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Three Foods That Can Change Your Life ~ The Trilogy and More

By Donna Schwenk / October 17, 2020

Fermentation is an art form and each individual cultured food is, in and of itself, unique. The three foods of The Trilogy each provide different good bacteria and yeasts that enhance the trillions of bacteria in the body and allow them to thrive, grow, and multiply. […]

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Trilogy Coleslaw

By Donna Schwenk / June 17, 2020
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Learn about The Trilogy at the Sourdough Bread Festival

By Chris Johnston / January 22, 2020

I’ll be speaking about The Trilogy (Kefir, Kombucha, and Cultured Vegetables) in Cherry Valley, CA at the Sourdough Bread Festival on both February 22nd and 23rd at 2 PM. These three foods provide different good bacteria and yeasts that enhance the trillions of bacteria in the body and allow them to thrive, grow, and multiply.…

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Trilogy Class at the Green Dragon 7-13-2019

By Chris Johnston / June 1, 2019

Spend a day and immerse yourself into the world of making and eating cultured foods. Donna combines an inspiring day of information with lessons on how to make the Trilogy: kefir, kombucha, cultured vegetables, as well as extra info on sourdough bread, and water kefir.  You’ll receive a delicious lunch and you’ll get to take…

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Trilogy Class at the Green Dragon 🐉 1-26-19

By Chris Johnston / October 24, 2018

Spend a day and immerse yourself into the world of making and eating cultured foods. Donna combines an inspiring day of information with lessons on how to make the Trilogy: kefir, kombucha, cultured vegetables, as well as extra info on sourdough bread, and water kefir.  You’ll receive a delicious lunch and you’ll get to take…

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Trilogy Class at the Green Dragon 🐉 10-13-18

By Chris Johnston / August 13, 2018

Spend a day and immerse yourself into the world of making and eating cultured foods. Donna combines an inspiring day of information with lessons on how to make the Trilogy: kefir, kombucha, cultured vegetables, as well as extra info on sourdough bread, and water kefir.  You’ll receive a delicious lunch and you’ll get to take…

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The Trilogy in New York City

By Chris Johnston / March 10, 2018

Kefir, kombucha, and cultured veggies – known as the Trilogy – are foods that can change your life and your body. Immerse yourself into the world of making/eating probiotic foods. With a wide diversity of probiotic strains, these foods will change your gut. Fix your gut and your health problems begin to vanish! Donna will…

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Episode 19: 3 Foods That Can Change Your Life ~ The Trilogy

By Donna Schwenk / February 6, 2018

Three foods that provide different good bacteria and yeasts that enhance the trillions of bacteria in the body and allow them to thrive, grow, and multiply. This allows you, the host, the opportunity to heal disease, remove pathogens, enhance digestion, make serotonin, and experience a multitude of other opportunities for healing that otherwise would not have been possible. This is what I call ~ The Trilogy […]

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New York Class – The Trilogy! 2-24-18

By Chris Johnston / October 2, 2017

Meet the new Super foods that can heal you when nothing else works. I am excited to be going back to New York to teach – The Trilogy, three foods that changed my life and can change yours too. This is the most extensive class I teach. This is a crucial time in history when…

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Camp Trilogy Class at Keys Creek Lavender Farm – October 28th, 2017

By Chris Johnston / August 23, 2017

This one-day retreat takes you into the world of making and eating cultured foods. We combine an inspiring day of information with lessons on how to make our trio, The Trilogy: kefir, kombucha, and cultured vegetables. We’ll be serving a delicious cultured meal served with bubbly probiotic sodas and a view that can’t be beat.…

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Camp Trilogy Class at Keys Creek Lavender Farm – September 30th, 2017

By Chris Johnston / August 13, 2017

My September 30th class is sold out! You can join the waiting list in case any spots open up. I will be having another class on October 28th. This one-day retreat takes you into the world of making and eating cultured foods. We combine an inspiring day of information with lessons on how to make…

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“The Trilogy” Webinar 🎬

By Donna Schwenk / January 19, 2017
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“The Trilogy” Webinar 🎬

By Donna Schwenk / January 19, 2017
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“The Trilogy” Webinar 🎬

By Donna Schwenk / January 19, 2017
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Camp Trilogy — Cultured Vegetables 🎬

By Donna Schwenk / January 10, 2017
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Camp Trilogy: Kefir 🎬

By Donna Schwenk / January 9, 2017
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Camp Trilogy: Kefir 🎬

By Donna Schwenk / January 9, 2017
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Camp Trilogy – Kombucha 🎬

By Donna Schwenk / January 9, 2017
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New York Class – The Trilogy! 4-8-17

By Donna Schwenk / January 5, 2017

Meet the new Super foods that can heal you when nothing else works. I am excited to be going back to New York to teach – The Trilogy, three foods that changed my life and can change yours too. This is the most extensive class I teach. This is a crucial time in history when…

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Camp Trilogy – Casa Somerset – 8/20/2016

By Chris Johnston / June 1, 2016

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Camp Trilogy – Casa Somerset – 7/16/2016

By Chris Johnston / June 1, 2016

[pl_button link=”https://www.culturedfoodlife.com/store/product/camp-trilogy-class-casa-7-16/” type=”primary”]Purchase Tickets [/pl_button] Have you heard about the Trilogy? Kefir, kombucha, and cultured veggies are three foods that can change you life and your body. These are three of the most powerful super foods you can eat and I want to teach you how to make them a part of your life. It…

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The Trilogy Class! – Santa Barbara 2/20/2016

By Donna Schwenk / January 11, 2016

Saturday, February 20th, 2016 Where: The Kitchen – located in the Santa Barbara, California Public Market [pl_button type=”primary” link=”https://www.culturedfoodlife.com/product/the-trilogy-class-santa-barbara-2202016/”]Click to Order Tickets [/pl_button]   Have you heard about The Trilogy? Kefir, kombucha, and cultured veggies are three cultured probiotic foods that can change your life and your body. These are three of the most powerful…

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Camp Trilogy – Southern California – 2/6/2016

By Donna Schwenk / November 27, 2015

Sold out! Have you heard about The Trilogy? Kefir, kombucha, and cultured veggies are three cultured probiotic foods that can change your life and your body. These are three of the most powerful superfoods you can eat and Donna wants to teach you how to make them a part of your life. They change you…

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New York Class – The Trilogy! 11-7-15

By Donna Schwenk / September 19, 2015

Meet the new Super foods that can heal you when nothing else works. I am excited to be going back to New York to teach – The Trilogy, three foods that changed my life and can change yours too. This will be the most extensive class I have ever taught. This is a crucial time…

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Camp Trilogy

By Chris Johnston / March 27, 2015

Have you heard about The Trilogy? Kefir, kombucha, and cultured veggies are three cultured probiotic foods that can change you life and your body. These are three of the most powerful superfoods you can eat and Donna wants to teach you how to make them a part of your life.

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Camp Trilogy

By Donna Schwenk / March 26, 2015

Have you heard about The Trilogy? Kefir, kombucha, and cultured veggies are three cultured probiotic foods that can change you life and your body. These are three of the most powerful superfoods you can eat and Donna wants to teach you how to make them a part of your life.

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The Trilogy

By Donna Schwenk / August 19, 2014
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Fermented Foods Can Help With Constipation and Diarrhea

By Donna Schwenk / March 20, 2021

Featured Image PositionClick to adjust the image position. Visitors will not see this. Nobody really wants to talk about constipation and diarrhea, but it’s something everybody deals with at some time in their life. I’ve had so many people find help with these ailments that despite most people not wanting to talk about elimination, it’s…

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Grape Ginger Kefir Soda

By Donna Schwenk / February 27, 2021
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Episode 141: H. Pylori and Fermented Foods

By Donna Schwenk / January 26, 2021

Many gastrointestinal diseases are caused by Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) infection. H. pylori can cause gastric inflammation which may lead to gastritis, ulcers, and even gastric cancer. […]

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H. Pylori and Fermented Foods

By Donna Schwenk / January 9, 2021

Last October, someone asked a question on my forum.

“Hi! I am a new member, diagnosed with H. Pylori bacteria in July, currently on my second round of tough antibiotics. […]

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Robin Bragdon

By Chris Johnston / November 4, 2020

I am a mother of four and our oldest has profound cerebral palsy. At about 4 years old he required a g-tube as he could not swallow his food without it going to his lungs. He has been on formula since then but just in the past 5 years our family started on cultured foods.…

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I Was Lost, Until I Did This. . .

By Donna Schwenk / September 26, 2020

“How do I apply all this cultured food stuff to my life? Where and how do I get started?” This is something that I hear quite often. People want to change their life and feel better but don’t know where to start. […]

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IBD: Crohn’s, Ulcers, & Fermented Foods

By Donna Schwenk / September 19, 2020

I’ve seen cultured vegetables, kombucha, and kefir help with so many gastrointestinal disorders, and I’ve even witnessed firsthand my son healing from an ulcer that was causing him severe pain every time he ate. […]

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Probiotic Foods for Different Ailments

By Donna Schwenk / September 12, 2020

Probiotics have become an exciting frontier in health and wellness. Most people only think about probiotic supplements in a bottle, but today we’re talking about foods that have probiotics in them. These probiotic foods have billions more probiotics than supplements. . .

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Grow Your Own Probiotics

By Donna Schwenk / August 29, 2020

A lot of suffering in this world comes from the fear of discomfort. In my own personal life, pain has come to teach me things and get me to change. […]

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Will Eating Probiotic Foods Make Any Difference?

By Donna Schwenk / June 27, 2020

Most of you don’t know what processes are actually happening inside of you every day. There are microorganisms everywhere and you can’t see them, but they are inhabiting you and everything else. […]

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Does Your Body Need a Miracle?

By Donna Schwenk / May 9, 2020

Do you believe that healing requires a miracle, or do you believe that our trillions of cells govern themselves and create the bodies that we have? So how does the eye know how to focus or the muscle know how much energy it will need during your walk today? […]

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Now is the Time to Start Making Kefir Cheese

By Donna Schwenk / April 25, 2020

If you love cheese then you really need to learn to make kefir cheese. It’s crazy easy, filled with probiotics, and you can use it in a million different ways. I make kefir cheese in big and small batches and I want to show you how you can do it too. […]

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Help Is On The Way

By Donna Schwenk / March 21, 2020

It’s March 18th, 2020, and the novel coronavirus has everybody staying home and worried about the future. This day also happens to be my 60th birthday so I’m making my own healthy birthday cake and baking a loaf of sourdough bread. […]

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Tips That Nobody Else Talks About

By Donna Schwenk / February 29, 2020

Years ago when I was young and raising my kids, I was often influenced by well-meaning friends and family. They scared me to death with the latest news they had heard and would say, “Don’t eat this and don’t let your kids do this and did you read that story about how bad this is for you?” […]

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Christmas Pickles

By Donna Schwenk / December 21, 2019
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Cranberries Have Many Healing Powers

By Donna Schwenk / November 23, 2019

Cranberries are usually eaten only around the holidays. It’s really a shame we don’t eat them all year long as they are powerful foods that can work like preventative medicine. I got all emotional when I discovered all the things cranberries can do for us. […]

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Brandi Mayberry

By Chris Johnston / November 11, 2019

In 2012 after a high-stress year, we finally made our dream of moving to Colorado a reality. I could not understand why I couldn’t feel complete joy, why my stomach always hurt, or why my energy was always down. In 2013 I was diagnosed with an H-pylori infection and subsequent stomach ulcers. After a month…

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The Healing Crisis and Cultured Foods

By Donna Schwenk / September 21, 2019

A “healing crisis” is something that happens when the body starts a detoxification process which is really a program of natural healing. This is a common occurrence among some individuals who start consuming cultured foods. When you start consuming cultured foods, your body is flooded with good bacteria. […]

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Fibromyalgia and Fermented Foods

By Donna Schwenk / September 14, 2019

Fibromyalgia is one of the fastest-growing disabling conditions. It affects 2-4 percent of the population and has no known cure. It seems to affect mostly women, and I see it cropping up everywhere. […]

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Kefir Spiral Rolls

By Maci / September 12, 2019
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Enzymes and Your Gut — You Aren’t Just What You Eat, You’re What You Digest and Absorb

By Donna Schwenk / August 17, 2019

Eating cultured foods have not only supplied my body with billions of probiotics but also tons of digestive enzymes. This is one of the many reasons I eat them so often. Having plenty of digestion enzymes is one of the keys to optional health. Digestion when you put something in your mouth. […]

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Episode 88: Microbes That Change Your Home in 24 Hours

By Donna Schwenk / July 2, 2019

When you and I find the courage and strength to be better in any regard, we help everyone around us. This goes for every area of our lives and even what we eat. You have trillions of hitchhikers that live in and on you, and they play a huge role in keeping you healthy. Your home, too, is covered in your bacteria, and every room is teeming with your unique bacterial signature. […]

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Did Kombucha Heal My Husband’s Eyes?

By Donna Schwenk / June 22, 2019

My husband is used to my crazy new ideas and has become accustomed to my enthusiasm for whatever happens to be my latest discovery. He goes along for the ride but never jumps in with both feet until coaxed. Kombucha was the first food he really grasped on to, and here is why. […]

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Get Cultured at The Green Dragon 🐉

By Donna Schwenk / June 1, 2019

Spend a day and immerse yourself into the world of making and eating cultured foods. Donna combines an inspiring day of information with lessons on how to make our trio, The Trilogy: kefir, kombucha, cultured vegetables, and extra info on sourdough bread, and water kefir. You’ll receive a delicious lunch and you’ll be taking home your own jar of cultured vegetables that will give you a starter for many more vegetables to come. . .

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Probiotic Tomatoes

By Donna Schwenk / May 11, 2019

I have a diverse group of people who subscribe and are members of my site. They have very different diets but all are adding cultured foods to enhance what they’re doing. I’ve discovered that consuming cultured foods is one of the keys to living an incredibly healthy life. Not only have I experienced this, but others are recognizing this as well. […]

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Cucumber Kimchi

By Donna Schwenk / April 13, 2019
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You Are What Your Bacteria Eat

By Donna Schwenk / April 6, 2019

You are what your bacteria eat. It sounds like a science fiction movie, that deep within our gut is an entire ecosystem which is affecting both our cravings and moods to get us to eat what they want. . .

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Easy Ways To Heal Your Microbiome

By Donna Schwenk / February 2, 2019

I talk a lot about your body and what your body is made out of. Those 100 trillion microbes (which is more than ten times the cells in the body) that call you home are your constant companions. Most of you don’t even know your microbes because you can’t see them, but they know you and work their darndest to keep you alive each day. . .

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Best of Cultured Food Life 2018: Our Top Articles!

By Donna Schwenk / January 5, 2019

I hope 2018 was a wonderful year for you. I hope you incorporated cultured foods into your life and saw the difference they can make. I’ve been making and eating these foods for over sixteen years and they never cease to amaze and teach me. I hope you will look to this next year as a chance to find the you that you were always meant to be – healthy and happy. . .

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Spicy Kimchi

By Maci / December 6, 2018
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Episode 62: Does Your Body Need a Miracle?

By Donna Schwenk / December 4, 2018

Do you believe that healing requires a miracle, or do you believe that our trillion of cells govern themselves? I believe in miracles and healings. Listen to the many stories of healings on today’s show. . .

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History of Kefir, Kombucha, and Fermented Vegetables

By Donna Schwenk / December 1, 2018

We all have trials and struggles throughout our lives and often these struggles have brought me to my knees. But without fail, each and every one of them has been a blessing in disguise. The pain turned to wisdom and I found myself so grateful for the struggle that brought me so much pain. . .

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Episode 61: Fermented Foods for the Holidays

By Donna Schwenk / November 27, 2018

If you’re not eating cultured foods during the holidays you’re missing out! It’s a new and old way to take care of your body when decadent food is everywhere. You don’t have to give up your favorite foods, just include some of these options and watch what happens. . .

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How Your Gut Affects Your Entire Body

By Donna Schwenk / October 13, 2018

Let me tell you about Mary. She sat on the front row of one of my classes and cried throughout my class while I talked. Right after class, she came up to me and explained how much these probiotic foods I teach about had changed her life. Sick with digestion and depression and feeling hopeless, she found encouragement and hope from my books to give these foods a try. . .

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Sleep Problems and Your Gut

By Donna Schwenk / September 15, 2018

Sleeping is fundamental to our wellbeing and health, and I have my own experiences with sleep and health. In 2001 when my daughter Holli was born eight weeks early and weighed in at four pounds, I was a woman on a mission to help her. Babies born this early don’t get the mom’s immunities and Holli was no exception. . .

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Fermented Sauerkraut and Breast Cancer

By Donna Schwenk / September 1, 2018

Sauerkraut is an incredible food. I teach people to make it at all my classes. It can be life changing along with kefir and kombucha and I’m pretty intense about it. It changed my life and I have watched it change thousands of other people too. . .

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Episode 48: Candida and Probiotic Foods

By Donna Schwenk / August 28, 2018

More often than not, if you have a yeast problem, your gut bacteria are out of balance. You have to have lots of good bacteria to keep candida in its rightful place. Join me to find helpful ways to keep it in balance with probiotic foods and gain wisdom into how your body really works. . .

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Healing From Food Allergies

By Donna Schwenk / August 25, 2018

It was early 2002 and my sixteen-year-old daughter climbed out of bed and stumbled into the kitchen. “How do you feel this morning?” I asked. Her response broke me. “I never feel good any more mom. I feel bad all the time. My stomach hurts after everything I eat. . .

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Lemon-Lime Kefir Soda

By Maci / May 24, 2018
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Flu Prevention Cultured Veggie Juice

By Donna Schwenk / April 5, 2018
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Did Kombucha Heal My Husband’s Eyes?

By Donna Schwenk / March 11, 2018
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Does Your Gut Help Control Food Cravings?

By Donna Schwenk / March 11, 2018
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Can I Eat Probiotic Foods While Taking Antibiotics?

By Donna Schwenk / March 11, 2018
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Candida and Cultured Foods

By Donna Schwenk / March 11, 2018
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The Many Ways Cultured Foods Detoxify Your Body

By Donna Schwenk / March 11, 2018
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Help for Food Allergies, Viruses, and Your Immune System

By Donna Schwenk / March 11, 2018
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Autism and Cultured Foods

By Donna Schwenk / March 11, 2018
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Probiotic Foods and Cancer

By Donna Schwenk / March 11, 2018
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Can You Make Happiness in Your Gut?

By Donna Schwenk / March 11, 2018
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Gluten Pain: The Best Teacher

By Donna Schwenk / March 11, 2018
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Kefir is Your Ally Against Toenail Fungus

By Donna Schwenk / March 11, 2018
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The Healing Crisis and Cultured Foods

By Donna Schwenk / March 11, 2018
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Your Kidneys Might Need Some Kefir

By Donna Schwenk / March 11, 2018
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Episode 20: How To Keep Your Gut Healthy if You Have To take an Antibiotic

By Donna Schwenk / February 13, 2018

If you have to take antibiotics we have good news! Let me show you how to keep your healthy bacteria alive and thriving, even when you must take antibiotics. It’s really important that you help your good gut flora thrive. This can prevent you from ever needing to take antibiotics again. Your body knows how to keep you well! […]

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I Stopped Eating Cultured Foods ~ Here’s What Happened!

By Donna Schwenk / February 10, 2018

I’ve been eating cultured foods for almost sixteen years. I eat them most every day with very few exceptions. When I first started eating cultured foods, I had diabetes, high blood pressure, joint pain, and felt discouraged and depressed […]

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Pomegranate Kefir Soda

By Donna Schwenk / January 6, 2018
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Microbes That Change Your Home in 24 Hours

By Donna Schwenk / December 2, 2017

When you and I find the courage and strength to be better in any regard we help everyone around us. This goes for every area of our lives and even what we eat – and it includes our bacteria. You have trillions of hitchhikers that live in and on you, and they play a huge role in keeping you healthy. […]

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Gluten Pain: The Best Teacher

By Donna Schwenk / October 28, 2017

I have met hundreds of people who are now on gluten-free diets. My daughter used to be one of them. Gluten pain can make life difficult and become a heavy load to bear. How can this grain that has been around since time began suddenly wreak such havoc on […]

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I Want to Get Cultured —Where Do I Start?

By Donna Schwenk / September 16, 2017

Do you want to change your life and feel better? Here’s the truth. I have tons of resources to help you. You can find everything you need on my site to get started, and that information is free. I have other resources that I sell to expand and help you grow […]

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Candida and Cultured Foods

By Donna Schwenk / July 4, 2017

I get hundreds of emails about the subject of Candida, and a lot of them are asking me why so many health care practitioners don’t recommend the consumption of fermented foods if you have Candida. […]

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Spicy Kefir Veggie Dip

By Donna Schwenk / June 17, 2017
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The Real Reason Men Need Cultured Foods

By Donna Schwenk / June 14, 2017

My husband was the last one in my family to try cultured foods. I experimented on my children first. My kids were sick and I wanted them to be well, so we all ate cultured food; and much to my surprise, everybody got better. […]

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Fermented Sweet Peppers

By Maci / June 10, 2017
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Kefir Whey Lemonade Soda

By Donna Schwenk / May 27, 2017
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When Are My Kefir, Kombucha, and Veggies Done Culturing?

By Donna Schwenk / March 18, 2017

Do you wonder when your kefir, kombucha, and cultured vegetables are done fermenting? I have a few tips to help you understand how and when they’re at the perfect place with lots of probiotics and will taste the best. […]

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Apple Ginger Kefir Soda

By Maci / February 17, 2017
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Can I Eat Probiotic Foods While Taking Antibiotics?

By Donna Schwenk / February 11, 2017

I routinely talk about each member of The Trilogy (Kefir, Kombucha, and Cultured Vegetables) and how each member has specific things your body needs to help you change your life. But here is even more good news about this trio. […]

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Intro to Kefir Soda

By Donna Schwenk / January 18, 2017
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Cultured Peach Pico Bean Dip 🎬

By Donna Schwenk / January 17, 2017
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Tropical Kefir Pudding 🎬

By Donna Schwenk / January 11, 2017
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The Healing Crisis and Cultured Foods

By Donna Schwenk / January 11, 2017
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The Healing Crisis and Cultured Foods

By Donna Schwenk / January 11, 2017
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Do Cultured Veggies Need a Starter?

By Donna Schwenk / January 11, 2017
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Help my Kombucha is too Sour!

By Donna Schwenk / January 9, 2017
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Day 1: Kefir Christmas Soda 🎬

By Donna Schwenk / January 9, 2017
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The Healing Crisis and Cultured Foods

By Donna Schwenk / January 8, 2017
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Whey – The Liquid Gold in Kefir

By Donna Schwenk / January 8, 2017
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Which is Better – Water Kefir or Milk Kefir?

By Donna Schwenk / January 8, 2017
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What is Kefir? 🎬

By Donna Schwenk / January 4, 2017
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Best of Cultured Food Life 2016: Our Top Articles

By Donna Schwenk / December 31, 2016

As we close out 2016, I hope you will look to this next year as a chance to find the you that you were always meant to be – healthy and happy. This is our top content of the year that you may have missed. Below you’ll find some of our most popular blogs of the year. […]

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Tammie Kruse

By Chris Johnston / December 28, 2016

Hello to all that are healing: I am 56 years old and have struggled all my life with weight issues, digestive issues, and hypoglycemia. I am a Naturopathic Healer, attended and graduated from the School of Natural Medicine in Boulder, CO. So I have been using natural therapies for illness and healing for over 30…

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Thank You Kraut

By Donna Schwenk / November 25, 2016
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Cultured Classes in Your Kitchen

By Donna Schwenk / November 19, 2016

I was taking my daughter to acting class this week, and I got a text from one of my team members. He told me to get a box of kleenex and to read the email. I stopped the car to read the email, and with tears streaming down my cheeks I was reminded once again how thankful I am for all the struggles that have brought me here. […]

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The Foods That Made Me Change My Life

By Donna Schwenk / November 13, 2016

A lot of suffering in this world comes from the fear of discomfort. In my own personal life, pain has come to teach me things and get me to change. I resisted it, fought it, and finally changed when I could do nothing else. […]

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Eddie

By Chris Johnston / August 26, 2016

This is our almost 12 yr old dog, Eddie. Kefir saved his life last week! He stopped eating, couldn’t walk very well, and was fading fast. I think he drank some stale water from a pond in our yard. I started giving him soft food with kefir poured over the top and within two days…

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Phillip Loss

By Chris Johnston / February 15, 2016

I must admit that from the time I ran across your site I shared a healthy skepticism with many others about your claims of what the trilogy had accomplished in you and your families’ lives. I had been making my own sauerkraut for some time but had not been consuming it on a regular basis.

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Rosemary Acorn Squash

By Maci / January 24, 2016
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Meal Planner

By Chris Johnston / January 20, 2016

Menu Member’s Area Videos Sorted Alphabetically Ask for directions: Can I have kefir if I am lactose intolerant? Ask for directions: Can you eat too much cultured food? Ask for directions: How do I make sprouted flour? Ask for Directions: Should I use a cloth or a lid when making kefir? Ask for directions: Should…

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Cultured Food For Health

By Donna Schwenk / January 5, 2016

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Cultured Food for Health

By Chris Johnston / August 29, 2015

You will my new book   Cultured Food for Health explores the science behind the benefits of cultured foods and shows how incorporating “The Trilogy”—kefir, kombucha, and cultured vegetables—into our diet creates more powerful healing effects than any one of these foods alone, as the different types of probiotic bacteria work together to create a…

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Cherry Limeade Kefir Soda

By Donna Schwenk / July 18, 2015
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Sick and Tired of Being Sick and Tired

By Donna Schwenk / May 31, 2015

Why on earth am I writing about bacteria? A few years ago I was nearly non-functional. I felt terrible. I had zero energy. All food made me sick – especially healthy food. I didn’t want to go anywhere or do anything and was seriously thinking I would end up going on disability at work. […]

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Fruity Cinnamon Kraut

By Donna Schwenk / May 2, 2015
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I Can Do It! 2015 Denver

By Chris Johnston / March 26, 2015

I am very excited to be going to Denver Colorado to join dozens on other authors for a  mind, body and spirit conference at I Can Do It! 2015 Denver.

A 3-Day weekend retreat!

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Cultured Asparagus

By Donna Schwenk / March 25, 2015
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Fermented Cocktail Grapes

By Donna Schwenk / March 25, 2015
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Kefir Christmas Soda

By Donna Schwenk / March 13, 2015
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Strawberry Kefir Soda

By Donna Schwenk / March 13, 2015
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Cucumber Kefir Soda

By Donna Schwenk / March 13, 2015
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Video: How to Make Kefir

By Donna Schwenk / February 8, 2015

A few weeks ago I had a dream about kefir. I was watching TV in my dream and heard a newscaster say that kefir had swept the world and there was now kefir in every kitchen. I woke up and carried that dream with me for weeks. If everybody drank kefir, the world would be a better place. I am convinced of this. […]

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Strawberry Gingerade Coconut Kefir

By Donna Schwenk / September 20, 2014
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Maci’s Cultured Carrots

By Donna Schwenk / September 11, 2014
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Flu Prevention: Cultured Veggies

By Donna Schwenk / September 10, 2014
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Christmas Kraut

By Donna Schwenk / September 10, 2014
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Jicama If You’re Sicka-ma

By Donna Schwenk / September 10, 2014
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Dilly Beans

By Donna Schwenk / September 10, 2014
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Cinnamon Dill Pickles

By Donna Schwenk / September 10, 2014
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Strawberry Kefir Ice Cream

By Donna Schwenk / September 10, 2014
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Happy New Year Kefir Soda

By Donna Schwenk / September 9, 2014
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Fermented Garlic

By Donna Schwenk / September 9, 2014
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Tuscan Tomatoes

By Donna Schwenk / September 3, 2014
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Kefir Coconut Fruit Soup

By Donna Schwenk / September 1, 2014
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Chocolate Lavender Pots of Kefir Creme

By Donna Schwenk / August 31, 2014
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Kefir (Using Live Kefir Grains)

By Donna Schwenk / August 19, 2014
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Rosemary Sage Lemon Pickles

By Donna Schwenk / July 29, 2014
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Lemon Kefir Ice Cream

By Donna Schwenk / July 23, 2014
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Gallon Jar

By Chris Johnston / April 7, 2014

One gallon see-through glass food storage is perfect for fermenting kombucha, kefir, and also for fermenting vegetables. Comes with a plastic continuous thread lid, ideal for multiple purposes and company logo. This gallon storage jar features a 3¾ inch opening for accessibility. It is great for reaching deep inside for cleaning and pushing down vegetables.…

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Question & Answers

By Donna Schwenk / December 13, 2013

I posted a blog and asked for your questions on cultured foods. I am going to attempt to answer these questions in short videos and blog posts. Helping you have more success with cultured foods. If you have a question please post below and I will do my best to answer them each week. Remember…

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Kim Ireland

By Chris Johnston / November 13, 2013

My wife and I are so excited about our new found friends…..all 100 trillion of them. We feed ’em kefir and kimchi, and soon your trilogy, as often as we can…..like every meal and snack. We are in our early 70s and are so jazzed eating this way. For the first time in our lives,…

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Should Babies and Children Have Cultured Foods?

By Donna Schwenk / July 6, 2013

Having babies is a big event. For me, it was life-threatening and life-changing. My third pregnancy was actually the catalyst for this blog, my website, and my books. My pregnancy was a scary event – things quickly went from bad to worse and they delivered my baby 7.5 weeks early to save my life and hers. […]

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Lives Touched

By Donna Schwenk / March 12, 2013

Stories of healing with cultured foods — you could be next!

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By Donna Schwenk / May 14, 2012

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About Me

By Donna Schwenk / October 24, 2011

I believe my second life began when I was 41 years old and I had just given birth to my third child, Holli. I often tell people that she came into the world to get me to change, and boy did she ever! She turned my world upside down and inside out, and now every…

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