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Easy Coconut Water Kefir – How to make instructions and video (tropical probiotic)

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Another of my favorite probiotic treats is homemade, dairy-free Coconut Water Kefir (a naturally fermented beverage) made from young coconuts. Beneficial probiotics feed on the sugar in the water and leave a slightly fizzy, sour, champagne-like elixir that you can add to your healing arsenal. Oftentimes, I make a batch of Coconut Kefir Yogurt at the same time since I’m opening coconuts and have all the ingredients that I need for both.

Coconut Kefir Elixir and Coconut Kefir Yogurt are basically food tools that help maintain a healthy inner ecosystem which keeps immune systems and digestion strong. There are many important benefits of coconut kefir including relief from disease as well as sugar cravings. Shiny hair, clear skin, bright eyes and a flat abdomen are a few more bennies.

While you can make Coconut Water Kefir with kefir grains (and I have many times) or starter packs, I find that you can get a more consistent result, with much less work and expense, by using a simple quality probiotic capsule or two.

According to Donna Gates, author of The Body Ecology, a half cup of the Coconut Water Kefir with meals greatly helps digestion. You can add ginger, stevia, lemon, and/or lime if desired. A half cup at bedtime will help establish a healthy inner ecosystem. Studies from Europe show that when you are lying still during sleep, the microflora reproduce faster. In the morning, combine a half cup of the Coconut Water Kefir with unsweetened cranberry or black currant juice, as a great wake-up tonic.

If you are lactose intolerant or interested in eliminating dairy from your diet, keep your inner ecosystem thriving without the dairy yogurt and enjoy Coconut Water Kefir and Coconut Kefir Yogurt instead.

Makes: approx. 3 cups | Preparation Time: 20mins to prepare and 1-2 days to ferment

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