Fermented Water Kefir Recipe

Prepare this easy fermented water kefir for a refreshing beverage full of probiotics and with a lower sugar content than your average juice.

From "Fermentation Revolution"
April 2018

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    This fermented water kefir is a fizzy drink that makes a perfect substitute for sugary soda.
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    "Fermentation Revolution" by Sébastien Bureau & David Côté is an inexpensive guide for readers interested in home fermentation. Readers will soothe their digestive system and revive their immune system with 70 recipes provided in this book.
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Preparation Time: 20 minutes

Yield: 1 gallon

Fermentation Revolution: 70 Easy Recipes for Sauerkraut, Kombucha, Kimchi and More (Robert Rose Inc., 2017), by Sébastien Bureau & David Côté is the ultimate guide to fermentation. The book teaches readers a variety of inexpensive ways to practice home fermentation by providing 70 easy recipes, the science behind fermentation, and different types of fermentation processes. The following excerpt is from Chapter 5, "Fruit, Sugar, and Honey."

Water kefir costs next to nothing to make, requires almost no equipment, can be prepared in a few minutes, ferments in 24 hours, is chock-full of millions of probiotics and has a lower sugar content than any juice on the market. On top of that, it's fizzy. Who could ask for anything more?

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