Kombucha Scoby: Uses, Benefits & Probiotics

kombucha scoby

Thanks to its tangy taste and benefits, we are all familiar with what kombucha is… but scoby? Believe it or not, this is not a botched attempt at referencing the 1969 television masterpiece ‘Scooby-Doo.’ SCOBY is an acronym that stands for ‘symbiotic culture of bacteria and yeast.’ It’s a key ingredient for fermented beverages like … Read more

Kombucha Tea: Benefits, Side Effects & Recipe

kombucha tea

Kombucha is one of many health fads that has taken the world by storm. People everywhere are raving about the outstanding benefits derived from consuming this medley of bacteria, yeast, sugar, and black (or green) tea. But too few understand its historical origins and proven health advantages and risks. Kombucha was introduced in ancient Northeast … Read more

Should You Second Ferment Kombucha?

Kombucha Second Fermentation

Kombucha is one of the most common home-fermented beverages. It’s relatively simple and approachable to make for new fermenters. Kombucha is also packed full of healthy bacteria and antioxidants.  The second fermentation for kombucha is not technically required, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t. It will add both flavor and carbonation to your kombucha if … Read more