Coconut water kefir contains a lot of electrolytes, minerals and vitamins. It is also packed with vitamins A, C, B6 and K, riboflavin, beta-carotene, folates, niacin, thiamin, and pantothenic acid.
This is a very beneficial drink that is much healthier than regular kefir, because it is lactose and casein free. It also helps the digestion process, by enhancing the absorption of nutrients.
Health benefits of the coconut water kefir
- Improves vision
- It can fight pathogenic yeasts in the body
- It aids digestion
- It strengthens the immune system
- Treats the symptoms of PMS
- Improves hydration
- It is a great source of minerals like potassium, chloride and sodium
- Prevents sugar cravings
The cheapest way to prepare this drink is by using water kefir grains.
- 7 cups of coconut water
- 5 tablespoons of water kefir grains
- A Ceylon cinnamon stick
How to prepare the it:
The first thing that you are going to need to do is to add the coconut water in a half a gallon jar, and then add the kefir grains into the water. Then, cover the jar but not too tightly, and leave it for 48 hours.
Please be advised that if you leave the jar for longer it may cause a small explosion, because of the fermentation process.
You will know that he content is fermented, because its color will become lighter. The kefir grains will travel to the top. Remove the grains and you can even use them if you want to prepare another drink immediately. If not, throw them away.
Enjoy your healthy drink!