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Making water kefir at home doesn't have to be difficult - in fact, water kefir is one of the easiest beverages to make if you are just getting started culturing. You can learn to make homemade water kefir from our Cultures for Health team and other Real Food pros.
Water Kefir is a probiotic beverage made with water kefir grains or a powdered kefir starter culture. Water kefir grains can be used to culture sugar water, juice, or coconut water. A powdered kefir starter culture may also be used to culture coconut water or fruit juice.
Water kefir grains consist of bacteria and yeast existing in a symbiotic relationship. The term kefir grains describes the look of the culture only. Water kefir grains contain no actual "grains" such as wheat or rye.
Whether you want to add a probiotic kick to your drink or are looking for some flavor inspiration, we have a wide selection of expert advice articles, how-to videos, and recipes to help you make water kefir at home. Browse our expert advice below and remember...you can do this!
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Learn to make kefir with a direct-set starter culture. Our step-by-step instructions make it easy to make Kefir at home using milk, juice, or coconut water.
Water kefir lemonade is one of the easiest ways to flavor water kefir. Learn to make this refreshing probiotic lemonade to replace the super sweet version.
Learn how to put your water kefir grains on hold when you go on vacation or just need to take a break.
Trying to get your water kefir grains to grow? Learn tricks for helping your water kefir grains multiply including the importance of adequate minerals.
Do your water kefir grains smell funny? Or stopped making kefir? Learn how to repair damaged water kefir grain so you can get back to making water kefir.
With the right steps and a little luck, Milk Kefir Grains can be converted into a water kefir culture. Learn how to make the switch.