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Water kefir with sweet violets – a perfect start to spring

Prepare this delicious water kefir and enjoy what nature has to offer.

Sweet smelling wild violets are also very tasty and healthy. They can calm inflammation. Blueberries rich in anthocyanin and antioxidants maintain vitality. Honey is rich with enzymes and minerals. Water kefir contains lactic acid bacteria and yeasts. These have a beneficial effect on the gastrointestinal tract and immunity.

water kefir with fruits
Delicate perfume smell of violets mixes well with blueberries in water kefir. Therefore making it true spring refreshing drink that will make you want to take a walk in the nature.

Ingredients:

  • 500 ml water
  • 3 tbsp water kefir grains
  • handful blueberries and smelling violets
  • 3 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp acacia honey (to taste)
prepare water kefir
Decorate before serving with fresh petals of wild violets

Wild smelling violets are a bit darker violet than regular ones. Make sure you pick a spot away from dusty roads and other contaminants to pick them.

How to prepare infused water kefir

Take 3 tbsp of water kefir grains and rinse them with lukewarm water. Put them in Kefirko jar and add 500 ml water. Stir in 3 tbsp of brown sugar until it dissolves. Finally, add handful of blueberries and wild violets that you rinsed beforehand. Then leave to ferment for 1 day.

Next day you can prepare the beverage. Carefully take out fermented blueberries and put them in a glass jug. Strain the kefir and pour it over the blueberries. Squeeze in the lemon and add honey to taste. Chill before serving. You can add violet flowers for decoration too.

This recipe was created by guest author, Mojca Dolinar from Doberkotkruh.si

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