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Strawberry Lemonade Kefir

An easy, fermented digestive drink that is refreshing and supports your digestion.
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 29 mins
Servings 2 litres


  • 2 litres room temperature filtered water
  • 1/2 cup Turbinado sugar
  • 4-5 tbsp water kefir grains
  • 1-2 small lemons, sliced
  • 1/2 medium banana
  • 1/4 cup mashed strawberries
  • 1/4 cup chia seeds (optional for a chia lemonade)


  • MIx water and sugar in a large glass container with a lid until well dissolved. Add the water kefir grains.
  • Add all the fruit, mix, put the lid on and store in dark and warm place for 24-36 hours. You will look for bubbles and carbonation forming.
  • Strain everything over a large bowl. Pour the strained lemonade into a container that seals. You can enjoy it plain or add chia seeds if you like to have a Strawberry Chia Lemonade Kefir.
  • Discard fruit and reuse the water kefir grains again to make another batch using the same instructions.


Ideally, use a non-metal strainer and wooden spoons because the kefir grains do not like metal. I meant to lay a piece of cheesecloth inside my metal strainer for the video but forgot! So ideally no metal :)