cucumber lime kombucha

Cucumber Lime Kombucha

Cucumber, lime and coriander are all considered “cooling” foods according to ayurveda. This mildly flavored kombucha is a great way to cool off when the mercury rises. And if you’re …

Spicy Sauerkraut

Looking to spice up your basic sauerkraut? Give this variation a go… adjust the level of heat to your liking. This recipe posts up about a 2 out of 5 …

Kefir Mac & Cheese

This is a rich, indulgent spin on America’s favorite comfort food! I did my best to substitute more nutrient dense and better sourced ingredients (gluten free pasta, sprouted flour, grass-fed …

Snap Pea Kimchi

Sugar snap peas make a great, easy style of kimchi. Their sweetness nicely balances the many strong flavors of the kimchi paste– spicy, savory, salty, and pungent.   Print Snap …

Caring for your DIY Sauerkraut

You made your take-home jar of sauerkraut at the San Diego Fermentation Festival. Here are some tips to ensure it turns out great! Be sure to “burp” the jar within …

Sweet-Spicy Soaked Nuts

Here’s a quick recipe for spicy and sweet candied nuts. A holiday (or any time of year) treat, and makes a great gift! Start with our soaked-brined nuts technique/recipe. For …

Coconut Yogurt

Fiendishly simple, this fluffy coconut cream based “yogurt” uses water kefir (tibicos) as the fermentation agent. It creates a light, fluffy (almost like whipped cream), effervescent texture, and a slightly …

Miso Soup (Vegan)

One of the quintessential Japanese flavor enhancers, miso paste, plays a prominent role in this classic simple soup. Ichiban dashi (first stock) is the light, flavor-rich broth made from kelp …