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Posts Tagged ‘food medicine’

Flu Fighter VI

Did you know that in The Gluten Summit, 2013, Dr. Natasha Campbell-McBride, MD, told Dr. Tom O’Bryan, “With every mouthful of sauerkraut you’re consuming billions of beneficial microbes which will be killing the pathogens in your gut driving them out and replenishing the beneficial flora in your digestive tract.”? If you are on a food…

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Golden Sauerkraut

This is a stunning ferment and so easy to make you’ll wonder why it’s taken you this long to get around to making it. **Fresh turmeric will stain your hands and fingernails so be prepared for yellow hands 😉 Ingredients 1/2 green cabbage 1 tbsp caraway seeds 1 finger of fresh turmeric Salt Method Slice cabbage…

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Rooibos and Chamomile Water Kefir

I’ve been making water kefir for a few years now and while I said ages ago that it’s not my first preference when it comes to ferments, it has been slowly sneaking up the ladder.  If you have experienced adrenal fatigue like I have, you will know that caffeine is our enemy. While it will…

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Lazy bitch flu fighter

Have you ever had those moments when you just don’t know how you can fit everything in? Live well eat well requires time, effort and energy doesn’t it? Well this lazy bitch recipe is what I use as a back up. Not an everyday way of fermenting for me, but on those busy days when…

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Lacto fermented Zucchini

This sassy summer ferment is one of my regulars. Living in the tropics, even in our ‘coldest’ time of the year, it’s still pretty warm. A taxi driver in Brisbane recently laughed at me when I told him the coldest it gets in Darwin might be 14 deg celsius and even that would be very early…

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Dragon fruit coconut milk kefir

This has to be one of the most lush coconut milk kefir combos  I’ve tasted yet! Pure and simple, it’s just straight up fermented coconut milk with chopped up blood red dragon fruit and nothing else! Yep that’s right, nothing else added! Can you believe that? The pot above has the exact same ingredients as the…

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Fermented Flu Fighter

I got knocked down bad by a flu earlier a few months back, and when I say bad, I’ve not had anything like it for years. Fevers, shivers and no energy at all left my moving from the bed to the couch and was no fun at all. The shite of it is that I…

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Vegan coconut milk kefir

I’ve got lots of friends who are vegan and vegetarian and consider myself to be a flexitarian 🙂 and enjoy loads of yummy fermented food as medicine. However, I’ve been caught in the trap of many other dairy intolerant fellow fermenters and been conflicted at having to rest milk kefir grains in dairy without knowing what…

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What is Kombucha and why drink it?

Kombucha is an age old homemade probiotic that’s ancestry is owned by many cultures including Russian, Polish and Chinese. Made by using sugar, water and tea together with enough starter culture liquid and a SCOBY (symbiotic community of bacteria and yeast), the liquid ferments for up to 14 days to reach maturation. This is commonly…

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3 fun facts about probiotics

  Are you addicted to homemade probiotics and take daily doses to work? Do you get tired of having to explain why you like to take your homemade nourishing drinks and meals to work? As a health conscious coach I’ve seen colleagues guzzle garbage and suck soft drinks that make me want to puke. It never…

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