Water Kefir “Food”


    It’s not much different than your average water kefir mix, but gives the SCOBY some extra nutrients and minerals to help it multiply. It can still be flavored and drank as usual.

    Cultures are available for purchase here: Water Kefir Grainsor, Milk Kefir Grains.


    • 1/4 cup sugar (white or evaporated cane juice)
    • 1 qt. dechlorinated water
    • 3 - 4 tbsps. water kefir grains
    • 1 tsp. molasses
    • pinch of sea salt or other high quality salt
    • 1/4 of a farm fresh, washed egg shell from a trusted source


    Step 1

    In glass jar or container, using sterilized non-reactive equipment, add all ingredients except kefir grains.

    Step 2

    Stir thoroughly to dissolve sugar, add kefir grains.

    Step 3

    Cover jar using cheesecloth, coffee filter or tea towel held on with an elastic or jar ring.

    Step 4

    Leave at room temperature for 2 days, strain grains and use for next batch.

    Step 5

    Flavor kefir or drink as is.

    Comments (2)

    1. posted by amystanley2015 on February 6, 2015

      Where can I get kefir grains?

      • posted by admin on February 6, 2015

        I didn’t realize I hadn’t provided a link. Thanks for asking! I added links to the main post!


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