Kefir Whey



  • Milk Kefir
  • Cheese Cloth, Tight Weave Tea Towel,  or Cotton Bag, etc.


Set a colander in a bowl.  Lay multi-layered cheese cloth, a tight-weave tea towel or a cotton bag in the colander.  Pour the milk kefir into the cloth.  Gather up the edges and hang above a bowl or jar and allow the whey to drain off for 2-24 hours.  The longer the draining period the more whey it will produce and the thicker the kefir will become.  Use the resulting thickened kefir in place of yogurt, spreadable cheese or cream cheese in recipes depending on the finished consistency.


Ways to Use Whey:

  • Culturing Vegetables, Fruits and Condiments
  • Soaking Grains
  • Freeze into ice cubes and add to smoothies prior to blending
  • Make Lacto-Fermented Sodas
  • As a base for smoothies
  • In place of water in recipes

Kefir Whey

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