BEETS

INGREDIENTS:
 3 MEDIUM BEETS
 1 GARLIC CLOVE, PEELED
 2 FRESH BASIL LEAVES
 1 tsp BLACK PEPPERCORNS
 2 tsp SEA SALT
 FILTERED WATER
 2 tbsp KEFIR WHEY (STARTER CULTURE, OPTIONAL)

INSTRUCTIONS:
1

Use a mandoline to cut the beets into thin rounds.

2

Place beets, garlic, basil and black peppercorns into a quart-sized wide-mouth mason jar.

3

Add water and salt (brine) leaving about 2 inches of headroom.

4

Add whey (optional).

5

Using a glass weight (pickle pebble) and an airlock, allow to ferment for 3-4 days or until it is bubbling.

6

Store in the refrigerator for 6-9 months.

HELPFUL HINTS: 

You can add whatever you desire to flavor your beets. Basil and garlic are one idea, but you can try ginger or cloves and cinnamon. Think of what your taste buds might like and be creative!

HEALTH BENEFITS OF BEETS:

Beets are not only delicious, but they are good for you! There are several reported health benefits including: lowers your risk of heart disease, lowers high blood pressure, protective antioxidants, anti-inflammatory, detox the blood, anti-aging (who wouldn’t want that!), muscle recovery, and so much more.

 

Ingredients

INGREDIENTS:
 3 MEDIUM BEETS
 1 GARLIC CLOVE, PEELED
 2 FRESH BASIL LEAVES
 1 tsp BLACK PEPPERCORNS
 2 tsp SEA SALT
 FILTERED WATER
 2 tbsp KEFIR WHEY (STARTER CULTURE, OPTIONAL)

Directions

INSTRUCTIONS:
1

Use a mandoline to cut the beets into thin rounds.

2

Place beets, garlic, basil and black peppercorns into a quart-sized wide-mouth mason jar.

3

Add water and salt (brine) leaving about 2 inches of headroom.

4

Add whey (optional).

5

Using a glass weight (pickle pebble) and an airlock, allow to ferment for 3-4 days or until it is bubbling.

6

Store in the refrigerator for 6-9 months.

BEETS