- 1 liter of waterfiltered preferred
- 1/8 teaspoon of saltsea salt unrefined preferred
- ½ teaspoon of molassesor you can use 2 teaspoons of maple syrup
- ¼ - ½ cup of water kefir grainspurchased from a reputable source
- ¼ cup of sugarorganic cane, sucanat, or rapadura
- Liquid mineralsoptional and only a few drops are needed
- ½ egg shellclean and crumbled – optional
When you want to drink healthier but not sure what to drink, consider the satisfying taste of kefir water. Not only are you getting a drink that is not plagued with all the harmful refined sugar and caffeine that can be found in sodas but it is a straight forward drink that will offer assistance to your digestive system and can be flavored to suit any mood you are in. One such flavor that is an all-time favorite drink is lemonade. Kefir flavoring is easy to come up with and can be done with a simple process, and about twenty four hours.
Lemons have been used over time for many reasons. To drink lemon alone will most likely make you pucker up or make those funny faces but when you mix lemon with water, you get a delicious and nutritious drink that your body will appreciate. Lemons have been known to have alkaline which helps to restore the body’s ph balance.
It’s also high in vitamin C, dissolve kidney or gall stones, and can increase the levels of oxygen which can aid if you are having a difficult time breathing. Lemon has an antibacterial property and can be used to treat high blood pressure. It improves eye disorders.
When you want to add lemon flavoring to your kefir water, you will find that it is very simple to do and requires a simple process. You can make this on the go or make a large amount for a lot of people. Lemons are also pleasing to smell as well so sit back and enjoy a delicious drink that is great tasting and good for you too.
You will need to order kefir grains from a reputable individual or business. These kefir grains will help you make a probiotic beverage that has the right amount of good bacteria, enzymes, and yeast as well as vitamins too. Anyone can benefit from drinking kefir, including kids. In fact, you may be able to get them completely off of soda which can be beneficial in so many ways. Sodas are filled with refined sugars and other preservatives that can be hard and hurtful for the body. Kefir water can even fizz like soda so your kids won’t miss a thing.
Heat a cup of the water
Add sugar, salt, and syrup
Allow the mixture to cool to room temperature
Pour the mixture
Pour all of the mixture from the pot to the jar, and be sure to get it all in there.
Add shells, grains, and water
Add the lid
Wipe the edge of the jar with a clean damp cloth and place the lid on. Be sure that the lid fits the jar tightly.
Let it set
Allow the mixture to set from twelve hours to thirty-six hours before it is done. There are many factors that will play a role in how long it takes your kefir water to complete; the temperature of your home, what you are baking or cooking at the time, and the kefir grains. You can begin checking the kefir after twelve hours. If you let it go too long, you won’t be able to drink it. Once the drink tastes sweet to you, it’s time to finish the process.
Drain off the kefir grains
Add the lid
Place in a dark area
Place the jar back into the dark area of your kitchen for twenty four hours so the flavoring has the chance to mingle around and infuse.