This delicious, festive salad is a great aid to digestion and perfect with kombucha marinated goose or turkey. The pomegranate ads a nice texture with a snappy pop of refreshing juice as well as a symbolic touch of new life and rebirth. A perfect solstice salad.
Pomegranate, Mint and Sauerkraut Salad
December 20th, 2012 | Fermentation, Fertility, Gluten Free, Grain-Free, Holiday, Recipes, Salads, Vegetarian, Christmas, digestion, festive, lactic acid, mint, pomegranate, relish, sauerkraut
Wild Honey Bees are Full of Healthy Lactic Acid Bacteria
March 24th, 2012
I picked this article up from Organic Connections, the University of Lund has just made some amazing discoveries about bees and their gut flora. The prevalence of antibiotics throughout our environment are destroying their vital diversity. The Burmese have a traditional folk remedy using wild fo ...
Pickled Diakon, Ginger and Carrot Relish
February 16th, 2011
This is a very simple recipe that I made one day while making kimchi, I had left over diakon and carrots. This is really delicious, fresh and crisp. A living food full of enzymes and probiotics. 3 medium organic carrots, julienne 1 medium diakon radish, julienne 1-2" ginger, grated or pounded ...
The Amazing Health Benefits of Kefir
January 26th, 2011
Reposting of the information about kefir put together over at www.bovinity.webs.com. A wonderful and well-researched look into how kefir can help with cancer, herpes, IBS, immune disfunction, allergies, colitis and leaky gut among many other things. Alternate names for milk-based Kefir Grains (a ...
January 25th, 2011
At the end of the summer I was down on Hastings in one of my favorite little stores--Como--it is run by a feisty Asian couple who speak Italian. They get in large sacks of fresh olives towards the end of the summer. This year I decided to buy one and try to figure out what to do with them. Just as I ...
Lime and Chili Sauerkraut
August 3rd, 2009
This is a very simple recipe, but has a fantastic flavor. Any type of cabbage can be used. One firm cabbage 2-3 chilis 6 keffir lime leaves 2 Tablespoon coarse sea salt Method Cut cabbage into quarters, remove inner core and slice thinly. Alternatively grate or put through a food proce ...
May 24th, 2007
1 head of cabbage, shredded 1 T caraway seeds (optional) 2 T sea salt 2 T whey (optional) Method: Mix the cabbage, caraway seeds and salt together. Pound to release the juices. Place mixture into a jar and press down firmly so that the juices cover the cabbage by at least a centimeter ...
How to Make Yogurt
May 23rd, 2007
The most important concern with yogurt is to maintain a constant incubation temperature of about 110ºF (43ºC). This is the temperature that those friendly bacteria become the most active. There are several ways to do this depending on the season and where you live in the world. Simply use a ...