What if you need probiotics but you don’t have time to ferment? I received two emails in the past few months from busy families that really need the health benefits of probiotic foods, but simply don’t have the time to make homemade ferments.
Homemade milk kefir is made from kefir grains, which area symbiotic colony of bacteria and yeast. It traditionally used as a drink, but it’s also great for smoothies or as a buttermilk substitute. It can even thicken so that you use it like yogurt.
In the age of modern medicine, antibiotics play a major role in preventing serious illnesses. Unfortunately, they also kill off beneficial strains of bacteria leaving our microbiome weak and vulnerable.