I keep mentioning different kefir smoothies in our weekly menus, but have failed to provide the recipes. So here we go: the first of seven kefir smoothie recipes to hit Riddlelove.
If you've never heard of or made kefir, find out all about it and get yer kefir grains here. And just why do I use kefir instead of yogurt? I'll tell you. It's a lot faster and easier to make than yogurt and contains more beneficial strains of bacteria than found in yogurt. There you have it.
Raw Strawberry Cacao Kefir Smoothie
- 1 quart kefir
- 2 cups strawberries, fresh or frozen
- 2/3 cups dates, pitted
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract or 1/2 vanilla bean
- 1 tablespoon cacao nibs or powder