Water Kefir Soda

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salixisme - AIP Living

In an attempt to increase the amount of probiotic foods in our diet, I have been making water kefir a lot lately.

Water Kefir is an effervescent, probiotic rich fermented drink that can be used to make a healthy homemade soda.    Like most other probiotic rich fermented foods, it supports gut health and systemic wellness.

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It is enzyme rich and filled with amino acids, and is also rich in vitamin B12, vitamin K and biotin.

Water kefir is made using a scoby (Symbiotic culture of bacteria and yeasts) called Tibicos, although most people simply refer to them as water kefir grains.  Unlike a kombucha scoby, water kefir grains are small, translucent jelly like lumps around 5mm in size although they can grow to be much larger.

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You add the grains to a sugar water solution, and the bacteria and yeasts feed on the sugar turning it into a number…

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