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Kombucha Fuel: The Different Teas for Your Kombucha Brew. I have finally been able to start reading the book Kombucha - Healthy beverage and natural remedy from the Far East by Gunther W.

Kombucha Fuel: The Different Teas for Your Kombucha Brew

Frank. Wondering which tea(s) to use to brew your kombucha? Here's the quick and dirty about the main varieties of tea and how they relate to your brew. Black TeaExamples: Russian and Ceylon teaFermentedHigh caffeine contentProduces the more typical apple cider vinegar taste of ktUsing more of it increases the ratio of yeast to bacteria in your brew (3)What Kombucha tea is "typically" brewed with Oolong TeaSemi-fermented (1, p. 20)Inbetween green and black tea in taste and appearance (1, p. 20)Green Tea Examples: Gunpowder, Jasmine, and white teaComes from the same plant as black tea, but is unfermented (1, p. 19)Can contribute an astringent quality to kt Lower caffeine content than black teaUsing more of it decreases the ratio of yeast to bacteria in your brew (3)Often used because of its numerous health benefits. How to Freeze Broth. Freeze broth in small portions that are easy to use because it's not safe to thaw and then refreeze broth.

How to Freeze Broth

Don’t forget to label with the type of broth, and date when freezing. Ice cube trays make convenient portions to freeze broth in and can be added to sauces or gravy, or to saute veggies. The average ice cube is 2 tablespoons. Freeze in tray and transfer after solid to a zip top freezer quality bag for long term storage. 2 cup portions are another great size.

To freeze broth by the cup fill small freezer bags with 1 or 2 cups of broth. Bone Broth: 12 Days Of Gelatin. Bone broth is a staple in our household because it adds flavor and richness to our meals and minerals at the same time.

Bone Broth: 12 Days Of Gelatin

Consumers are becoming increasingly interested in making their own bone broth and some people struggle with finding an efficient technique. Here we share our observations on bone broth from our own kitchen, peppered with some food science factoids. As we make more discoveries in our own kitchen (such as the twelve batches of gelatin-rich bones broth we got from the same bones), we will update this article. Update: Check out our FREE video course on broth and soup-making. It is free on Facebook this summer only. Soaking and Sprouting Nuts, Seeds, Grains, and Beans.

Nuts, seeds, grains, and beans are nutritional powerhouses.

Soaking and Sprouting Nuts, Seeds, Grains, and Beans

However, the natural agents that protect them from early germination can wreak havoc in our digestive system. RawMagik Rawfood - gezonde voeding voor een gezond lichaam ook voor sporters! YOUmelanin Medicine: Nutrition to Increase Melanin Production. MELANIN.

YOUmelanin Medicine: Nutrition to Increase Melanin Production

I’m sure all you schwarthy-, chocolaty-, caramel-skinned ladies have heard the word, at least in passing. We know it has that “something” that gives us our sexy, enviable, often-poorly-imitated skin color. But do you know just how significant it is to our overall health & beauty—specifically the health and beauty of our skin? Melanin pigment has been found in almost every organism on the planet—spiders being one of the few exceptions. There are several known melanins. •Eumelanin (YOUmelanin)—a brown-black pigment found in the hair and skin. It takes a Herculean effort of denial to not notice that, generally speaking, black women look at least ten years younger than white women of the same age.

According to Taylor, high levels of melanin in the skin guard against long-term skin damage associated with aging—damage such as: •Deep wrinkles •Rough surface texture •Age spots (liver spots) Eumelanin has also been shown to exhibit antioxidant activity. Wild Fermentation of Veggies « The EssentiaList. Fermented Bread & Butter Pickles by Catherine Haug, April 16, 2012 (photo of Cat’s Pickles, by Catherine) Dr.

Wild Fermentation of Veggies « The EssentiaList

Mercola features a Video Interview of Carolyn Barringer on the topic of culturing veggies – how to, and the health benefits thereof. It’s a long video (1:48 hr), but for those of us who attended our gatherings on Lacto-Fermentation with Don Bates, & Jeanette Cheney Aug 17, 2011, or Homemade Sauerkraut, and introduction to Lacto-Fermentation, with Melanie Hoerner (pdf from October 2008), we’ve seen live demonstrations. Carolyn uses a slightly different technique than we’ve presented, in that she does the fermentation in the quart glass jars that are also the storage jars (so no need to transfer from crock to jar), and uses the sodium-rich juice of celery instead of salt.

Six Simple Steps to Veggie Culturing. Laetrile, Vitamin B-17 cancer cure, amygdalin, laetrile. The diet of primitive man and most fruit-eating animals was very rich in nitrilosides.

Laetrile, Vitamin B-17 cancer cure, amygdalin, laetrile

They regularly ate the seeds (and kernels) of all fruits, since these seeds are rich in protein, polyunsaturated fats, and other nutrients. Seeds also contain as much as 2 per cent or more nitriloside. There are scores of other major foods naturally, or normally, very rich in nitriloside. Index. Foods Containing B17 (Nitrilosides) Sel de guerande / Grof zeezout / Sel gris. 10 gezonde oliën voor in de keuken. Culinaire verrassing: kumquats met pompoenpitolie.

10 gezonde oliën voor in de keuken

Bron: kchenx, Flickt We weten nu dat vele kwalen veroorzaakt worden door het gebruik van geoxideerde en geharde vetten in onze voeding, vaak van plantaardige oorsprong. Toch zijn plantaardige oliën als ze vers zijn en onverhit, in de meeste gevallen erg gezond. Daarnaast heb je vetten die erg geschikt zijn om te bakken omdat ze stabiel zijn (niet oxideren bij verhitting). Biologische Rode Palmolie Groot - All Naturals. Organic Shea Butter, Baobab Olie, African Black Soap, BulkButterwise. Keltisch zeezout is zeer mineraalrijk zout uit Bretagne. Community Resources for Problem Solving in Biology.