Category Archives: Kefir

There are two varieties of kefir grains: waterkefir and milkkefir. Both types of kefir grains have common topics. The common topics will be publised here.

7 reasons homemade kefir is better

1. You'll save money:

Homemade Kefir is better than Store-Bought

  1. Store-bought kefir is more expensive

At supermarkets can buy readymade kefir. But this kefir easily costs € 4 a pint. If you go for one week every day buy kefir at a store, you soon lose € 28 a week. While if you make the kefir itself, you bear only the cost of the milk. Milk cost € 0.65 / liter or € 2.28 / weekly costs on milk. The payback period is less than a week .

 2. You will create less waste

I hate to buy plastic. It is still polluting the environment, even when it is recycled, it takes forever to break down if it is just collapses (if not recycled). I’m always looking for ways to reduce my plastic consumption. By making homemade kefir I myself work to reduce waste !

3. Eliminate the toxins that are in plastic

By culturing homemade kefir in glass jars you can prevent undesirable to be exposed to BPA and other toxic substances !

4. Buy kefir once and make kefir for life

When purchasing kefirgrains, you can make unlimited kefir. Kefir is the ultimate reusable culture. For more information about the process of making kefir, see the instructions on our blog!

5. Each day, or if you wish, fresh kefir is available

When you create you own kefir you can make kefir as much as you think you need.

6. Lactose intolerance ? No problem

An important feature of homemade kefir is that you can decide what you used to make kefir. Milk kefir grains are very versatile and can be used in cows’ milk (raw or pasteurized), goat’s milk, soy milk or even coconut milk, this provides opportunities to people with lactose sensitivity.

7. Homemade kefir is fresher

Make your own homemade kefir and you will get the freshest product. This also means that it will be richer in probiotics than those sold in the store.

water kefir

1. You'll save money:

 

The benefits of Kefir

The health benefits of kefir

Kefir grains come in two varieties. The most common are the milk kefir grains and the others are the water kefir grains. The Kefir users agree that the first users of kefir were the people of the Caucasus, Russia. The story tells about how the people of the Caucasus accidentally discovered kefir grains in their leather bags where they kept their milk. The people started then intentionally drinking milk kefir. Milk kefir grains turn ordinary milk into a healthy probiotic drink. Later on the Russians where the first to perform medical studies on kefir. In one way or another kefir ended in our own kitchen. We regularly started drinking kefir in our family and we are experimenting with kefir. We enjoy the benefits of kefir. By regularly drinking kefir we feel protected against a variety of digestive diseases. Both milk kefir and water kefir as are known in the treatment of many common diseases.

Kefir is a probiotic-rich beverage


Milk kefirgrains  water kefirgrains


Both milk kefir and water kefir are rich in probiotics, although they have different strains. There are many more probiotics in kefir than in other health drinks, like yoghurt. Water kefir is also called tibicos. A dairy free diet is also good for lactose intolerance. Yet milk kefir is also good for lactose intolerance because the bacteria eat the lactose before it can harm human consumers. There is a milk drink that is friendly for people with lactose intolerance, it is milk kefir. Second, with water kefir you can stay away from the fat content in milk. Although skim milk has very little fat, Water kefir has zero percent fat. Thirdly, Water kefir is flexible. You can experiment more with water kefir grains because they work with different types of fluid as long as they have a sugar content. You can add any fruit or vegetable to your water kefir and work with more exciting flavors. The result is a vibrant, soda-like drink that soda could be your healthy alternative.