Strawberry-Beet Kvass {Paleo, AIP, GAPS, probiotics!}

This beautiful Strawberry-Beet Kvass is super easy to make and FULL of probiotics! Kvass is one of my favorite ferments for so many reasons: Beets are high in minerals, B vitamins and energy-yielding carbohydrates. These qualities are magnified through fermentation. The fermentation makes this a rehydrating beverage, full of electrolytes and beneficial sodium, (which I talk more about in this …

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Water is Not Enough: WHY TO SALT YOUR WATER! And an Electrolyte Drink Recipe

Sea salt is required by our bodies for optimum health.  While we can add it to our food, should we also be adding it to our water?  After exercise and during hot weather, the answer is, Yes. Called Hyponatremia, the Weston A. Price Foundation informs us, Studies have confirmed the importance of a balance of electrolytes: sodium, calcium, potassium and …

beet kvass with sea salt

How to Make Beet Kvass, with lovely variations: an easy ferment! {Traditional, Paleo, GAPS, AIP}

This fermented kvass beverage is easy to make, high in nutrition from the “super-food” beets, and is, of course, full of probiotics. I like to make a slightly sweet version with raspberries.  Traditionally Celtic sea salt makes beet kvass a savory beverage that is also rich with the salt’s minerals.  Here’s my sweet version, although who says you can’t add …