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Cultured Vegetables
Dairy Free Kefir
Health and Wellness
Kefir Soda
Kombucha
Milk Kefir
Sourdough
Water Kefir
Fermented Foods and IBS
Ailments, Health and Wellness
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is usually identified by a […]

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Pumpernickel Sourdough Bread
Sourdough
I have always loved dark pumpernickel bread. Its rich, […]

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Everybody's Favorite Kefir Dip
Uncategorized
I've been eating cultured foods for two almost two […]

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Whey - The Liquid Gold in Kefir
Milk Kefir
Don’t throw out your kefir if it separates […]

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The Real Reasons Your Immune System Needs Cultured Foods
Health and Wellness
Viruses, yuck . . . my family used to get them a […]

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7 Reasons I Have Kefir Every Day
Milk Kefir
Lots of articles are popping up about reasons you […]

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My Kefir Is Too Sour!
Milk Kefir
Perhaps you've seen this happen, and it even happens […]

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Best of Cultured Food Life 2019: Our Top Articles!
Uncategorized
I hope 2019 was a wonderful year for you. I […]

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Why You Need Christmas Pickles
Cultured Vegetables
The Christmas pickle is not really a pickle at […]

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Does Your Bacteria Whisper?
Health and Wellness
I had just started my blog in April of 2010 […]

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How To Second Ferment Your Water Kefir
Water Kefir
Water kefir tastes pretty plain unless you second ferment […]

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Second Ferment Your Kefir - Your Taste Buds Will Thank You
Uncategorized
Many years ago I discovered a way to make […]

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Cranberries Have Many Healing Powers
Best of 2016
Cranberries are usually eaten only around the holidays. It’ […]

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How To Make The Probiotic That Inhibits Candida
Ailments, Best of 2019, Health and Wellness
I love kombucha and not just because it tastes […]

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Eczema and Probiotic Foods
Ailments, Health and Wellness
Eczema is a skin condition that causes itchy, red […]

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Einkorn Sourdough Bread
Sourdough
A few years ago, I started hearing about the […]

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Reasons To Love Almond Kefir
Dairy Free Kefir
I love almonds and they make wonderful kefir. Some […]

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Histamines and Fermented Foods
Ailments, Best of 2019, Health and Wellness
How to deal with Histamine flare-ups is a common […]

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The Thick and Thin of Kefir
Milk Kefir
Are you ready to master kefir and eat it […]

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Asthma and Fermented Foods
Ailments, Cultured Vegetables, Health and Wellness, Milk Kefir
One of the first friends I ever told about […]

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The X Factor Vitamin In Cheese
Health and Wellness, Milk Kefir
The rewards of making your own cheese are by […]

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The Healing Crisis and Cultured Foods
Health and Wellness
A “healing crisis” is something that happens when the […]

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Fibromyalgia and Fermented Foods
Ailments, Health and Wellness
Fibromyalgia is one of the fastest-growing disabling conditions. It […]

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Probiotic Foods For Colds and Flus
Ailments, Health and Wellness
It astonishes me that everybody doesn't know about Cultured […]

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Will Bacteria Keep You Young?
Health and Wellness
I remember the day I learned that the human […]

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Which Are The Best Sweeteners?
Condiments
It's been quite a journey for me trying to […]

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Enzymes and Your Gut — You Aren’t Just What You Eat, You’re What You Digest and Absorb
Uncategorized
Eating cultured foods have not only supplied my body […]

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The Many Ways Cultured Foods Detoxify Your Body
Ailments, Health and Wellness
I love my microbes and all they do for […]

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My Favorite Vitamin — and Why You Should Have It Every Day
Health and Wellness, Uncategorized
This life is a journey and a fun one […]

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The FODMAP Diet for SIBO, IBS, and Probiotic Foods
Ailments, Best of 2019, Health and Wellness
We all know that food choices can drastically impact […]

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Help! My Kombucha Is Too Sour
Kombucha, Q&A
In the early days of making kombucha, I would […]

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Yogurt Versus Kefir - Which Is Better?
Milk Kefir
So, what is the difference between kefir and yogurt? […]

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Chai Spice Kombucha with Blackberries Video
Kombucha
Kombucha is a wonder drink and for good reason. […]

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Low-Carb Cultured Foods
Cultured Vegetables, Kombucha, Milk Kefir
Low carb and keto diets are very popular right […]

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Did Kombucha Heal My Husband's Eyes?
Health and Wellness, Kombucha
My husband is used to my crazy new ideas […]

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This is the Summer You Start Making Kefir Cheese
Milk Kefir
If you love cheese then you really need to […]

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Fermented Jalapenos and Sourdough Bread
Cultured Vegetables, Sourdough
It's summertime and this is my sourdough starters favorite […]

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Ginger Kombucha - The Anti-Inflammatory Drink
Kombucha
Ginger is powerful medicine! I have been consuming ginger […]

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Get Cultured at The Green Dragon 🐉
Events and Classes
Spend a day and immerse yourself into the world […]

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Need Crunchy Pickles?
Cultured Vegetables, Summer Food
Pickles are a huge part of my life. I […]

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The Mineral That Saved My Life
Health and Wellness
My family has a history of high blood pressure. […]

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Probiotic Tomatoes
Appetizers, Condiments, Cultured Vegetables, Summer Food
I have a diverse group of people who subscribe […]

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Fermented Vegetables Are Safer Than Raw Vegetables
Cultured Vegetables
Cultured foods have become an exciting frontier in health […]

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How Microbes and Your Brain Work Together
Ailments, Health and Wellness
A healthy body isn't the only result of consuming […]

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Thoughts and Habits That Changed Everything
Milk Kefir
In March 2010 I was turning fifty years old and […]

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12 Reasons to Eat Cucumber Kimchi
Cultured Vegetables
I love cultured veggies, but mostly I love the […]

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You Are What Your Bacteria Eat
Health and Wellness
You are what your bacteria eat. It sounds like […]

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How To Make Kefir Donut Holes
Desserts, Milk Kefir
I'm always looking for recipes that give us healthy […]

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Sugar Drops Your Immune System By 75%
Ailments, Best of 2019, Health and Wellness
Boosting your immune system is one of my favorite […]

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UTIs, Yeast Infections, and Cultured Foods
Ailments, Health and Wellness
We know that more than half of all women […]

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Two Women Who Convinced Me to Make My Own Bread
Sourdough
I was twelve years old and taking a school […]

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10 Natural Miracles I Found To Lower Stress
Best of 2019, Health and Wellness
Stress is an alarm clock. It’s your body […]

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7 Reasons I Eat Sourdough Bread
Best of 2019, Sourdough
So as I write, I'm waiting for my starter […]

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Personal Reasons My Family Eats Cultured Foods
Health and Wellness
Everybody I know leads busy lives, but did you […]

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Microbes – If You Don't Feed Them They Can Eat You!
Best of 2019, Health and Wellness
The microbes that have made your body their home […]

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Camp Trilogy Class
New York Class – The Trilogy! 4-27-19
Uncategorized
Spend a day and immerse yourself into the world […]

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Easy Ways To Heal Your Microbiome
Best of 2019, Health and Wellness
I talk a lot about your body and what […]

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Kombucha - Healing My Addiction
Best of 2019, Health and Wellness, Kombucha
Many years ago I was addicted to diet cola. […]

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Can Your Gut Heal Your Joints?
Ailments, Best of 2019, Health and Wellness
When I first started with cultured foods almost two […]

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Can Sourdough Change the Gluten-Free Diet?
Health and Wellness, Q&A, Sourdough
About ten years ago I went to a class […]

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7 Reasons I Drink Coconut Water Kefir
Water Kefir
Coconut water is one of my favorite drinks! It […]

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My Personal Christmas Story - That Changed Everything
Health and Wellness
This is one of the most personal blogs I […]

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Overeating During the Holidays? Cultured Foods Can Help
Health and Wellness
One of the most important things I've learned about […]

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Reasons to Have Fermented Foods During the Holidays
Health and Wellness
As the holiday season hits, we spend more time […]

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History of Kefir, Kombucha, and Fermented Vegetables
Cultured Vegetables, Kombucha, Milk Kefir
We all have trials and struggles throughout our lives […]

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A Cold You Can Beat After A Holiday Treat
Best of 2018, Health and Wellness
For many years, and way before I found cultured […]

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Probiotics and the Autoimmune Epidemic
Ailments, Health and Wellness
I’m going to introduce you to your microbiome. […]

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The 12 Days of Kefir 🎄
Dairy Free Kefir, Kefir Soda, Milk Kefir
I made a series of videos for my Biotic […]

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Got an Acidic Stomach? The Surprising Remedy
Ailments, Health and Wellness
In 2017, we moved across the country from Kansas City […]

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Symptoms of an Unbalanced Gut
Health and Wellness
Sometimes I wonder how I got here. Symptoms of […]

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How Gut Microbes Tell Your Hormones What to Do
Best of 2018, Health and Wellness
Female hormones are complex and beautifully made. But take […]

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Probiotic Foods for Different Ailments
Ailments, Health and Wellness
Probiotics have become an exciting frontier in health and […]

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How Your Gut Affects Your Entire Body
Health and Wellness
Let me tell you about Mary. She sat on […]

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Does Your Gut Help Control Food Cravings?
Health and Wellness
Food cravings — why do you have them? We tend […]

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The Flu Shot in a Jar
Best of 2018, Health and Wellness
Fall through winter is the time of year they […]

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Are Probiotic Foods Stronger Than Supplements?
Health and Wellness, Q&A
Many people wonder if probiotic pills provide the same […]

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Sleep Problems and Your Gut
Ailments, Health and Wellness
Sleeping is fundamental to our wellbeing and health, and […]

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Earl Grey Probiotic Pickles 📹
Appetizers, Cultured Vegetables
Fermented pickles are the best pickles. Cultured pickles are […]

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Fermented Sauerkraut and Breast Cancer
Best of 2018, Cultured Vegetables
Sauerkraut is an incredible food. I teach people to […]

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Healing From Food Allergies
Ailments, Health and Wellness
It was early 2002 and my sixteen-year-old daughter climbed out […]

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Is Kombucha Good For You?
Best of 2018, Kombucha
Is kombucha good for you? Is it alcoholic? As […]

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The Many Reasons You Should Eat Fermented Salads and Dressings
Cultured Vegetables, Salads
There are many reasons you should eat salads. They […]

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Which is Better – Water Kefir or Milk Kefir?
Dairy Free Kefir, Milk Kefir, Water Kefir
People often ask me about water kefir and milk […]

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My Kombucha's Not Bubbly?
Kombucha, Uncategorized
Bubbly, fizzy kombucha is one of my favorite things. […]

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Fermenting Tip: Put a Lid on It?
Cultured Vegetables, Kombucha, Milk Kefir, Q&A
When making milk kefir, many people have been taught […]

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Kefir for Breakfast ~ My Favorite Four
Breakfast, Milk Kefir
I learned a long time ago that if I […]

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7 Tips for Summer Kombucha ☀
Kombucha
Kombucha is a must-have in the summertime! When the […]

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Summer Cultured Vegetables ☀
Cultured Vegetables
There is no better time to make cultured veggies […]

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7 Tips for Summer Kefir ☀
Milk Kefir
Kefir is a living food that tends to have […]

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Summer Sourdough Bread
Sourdough
When I walk into my kitchen each day, I […]

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Fermented Asian Salad Video! 📹
Cultured Vegetables, Milk Kefir
This salad is one of my very favorite cultured […]

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Kefir And Your Blood Pressure
Ailments, Best of 2018, Health and Wellness, Milk Kefir
In 2001, I was battling hypertension and diabetes. It was […]

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Cocoa Kefir Krunch Puff Breakfast Video! 📹
Dairy Free Kefir, Milk Kefir
This is my daughter Holli's favorite breakfast. I make […]

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Probiotic Kefir Nut Butter Video! 📹
Milk Kefir
This recipe is in my new book Cultured Food […]

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Seven Probiotic Foods to Always Keep in Your Fridge
Cultured Vegetables, Health and Wellness, Kombucha, Milk Kefir
When it comes to cultured/probiotic and fermented foods, […]

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How To Fix Your Seasonal Allergies
Ailments, Best of 2017, Cultured Vegetables, Health and Wellness, Kombucha, Milk Kefir
I have had seasonal allergies since I was twelve […]

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What to Do With Your Cultures While You're on Vacation
Cultured Vegetables, Kombucha, Milk Kefir
Your cultures (kefir, kombucha, sourdough, and water kefir) are […]

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Is Kefir the Answer for Acid Reflux?
Ailments, Health and Wellness, Milk Kefir
One of the first things I noticed when we […]

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Learn How To Make Water Kefir
Water Kefir
Water kefir grains, or we call them kefir crystals, […]

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The Tale of the Disappearing Kefir Grains
Milk Kefir
We make a lot of kefir. We drink it […]

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43 Ways to Use Kefir Cheese
Milk Kefir
I make a lot of kefir cheese. I use […]

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Overnight Sourdough Bread
Best of 2018, Sourdough
I think fermentation is essential to bread making. If […]

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Probiotic Foods for Food Poisoning and Stomach Virus
Ailments, Best of 2018, Cultured Vegetables, Health and Wellness
Of all the health ailments cultured foods can help […]

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Make Your Condiments – Probiotic!
Condiments, Cultured Vegetables, Kombucha, Milk Kefir
We all eat condiments. They are easy to make, […]

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Your Kidneys Might Need Some Kefir
Ailments, Health and Wellness, Milk Kefir
I’ve received several emails from people who have […]

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I Stopped Eating Cultured Foods ~ Here's What Happened!
Health and Wellness
I’ve been eating cultured foods for almost sixteen […]

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I Am Having Difficulty Straining My Kefir 📹
Milk Kefir
I love kefir that is thick like yogurt. However, […]

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7 Reasons to Make Goat Milk Kefir
Milk Kefir
Goat milk was a godsend for my tiny daughter, […]

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What's This On My Cultured Vegetables?
Cultured Vegetables, Q&A
Cultured vegetables are so easy to make with just […]

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Winter Kefir
Milk Kefir
I love winter kefir! It’s often creamier and […]

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How to Make Bubbly Fruit Flavored Kombucha
Kombucha
There’s nothing better than bubbly fruit flavored kombucha. […]

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Buffalo Kraut ~ You Simply Must Try
Cultured Vegetables
I’m always trying to find ways to help […]

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Best of Cultured Food Life 2017: Our Top Articles and Videos!
Uncategorized
I hope 2017 was a wonderful year for you. I […]

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🎄 Twas the Night They Made Kefir — 📹 Video 🎄 🥛
Milk Kefir
Twas the night before Christmas and all through the […]

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Cultured Foods for the Cholesterol Conscious
Ailments, Health and Wellness
One of my good friends told me her cholesterol […]

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The Power of Peppermint That Changed a Holiday
Desserts, Holiday Foods, Milk Kefir
It was gloomy outside, and I was gloomy inside. […]

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Microbes That Change Your Home in 24 Hours
Health and Wellness, Milk Kefir
When you and I find the courage and strength […]

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Autism and Cultured Foods
Ailments, Health and Wellness
Her name was Mary and she changed my life […]

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Jicama if You're Sicka-ma! 📹 Video
Best of 2017, Cultured Vegetables
If you are looking for an easy cultured veggie […]

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Probiotic Foods and Cancer
Ailments, Best of 2017, Health and Wellness
In 2010, I had just started my blog and Facebook […]

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Kefir and Diabetes
Ailments, Best of 2017, Health and Wellness, Milk Kefir
I remember that day quite vividly. It was over […]

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Gluten Pain: The Best Teacher
Ailments, Health and Wellness, Kefir Soda, Milk Kefir
I have met hundreds of people who are now […]

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Life Changing - 20 Second Kombucha Mayo
Best of 2017, Condiments
Mayonnaise is a common condiment that so many of […]

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Kefir Blueberry Pecan Pancakes
Breakfast, Milk Kefir
We love pancakes at our house. I mostly make […]

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Spanish Kimchi
Cultured Vegetables
You really must eat kimchi. Kimchi has a special […]

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Mr. Picky and Cultured Foods
Appetizers, Cultured Vegetables
Do you have picky eaters at your house? Do […]

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I Want to Get Cultured —Where Do I Start?
Cultured Vegetables, Frequently Asked Questions, Health and Wellness, Kombucha, Milk Kefir
Do you want to change your life and feel […]

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Cultured Veggies ~ Saving Lives
Cultured Vegetables
Forget everything you think you know about vegetables and […]

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Can You Make Happiness in Your Gut?
Ailments, Best of 2017, Cultured Vegetables, Health and Wellness, Kombucha, Milk Kefir, Q&A
Emotions are my best friends. They help me not […]

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How to Share Good Bacteria with Your Friends
Health and Wellness, Milk Kefir
It was the summer of 2003. A friend came into […]

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My New Book "Cultured Food in a Jar"!
Uncategorized
Cookbooks — I have a lot of them, 229 to be […]

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Nut Milk Kefir That Looks and Tastes Like Thick Yogurt
Best of 2017, Dairy Free Kefir
We went to a nut farm this weekend and […]

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Never Give Up ~ Do Great Things ~ Eat Cultured Foods
Cultured Vegetables, Health and Wellness, Kombucha, Milk Kefir
I was 41 when I first found cultured foods. I […]

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Kefir is Your Ally Against Toenail Fungus
Ailments, Health and Wellness, Milk Kefir
So, do you want to know why you have […]

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Candida and Cultured Foods
Ailments, Health and Wellness, Q&A
I get hundreds of emails about the subject of […]

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You'll Never Think of Fruit Salad the Same Way Again 🍓🍎
Breakfast, Condiments, Kombucha
It was a warm summer day and I needed […]

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19 Ways To Use Fermented Garlic!
Best of 2017, Cultured Vegetables
There are certainly many ways to enjoy garlic, but […]

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The Real Reason Men Need Cultured Foods
Cultured Vegetables, Health and Wellness, Kombucha, Milk Kefir
My husband was the last one in my family […]

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Does Your Body Need a Miracle?
Cultured Vegetables, Health and Wellness, Kombucha, Milk Kefir
Do you believe that healing requires a miracle, or […]

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The Probiotic Superstar in Cultured Veggies
Cultured Vegetables, Summer Food
I have been getting a lot of letters asking […]

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9 Ways to Use Extra Kefir Whey!
Milk Kefir
If you're making kefir, and especially kefir cheese, you're […]

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Day 1 (side view)
Eight Days With Kombucha
Kombucha
Watching tea turn into kombucha is quite a thing […]

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Don't Be Afraid of Your Ferments — They Know How to Do This
Cultured Vegetables, Frequently Asked Questions, Kombucha, Milk Kefir, Q&A
Every day I receive many emails from people who […]

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7 Reasons I Eat Cultured Vegetables
Cultured Vegetables
Cultured vegetables have special powers that go far beyond […]

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Time-Lapse Video - Kombucha SCOBY Forming
Best of 2017, Kombucha
This is a time-lapse video I did to show […]

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Carrot Cake in a Jar - Culture Your Carrots! 🥕
Condiments, Cultured Vegetables
I have glass jars everywhere in my house, and […]

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What Are Cultured Foods? Restorative Foods for the Body
Cultured Vegetables, Health and Wellness, Kombucha, Milk Kefir
Cultured Foods and LACTO-Fermented Foods are the same thing. […]

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Why I Drink Kombucha Every Day
Best of 2017, Kombucha
Kombucha is an amazing drink. Sales have grown to […]

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Six Easy Ways To Store Your Cultured Foods
Cultured Vegetables, Health and Wellness, Kombucha, Milk Kefir, Uncategorized
Having lots of fermented foods in your fridge is […]

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When Are My Kefir, Kombucha, and Veggies Done Culturing?
Cultured Vegetables, Kombucha, Milk Kefir
Do you wonder when your kefir, kombucha, and cultured […]

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Your Microbes Love Coffee Just As Much As You Do
Health and Wellness
I love coffee, and I drink a cup every […]

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Tips That Nobody Else Talks About
Health and Wellness, Q&A
Years ago when I was young and raising my […]

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10 Ways to Use Your Over-Fermented Kombucha!
Kombucha
Kombucha is a wonder drink. This fermented tea has […]

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6 Ginger Sodas That Can Do Amazing Things
Health and Wellness, Kefir Soda, Kombucha
Pain touches everyone in some way; and when this […]

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Can I Eat Probiotic Foods While Taking Antibiotics?
Health and Wellness
I routinely talk about each member of The Trilogy ( […]

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Kiss Me ~ I'm Cultured 💋
Health and Wellness
Flashing back to 2001 and my first few months of […]

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Probiotic Soup Secrets
Health and Wellness
Soup can not only comfort your mind and your […]

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10 Ways and Reasons to Use Your Cultured Veggie Brine!
Cultured Vegetables
Cultured vegetables are super powerful, but so is the […]

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I Was Lost, Until I Did This . . .
Cultured Vegetables, Kombucha, Milk Kefir
“How do I apply all this cultured food stuff […]

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Making Winter Kombucha . . .
Kombucha
Kombucha is a wonderful probiotic drink and something you […]

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Best of Cultured Food Life 2016: Our Top Articles
Uncategorized
As we close out 2016, I hope you will look […]

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I Fed My Microbes on Christmas Day
Health and Wellness
We love traditions in our family. Every Christmas my […]

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Help for Food Allergies, Viruses, and Your Immune System
Ailments, Health and Wellness
One morning I woke up hearing voices in the […]

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Gingerbread is Healthy and Historical
Health and Wellness
Food as medicine is the way that I live […]

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Cultured Classes in Your Kitchen
Health and Wellness
I was taking my daughter to acting class this […]

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The Foods That Made Me Change My Life
Cultured Vegetables, Health and Wellness, Kombucha, Milk Kefir
A lot of suffering in this world comes from […]

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Nine Recipes and Reasons to Eat Cultured Pumpkin
Dairy Free Kefir, Kombucha, Milk Kefir, Sourdough
I love, love pumpkin. It has many wonderfully healthy […]

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What Kind of Sugars Can I Use in Kombucha?
Kombucha
When you’re brewing kombucha, you need to feed […]

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Kombucha Apple Scrap Vinegar!
Kombucha
Apple cider vinegar has many health benefits. Kombucha vinegar […]

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How to Make Ginger Soda - Delicious Medicine for Your Body
Best of 2016
The “ginger bug” has grown in popularity over the […]

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Living Longer on Yogurt and Kefir
Milk Kefir
I love to eat and make kefir as well […]

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Ten Kefir Ice Creams
Desserts, Milk Kefir
I’m always looking for ways to enjoy my […]

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Get Dirty - Get Microbes - Be Happy!
Health and Wellness
Several years ago I found myself with much to […]

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20 Smart Ways To Use Your Kombucha SCOBYs!
Kombucha
So, you all keep asking . . . What do I do […]

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My Favorite Cultured Vegetable Recipe
Appetizers, Cultured Vegetables, Summer Food
A few years back, a woman named Shelley came […]

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Starter Cultures ~ The Science Experiment
Cultured Vegetables, Health and Wellness, Kombucha, Milk Kefir
So, let’s talk about starter cultures! I would […]

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Coconut Oil Is Incredible!
Condiments, Kombucha, Summer Food
I love, love, coconut oil for a myriad of […]

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Three Foods That Can Change Your Life ~ The Trilogy
Best of 2016, Cultured Vegetables, Health and Wellness, Kombucha, Milk Kefir, Q&A
Fermentation is an art form and each individual cultured […]

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Place your scoby in the tea
Help! My SCOBY Is UGLY and Other Common Issues
Kombucha
There are a lot of common misbeliefs when it […]

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Will Eating Probiotic Foods Make Any Difference?
Best of 2016, Health and Wellness, Q&A
Most of you don’t know what processes are […]

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Jun! New Culture or Honey Kombucha Hybrid?
Best of 2016
For some of you, this culture is old news . . . […]

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Six Reasons (and Recipes) to Eat Fermented Pickles
Cultured Vegetables, Health and Wellness
My 23-year-old son, DJ, called me from his home. […]

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Can Cultured Foods Hurt Me?
Health and Wellness, Q&A
I get a lot of people writing me letters […]

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Why People Fight Over Kefir - moved to membership site
Milk Kefir


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Probiotic Mocktails! Kefir, Kombucha, and More!
Kombucha, Water Kefir
A recent study, published in the journal PNAS, suggested […]

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The Must-Have Food Medicine - in Your Fridge
Cultured Vegetables, Health and Wellness, Kombucha, Milk Kefir
One day my daughter Holli came running into the […]

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Prebiotics - As Important as Probiotics
Health and Wellness
In the last few years, I have been researching […]

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Probiotic Salads and Dressings
Condiments, Summer Food


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Why The Whole World Should Eat Kimchi Every Day
Best of 2016
First time I heard about the power of the […]

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A Love Affair With Coconut Water Kefir
Best of 2016, Water Kefir
Coconut water is my favorite water kefir. I love […]

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What Kind of Tea Can I Use to Make Kombucha?
Kombucha
The legend goes . . . in China, 2727 BC, the Emperor Shen […]

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Can You Reuse the Brine From Cultured Vegetables?
Cultured Vegetables
If you add a starter culture to your cultured […]

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Probiotic Pets!
Milk Kefir
This little guy in the picture is my puppy […]

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How Many Calories in Kefir?
Milk Kefir
Kefir can be made with many different kinds of […]

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Food Care is Health Care
Health and Wellness
It's pretty crazy these days listening to all the […]

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The Secret According to Kefir Ice Cream
Desserts, Milk Kefir, Summer Food
Somebody asked me the other day how I come […]

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Carrots, Kombucha, and Eyes! Oh, My!
Kombucha
I was young, nine years old, and sitting in […]

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Cultured Vegetables
Captain Cook was one of the first people to […]

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When I was growing up, my mom had a […]

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Video - How To Make Cultured Vegetables
Cultured Vegetables
I am very excited about the new veggie starter […]

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Video - How to Make Kombucha
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Cultured Vegetables
I am very excited to introduce you to Cutting […]

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Cultured Vegetables, Kombucha, Milk Kefir
People have the mistaken idea that I only eat […]

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Health and Wellness
When we were healing my daughter’s Irritable Bowel […]

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Dairy Free Kefir
Kefir grains love to eat the sugars (lactose) in […]

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Sourdough
I usually make sourdough bread once or twice a […]

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Health and Wellness
My husband was called for jury duty this week […]

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Sourdough
This is the bread I make at least two […]

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Video: How to Make Kefir
Milk Kefir
A few weeks ago I had a dream about […]

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My New Love - Probiotic Soup!
Health and Wellness
It’s January and it’s cold here in […]

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It's Not the SCOBY That Makes Kombucha
Kombucha
Kombucha, pronounced kôm-bo͞o-CHA, is a beverage produced […]

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Dairy Free Kefir, Milk Kefir
This is a cashew apple tree. Cashew nuts are […]

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Video: Is Your Kefir Separating?
Milk Kefir, Q&A
Is your kefir separating into whey and curds? Is […]

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Cultured Vegetables
I had no idea just exactly what I was […]

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Condiments, Cultured Vegetables
Many of you write to me and ask how […]

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Fizzy Blender "Juiced" Apple Kombucha
Kombucha
My daughter Maci got married and moved to a […]

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Sweet Pickle Relish
Cultured Vegetables, Summer Food
Every year I plant my garden, anxious for my […]

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Cultured Vegetables, Kombucha, Milk Kefir
Once upon a time, there was a young girl […]

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Health and Wellness, Milk Kefir
When your feet hit the ground in the morning […]

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Cultured Vegetables, Summer Food
One of my favorite things about summertime is the […]

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Cultured Vegetables, Kombucha, Uncategorized
This is a favorite summertime salad made with cucumbers, […]

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Cultured Vegetables, Summer Food
I often make fermented vegetables using a canning jar […]

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Cultured Vegetables
You do not need a starter culture to make […]

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Health and Wellness
How did I get here? I was a new […]

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Health and Wellness, Kombucha, Milk Kefir, Summer Food
This last month my husband and I had our 30 […]

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Appetizers, Condiments, Cultured Vegetables
As a kid, I spent many summer vacations in […]

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Kombucha
Kombucha is growing in popularity and for good reason. […]

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The Fairest Salad in the Land
Cultured Vegetables, Entrees, Salads
I have been making this salad a lot lately. […]

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Health and Wellness, Other Recipes, Q&A
Have you heard of the fermented probiotic drink called […]

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Health and Wellness, Milk Kefir
Having babies is a big event. For me, it […]

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Coconut Almond Kefir Ice Cream
Dairy Free Kefir, Desserts, Milk Kefir, Summer Food


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Salad in a Fermenting Jar
Cultured Vegetables, Entrees, Milk Kefir, Salads, Summer Food


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Dairy Free Kefir, Desserts, Milk Kefir
Have you tried making your own nut milks? Walnut […]

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Desserts, Milk Kefir, Summer Food


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Cultured Vegetables
This is something special to know about sauerkraut. You […]

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Milk Kefir, Q&A


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Desserts, Milk Kefir


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Health and Wellness, Milk Kefir
Some of the best friends I have today came […]

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Desserts, Milk Kefir, Sourdough


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