Lacto-fermented beverages offer great medicinal qualities, including detoxification, digestion and immune support. They are safe to eat when pregnant or nursing.
Source: “Nourishing Traditions” by Sally Fallon
- Rich in vitamins, minerals and enzymes
- Digestive aid
- Blood tonic
- Promotes Regularity
- Alkalizes the blood
- Cleanses the liver
- Reduces morning sickness
- Drink 4 ounces morning and night
- Use in place of vinegar in salad dressings
- Add to soups
- 3 medium or 2 large organic beets, peeled and chopped up coarsely (not grated)
- ¼ cup whey
- 1 tablespoon sea salt
- Filtered water
Place beets, whey and salt in a 2-quart glass container. Add filtered water to fill the container. Stir well and cover securely. Keep at room temperature for 2 days before placing in refrigerator.
When most of the liquid has been drunk, you may fill up the container with water and keep at room temperature another 2 days. The second batch will not be as strong as the first. Discard and start again after the second batch. However, you may reserve some of the liquid and use it as you inoculant instead of the whey.