Kefir Recipes

Kefir Nutrition Facts

Before learning the kefir recipes, we should 1st know what are the nutritional content of kefir.

The kefir nutrition indicated in the image is just an approximation. Not all kefir drink have the same nutritional facts but it more or less in the range.

Kefir Nutrition Facts

 

Kefir Whole Food

How to make kefir grains

To have a lifetime supply of kefir grains you simple just need to start creating your kefir drink, simply get your kefir grains and mix it with milk or brown sugar depending on what kind of grains it is, then the grains will multiply as many as you want.

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How to make kefir yogurt

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How to make kefir cheese

Making Kefir Cheese

Things to Prepare

  • 4 cups of milk kefir
  • 1 tight weave cloth or cheese cloth
  • Plastic Strainer
  • Glass Jar

Procedures

  1. Place the tight weave cloth or cheese cloth in the strainer then place the strainer in a glass jar.
  2. Pour the milk kefir into the cheesecloth.
  3. The glass jar will catch the kefir whey which is the liquid that will drop through the cheesecloth.
  4. Let it drain for 12-24 hours, after the milk kefir has stopped dripping you will get a lump of kefir cheese in the cheesecloth.
  5. Remove the kefir cheese in the cheesecloth and place it in airtight glass container then keep it re-fridge.
  6. Save the whey that has dripped into the bowl. You can make fermented drinks or cultured vegetables. Just place the whey in a glass jar in the fridge.

Notes:

  • You will normally get half of kefir whey and another half of kefir cheese.
  • For the kefir whey, it can still be use like creating fermented drink, ingredients for sauce, mix it in a salad, smoothies and etc!

Kefir Breakfast Recipes

Healthy Kefir breakfast bowl (Kefir Bircher)

Things to Prepare
  • ⅓ cup quick cooking oats
  • ½ tbsp chia or flax seeds
  • ¾ tsp ground cinnamon
  • ⅔ cup plain kefir
  • 1 ripe medium-sized banana, sliced
  • Add ins: berries, coconut flakes, granola, hemp seeds, goji berries, nut or seed butter, or any other desired toppings
Procedures
  1. In a bowl, combine the first three ingredients.
  2. Pour the kefir over top and stir. It will be quite thick already, and it will continue to get thicker as you let it sit. Feel free to add more/less kefir to your liking.
  3. Stir in the banana and add your desired toppings.

Chocolate Chips Kefir Pancake

Things to Prepare

  • 1 3/4 cups flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 2 cups kefir
  • 2 large eggs
  • 4-6 oz chocolate chips (optional)

Procedures

  1. In a clean bowl, combine first 5 ingredients.
  2. Blend in eggs. One at a time.
  3. Stir in kefir until moistened.
  4. Mix chocolate chips into the mixture.
  5. Cook on a griddle at  350º F.

Mushroom Kefir Omellette

Things to Prepare

  • 1 cup thinly sliced mushroom of your choice
  • 3 medium eggs
  • 2 tablespoons of kefir
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil or butter
  • Cheddar Cheese (to taste)
  • Pinch of salt and pepper

Procedures

  1. In a clean mixing bowl, combine eggs and kefir.
  2. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  3. In a frying pan, cook mushrooms under medium heat with oil or butter until golden.
  4. Lower the heat and add egg-kefir mixture to the mushroom by spreading it evenly on the pan.
  5. Add cheddar when the omelette starts to set, but there is still some raw egg sitting on top.
  6. Remove  the omelette from heat and use the handle to shake the omelette loose from the pan.  Using your fork or spatula, fold it on top of itself.
  7. Serve immediately.

Breakfast Burrito with Kefir

Things to Prepare

  • 1 small tortilla
  • 1 medium egg
  • A handful of cheese (honestly, a craft slice is so quick and easy)
  • 2 tbsp of kefir
  • salsa

Procedures

  1. Spread half of the cheese on top of the tortilla and warm it in the toaster oven.
  2. While warming tortilla, stir the egg in a microwavable bowl. Mix in the rest of the cheddar and the kefir into it.
  3. Microwave the egg-cheddar-kefir mixture on high temperature for 1 minute and 5 seconds.
  4.  Once the kefir mixture is done, the tortilla should be warm and the cheese melted.
  5. Egg that tortilla and roll it up.
  6. Top it off with salsa if you want.
  7. Enjoy.

Kefir Drink

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Kefir Smoothie

Strawberry Kefir Smoothie

Things to Prepare

  • 1 cup kefir
  • 1-2 tbsp honey
  • 1/2 cup fresh or frozen strawberries
  • ice cubes (optional)

Procedures

  1. Combine all ingredients in a blender
  2. Blend until it becomes smooth.
  3. Serve and enjoy.

This recipe is good for 2 cups of smoothies.

Banana Kefir Smoothie

Things to Prepare

  • 1 cup kefir
  • 1-2 tbsp honey
  • 1/2 cup fresh banana
  • ice cubes (optional)

Procedures

  1. Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.
  2. Serve and enjoy.

This recipe is good for 2 cups of smoothies.

Blueberry Kefir Smoothie

Things to Prepare

  • 4 cup kefir
  • 1-2 tbsp honey, as desired
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen blueberries
  • ice cubes (optional)

Procedures

  1. Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.
  2. Serve and enjoy.

This recipe is good for 6 cups of smoothies.

Strawberry-Banana Kefir Smoothie

Things to Prepare

  • 1 cup kefir
  • 1/2 cup frozen strawberries
  • 1 medium-sized fresh ripe banana
  • 1-2 tbsp honey or sweetener, as desired
  • Add ins: powdered herbs or seaweeds, chia or flax seeds, flax or cod liver oil, as desired (optional)

Procedures

  1. Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.
  2. Add other ingredients from the add ins, as desired.
  3. Refrigerate or enjoy immediately.

Peach-Ginger Kefir Smoothie

  • 1 cup kefir
  • 1/2 cup frozen peaches
  • 1/2 cup fresh peaches
  • pinch of dried ginger powder
  • 1-2 tbsp honey or sweetener, as desired

Procedures

  1. Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.
  2. Refrigerate or enjoy immediately.

Cherry Berry Kefir Smoothie

  • 1 cup kefir
  • 1/2 cup frozen cherries
  • 1/2 cup fresh blueberries, strawberries of raspberries
  • 1-2 tbsp honey or sweetener, as desired
  • Add ins: powdered herbs or seaweeds, chia or flax seeds, flax or cod liver oil, as desired (optional)

Procedures

  1. Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.
  2. Add other ingredients from the add ins, as desired.
  3. Refrigerate or enjoy immediately.

Blackberry-Mango Kefir Smoothie

Things to Prepare

  • 1 cup kefir
  • 1/2 cup frozen blackberries
  • 1/2 cup fresh mango
  • 1-2 tbsp honey or sweetener, as desired
  • Add ins: powdered herbs or seaweeds, chia or flax seeds, flax or cod liver oil, as desired (optional)

Procedures

  1. Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.
  2. Add other ingredients from the add ins, as desired.
  3. Refrigerate or enjoy immediately.

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  1. I am pre diabetic and was provided a jar of kefir.
    I am not sure how much I should consume each day.
    Quantity of brown sugar to use to make a batch for consumption every two days. The time required for fermenting kefir.