Nadia B

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    Nadia B got a reaction from jent103 in The Official "Can I Have..." Guide to the Whole30   
    Hi there. 
     
    I am not a moderator, but here are my 2c. Technically they are fine. However, how do I put it nicely? It is not an ideal choice. We want to get healthy and eat nutrient dense food - this product has no nutritional value or health benefits. We want to change relationship with food - this might be a desire to replace pasta ( I say might, please let's not get into SWYPO talk, they are nasty). Zucchini/sweet potato/carrot noodles or spaghetti squash would make a perfect substitutes if the dish is calling for this kind of texture.   
     
    This website made me laugh out loud. "The soluble fiber found in the Miracle Noodle slows digestion and prolongs the sensation of fullness and is an essential part of any weight loss program. You also absorb more nutrients in the foods you eat with The Miracle Noodle due to the slowing of digestion". Really? Meat and fat will give you sensation of fullness, people   
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    Nadia B got a reaction from megmac in Kombucha Makers Unite; Where to ask and be answered   
    OMG. I have to share. I need to make it. Has anyone tried it?
    http://www.culturesforhealth.com/kombucha-coffee-recipe
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    Nadia B got a reaction from jent103 in The Official "Can I Have..." Guide to the Whole30   
    Hi there. 
     
    I am not a moderator, but here are my 2c. Technically they are fine. However, how do I put it nicely? It is not an ideal choice. We want to get healthy and eat nutrient dense food - this product has no nutritional value or health benefits. We want to change relationship with food - this might be a desire to replace pasta ( I say might, please let's not get into SWYPO talk, they are nasty). Zucchini/sweet potato/carrot noodles or spaghetti squash would make a perfect substitutes if the dish is calling for this kind of texture.   
     
    This website made me laugh out loud. "The soluble fiber found in the Miracle Noodle slows digestion and prolongs the sensation of fullness and is an essential part of any weight loss program. You also absorb more nutrients in the foods you eat with The Miracle Noodle due to the slowing of digestion". Really? Meat and fat will give you sensation of fullness, people   
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    Nadia B reacted to Physibeth in Kombucha Makers Unite; Where to ask and be answered   
     
    Shut the front door! Ok, I need to pin that to try once I master (start?) the tea.
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    Nadia B got a reaction from megmac in Kombucha Makers Unite; Where to ask and be answered   
    OMG. I have to share. I need to make it. Has anyone tried it?
    http://www.culturesforhealth.com/kombucha-coffee-recipe
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    Nadia B got a reaction from jent103 in The Official "Can I Have..." Guide to the Whole30   
    Hi there. 
     
    I am not a moderator, but here are my 2c. Technically they are fine. However, how do I put it nicely? It is not an ideal choice. We want to get healthy and eat nutrient dense food - this product has no nutritional value or health benefits. We want to change relationship with food - this might be a desire to replace pasta ( I say might, please let's not get into SWYPO talk, they are nasty). Zucchini/sweet potato/carrot noodles or spaghetti squash would make a perfect substitutes if the dish is calling for this kind of texture.   
     
    This website made me laugh out loud. "The soluble fiber found in the Miracle Noodle slows digestion and prolongs the sensation of fullness and is an essential part of any weight loss program. You also absorb more nutrients in the foods you eat with The Miracle Noodle due to the slowing of digestion". Really? Meat and fat will give you sensation of fullness, people   
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    Nadia B got a reaction from jent103 in The Official "Can I Have..." Guide to the Whole30   
    Hi there. 
     
    I am not a moderator, but here are my 2c. Technically they are fine. However, how do I put it nicely? It is not an ideal choice. We want to get healthy and eat nutrient dense food - this product has no nutritional value or health benefits. We want to change relationship with food - this might be a desire to replace pasta ( I say might, please let's not get into SWYPO talk, they are nasty). Zucchini/sweet potato/carrot noodles or spaghetti squash would make a perfect substitutes if the dish is calling for this kind of texture.   
     
    This website made me laugh out loud. "The soluble fiber found in the Miracle Noodle slows digestion and prolongs the sensation of fullness and is an essential part of any weight loss program. You also absorb more nutrients in the foods you eat with The Miracle Noodle due to the slowing of digestion". Really? Meat and fat will give you sensation of fullness, people   
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    Nadia B reacted to megmac in Kombucha Makers Unite; Where to ask and be answered   
    Okay, I'll say it...my booch is better than GT's booch. 
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    Nadia B reacted to Vian in Kombucha Makers Unite; Where to ask and be answered   
    My cherry vanilla kombucha isn't half bad! I had to strain out the cherry pulp because it was gross to drink (i'm picky about texture!) but the flavor is pretty good. Next will be peach ginger!
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    Nadia B got a reaction from kb0426 in Kombucha Makers Unite; Where to ask and be answered   
     
    Kb, mine decided to relax too. I get it it's summer time, she wants to chill, but it's not even growing to fill the surface of the jar. Time to bug Dad for one. 
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    Nadia B got a reaction from kb0426 in Kombucha Makers Unite; Where to ask and be answered   
     
    Kb, mine decided to relax too. I get it it's summer time, she wants to chill, but it's not even growing to fill the surface of the jar. Time to bug Dad for one. 
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    Nadia B reacted to Lizzard77 in Kombucha Makers Unite; Where to ask and be answered   
    Looks like everyone is rolling along nicely.  I have missed my booch buddies!  I am in booch heaven now that I am back from vacation.  Just before I left I bottled 16 16oz grolsch bottles then stored a few SCOBYs in a hotel and made a fesh 2 gallons.  Now I am home and I have those 16 bottles in the fridge AND I have to bottle the 2 gallons I made before leaving.  Out of bottles though, oops!  Looks like I will have to use mason jars (hope I have enough for that and canning veggies).  I am happy though, I can drink booch till my hearts content (never)!  I think I may just go simple with this bottling though and make mostly ginger and some cherry lime.  I have too much else to do to catch up from vacation     
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    Nadia B reacted to Vian in Kombucha Makers Unite; Where to ask and be answered   
    I DID IT! I GREW A SCOBY! Even messing up and using a black tea with orange oil in it, this baby still grew in about 6 days! I'm going to let it thicken up a bit more before I move it into my big jar, but wow, I'm so excited! It literally appeared overnight. I checked on it yesterday and there was nothing but a little blob of something floating at one side, then today it's a beautiful milky film almost covering the whole top! I covered the jar with paper towel and put it in the top shelf of my kitchen cabinet to keep it dark and warm. YAY!
     

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    Nadia B reacted to Vian in Kombucha Makers Unite; Where to ask and be answered   
    I ended up running around a big strip mall here to various stores, Big Lots, TJ Max, Target, Pier 1, etc.
     
    Almost all of them had some kind of glass drink dispenser, ranging from $20-$60.
     
    I ended up getting this one at TJ Max for $16.99 The spigot is plastic, and it holds about 1.8 gallons and it fits under my cabinets! It's full of water to make sure the seal around the spigot wasn't leaking.
     

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    Nadia B reacted to LadyM in Kombucha Makers Unite; Where to ask and be answered   
    Carlaccini, I've done this a couple times and what worked for me was to feed the SCOBY a lot of tea to which I'd added more sugar than usual, so it needed more time to ferment. Then I bottled when I got home.
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    Nadia B reacted to annabel in Kombucha Makers Unite; Where to ask and be answered   
    I've bottled my first batch-- Strawberry & Mint.
     
    Nearly had a bit of a kitchen disaster as I couldn't get the spigot to close again. 
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    Nadia B reacted to megmac in Kombucha Makers Unite; Where to ask and be answered   
    Holy cow...it's magnificent! I need to work on the flavoring a little, but I love it!
    Woohooooo!!!!!
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    Nadia B reacted to megmac in Kombucha Makers Unite; Where to ask and be answered   
    My first batch (tea from growing Scooby) is ready.  I put it in the fridge last night.  I will try it tonight!  It's grape/cherry/ginger/lemon.  It sounded good at the time. 
     
    I will post a pic tonight!  I have a feeling it's going to be pretty sour, but we'll see.
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    Nadia B reacted to Carlaccini in Kombucha Makers Unite; Where to ask and be answered   
    I was so happy to discover my little scoby last night had completely covered over the top of my jar and is thickening up!  I think she's almost ready to go!  So excited.
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    Nadia B got a reaction from Carlaccini in Kombucha Makers Unite; Where to ask and be answered   
    Aha little scobies running around the kitchen, playing with your spice jars and messing around. 
     
    Or you can just pour pure booch in a big jar and store it in the fridge to slow down the fermentation. When you would like to flavor - take it out and do the usual routine. 
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    Nadia B reacted to Chris74 in Kombucha Makers Unite; Where to ask and be answered   
    I love kombucha so much, I want to take it behind the middle school & get it pregnant
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    Nadia B got a reaction from Carlaccini in Kombucha Makers Unite; Where to ask and be answered   
    Aha little scobies running around the kitchen, playing with your spice jars and messing around. 
     
    Or you can just pour pure booch in a big jar and store it in the fridge to slow down the fermentation. When you would like to flavor - take it out and do the usual routine. 
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    Nadia B reacted to megmac in Kombucha Makers Unite; Where to ask and be answered   
    For today. Number 2 is coming along too! It must have been the earl grey.
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    Nadia B reacted to megmac in Kombucha Makers Unite; Where to ask and be answered   
    Scooby likes his new tea!!
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    Nadia B got a reaction from dukunbayi in Kombucha Makers Unite; Where to ask and be answered   
    My flavors so far:
    Blackberry-mango
    Blackberry-strawberry-basil (loved it)
    Strawberry-mint (loved it),
    Strawberry-mango (too sweet but super fuzzy which is fun)
    Ginger-lemon-orange (loved it)
    Orange vanilla (LOVE)
    Pineapple/strawberry/ginger
    Cherry/orange (good)
    Cucumber/lime/mint (a bit too bitter)
    Cherry/vanilla (amazing)
    Apricot/saffron/mint (best stuff ever)
    Orange/cinnamon/cloves (Christmas!)
    Apricot-cranberry-ginger (very good)
    Orange-lemon-ginger (super fresh)
    Apple-cinnamon (mnom)
    Coconut-pineapple-mint (whatever)
    New flavors that are going through second fermentation:
    Peach/strawberry/ginger
    Strawberry/Kiwi
    Pear/Vanilla
    Pear/Ginger
    Cherry/Vanilla
    Cherry/Basil
    Carrot cake
    Carrot/Ginger
    Carrot/Apple/Cinnamon
    Cranberry/Mango
    Cranberry/Pineapple/Orange
    Honeydew/Cardamon
    Honeydew/Orange/Mint
    Honeydew/Cantaloupe/Ginger/Lemongrass
    Cantaloupe/Lavender
    Cantaloupe/Basil
    I don't burp anything. Hm. I just start opening them in two days as I am too impatient. This is how much fizz I have after the bottles sit overnight. Just to annoy you, Susan