Basic Organic Milk Kefir (useing kefir grains)

Areatha Daniels

By
@Reethy

I was introduce to this drink about 3 year ago. I was having trouble with my skin. I friend asked if I ever heard of probiotics. He then introduced me to " what he called" the ULTIMATE PROBIOTIC. Needless to say, everything cleared, and a lot of other problem got better. Store bought Kefir is good, but filled with sugar and preservatives. Did I mention "IT CURVES THE APPETITE". After purchasing my own grains off the Internet, I wanted to share the recipe with you. Hope you enjoy!


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Prep:

5 Min

Method:

No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

THIS RECIPE IS FOR MILK KEFIR GRAINS. TASTE IS ALWAYS BETTER WITH WHOLE ORGANIC MILK WHICH WILL BETTER RECONSTITUTES GRAINS AFTER USE.

kefir grains. ( purchased mine on ebay)
whole organic milk ( you can also use 2% or, goat milk)

NO METAL

plastic screen strainer (with small screen mash )
plastic or silicone spoon or spatula
glass jars w/lids of storing
glass bowl of straining liquid

IM SORRY, IT'S TIME FOR A KEFIR BREAK. I'LL BE RIGHT BACK !

Directions Step-By-Step

1
When first recieving your grains, rinse them in a plastic strainer under cold water (for a few seconds)
2
Place (aprox. 1 Teaspoon) in your rinsed grains in the bottom of you clean glass jars,

Fill jars with your Whole Organic Milk, leaving room at top for expantion of fermenting gases.
3
Gently lay lids of jar on top ( DO NOT tighten lid on jar ) fementing gases most be able to escape.
4
Leave in dark, warm area for 24-48 hours. For first batch 48 hours "may" be best.

"I used the cupboard above stove".
5
* Kefir should have a yogurt consistency. "IT'S READY !
STIR, with non-metal spoon
6
STORAGE OF KEFIR

Over a glass bowl, strain Kefir through Plastic strainer, carefully moving grains until all liquid is gatered in bowl.
7
Return grains to the jars you just emptied, (no need to wash ) Washing is done "once a week" YES I SAID ONCE A WEEK !

* Repeat step "2" through "4", for next batch to ferment
8
Femented Kefir liquid in bowl, should be placed in glass container. Place in refrigerator, until ready to drink.

ENJOY!!! "To your health"
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Note: FYI Grains will grow the more you nourish them with good Whole Organic Milk. You may feel as though they are taking over. DO NOT TRASH THEM ! To slow down the prodution of your grains (or) to keep them heathy, (Place in jar and cover with milk. Place in refrigerator until ready to use or share.

***I and a few friends will be posting recipes using these wonderful grains. Your health is about to change.

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