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12 summer-kissed, fruity water kefir soda recipes to see you through the hottest days. Ease and adaptable. Fizzy and fun. #kefir #drinks #recipe #nondairy #guthealth

12 summer-kissed, fruity water kefir soda recipes to see you through the hottest days. Easy and adaptable. Fizzy and fun. Water kefir? What’s that all about? I thought that was only a dairy thing. If you thought kefir was only a fermented dairy drink – the smarter cousin of yogurt – think again. And go …

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I can’t believe it is almost the end of August. I’m not ready to let it go. One of the reasons is that here in Scotland we are experiencing a late burst of summer, after a rather underwhelming (okay, quite miserable) July and early August. Out of necessity I have shed my jeans and sweaters for shorts and …

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Lassi, the quintessential Indian yogurt drink to temper the fiery spices of Punjabi cuisine. In India, both sweet and savoury varieties are enjoyed – with the savoury ones often having spices such as cumin, and of course not a little salt. In the West we are perhaps more familiar with the sweet ones, mainly mango. …

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  I remember as a teenager being very fond of Orange Julius. For those of you unfamiliar with this company, they have an iconic milky orange drink called, wait for it, the Orange Julius. Back in the olden days I think it was just orange but, looking on their website, they have all kinds of …

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People who aren’t on Twitter often deride it as merely a vehicle for transmitting useless everyday minutiae. I won’t deny that use of Twitter; I myself have been known to snap and tweet ‘interesting’ pictures of ‘novel’ breakfast ideas and of my hens eating pasta (thank you if you have retweeted any of them). But …

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Sitting outside, third experimental glass of watermelon and green tea soothie to hand, I am enjoying the scents of my summer: crushed lovage, trampled thyme, eviscerated verbena, scrambled sage. Yes, you guessed it, my four ‘girls’ have been on a rampage. Pecking and scratching their collective way through our little suburban patch, they seem to …

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