How to Get More Kefir from Powdered Kefir Starter

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It probably goes without saying that I am interested in sustainable food ways. I like nourishing food that we can make over and over again from simple ingredients. I like making things myself and believe that homemade anything is better than store-bought everything. I like to reduce waste in my kitchen and in my landfill.

So you might think that something like a powdered kefir culture wouldn’t make it into my kitchen on a regular basis, at least not when milk kefir grains are available. Right now I actually have both milk kefir grains and powdered milk kefir culture creating quarts and quarts of probiotic goodness. I’ll get to the reasons I’m a fan of this powdered kefir culture in a minute, but first let me tell you something else that I recently figured out.

I’m sure I’m the last person to have thought of this, but just in case I’m not, here’s how I am making way more milk kefir than I initially thought I could get out of a single packet of kefir starter.

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Sarah’s Grilled Gluten-Free/Vegan Sourdough Pizza

Making a Gluten-Free Pizza

I realize it’s May, and I am just now digging up some notes for a blog post cultured up in September of 2014. I finally found the time in the fall to try out Sarah’s summer pizza recipe, as it sounded so good that I had to do it when I had the chance. Now… 

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A Closer Look: Fermented Vegetable Master (and Save 30%!)

Fermented Vegetables

“Good alternative to a traditional fermenting crock. Great size for those with small households.” -Holly This week you can get the Fermented Vegetable Master for 30% Off!  Use coupon code FVM at checkout (expires 5/9/15).  So… today seemed like a good opportunity to take a closer look at the Fermented Vegetable Master.

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