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Kombucha

Making the Starter Ingredients: -1 Kombucha SCOBY -1⁄4 Cup (minimum) Kombucha starter liquid (from previous batch – FULL STRENGTH!) -1 Cup Sugar (Cane Sugar) -4 Tea Bags (4 Tablespoons loose) High Tannin Tea: black, green, red rooibos, white peony, assam, gynostemma, raspberry leaf. -12 Cups of Water (Fill vessel) Preparation: Boil water, make strong brew …

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Sour Flour Muffins

“Even oats deserve a soak” -Herbal Mama The benefits of rinsing, soaking, sprouting, and souring grains are plenty; Sourdough is the traditional way of making bread rise. During this slow souring process the grain becomes pre-digested, breaking down most of the gluten in spelt and wheat flours. Soaking, souring or sprouting grains will also break …

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Water Kefir

Did you know that Moonshine was originally named during prohibition when it was made under the “moon shine” so to be hidden at night. That’s NOT what kefir hooch is… at all!  And, I think I may be the only one that calls water kefir juice “Hooch”.  Myself and a dear friend shared a giddy and …

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Festive Fermented Salsa-Kraut

  I made this festive salsa-kraut for a Health Fair and Fundraiser event (raising funds for the Edmonton Food Bank’s Tower Garden project) where I did the quickest 30 minute fermentation demo ever!  I just speedy-chopped the veggies while I talked about the virtues of probiotic, enzyme and nutrient rich ferments… the demise of the …

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