How to make a thicker and smoother Kefir?
Kefir 101

How to make a thicker and smoother Kefir?

May 22, 2022

There are numerous pieces of advice on how to make a thicker and creamier Kefir. Most of them really work and do not require additional resources to obtain a really better Kefir brew. However, in [ … ]

How to make coconut milk kefir?
Kefir 101

How to make Coconut Milk Kefir?

July 29, 2021

Making Kefir with coconut milk is the most widespread (and tasty) way to obtain a dairy-free, lactose-free, and vegan-friendly alternative to the classic milk kefir. Not surprisingly, coconut Kefir is made with coconut milk. Note [ … ]

Non-dairy kefir for vegans
Kefir 101

Is Kefir vegan?

May 31, 2021

Lots of readers ask me whether they could benefit from the probiotic features of Kefir while staying vegan? The short answer is: it depends! We distinguish two types of Kefir: Milk Kefir and Water Kefir, [ … ]

Kefir Cheese
Kefir 101

How to make kefir cheese – heating recipe

May 30, 2021

As we said in the article about the “no-heat” method of making Kefir cheese, the difference between the “heat” and “no-heat” methods is essentially just in the way the curd gets separated from the whey. [ … ]

Kefir skin
Kefir & Health

What is “kefir skin”?

May 24, 2021

Kefir is much more than a healthy drink! Besides the myriad of beneficial effects on your gut microflora, Kefir can also positively affect lots of skin problems such as acne, rosacea, atopic dermatitis, and many [ … ]

Kefir smoothies
Kefir 101

How to make Kefir smoothies

May 20, 2021

The combination of the powerful probiotic properties of Kefir with the appealing taste of fresh fruits and berries is often referred to as the best and most enjoyable part of any healthy diet. And, of [ … ]

Kefir grains
Kefir 101

How to make milk Kefir at home?

May 15, 2021

Kefir is a highly beneficial probiotic drink prepared by adding fresh cow’s, goat’s, or sheep’s milk to a particular symbiotic culture, called SCOBY, standing for Symbiotic Culture Of Bacteria and Yeast. The SCOBY, also called [ … ]