5 ways to use kefir: berry smoothie & elderflower cocktail

makes 1


I love making my own kefir at home and love seeing my kefir grains going to new homes too! There are so many delicious ways you can enjoy it, so time to get experimenting (especially if you’re not quite there with the taste yet… just like wine, you’ll come to love it)

Two glass cups, one displaying berry smoothie with fresh fruit & the other with an elderflower cocktail mix with cucumber

7 + Plant Points


Very Berry Kefir Smoothie (dairy kefir)

  • 1 frozen banana
  • 250ml dairy kefir
  • 100g frozen mixed berries
  • 1 pitted Medjool date
  • Add all the ingredients to a blender and buzz until smooth
  • Top with granola if you like

Elderflower Kefir Cocktail (water kefir)

  • 1 shot of gin (25ml)
  • 20ml elderflower cordial
  • A few slices of cucumber
  • A few ice cubes & mint leaves
  • Mix together in a glass, fill to the top with water kefir, add some extra slices of cucumber and a sprig of mint


How to use kefir

5 ways to use kefir:

1. Add to a smoothie or lassi with extra greens and fruits.

2. Make a creamy salad dressing.

3. Ferment your overnight oats – recipe in my book, link in my bio.

4. Freeze as homemade ice cream or lollies.

5. Swap in as a mixer for a refreshing summer cocktail. No one said gin was off the menu…


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