Best of 2016

Cranberries Have Many Healing Powers

By Donna Schwenk / November 18, 2023

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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A Love Affair With Coconut Kefir Soda

By Donna Schwenk / September 23, 2023

Coconut Water  Coconut water makes fabulous kefir soda. I love how it tastes, and how easy it is to make.  It has 10 times the probiotics and 5 times the…

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Dairy-Free Kefir – Every Kind You Can Imagine

By Donna Schwenk / April 4, 2020

I have seen many people benefit from kefir, and this includes non-dairy kefir. So many people need a dairy-free version, so we created just about every kind of non-dairy kefir we could think of. […]

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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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How to Make Ginger Soda – Delicious Medicine for Your Body

By Donna Schwenk / September 24, 2016

The “ginger bug” has grown in popularity over the years and is a fantastic way to make soda for your family. You don’t need a starter culture or even kefir whey. A ginger bug is a mixture of sugar, ginger, and water that captures wild yeasts and beneficial bacteria. […]

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Jun! New Culture or Honey Kombucha Hybrid?

By Donna Schwenk / July 3, 2016

For some of you, this culture is old news . . . for others, you may have never heard of it. Jun is a cultured food similar to kombucha but supposedly its own separate thing. It is brewed with a SCOBY culture that is light in color and is made using green tea and honey. […]

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