May 18, 2019

This naturally sweetened lemon or limeade is perfect for a summer cookout, or any time you need a cool little pick-me-up.  It will leave you feeling hydrated and refreshed.  Add some fruit, ginger and herbs for variety.      

Lite Lemon or...

February 22, 2019

I usually make this kvass after making Abigail's Applesauce:  a family favorite.  We then make use of the apple peelings and cores to make a delicious probiotic beverage.  Waste not, want not!  

Apple Kvass

Fill a quart jar 1/4-1/3 full of apple peeli...

July 12, 2018

Chocolate Banana Smoothie

  • 1 cup raw milk

  • 1 cup spinach, optional

  • 2 Tbsp. raw cacao, or to taste

  • 2 Tbsp. pure maple syrup, or to taste

  • 1 Tbsp. nut butter, optional

  • 1 tsp. vanilla

  • 1 frozen medium bananas, sliced

  • Shredded unsweetened...

March 11, 2018

I'm not going to lie, sometimes I get a mad craving for something chocolatey and sweet.  Cravings are clues that our body needs something.  When I crave chocolate, it's generally a sign that my body needs some healthy fat and likely magnesium.  This is a nice way to sa...

March 10, 2018

Here's an easy way to make your own coconut milk.  Now I know you can buy it in a can, but it generally has guar gum in it and that's not something that should be part of a healthy diet.  It's an additive that makes the milk thick and creamy, for less money.  Maybe the...

February 13, 2018

If you don't enjoy plain kefir, or enjoy flavored commercial kefir, give this recipe a try.  It will keep in the fridge for a couple days, so go ahead and make a double batch, if desired.

Flavored Kefir

  • 2 cups raw milk kefir

  • 1/4 cup frozen fruit

  • 2...

December 28, 2017

Cinnamon is a common spice, but many people don't realize that it is also one of the most beneficial spices.  Besides being delicious, cinnamon has protective antioxidant compounds.  It also has anti-inflammatory and anti-fungal properties, making it especially helpful...

December 13, 2017

Raw Milk Eggnog

  • 1 1/2 cups raw milk 

  • 2 egg yolks

  • 3 Tbsp. pure maple syrup

  • 1/2 vanilla

  • 1/2 tsp.  RealTaste Peace seasoning, or another spice blend

  • Pinch or two of salt, optional 

  • 1/4 tsp. rum extract, optional

1.  Mix together wit...

November 29, 2017

This is one of our favorite ways to use kefir, or raw yogurt.  It's a kid friendly way to ensure your family consumes probiotic food.  This produces a thick smoothie that's suitable for a smoothie bowl, if served right away.  It will keep in the fridge for


October 5, 2017

Today I grabbed a little cup without taking much notice of it and quickly snapped a picture.  After, I noticed it says Cup of Kindness on it.  Isn't that appropriate?  This drink has no coffee, or caffeine; so in place of a Cup of Joe (aka coffee),...

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