Posts Tagged: super foods

Kombucha- Continuous Brew Method

2 1/2 gallon crock for continuous brew Kombucha

Try making kombucha with the “continuous brew” method, to save time. Also, use a “sweetened tea concentrate”, if you haven’t had time to brew more tea every day. Oh, and use black tea!

Kefir: Non-dairy Water Kefir- Easy, Simple Directions

Water Kefir, Healthy Stuff

Water kefir’s different that milky kefir. The grains grow in sugar water with a touch of molasses added. The kefir grains eat up the sugars and leave a fermented drink high in probiotics. A more economical probiotic than bottled ones, too, made with simple ingredients and an easy method. How cool is that?!

Chocolate Fix (Easy to add to Smoothies- High-Octane Fuel!)

Update: I think Michael Pollan has made a great point, about how raw foods don’t always release as many nutrients as properly cooked foods (article here). So I toast my raw cacao nibs first, for 10-15 minutes in a 375 degree oven (and then 10 more minutes with the oven off), until darker-colored. They then…