Sweet Recipes

Water Kefir Lemonade

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2 quarts filtered water
1/2 cup organic sugar
1/2 cup water kefir grains
1 organic lemon, sliced

Dissolve sugar in boiling water. Combine (cooled to room temperature) sugar/water mixture, water kefir grains, and lemon in a 2 quart jar. Cover with towel. Let sit on counter for 2-3 days or until most of the sweetness is gone. Strain out water kefir grains to reuse. Store in refrigerator. Enjoy!

Savory Recipes

Kefir

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Gently stir 2/3 cup kefir grains into a jar of 2 quarts milk.
Screw on lid.
Let sit at room temp (about 72-75 degrees Fahrenheit) for 24 hours.
After 24 hours, refrigerate kefir.

Hints:
• To keep temperature constant, put kefir in a yogurt machine (following the directions of the yogurt machine) and plug into a lamp dimmer switch.
• If kefir sits more than 24 hours, it may become tart, but is still edible and beneficial.
• Scoop kefir grains off top of current completed batch and reserve for next batch.
• Obtain kefir grains from friend or internet.
• Make sour cream using kefir grains by following the above instructions, except substitute cream for milk.