Kombucha & how to sip your way to a healthy gut (S7 E6)

51m | Feb 5, 2024


In this episode, Michelle discusses the importance of gut health and the origins of kombucha.

She explains how to choose the right tea for brewing kombucha and the tools needed for the process.

Michelle also covers the second fermentation and flavoring options for kombucha.

She addresses making kombucha without cane sugar and provides tips for growing a scoby and using overripe kombucha.

The episode concludes with information about a giveaway and a reminder to check out Kombucha Academy.


  • Kombucha is a fermented drink that can improve gut health and provide healthful probiotics.
  • Choosing the right tea and sugar is important for brewing kombucha.
  • The second fermentation allows for flavoring options and experimentation.
  • Kombucha can be made without cane sugar by gradually introducing alternative sweeteners.
  • Overripe kombucha can be used as a natural cleaner. Fermented foods are rich in probiotics, which promote a healthy gut microbiome.
  • Consuming fermented foods can improve digestion, boost the immune system, and enhance nutrient absorption.
  • Making fermented foods at home is a cost-effective and rewarding process, but it requires proper hygiene and patience.
  • Avoiding common mistakes like using tap water, not sterilizing equipment, and not following recipes can ensure successful fermentation.
  • Incorporating fermented foods into your diet can lead to improved overall health and well-being.

Fermented food recipes:

fermented peaches:

fermented blueberries:

fermented cherry tomatoes:

fermented peppers:

fermented cauliflower:

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