Desserts

How To Make Kefir Donut Holes

By Donna Schwenk / March 30, 2019

I’m always looking for recipes that give us healthy foods that are fun to eat and also help feed our good bacteria. It’s also important that the recipe be easy to make and not time-consuming. These donut holes are gluten-free and have lots of healthy fiber-rich ingredients. Not only do these treats have probiotics from the kefir, but they have lots of prebiotics too. You’ll be changing your microbiome with every bite. . .

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The Power of Peppermint That Changed a Holiday

By Donna Schwenk / December 9, 2017

It was gloomy outside, and I was gloomy inside. I was having my own personal pity party, feeling overwhelmed, and discouraged. I decided I was going to take my daughter Christmas shopping and break the gloom that was following me around. […]

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Ten Kefir Ice Creams

By Donna Schwenk / September 10, 2016

I’m always looking for ways to enjoy my kefir, and kefir ice cream can be enjoyed anytime – even for breakfast! If you don’t have an ice cream maker that sits on the counter, you may want to consider owning one as they are a great investment. […]

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The Secret According to Kefir Ice Cream

By Donna Schwenk / February 7, 2016

Somebody asked me the other day how I come up with recipes for cultured foods. Many times they come suddenly into my brain. This will often make me miss my exits while driving on the highway because I am thinking about the specifics of how to make it. […]

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Coconut Almond Kefir Ice Cream

By Donna Schwenk / June 23, 2013

If you like this, then please share! The End of My Culturing Career Should Babies and Children Have Cultured Foods? Coconut Almond Kefir Ice Cream Edit Probiotic Ice Cream If I had to choose only one cultured food, which would it be? If I were banished to a desert island, which one would I take…

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Walnut Kefir & Chocolate Fig Pudding

By Donna Schwenk / April 13, 2013

Have you tried making your own nut milks? Walnut milk is delicious and easy to make. I have been trying a lot of different recipes using different nut milks and I am really enjoying them. Kefir is easy and fun to make using nut milk, and is a great dairy-free alternative to regular kefir. […]

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Pumpkin Kefir Cheese Ice Cream

By Donna Schwenk / September 9, 2012

My dad’s (Don) birthday is coming up in a few days. Several years ago he died suddenly. Three months before he passed, my mind was filled with loving and joyful thoughts about my dad. He died suddenly so I had no idea at the time that in a few months he would be gone. These…

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Popeye and Olive Oyl Kefir Ice Cream

By Donna Schwenk / March 10, 2012

This is a wonderful smoothie that can be made into kefir ice cream. This is probably one of the things I make at least once a week. I love it, and so does my family. Kids will never know that this has spinach in it. I have disguised this by saying,” this is a shamrock…

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Kefir Ice Cream Sandwiches

By Donna Schwenk / May 13, 2010

I love Kefir ice cream. It is easy and delicious. It’s something special you can make for your family.  It is a treat, plus it loaded with nutrients and probiotics. If you can purchase one of those ice cream makers that you put in your freezer and sit on your counter and you can have ice…

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