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Long Fermented Sprouted Spelt Sourdough Cinnamon Rolls

Long Fermented Sprouted Spelt Sourdough Cinnamon Rolls

A happy morning for all! I have always enjoyed baking!  One of my fondest childhood memories is baking with my grandma.  She would give me my own piece of bread dough to make my very own “coffee cake” creation.  We would work side by side. […]

Carrot Turnip Dill Slices

Carrot Turnip Dill Slices

Are you wondering what to do with your turnips??  How about some delicious carrot turnip slices that can sub in for pickles on your sandwich any day???  This is fun and quick to put together, and yields amazing results!! Remember that dill that you put […]

Food Fermenting Equipment

Food Fermenting Equipment

Today’s post is going to be 2 posts rolled into one!  I want to tell you about the food fermenting equipment I use and love and also about those beautiful ferments I posted on my social media pages the other day.  My love for fermentation […]

Sauerkraut:  French style

Sauerkraut: French style

Hey gang!  I promised to share my very favorite sauerkraut recipe with you, and I’m here to deliver!  If you missed my post on Fermenting 101, or how to make sauerkraut, be sure to go and read those two posts so that you know how […]

Fermenting Equipment Resource List

Fermenting Equipment Resource List

Here is a list of some of my favorite fermenting equipment and where you can purchase it from! Food Grade Utility Crocks and weights—I purchased mine at ACE Hardware.  A few of my local ACE hardware stores did not carry the crocks, however told me […]

Fermenting 101

Fermenting 101

CANNING VS. FERMENTING Fresh produce all has good bacteria (and some bad) growing on it.  Helpful digestive enzymes are also abundant in fresh produce.  The nutrient content of produce actually decreases exponentially for each day after it has been harvested.  So we either want to […]

Sauerkraut 101

Sauerkraut 101

Ah Fermenting…how I love thee!  Fermented foods are so nutritious and SO easy!  Fermented foods are loaded with gut enhancing bacteria which boosts your immune system.  70-80% of your immune defenses are located in your gut!  Serotonin-the “feel good” neurotransmitter (enables you to experience good […]

Kombucha Second Ferment Instructions

Kombucha Second Ferment Instructions

The Second ferment is what causes your Kombucha to have the fun, Fizzy effect!  You do not need to do a second ferment-it’s optional.  You can drink your Kombucha as it is after the first 7-14 days of fermenting.  However, flavoring and making kombucha fizzy […]

How to Make Your own SCOBY for your Kombucha Brew

How to Make Your own SCOBY for your Kombucha Brew

In order to make kombucha tea you will need to obtain a SCOBY or “Symbiotic Culture Of Bacteria and Yeast”.  This is often referred to as the “mother”, “mushroom” or “culture”.  I prefer making my own SCOBY because it is so easy! HOW TO MAKE […]

Kombucha!

Kombucha!

Kombucha is a healthy drink-we use it as a soda alternative.  It is fizzy, delicious, thirst quenching, and fun!  You can buy bottles of it anywhere from $3.33-$4.79 a bottle….OR you can make your own for pennies per batch!!  It is rich in glucoronic acid, […]