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From the Blender: Peaches and Cream Smoothie

Drinks Autumn Giles Post a comment

A tangy peach smoothie with a hit of ginger and maple syrup, inspired by the flavors of summer fruit desserts. More

Here, Lassi!

Serious Eats Mira Evnine & Liz Clayman 1 comment

This tamarind and coconut-enhanced take on a traditional lassi is downright refreshing, a little tart with just the right amount of sweet and smooth. More

From the Blender: Easy Mango-Blackberry Smoothie

Drinks Maggie Hoffman Post a comment

We'll be sharing a new smoothie or juice recipe every weekday this month, but I figured I'd start easy: this recipe has just three ingredients. The key: unsweetened kefir, which you can get in the dairy aisle of your grocery store. More

Easy Mango-Blackberry Smoothie

Serious Eats Maggie Hoffman 3 comments

This quick and delicious smoothie has just three ingredients: ripe Ataulfo mango, frozen blackberries, and unsweetened kefir. More

Coffee Comes Alive! Dr. Kefir and Verve Collaborate in Santa Cruz

Drinks Liz Clayton 2 comments

The unusual pairing was a natural extension of Dr. Kefir founder Brian Lovejoy's own drink-curiosity. "I'm an experimenter so I try to ferment everything I love," says Lovejoy. Hopefully that does not extend to family, friends and pets—but it did extend to coffee. More

Water Kefir from 'Mastering Fermentation'

Cook the Book Kate Williams Post a comment

Milk kefir is a pretty common sight in the dairy aisle these days—or at least it is in California. Much more mysterious is its lactose-free cousin, water kefir. Both drinks are fermented with similar SCOBYs (symbiotic colonies of bacteria and yeast), but milk kefir grains feed on the natural sugars in the milk while water kefir needs additional sugar or fruit juice to get going. Mary Karlin provides recipes for both in her new cookbook, Mastering Fermentatio. Today, we're trying our hand at the water-based version. More

Water Kefir from 'Mastering Fermentation'

Serious Eats Kate Williams Post a comment

Milk kefir is a pretty common sight in the dairy aisle these days—or at least it is in California. Much more mysterious is its lactose-free cousin, water kefir. Both drinks are fermented with similar SCOBYs (symbiotic colonies of bacteria and yeast), but milk kefir grains feed on the natural sugars in the milk while water kefir needs additional sugar or fruit juice to get going. Mary Karlin provides recipes for both in her new cookbook, Mastering Fermentatio. Today, we're trying our hand at the water-based version. More

3 Delicious Kefir Smoothies To Make At Home

Drinks Autumn Giles 2 comments

Some people refer to kefir as 'runny yogurt', but this fermented milk drink might actually have more in common with kombucha. Although the rich, sour drink is strangely addictive on its own, kefir also makes a perfect tart background for both sweet and savory smoothies. Get your blender ready! More

Kefir Date Shake

Serious Eats Autumn Giles Post a comment

This version of the regional specialty pairs kefir with store-bought frozen yogurt and dates for a satisfying not-too-sweet treat. More

Spicy and Salty Mango Lassi

Serious Eats Autumn Giles Post a comment

This smoothie is a mash-up of a lassi, the Indian yogurt drink, and the spicy mangoes sold by street vendors. More

Avocado Kefir Smoothie with Ginger and Mint

Serious Eats Autumn Giles 1 comment

This take on a green smoothie is buttery and delicious thanks to ripe avocado. More

DIY Kefir: The Champagne of Milk

Molly Sheridan 10 comments

If you're looking for a probiotic-loaded DIY dairy project that's a little less involved than yogurt making, the cultured milk drink known as kefir (keh-FEER) just might be for you. More

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