How to Brew and Flavor Water Kefir “Soda Pop”
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How to Brew and Flavor Water Kefir “Soda Pop”

Water kefir is a great way to kick the soda habit, and an easy way to get more probiotics into your diet. My kids like it better than kombucha, because it has a milder, less acidic flavor. (Compare water kefir and kombucha.) There’s still a certain muskiness to it from the fermentation. You’re not going…

Water Kefir Versus Kombucha – Which one is better?

Water Kefir Versus Kombucha – Which one is better?

Water kefir verus kombucha, which is better? This is a question I’ve heard a number of times. My kids like the flavor of water kefir soda better than kombucha tea, but I generally prefer the kombucha myself, and my husband will drink either, depending on the flavor.  Water kefir is quicker to brew than kombucha tea…

The Dark Side of Water Kefir – Root Beer Water Kefir and Water Kefir Side Effects

The Dark Side of Water Kefir – Root Beer Water Kefir and Water Kefir Side Effects

Sometimes my ferments don’t go over too well with the kids. They’re just not into the tangy, sour flavors of a good kraut or relish. Getting them to get plain asparagus is tough enough, let alone trying to get them to eat lacto-fermented asparagus. But there is one lacto-fermented beverage I’ve tried that has consistently…

The Best Home Remedies for Stomach Flu Treatment

The Best Home Remedies for Stomach Flu Treatment

With headlines like “Dreaded ‘stomach flu’ wreaks havoc on families — and it’s only going to get worse”, the stomach flu is giving many families a rocky start to 2017. Stomach flu treatment focuses primarily on dealing with the symptoms while the virus runs its course, although a 2010 study suggests that probiotics taken early…