When Donna Schwenk suffered from many health issues and a difficult pregnancy she was determined to find answers to her health problems. At this time she re-discovered the ancient art of food fermentation. This is a technique that supercharges foods we eat every day with beneficial bacteria. These bacteria’s balance your digestive system along with the minerals and vitamins they contain, they have amazing benefits for your overall health. For thousands of years this natural and simple process has been used to make everything from drinks like kombucha and kefir to foods like kimchi, sauerkraut and pickles.
After adding fermented foods into her everyday life, Donna began to feel a vitality that she had never known. That was it! She was hooked! She has gone on to teach and write about the process of fermentation. She has a fantastic website culturedfoodlife.com. Donna now works with thousands of people to teach them about the foods that heal and can help improve many health problems including high candida, acne, rosacea, psoriasis, blood pressure, allergies, asthma, eczema diabetes, hypertension and irritable bowel syndrome.
In Cultured Food for Life Donna brings this same information together for you and shows you that preparing and eating cultured foods is fun, easy, and delicious! After explaining the science behind the healing power of probiotic foods and telling the astonishing story of how she healed herself and her family, Donna leads you, step by step, through the basic preparation techniques for kefir, kombucha, cultured vegetables, and sprouted flour, plus more than 135 recipes that use these foods to create dishes to please any palate. With recipes like Herbed Omelette with Kefir Hollandaise Sauce, Sprouted Ginger Scones with Peaches and Kefir Cream, Kefir Veggie Sprouted Pizza, Apple Sauerkraut, and Brownie Cupcakes with Kefir Frosting, along with inspirational stories from Donna’s family and friends, you’ll learn everything you want to know about a diet that’s as tasty as it is healthy.