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18 Holiday Recipes and Miracle Event. These are recipes that I make and create during the holidays.

18 Holiday Recipes and Miracle Event

Eat probiotic foods during the holiday and they will help you stay in balance. Remember – the probiotics in cultured foods eat the sugars in the food. Then they eat them in you when you consume them. This creates more balance in the body and keeps your immune system running strong. Click on the names below to find the recipes. The 3 Biggest Fermenting Mistakes You’re Already Making. If you naturally ferment probiotic rich food at home like sauerkraut, you may or may not be aware of the recent controversy surrounding mason jar ferments.

The 3 Biggest Fermenting Mistakes You’re Already Making

Recently, Lea from Nourishing Treasures did a series of posts in which she tested 18 different sauerkraut fermentation set ups to see which ones were the best — everything from a recycled salsa jar to an expensive Harsch Crock. Sima: Recipe for Finnish Fermented Lemonade. Real Food Shopping Guide for Costco - My Heart Beets. When it comes to grocery shopping, I always prefer to buy local when I can.

Real Food Shopping Guide for Costco - My Heart Beets

The produce is without a doubt fresher than what’s in stores and you support your local farmer in the process. How to Make Cultured Peach Pico de Gallo - Healthy Delicious. Tomatoes with 65,000,000+ Probiotics. “It’s difficult to think anything but pleasant thoughts while eating a homegrown tomato.” ~ Lewis Grizzard Summer tomatoes taste the best.

Tomatoes with 65,000,000+ Probiotics

How to Make Lactofermented Garlic. When I started out on this lactofermentation journey this year, the very first ferment that I made was fermented garlic.

How to Make Lactofermented Garlic

It was so easy to do and the results were amazingly delicious. The cloves lost their heat and almost became buttery in texture. The flavors were strongly garlic, but they were more complex than just your normal clove of raw garlic. (16) Facebook. Fermenting: Cabbage, Carrot and Cumin Pickle. As we learn how vital microbes are to the health of our inner and outer ecosystems, interest in fermentation and its benefits are multiplying.

Fermenting: Cabbage, Carrot and Cumin Pickle

Happily we are now rapidly reclaiming this knowledge and the delight of safe, natural, lacto fermentation. 52 Weeks of Bad A** Bacteria – Week 28 – Lactofermented Carrots. For week 21, I shared my recipe for Dilly Carrots with you.

52 Weeks of Bad A** Bacteria – Week 28 – Lactofermented Carrots

That recipe was done in a regular Fido jar which resulted in a much better tasting ferment than I ever got with a Mason jar. I have since started using anaerobic fermenting vessels and recommend the ones from my affiliate partner, The Probiotic Jar. I have revised the original recipe for those types of jars. The main difference between my old recipe and my new recipe is that we no longer use whey and the brine is different. These carrots are delicious. Spicy Garlic Cabbage and Carrot Slaw with Probiotic Dressing Recipe - Delicious Obsessions. Every so often, I get a craving for this crunchy, spicy garlic cabbage and carrot slaw.

Spicy Garlic Cabbage and Carrot Slaw with Probiotic Dressing Recipe - Delicious Obsessions

I love, love, love cabbage, but I don’t eat a lot of it, especially raw, because it is goitrogenic vegetable and not good for people with thyroid problems. That said, when I get a craving for this slaw, nothing will satiate the craving until I eat a big bowl of it. So, I make it every once in awhile, gorge on it, and then I’m good for a few months. The key ingredient in the salad is the lactofermented garlic and garlic brine.

Second ferment your kefir; Your taste buds will thank you. Lemon peel.

Second ferment your kefir; Your taste buds will thank you

Wisdom Kraut. “A man convinced against his will is of the same opinion still.”~ Benjamin Franklin.

Wisdom Kraut

How to Make Your Own Homemade Yogurt. There are plenty of good reasons why yogurt sales have increased by 40 percent over the past five years. High in protein and calcium, and a probiotic powerhouse (if it’s got the live and active cultures label), yogurt is a magnificent food. Not only is yogurt simply delicious alone as a healthy snack or breakfast, it’s also an extremely versatile cooking ingredient. It works as a lower-calorie and lower-saturated-fat replacement for cream, mayo, oil and sour cream in many recipes. Related: Easy Recipes with Yogurt With so many varieties available in the store, I never thought I would make yogurt at home. Recipe to Try: Homemade Plain Greek Yogurt To make your own yogurt, you’ll need 4 cups of milk and 1/4 cup of plain, unsweetened yogurt with live and active cultures. Recipe to Try: Homemade Plain Yogurt After the milk has been magically transformed to yogurt after 8 hours, place the jars in the refrigerator until cold.

Perpetual Pickle (How to Use Leftover Lemons) - My Heart Beets. How to Make Lactofermented Garlic. The End of My Culturing Career. (4) Facebook.


Orangeade Kraut. Let's Make This Easy! Some days I wish I had been a singer, or at the very least a songwriter. The process of creating recipes feels the same to me. I’m putting my thoughts of food to my own music. 10 Fermented Foods You Can Easily Make at Home. Fermented foods are undeniably good for us. In fact, fermentation is essentially one of the oldest forms of food preservation. Fortunately, it’s having a comeback. Eating fermented foods helps you maintain your gut flora – the 400 bacterial species that hang out in your intestines. Consuming probiotics, which you get from fermented foods, helps you to maintain the balance of these organisms, in turn providing a variety of health benefits, from promoting a healthier digestive tract to boosting immunity. But you don’t have to invest in gallons of expensive kombucha at the food co-op; there are plenty of foods that are very easy to ferment at home.

Wisdom Kraut. Donna’s Sourdough Bread. Donna’s Sourdough Bread 1 cup of vigorous sourdough starter – 9 oz. Are Mason Jar Ferments Safe? DIY Airlock for Fermentation. Fermenting vs Pickling. Cucumber, carrots, beetroot and various vegetables pickled in brine edit Origin The term pickle is derived from the Dutch word pekel, meaning brine. Salt beef and salt pork were common staples for sailors on long voyages.

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Bread Recipes Round Up - Never Buy Bread Again. When I asked on the Common Sense Homesteading Facebook page if people were interested in bread recipes, I got a resounding, “Yes!” So I’ve rounded up some of my favorite bread recipes, plus some from my friends, to give you enough options that you should never have to buy bread again. The first section has a number of yeast bread recipes using wheat flour, the second section has bread recipes for special diets including gluten free breads, a kombucha sourdough and a bread recipe that uses soaked or sprouted whole wheat flour. Ditch all the nasty ingredients in store breads, save yourself some money and enjoy some really good bread!

Homemade Yeast Bread Recipes. Cheese Making Kits, Supplies, and Equipment - How to Process Walnuts - Curing, Cracking, Soaking, Storage and Maple Candied Walnuts. Credits go to Jake...