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HOW TO MAKE DAIRY-FREE KEFIR

Dairy Free Kefir



Milk kefir is becoming a common sight on grocery store shelves and a popular probiotic drink. However, those with a strong intolerance to dairy may have to forego milk kefir. The good news is there are reduced dairy and dairy-free kefir options that are easy to make at home! 

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OPTION #1: DAIRY FREE WATER KEFIR

What is it Dairy Free Kefir?

Water kefir is a completely dairy-free kefir product. It is a delightful beverage that can be flavored and carbonated. It is a great fermented alternative to soda pop

 

How to Make It Non Dairy Kefir?

Making water kefir is very similar to making dairy kefir, but instead of culturing milk, water kefir grains culture sugar water or fruit juice. Finished water kefir is quite versatile because It can be flavored in a variety of ways!

How-to Video: How to Make Water Kefir

 

OPTION #2: COCONUT MILK VEGAN KEFIR

What Is It Vegan Kefir?

Coconut milk kefir, a popular alternative to dairy milk kefir, is a tangy coconut-flavored cultured milk. It can be cultured with very little or no dairy exposure.

How to Make Vegan Kefir?

Coconut milk kefir can be cultured using milk kefir grains, kefir starter culture, or finished water kefir that has been cultured using water kefir grains.

GO TO RECIPE: How to Make Coconut Milk Kefir.

 

Reminders In Making Non Dairy Kefir

If culturing coconut milk using milk kefir grains, it is important that you return them to dairy milk periodically, in order to revitalize them and keep the kefir grains healthy.

 

OPTION #3: COCONUT WATER DAIRY FREE KEFIR

What Is It?

Coconut water is a popular natural electrolyte drink. Coconut water kefir is a delicious cultured option for those who wish to avoid all traces of dairy but still want a probiotic drink.

 

How To Make It

To make coconut water kefir, you can culture fresh coconut water from young coconuts or pasteurized coconut water found in health food stores.

There are two starter culture options for making coconut water kefir:  water kefir grains or kefir starter culture. Using water kefir grains ensures that there is no trace of dairy as there may be if you were to use milk kefir grains or the kefir culture starter.

LEARN MORE: Instructions on How to Make Coconut Water Kefir.

 

Reminders

If using water kefir grains, it is important that the grains are activated using sugar water. Once the grains are making good water kefir, they are ready to use with coconut water. In order to keep the water kefir grains healthy you will need to alternate between using coconut water and sugar water for each batch.

 

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