Florida Orange Juice

There are some great perks to living in Florida.  Great weather in the winter, white sandy beaches, Busch Gardens, and of course freshly squeezed orange juice.  My parents have a few citrus trees, so right about now (Jan- Feb) the oranges and grapefruits are in abundance.  We pick lots of oranges, juice them, and then drink the juice right away, or freeze the juice in [...]

By | 2013-06-05T02:46:27-04:00 February 15th, 2012|Beverages|1 Comment

Homemade Buttermilk

We made raw butter a few days ago.  One result of raw butter is leftover raw buttermilk.  The raw cream separates into butter and buttermilk.  The buttermilk is the liquid that is left at the bottom of the bowl.  This is a great extra benefit of making raw butter.  The buttermilk tastes a little sweet and salty at the same time.  It is a great [...]

By | 2017-10-05T20:40:57-04:00 February 7th, 2012|Beverages, Nutrition, Probiotics|0 Comments

Raw Milk Facts

Real Raw Milk: (it is important to get your raw milk from a licensed raw milk supplier/ or a dairy that employs safety and quality practices) 1. Is usually tolerated by those who are sickened by processed, store bought milk 2. Contains valuable natural enzymes, beneficial bacteria, amino acids, and antibodies 3. Contains natural butterfat so the body can utilize vitamins and minerals.  Full- fat [...]

By | 2017-10-05T20:40:57-04:00 February 5th, 2012|Beverages, Nutrition|0 Comments

Benefits of Whey.

What is whey?  I am not talking about the commercial protein drinks for working out and building muscle.  My husband drinks whey protein shakes right now- eck!  The whey I am referring to is a by-product of a natural process called fermentation.  The by-product of cheese making or the liquid part of yogurt (clear liquid ).  This happens when you make butter, cheese, kefir, yogurt, [...]

By | 2017-10-05T20:40:57-04:00 February 5th, 2012|Beverages, Beyond Organic, Nutrition, Probiotics|3 Comments

Top 10 Probiotic Foods

What are the top 10 probiotic foods?  I am going to list a few of our family favorites.  We love probiotic foods. We include probiotic foods in our diet daily.  It is so important for immune support and digestive health especially in growing children. 1. Raw Kefir- A probiotic fermented milk drink made by kefir grains.  This beverage has helped many heal from severe digestive and [...]