coconut water kefir brew

Filled with bacteria strains that improve your gut health, a great refreshment that can replace sugared sodas and packed with vitamins – coconut water kefir! Already enjoying fermented foods and becoming quite an expert on fermenting kefir? Wether milk or water kefir lover, coconut can be a new excitement in your fermenting experience. To prepare water… Read More


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Water kefir is a beverage made of water, sugar and kefir grains. The process needed to make water kefir is fermentation. Due to fermentation, kefir is lightly carbonated, acidic and contains a very low alcohol percentage. The main ingredient for the water kefir are kefir grains and water. And similar to milk kefir, the grains are a live… Read More


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Can you imagine controlling high blood pressure – hypertension – with something as natural as probiotics? Some studies show that consuming probiotics every day can reduce blood pressure. High blood pressure is a condition that we usually treat with medications. Hence it’s commonly associated with the risk of some chronic diseases, like  stroke, heart failure, kidney disease etc. According… Read More


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Homemade mozzarella isn’t something scary and complicated that any home cook couldn’t make. It actually takes very little time and only few ingredients to prepare this traditional Italian cheese. We decided to share this recipe for homemade mozzarella with you to give you some insight into all the delicious dishes that can be made with… Read More


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Whey is a side product when we make cheese from milk. It’s the the thin liquid that remains when we strain and curdle milk or kefir. You can also see it when you prepare kefir and there is sometimes a separation happening during fermentation. This happens when when the room temperature gets higher and the grains are… Read More


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How can probiotic drink help your kids immune system? Even though winter is slowly coming to its end, we are still facing non-stop common colds, coughing and other small health problems. Having kids, these colds are even more often, especially if they are in kindergarten or school. The food and drinks we consume have a huge effect… Read More


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As you may know, kefir is a great source of vitamins, minerals, probiotics, and a variety of other unique compounds. And these  are important because they are greatly contributing to overall health and well-being. As we already wrote about vitamins and probiotics, the focus of this post is on minerals. Kefir contains variety of minerals,… Read More


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  One of interesting facts about kefir is that it is not only probiotic (beneficial microorganisms), but also a prebiotic drink. It contains beneficial microorganisms and induces their growth or activity. These microorganisms play an important role within overall gut balance. They are strengthening immune system and protect the whole organism from various critical conditions. Moreover,… Read More


HOMEMADE KEFIR & VITAMINS Kefirko blog is all about kefir and its health benefits. We have already talked about main benefits of kefir for our body, however, we did not go deep into why this is the case. We know kefir is right with probiotics, vitamins, minerals and proteins. Now let’s take a look at… Read More


Coconut milk kefir – a non-dairy kefir alternative Milk kefir is fantastic diary drink with high amounts of probiotics, vitamins, minerals and proteins. However, despite fermentation which removes much of the lactose in milk (kefir grains feed on it), there is still some left and many feel the effects of it. For some this might… Read More