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Probiotic food The Body Ecology Diet

Tips & Tricks to Make Young Green Coconut Kefir (YCK)

I’ve made young green coconut kefir (yck) for going on 10 years and have moved through many learning curves. As a result, I can now whip up a batch of this delicious drink in much less time then I once did and with zero frustration. I hope my tips ‘n tricks help you be ready to dive in. My recipe here and a great visual here.

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Probiotic food Recipe

Short-Term Traditional Pickles 🥒🥒

In Vermont, pickling cucumbers drip from their vines straight through July into about mid-September. This rush of cucumbers is what inspired me to seek out a traditionally made pickle. A tried ‘n true recipe that stood the test of time and was proclaimed good enough to get passed from generation to generation. I wanted a recipe that did not use vinegar or canning methods/pasteurization to keep the cucumber’s integrity alive and crisp.  

After playing with recipes I found online and in cookbooks, my sister-in-law nonchalantly pulled a pickle from her crock one hot summer day. This pickle had the classic deli pickle firmness with a refreshing taste all its own and it was raw without vinegar involved.

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Probiotic food The Body Ecology Diet

Hemp Milk Kefir: Recipe

Hemp milk kefir has a life of its own and needs a good amount of attention. This isn’t the kind of kefir that you make right before going on vacation or make and push to the back of refrigerator. This is the queen of kefir, the oh so spoiled one.

The good news is that hemp kefir will pay you back in many ways with its bubbly probiotic aliveness and the right touch of sweetness.

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B.E.D. Probiotic food

Stop Sugar Cravings with No Salt Probiotic Food

 

Sugar cravings are real and strike all times of the day; especially the late afternoon! Their are many reasons we experience energy dips and I’m not getting in to that here; instead I want to mention a healthy, easy way to get a handle on your sugar cravings …

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Cultured Foods Probiotic food

Eczema Battle – Call the Cultured Troops!

 

Probiotic-rich, unsalted cultured food helps eczema/dermatitis and other skin disorders because at the root of these conditions is often a gut flora imbalance and damaged intestinal lining.

Cultured foods, naturally rich in probiotics, deliver loads of beneficial bacteria to the gut where they quickly colonize – crowding out the pathogenic bacteria, yeast, etc. living there. Not only do friendly flora keep bad guys “in check”, but also maintain a balanced