A ginger bug is a great way to enter into the world of fermented drinks without having to hunt down a scoby or kefir grains. Plus, it gives you a lot more freedom with regards to what you can ferment than for example kombucha. But I’ll go into all of that in more detail later […]
Combine the herbal benefits of lavender and lemon balm with the benefits of fermentation in this delicious, summery beer recipe. Easy to make at home!
Now this is going to sound super gross, but did you know that we are mostly made up of bacteria? Yep! According to Dr. Kellman, author of The Microbiome Diet, a normal body has 10 bacteria to one body cell. Can you imagine? This is called the micro biome: “the community of bacteria” that lives […]
I have become addicted to fermenting foods–ALL the foods! So when I was gifted with about a million lemons about a month ago, I had to find some great ways to use them! Of course, I turned to fermentation, which is a way to preserve your food so it lasts longer while (magic of all […]
Kombucha! This fizzy, fermented beverage seems to be popping up everywhere these days. From individual bottles sold at convenient stores to entire kombucha bars with many flavors on tap, it is hard to go anywhere without seeing this popular drink, especially if you are a health foodie like me! While all of these commercially sold […]
Cultured foods are a wonderful way to introduce healthy probiotics and beneficial yeasts into your diet. Milk kefir is one of the simplest ways to start your journey into cultured and fermented foods.