Gummy Candy

Perfect treat to your little kids, it’s not only delicious but also nutritious food for the kids.

Gummy Candy
Ingredients

  • 1 cup fruit juice or puree
  • 1 1/4 cup water kefir
  • 6 T. plain gelatin (I use beef gelatin)
  • 2-3 T. raw honey

Instructions

  1. Simply heat the gelatin and fruit juice until the gelatin is dissolved. Remove from the heat and leave it to cool down.
  2. Then add the kefir and honey on the gelatin mixture and stir. Slowly pour the mixture into your favorite shape molds or pan.
  3. Finally, refrigerate for half an hour then remove the gummy into their molds and store into a container with seal.

Enjoy!

Chicken Salad Recipe for Sandwiches

Simple and old-fashioned chicken salad recipe that is easy to make. Try this recipe now!

chicken saladIngredients

  • 1 stalk celery
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 1/2-2 cups mayonnaise (depending on how wet you like your salad)
  • 2 whole boneless chicken breasts
  • 1 onion, quartered
  • 1 cup celery, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon dill seed
  • salt and pepper

Instructions

  1. Begin by placing the chicken, celery stalk and onion in a saucepan. Then let it boil and simmer for about 20 minutes or until the chicken is cook.
  2. Next is to drain the liquid and discard the onion and celery. Then allow the chicken to cool. Chop the chicken using a knife or you can just use the a food processor to chop the chicken meat.
  3. Mix the chicken with mayonnaise,  salt & pepper, parsley, chopped celery, dill seed, lemon juice in a medium sized bowl and cover. Then refrigerate until chilled.

Enjoy!

Homemade Biscuit

Homemade biscuit made with gluten free flour and kefir. Serve this tasty and yummy biscuits to your kids!

kefir biscuitIngredients

  • 1 medium egg
  • 1 tbsp. (15g) sugar
  • ½ tsp (2g) sea salt
  • ½ tsp. (2g) baking soda
  • ¼ cup (30g) of millet flour
  • ¼ cup (30g) of fine corn flour
  • 1 tbsp. (10g) baking powder
  • 4 tbsp. (60g) of butter, softened
  • 1 cup (160g) of brown rice flour
  • 7 tbsp. (84g) of potato starch
  • 300g of your favorite gluten free flour
  • ½ cup (100g) of kefir (this may vary and depends on your gluten free flour)

Instructions

  1. Begin by sifting in a mixing bowl the gluten free flours, baking powder, soda, sugar and salt together.
  2. Next add the butter, egg and kefir into the flour mixture then mix until it smooth. Cover and leave for about 30 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, preheat the oven to 375°F.
  4. Gently roll out to ¾ inch thick and use a glass to cut your biscuits, it should make 9 biscuits. Then place on an un-greased baking sheet the biscuits.
  5. Finally, bake the biscuits for about 15-20 minutes.

Enjoy!

Bicol Express

Try this popular Filipino dish the Bicol Express. A hot and spicy dish made with in coconut milk, pork and with chilies.

bicol expressIngredients

  • 1 tbsp. salt
  • 1/2 lb. pork belly, diced
  • 1 medium-sized onion, minced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 cups chili pepper, seeded and sliced
  • 2 cups thin coconut milk
  • 1-1/2 to 2 cups fresh alamang (tiny shrimps)
  • 1 cup thick coconut cream
  • salt to taste

Instructions

  1. Start by soaking the chilis in a water with salt. Leave for 30 minutes then rinse thoroughly and drain.
  2. Next, mix the pork, garlic, thin coconut milk, alamang, onion and salt. Then boil and lessen the heat then simmer for about 10 minutes.
  3. Then add the chilis and cook unitl the liquid evaporates. And finally pour the thick coconut cream then continue cooking until oil comes out from the cream.

Enjoy!

Coffee Ice Cream

Homemade coffee ice cream recipe using kefir milk with coffee or espresso. It’s quick and easy to make just follow simple instructions.

coffee ice creamIngredients

  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 cups kefir (use 1 cup kefir cheese + 1 cup milk kefir for a creamier result)
  • 1/2 cup strong coffee or espresso
  • 2 cups cream, half-and-half, or milk

Instructions

  1. In this recipe you can use kefir made with cow milk, goat milk, or coconut milk.
  2. In a large bowl, pour the hot coffee or espresso and sugar then stir until sugar is dissovle.
  3. Next is to whisk the coffee-sugar mixture with remaining ingredients into the large bowl. Then refregerate for about 1 to 2 hours or follow the manufacturer’s instructions.

Enjoy!

Buttermilk Herb Muffins

These delicious muffins are fluffy and have a slight tangy taste. I add kefir on these recipe because nothing beats the flavor and texture of muffins baked with kefir.

Buttermilk-Herb-MuffinsIngredients

  • ¾ cup of Tapioca Flour (90g)
  • ¾ cup of Coconut Flour (120g)
  • 1 teaspoon of Kosher Salt
  • ½ teaspoon of Baking Soda
  • 1 teaspoon of Baking Powder
  • 2 Tablespoons of Raw Honey
  • ¾ cup of Butter, softened
  • 4 Eggs
  • ¾ cup of Kefir
  • 1 teaspoon of Fresh Thyme Leaves
  • 1 teaspoon of Parsley
  • 1 teaspoon of chopped Fresh Sage Leaves

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350F and line a muffin tin with cupcake liners.
  2. Then sift together in a bowl the tapioca flour, coconut flour, salt, baking powder, and baking soda.
  3. On a mixing bowl, whip together the butter and honey on high speed for a few minutes.
  4. Next is to add one at a time the eggs and whip until combined before adding another egg.
  5. Then into the mixture add about a third of the dry ingredients and whip until combined.
  6. And add about a third kefir and whip again.
  7. Repeat the previous two instructions until the dry and wet ingredients are completely combined.
  8. Add the herbs this time and whip for 30 seconds.
  9. Pour the batter into the cupcake liners. Then bake afterwards for about 25-28 mins at 350F.
  10. Allow to cool before serving.

Enjoy!

Banana Bread

Moist and delicious banana bread that is easy to make, just follow simple steps here.

banana breadIngredients

  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup kefir
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 1/4 cup cups bananas, mashed
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 1/3 cup sugar (rapadura or Sucanat)
  • 3/4 cup nuts, chopped (optional)

Instructions

  1. Begin by mixing the kefir and flour in a bowl and leave it for 12 to 24 hours prior to making bread. Then cover to let the flour soak.
  2. Meanwhile preheat the oven to 300F.
  3. Next, mix together in a large bowl the sugar, butter, vanilla, eggs, bananas, and nuts. Then add the kefir-flour mixture into the bowl and mix until blend.
  4. Add the baking soda and baking powder and mix just until blended. Then pour the batter into a greased bread pan (9×5-inch).
  5. Finally, bake for approximately 1-1/2 hours until the inserted toothpick comes out clean. (The time of baking may vary on the sizes of pan that you are using and the number of pans that are baking at once.)

Enjoy!