Kefir Soda

Water Kefir or Kefir Soda? Two Different Ways to Make Probiotic Soda

By Donna Schwenk / September 25, 2021

Which Is Better? Kefir Soda Versus Water Kefir I love kefir soda, but this is a slightly different process from making water kefir that is made with water kefir crystals. When you make water kefir with crystals, you make your first ferment and then you ferment it again to flavor it. This is a two-step…

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6 Ginger Sodas That Can Do Amazing Things

By Donna Schwenk / February 27, 2021

Pain touches everyone in some way; and when this happens, all of us reach for something that we believe will help us. The older I get, the more I find that every ounce of pain is here to teach me something. […]

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The 12 Days of Kefir

By Donna Schwenk / November 28, 2020

I made a series of videos for my Biotic Pro Members called The 12 Days of Kefir. These 12 videos are all about making holiday Christmas recipes with kefir. It was super fun (and crazy) trying to film it all in a couple of days. It was so intense filming these videos that my video guys nicknamed it “The Beast”! It was an adventure for sure. . .

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9 Ways to Use Extra Kefir Whey!

By Donna Schwenk / May 27, 2017

If you’re making kefir, and especially kefir cheese, you’re going to wind up with a lot of whey. Whey has been called liquid gold, and it has been used throughout history to help with many diseases. In fact, Hippocrates and Galen, two founding fathers of medicine, frequently recommended whey to their patients to heal them. […]

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Probiotic Mocktails! Kefir, Kombucha, and More!

By Donna Schwenk / June 5, 2016

A recent study, published in the journal PNAS, suggested that bacteria in the gut may play a role in alcohol addiction and the risk of relapsing after rehab. The study was done on 60 alcohol-dependent individuals. […]

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How to Make Kefir Soda

By Donna Schwenk / January 1, 2010

There are two ways to make kefir soda, which is a slightly different process than making water kefir. with water kefir crystals. The difference is in the culture you use. Kefir soda can be made using either kefir powder packages (we recommend the one by Cultures for Health) or using kefir whey from milk kefir.…

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