“How do I make coconut kefir?” is the question on today’s #AskWardee. There are actually 3 varieties depending on what liquid and culture you choose. Do you know all 3?
Barbara R. asks:
“You mention in your book that someone can make coconut water kefir with milk kefir grains. Can you elaborate some more on it please? What are the quantities of ingredients, how many batches can I make with one set of milk kefir grains, etc. All that I should know about it.
I know that starter powder is more suited for that but I do have an abundance of milk kefir grains and using them for coconut water kefir seems like a good use of them. I think.
Would coconut water kefir made with milk kefir grains be as full of beneficial bacteria as a coconut water kefir made with the starter powder? Which version is healthier?”
Other Links Mentioned
- Organic Honeybush Tea (what I was drinking)
- FREE Beyond Off-Grid Online Conference (Nov 9-14)
- Water Kefir Grains from Cultures for Health
- Dairy Kefir Grains from Cultures for Health
- Allergy-Free Cooking eBook
- Allergy-Free Cooking eCourse (in Traditional Cooking School membership)
- CassieClouser.com (designer)
- Glow-Skincare.com (my friend who sent me the Honeybush tea)
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Have you made any coconut kefir or other fermented coconut beverage? What kind? How did it turn out? How did you like it?
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