Easy Kombucha

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Date (Probiotic, Gut Health) Here’s my favorite, simplified (really!) recipe for homemade kombucha. Start with a small batch, 1 quart, and increase over time.  You can make kombucha as tart or as sweet as you like. The longer the drink ferments, the more probiotics and negligible alcohol are created. Pictured here: A berry kombucha with […]

Fruit Kvass

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Date (Gluten, Grain & Dairy Free)Kvass is traditionally a fermented drink made with beets. This refreshing drink is made from fruit and started with kombucha rather than whey. Please note that fermented drinks may contain a negligible amount of residual alcohol that occurs naturally during fermentation. Generally, the longer the drink is fermented, the greater […]

Fermented Cucumbers

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Date (Gluten, Grain & Dairy Free)This recipe creates fermented cucumbers, which offers more gut beneficial properties than pickles. Look for an upcoming blog discussing different types of fermented foods and how they differ from pickled products.Organic & Fair-Trade Ingredients:5-6 mini organic cucumbers1 Tablespoon sea salt2 cloves of garlic finely mincedFiltered waterQuart-size, wide mouth jarOptional: Seasoning […]

Easy Sauerkraut

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Date (Gluten, Grain & Dairy Free)Organic & Fair-Trade Ingredients:1 small, fresh red cabbage, minced (saving outer leaves of cabbage)1 fresh organic carrot, grated4 teaspoons salt1 tablespoon organic minced ginger1 clove organic minced garlicFiltered waterInstructions:Mince and grate ingredients. Place all ingredients in a bowl. Massage and squeeze to release the juices. Place mixed ingredients into a 2–quart-sized […]

Cultured Cashew Yogurt

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Date (Gluten, Grain, Dairy & Sugar Free)Organic & Fair-Trade Ingredients:2 cup organic raw cashews or cashew pieces2 cup purified water4-5 capsules of Megafood Megaflora (or other quality brand of probiotics) as a starterInstructions:Place the cashews and water in a blender and blend into a very smooth pasteGently open probiotic capsules and add the powder into […]

Cultured Coconut Yogurt

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Date (Gluten, Grain, Dairy & Sugar Free)If you have a paragraph, put it here. If not, just erase this and go on to Ingredients. 🙂Organic & Fair-Trade Ingredients:1 13.5 oz container of Native Forest unsweetened coconut milk (non-BPA lined can, no added gums)5 Megafood Megaflora probiotic capsules – or other good quality probioticInstructions:Empty organic unsweetened […]

Simple Strategies: Dietary Do’s

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Have you tried various weight loss approaches without the ability to initially lose or keep off the weight? Well, you’re not alone, because many “diets” are meant for only short-term use. Let’s talk about weight improvement protocols that produce long-term results by changing how your body reacts to foods and stressors.

Steel Cut Oats

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Date (Gluten & Dairy Free)Organic & Fair-Trade Ingredients:1 cup dry organic steel cut oatsPurified water to soak3 cups purified water to cookCinnamon, nutmeg, sea salt to seasonStove Top Instructions:Soak 1 cup of dry organic steel cut oats in enough water to cover with at least 1 inch of water above oats.  Soak covered oats overnight.The […]