This delicious beverage of cultured milk, fresh ginger, peaches, lemon and raw wildflower honey is powerfully pro-biotic, anti-inflammatory and warming..
For the Cultured Milk
1 quart fresh whole milk
5 grams kéfir starter
Slowly heat milk to 185 degrees (use a thermometer) then immediately remove from heat and allow to cool to between 73-77 degrees. Dissolve 5 grams kéfir starter in 1 cup of the cooled milk then add back into the quart and stir to combine.
Pour the inoculated milk into a clean glass container, cover and let stand at room temperature until curd forms, about 24 hours. Transfer to refrigerator and chill overnight.
For the Smoothies
2 cups cultured milk
1 1/2 cups frozen organic peaches (use fresh when in season)
2 teaspoons freshly-squeezed lemon juice
1 teaspoon freshly-grated ginger (substitute ginger powder)
1-2 tablespoons raw wildflower honey
Add all ingredients together in a blender and process until smooth.