Can the Soda

Informed consumers are the choir when it comes to preaching on the health hazards associated with soda consumption.  However, not all buyers are as savvy.  In the year 2000, Americans spent over $61 billion on soft drinks, many of those consumers were young children.  To continue sales, the soft drink industry spends over 700 million dollars annually in advertising. Today, soft drinks […]

How Do I Make Kefir?

Supplies for Making Kefir: 1. Kefir Culture. Buy the grain, not the powdered starter. A kefir grain is alive and will multiply over time. The powdered versions are expensive and they have a limited number of times that they will reproduce. Avoid contact with metal and chlorinated water. (Although I have to confess, I have […]

Sprouting & Other Alternatives to Sourdough

Here is a question someone sent me: Question: OK, so I’ve been reading A LOT about sourdough, and I have a beginner’s understanding of the chemistry behind it and why it is more nutritious to eat bread leavened in this way. Could you give me a brief explanation of what my different options are for […]