Yogourmet, Kefir Starter, Freeze-Dried, 6 Packets, 5 g Each
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0.18 lbs (0.08 kg)
- Product Code: YOG-12106
- UPC Code: 056828121069
- Package Quantity: 6 Packets, 5 g Each
- Dimensions: 5.1 x 4 x 0.8 in, 0.15 lbs (0.07 kg)
Combo Discount: -$2.00
- Make your Homemade Kerif
- Cultured Milk you Can Drink
- A Great Source of Friendly Bacteria and Yeast
- Easy and Inexpensive
- No Electrical Appliance Needed
- Makes 6 Quarts
Use 5g of starter per liter or quart of milk.
- Heat one liter or quart of milk to 180°F (82°C) or bring to the boiling point. Cool to 73-77° F (23-25° C).
- Dissolve 5 g of culture in a small amount of the cooled milk in a cup. Pour back into the liter or quart and mix well.
- Pour the inoculated milk into a clean container, cover and let stand at room temperature until curd forms. (Approximately 24 hours).
- Refrigerate about 8 hours to stop the process.
- Stir to liquefy and enjoy. Always store kefir in the refrigerator.
The Kefir used to determine the nutrition value was made with vitamin A & vitamin D fortified 2% milk.
Skim milk powder, ascorbic acid, active lactic bacteria and yeasts.
This product is manufactured in a facility that manipulates products that contain wheat, soy, eggs, milk and fish (including shrimps).
Keep in a cool, dry place.
|Serving Size: 1/4 pouch (1,2 g)|
|Servings Per Container: 24|
|Amount Per Serving||Kefir Starter||1 cup (245 g) Prepared Kefir|
% Daily Value**
|Total Fat||0 g*||0%||8%|
|Saturated Fat||0 g||0%||15%|
|Trans Fat||0 g|
|Total Carbohydrate||1 g||0%||4%|
|Dietary Fiber||0 g||0%||0%|
* Amount in Kefir Starter.
|Total Fat||Less than||65 g||80 g|
|Saturated Fat||Less than||20 g||25 g|
|Cholesterol||Less than||300 mg||300 mg|
|Sodium||Less than||2,400 mg||2,400 mg|
|Total Carbohydrate||300 g||375 g|
|Dietary Fiber||25 g||30 g|
iHerb Customer Reviews
this stuff is the greatest. by the way, you can use one pack to make up a gallon (2 quarts) of milk, if it's in the same container. i open a fresh carton of milk, put the culture in, mix it with a clean utensil, then reclose it with a rubber band, and set it out at room temperature for 24 hours. no need to heat up the milk and cool it down, etc. the main thing, i think, is not to set the milk in the sun or anywhere where it will get too hot. kefir makes at a temperature lower than yogurt. and when you make it at home and it is really fresh it is better than store-bought.
I use these to make Kefir with young coconut water. It works wel and much cheaper than Donna Gates.