The beneficial bacteria and yeasts present in the water kefir grains metabolize the sugar, resulting in a healthy fermented drink full of probiotics. Continue reading Water Kefir

Breakfast Pancakes: Grain Free, Paleo and WAP-approved

These pancakes are easy to make. I often make the batter the night before and keep it in the fridge overnight, to save time in the morning. They are grain-free. You can make them egg-free by using chia/water (1 tbl chia + 4 tbl water in place of one egg). You can even sneak in a few tablespoons of that nourishing bone broth you might have in your fridge; depending on how much you add, you may need to add a bit more coconut flour or chia to thicken the batter. Continue reading Breakfast Pancakes: Grain Free, Paleo and WAP-approved