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Posts Tagged ‘probiotics’

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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5 Important tips for caring for kombucha in the tropics

Kombucha is a living organism made up essentially of bacteria and wild yeast. It’s widely used as a digestive tonic to support and strengthen the immune system and for overall good gut health. Because it’s a live organism, it grows according to the environment it’s in including what’s happening in the environment. Hard to believe?…

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4 day ferments

I’ve been playing around with 4 day ferments with both fruit and veg in hot and humid Darwin, Australia and am impressed with the results. Our temperatures currently vary from 27 – 32 degrees celsius (78 – 82F) for almost 6 months of the year so as you’d imagine, ferments can become

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Why water kefir isn’t one of my favourite ferments

I used to love water kefir – and I mean love it! That was until I found out from Donna Schwenk that it ranks the lowest on the list for probiotic health benefits, and that my beloved coconut milk kefir is King! Donna says that water kefir can at most only deliver 10 strains of…

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7 quick sauerkraut tips

I love sauerkraut – in fact I’d have to say it’s king in my fermenting kingdom! What I’ve learned about making kraut in the tropics however, is that you really need to keep it close by in the early days, especially in the grotty build up when the heat and humidity is intense. So here…

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6 things you need to know about Sauerkraut

These two little beauties are my all time favourites ferments. Packed with probiotic goodness, ruby red on the left, punches above her weight hands down. While my summer ferment on the right is a quick turn around that I actually ferment in the fridge (more about that later) and therefore doesn’t have the high dosage…

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Good gut health

I am nuts about fermented foods and drinks including Kombucha, Kraut, Kvass and Kefir – both milk and water. And not because it’s trendy! I first brewed kombucha in 1992 much to the horror of

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Super Easy Beet and Pink Lady Apple Kvass

I am over the moon with this Kvass! Having been a Kombucha brewer for many years, I’m needing to up the ante on supporting my immune system and am playing around now with other ferments as part of my #100DaysFermented personal challenge. You could say I’m expanding my repertoire of fine ferments, however I’m actually…

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Chia Kombucha Kaboom!

Straight forward, no fuss and jam packed with goodness, this little brew is simply a first ferment, straight from the tank fresh Kombucha bombed up with 1 desert spoon of red chia seeds. Simple cover and pop in the fridge for about 20 minutes, then uncap and consume!

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Jack fruit and turmeric Kombucha

This is my second round at brewing Kombucha for health reason. To get some amazing recipes, ideas and insights be sure to check out Hannah Crum and discover a whole new world of KT (kombucha tea). Well known for it’s probiotic

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