Aktualisiert: Feb 9
Out of all the fermented foods Milk Kefir stands up well above the crowd. And the reason for that is simple - it is very healthy.
But not the commercial one, though. That one has been modified so it can sit on a shelf for a while. Here we are talking about the home made one - and this is exactly the one we make, we drink & we sell.
In order to make it, one needs to use good Milk Kefir culture. And we have, and those we also sell in our Kombucha Café or through our online store - click here: Milk Kefir Cultures
So what is Milk Kefir? Kefir is "is a fermented milk drink that originated in the Caucasus Mountains which is traditionally made with kefir "grains, a yeast/bacterial fermentation starter." (1*)
So now that we have a definition, lets go to some of the benefits.
We will use some visual aids as they represent things in a more interesting way. Checking on with one of our favorite, alternative doctors, we find this: (2*)
And this: (3*) This is quite an impressive list below
And this: (4*)
And from another doctor: (5*)
Milk Kefir is not only healthy but also delicious. The fermentation process practically eliminates milk's lactose & it makes it more digestible for people, even for those who have problems dealing with this "milk's sugar".
And on a personal note. Since I started drinking Milk Kefir regularly, my Spring allergies disappeared last year. And I had to deal with them every single year since 1995. Now that is something, especially that I have been drinking Kombucha & eating other fermented foods for years, and that did not seem to make a difference.
To make it is very easy. All you need is milk, the best quality you can find, raw milk is optimal if you can find it, and the Kefir grains. We use local BIO (Organic) milk that has not been homogenized.
It comes from pasture raised cows & it makes great Kefir.
The process only takes about 24 hrs & when it's done it looks like this:
And when the Kefir grains are strained, you can see the wonderful texture & creaminess:
We make it every day, so our Kefir is fresh.
So if you don't feel like making your own Milk Kefir, and it is an every day commitment, then you can stop by at our Café Bärbucha & pick up a jar or two:
We enjoy it the way it is.
Out of Milk, Kefir we also make Kefir Cheese. That one is also available through our place.
To find out more - click here: Kefir Cheese
And when you make cheese, you end up with another product: Whey.
To find out more - click here: Fermented Whey
(2*), (3*), (4*) https://draxe.com/kefir-benefits/
Disclaimer: All medical information in this post is merely information & not advise. If you need medical advice, please consult your doctor or other appropriate medical professional.