- 1 Cup of Kefirfermented
- ½ Cup of berriesfrozen or fresh
- 2 tablespoons of coconutshredded
- ½ bananaripe
- 2 teaspoons of applesauce
- ¼ Cup of ice shavings
- ¼ honey, organicoptional
Drinking plenty of fluids on a hot summer day is very important in order to stay hydrated. Without it, dehydration can cause some horrible symptoms that can range from a headache and fatigue to pain. The body is designed to hold and require a certain amount of fluids each day in order to maintain its self and when it’s hot outside, you can count on needing more than what you would need on a hot day. Milk kefir is a great drink to have in your refrigerator at all times When it’s hot, you will enjoy this nice cold beverage that can be sipped on after your day is complete or enjoy it first thing in the morning. The best thing about milk kefir is that it’s healthy and you can flavor it in so many different ways. It’s fun to experiment with some different flavors and this recipe is just a sample of what you can do with plain milk kefir.
Milk kefir is great to drink during the day because it contains probiotics that are very important to your digestive system. If you suffer with constipation, slow bowel movements, or if you have problems digesting your food, then milk kefir could improve your digestive functions.
In order to flavor the milk kefir, you must first make your milk kefir. This is done using milk kefir grains that can be purchased online through a reliable distributor. Once you have the grains, you simple place them in a glass of whole milk and allow it to sit in your kitchen for 24-48 hours. It’s important to remember that during this fermenting time, there are several factors that will play a role in how much time it takes to complete this process. Your kitchen temperature should be no lower than sixty degrees and no more than seventy-eight. There should be minimal lighting and keep it away from the Windows. To get the basic milk kefir recipe, click here.
Bananas are great tasting and can be added to so many different desserts or Simply eaten all alone. When you add it to milk kefir, you are adding additional vitamins and minerals to your drink. Bananas bring a lot of vitamins and minerals which can include folate, manganese, copper, Vitamin B6 and Vitamin C, Riboflavin, and potassium just to name a few. Bananas can help the body in building the immune system, modifying the metabolism, protect the health of your heart, help with urinary disorders and anemia. Because bananas have fiber, it is a great food to add to your diet for relieving constipation.
For this recipe, you will be able to use a variety of berries so you can personalise your milk kefir even more. Use blueberries, red raspberries, cherries, strawberries, black berries and more. Customize your berries to suit your taste. Berries, no matter which one you choose is going to be great. Berries can give your drink a unique taste that can vary every time you make this recipe because you can alternate the berries you choose.
Prepare the fruit
Prepare the berries
Add Ice Shavings
Put the lid on the blender and blend until smooth, approximately three minutes.