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!
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If you buy cacao nibs in bulk and need a great recipe for them, try this! By toasting the nibs, they process smooth (without chunks). Like butta! Healthy too- no sugar, just dried fruits, nuts, coconut oil…
Kefir & Kombucha are both great probiotics to improve health, but Kombucha also detoxifies the system. Just watch for mercury stores- once released, they’ve got to go!
Maybe you only have a few ingredients on hand. That’s OK! This super-delicious “fudge” recipe is made with just cocoa powder, coconut oil, dates, and nuts. So easy!
Stocking up on coconut oil’s like purchasing stock- at the right time, you can make out well. Look for the 54 oz. for $25.01, + free shipping. This special deal probably won’t last long- act fast!
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?!
No, you don’t have to buy bottles of probiotics. This is cheaper than supplements; water kefir grains, sugar, molasses, & spring water is all it takes.
In my quest to get healthy chocolate, I’ve purchased those gourmet, fancy dark chocolate bars. But I’ve also worked with cocoa butter, cocoa mass, and raw cacao nibs. I’m finally onto something!
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…
Fresh fish must come from a reputable source. (Or, no wonder so-and-so doesn’t like fish!) Frozen fish can be baked; sear-grade is exceptional. It can be cooked rare, whereas frozen is best baked.