Sauerkraut vs. Kefir: Which Is Healthier?

Sauerkraut vs. Kefir

Sauerkraut and kefir are both known for their wide range of health benefits and beneficial gut bacteria. They couldn’t be different in taste and texture but which actually has more probiotic effects? And which is healthier? Kefir has more Vitamin B-12, Vitamin D, and Vitamin A per serving than sauerkraut. Sauerkraut, on the other hand, … 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

Is Tempeh Good For You?

"cubed tempeh" by Stacy Spensley is licensed under CC BY 2.0

As veganism grows in popularity, meat substitutes that provide adequate levels of protein and an equally satiating flavor have surged in popularity as well. This has opened a market for plenty of meat-replicating substitutes such as Beyond Meat or Impossible Foods. However, the best substitutes for meat do not necessarily need to replicate its attributes. … Read more

Tempeh vs. Tofu: Which Is Healthier?

tempeh vs tofu

Finding a meat alternative with ample protein and flavor is quite a challenge for anyone focused on a plant-based diet. Tempeh and Tofu are two of the most popular meat alternatives.  Both Tempeh and Tofu are excellent alternatives to meat in your diet. They provide you with the protein and fibers that your body needs. … Read more

Should You Marinade Tempeh?

tempeh marinade

On its own, tempeh is a bland, fermented soy cake. Sounds yummy, right? But add a marinade, and tempeh is a delicious, plant-based meat alternative. The right marinade will infuse the tempeh full of flavors, making it the star of your dish. Tempeh marinades are similar to a sauce, but instead of putting them on … Read more