Kombucha Update

So after having been on some intense antibiotics, my body is being really weird. Add to that the two betamethasone shots and everything about my bio functions just feels off.  I want to talk about kombucha during pregnancy. The nay-sayers all cite the potential alcohol content in self-fermented foods, as well as the potential for … Continue reading Kombucha Update

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Fermentation Station!

It's time for a kombucha update. I successfully grew a SCOBY that did a wonderful job on my first ever batch of kombucha! The flavor is a little reminescent of a not-quite-as-fizzy cola, with the typical kombucha tartness and effervescence. It was really quite tasty, although I'm saving my kombucha drinking for after baby Henrik … Continue reading Fermentation Station!

How I Grew a Baby SCOBY

My husband thinks it's gross... As does his entire side of the family...and mine... BUT- I did it. I grew a baby kombucha SCOBY from some store bought kombucha. I was at an organic market about two weeks ago and I searched diligently for some plain kombucha or a SCOBY starter. No such luck. All … Continue reading How I Grew a Baby SCOBY