I have fallen in love with making my own coconut milk kefir and yogurt.
I don’t know why, but it’s extremely satisfying and fun! You can bake with it, put it in smoothies, eat and drink it plain, and it’s extremely good for you.
Just watching it transform from one thing into another is like performing your own science experiments at home.
I guess it satisfies the nerd in me.
There are numerous ways to make the kefir or yogurt.
You can warm it with your oven light, put it on a heating pad in a cooler, let it sit on a heat register…but I found this yogurt maker on Amazon. It makes making the kefir and yogurt so easy! And it was only $24.99, so very affordable.
This morning we used some of the coconut milk kefir in our smoothie. Delicious!
I’ll post my Vanilla Coconut Yogurt recipe in a few days. It’s just as easy to make as the coconut milk kefir with only a few small adjustments.
Tony arrived home last night!
Tails are no longer tucked under, ears are perky, and wife is happy. We are off to walk the dogs.
Hope you’re enjoying your weekend!
Coconut Milk Kefir
42 ounces of Organic, BPA Free, Canned Full Fat Coconut Milk
1 1/2 Tablespoons of Medicnal Honey
Place all ingredients in an extra large measuring cup with pouring spout. Whisk thoroughly until honey is completely dissolved. Pour evenly into warming cups. Cover and let warm for 8 hours. Poor from small cups into large container and refrigerate overnight before using.
Serves 2-4 (The 2 of us drink the whole thing as a meal)
2 Cups of Coconut Milk Kefir
1 Large Handful of Organic Baby Spinach
1 Organic Banana
2 Organic Carrots
2 Stalks of Organic Celery
1 Small Organic Apple
1 Cup of Frozen Organic Blueberries
Juice of 1 Organic Lemon
2 Tablespoons of Organic Raw Chia Seeds
2 Tablespoons of Organic Raw Pumpkin Seeds
1 Tablespoon of Organic Virgin Coconut Oil
1 Tablespoon of Organic Ground Cinnamon
1 Tablespoon of Organic Ground Turmeric
1/2 Tablespoon of Organic Ground Ginger
Coconut Water, for thinning (About 1 Cup)
Ice (About 1 1/2 Cups)
Place all ingredients except coconut water and ice in blender and blend until smooth. Add coconut water to thin, add ice for a chill and blend thoroughly.