IDEAS WITH WHEY.
Whey is often the by-product of straining yoghurt or milk kefir.
Whey has many uses- don’t throw this good stuff out! It is full of beneficial lactobacillus bacteria.
- add it to your ferments
-blend it through a smoothie
-use it as a probiotic-rich skin toner- the perfect skin food!
-feed it to your dog/cat/chickens
-soak your oats overnight in it
-soak other grains in it to help neutralise phytic acid before cooking them
-soak nuts in it to “activate” your nuts
-soak flour in it overnight to make pancakes in the morning
-add it to your bread dough when making sourdough or baking other muffins etc
-cook rice in it
-add it to homemade pesto, hummus, mayonnaise etc for a nutrient boost of live enzymes and bacteria.
- add to apple juice or orange juice to create a bubbly, fermented juice drink. (1L juice, one pinch of salt and 2tablepoons of whey in a jar. Allow it to ferment on the bench for 2-3 days until it becomes bubbly and delicious. Transfer to the fridge to serve cold.)