Health

Cultured Food Life

Donna Schwenk

Discover how to make and serve delicious probiotic foods and improve your overall health with Donna Schwenk. In her weekly radio show “Cultured Food Life” (new episodes every Tuesday at 1pm Pacific), Donna will de-mystify different probiotic foods such as kefir, kombucha, and cultured vegetables, and share how to add these foods into your diet. As a teacher and writer, Donna works with thousands of people to open the door to a world of foods that can help improve an array of health problems including high blood pressure, diabetes, and IBS. In her down-to-earth and informative style, Donna will walk you through the basic preparation techniques and teach you how to make these delicious probiotic recipes at home. You can find out all about Donna on her web site https://www.culturedfoodlife.com/

Episodes

Episode 3: Do Microbes Control Your Food Cravings?
24:28
2017-09-27 09:37:00 UTC 24:28
Episode 3: Do Microbes Control Your Food Cravings?

Do you crave junk food and can’t stop eating it? You can manipulate your gut microbes and start craving foods that love you back.

Episode 2: Bird Flu, Babies, and Bacteria
28:40
2017-09-27 09:37:00 UTC 28:40
Episode 2: Bird Flu, Babies, and Bacteria

Cultured vegetables are getting more and more recognition for all they can do. They’ve been busy saving thousands of lives and keeping whole countries free of deadly disease. Find out how these powerful vegetables can help you too!

Episode 1: Kombucha Healed My Addiction
19:14
2017-09-27 09:37:01 UTC 19:14
Episode 1: Kombucha Healed My Addiction

Addictions —many of us have them, especially when it comes to unhealthy food or beverages. However, I found something to help! Check out the show to discover how to set yourself free.

Episode 4: The Food-Like Medicine in Your Fridge!
36:59
2017-10-07 18:18:52 UTC 36:59
Episode 4: The Food-Like Medicine in Your Fridge!

Food is the most magical thing in the world. It makes the cells of our bodies and it holds powers that few understand. If you take food and ferment it, then those foods get super powers.

Your body was designed to keep you well, and the magical alchemy of fermentation is something you will want to embrace and learn more about. Listen today and sail through cold and flu season. Winter is coming!

Episode 3: Do Microbes Control Your Food Cravings?
24:28
2017-10-07 18:18:52 UTC 24:28
Episode 3: Do Microbes Control Your Food Cravings?

Do you crave junk food and can’t stop eating it? You can manipulate your gut microbes and start craving foods that love you back.

Episode 2: Bird Flu, Babies, and Bacteria
28:40
2017-10-07 18:18:52 UTC 28:40
Episode 2: Bird Flu, Babies, and Bacteria

Cultured vegetables are getting more and more recognition for all they can do. They’ve been busy saving thousands of lives and keeping whole countries free of deadly disease. Find out how these powerful vegetables can help you too!

Episode 1: Kombucha Healed My Addiction
19:14
2017-10-07 18:18:52 UTC 19:14
Episode 1: Kombucha Healed My Addiction

Addictions —many of us have them, especially when it comes to unhealthy food or beverages. However, I found something to help! Check out the show to discover how to set yourself free.

Episode 13: Try Probiotic Foods for a Healthier Holiday
29:35
2017-12-19 10:36:49 UTC 29:35
Episode 13: Try Probiotic Foods for a Healthier Holiday

There are certain times of the year when you need to strengthen your inner micro-biome and the holidays is one of those times. Find out how in this upcoming show. ‘Tis the season to be happy! It’s easy, fun, and delicious!

Episode 12: Have A Love Affair with Almond Kefir
25:10
2017-12-19 10:36:49 UTC 25:10
Episode 12: Have A Love Affair with Almond Kefir

Almond Kefir is special. It has wonderful properties that have huge health benefits. Let me tell you how to make the best almond kefir and explore all the benefits it affords. You’ll get addicted to it and won’t want to stop making it. I’m crazy for almond kefir.

Nut Milk Kefir That Looks and Tastes Like Thick Yogurt

Episode 11: 7 Reasons to Drink Kombucha
31:35
2017-12-19 10:36:49 UTC 31:35
Episode 11: 7 Reasons to Drink Kombucha

Kombucha is an amazing drink. It has done a lot for me and I love it, especially around the holidays. It’s also a wonderful replacement for soda pop! Here are a few reasons I drink it every day.

Episode 10: Cancer and the Power of Cultured Foods
36:14
2017-12-19 10:36:49 UTC 36:14
Episode 10: Cancer and the Power of Cultured Foods

There are powerful reasons to eat cultured foods if you have cancer. In fact, new research says it can make all the difference, especially if you’re going through chemo. I’ll explore the research and will have a special guest to talk more about the benefits of eating cultured foods while battling cancer.

 

Episode 9: Swap Yogurt for Kefir and Watch What Happens
27:15
2017-12-19 10:36:49 UTC 27:15
Episode 9: Swap Yogurt for Kefir and Watch What Happens

Kefir convinced me, it made me a believer, it changed my body and my life. The results were in and I never looked back. 15 years later no one can convince me otherwise. Food is powerful and so is knowledge, it can change everything. Listen — so it can change you too.

Episode 8: Sneaky Sugar Wears a Costume
23:15
2017-12-19 10:36:49 UTC 23:15
Episode 8: Sneaky Sugar Wears a Costume

Sugar is a tricky thing in the body, and it can drop your immune system by 75%. It’s mistaken for a vitamin that your body desperately needs to keep your immune system running strong. Before you eat all that Halloween candy, have a listen to my podcast.

Episode 7: 7 Reasons I Have Kefir Every Day
29:11
2017-12-19 10:36:49 UTC 29:11
Episode 7: 7 Reasons I Have Kefir Every Day

Lots of people write articles about kefir, but few of those people have drank and made kefir for 15 years. I am a believer that kefir is not just a food but a healer. Find out 7 ways it can help you too.

Episode 6: Kefir Soda – The New Probiotic Pop
28:27
2017-12-19 10:36:49 UTC 28:27
Episode 6: Kefir Soda – The New Probiotic Pop

I can teach you three different ways to make a delicious, bubbly, probiotic soda. Find out the good things, and the things you need to be careful about when deciding if this is the cultured drink for you.

Episode 5: When hormones go #!%& crazy, check your gut!
28:58
2017-12-19 10:36:49 UTC 28:58
Episode 5: When hormones go #!%& crazy, check your gut!

Hormones can rule the day! Help your hormones out when things get out of whack by keep your gut in check. Learn how to keep things in balance with the help of your microbes.

Episode 4: The Food-Like Medicine in Your Fridge!
36:59
2017-12-19 10:36:49 UTC 36:59
Episode 4: The Food-Like Medicine in Your Fridge!

Food is the most magical thing in the world. It makes the cells of our bodies and it holds powers that few understand. If you take food and ferment it, then those foods get super powers.

Your body was designed to keep you well, and the magical alchemy of fermentation is something you will want to embrace and learn more about. Listen today and sail through cold and flu season. Winter is coming!

Episode 3: Do Microbes Control Your Food Cravings?
24:28
2017-12-19 10:36:49 UTC 24:28
Episode 3: Do Microbes Control Your Food Cravings?

Do you crave junk food and can’t stop eating it? You can manipulate your gut microbes and start craving foods that love you back.

Episode 2: Bird Flu, Babies, and Bacteria
28:40
2017-12-19 10:36:49 UTC 28:40
Episode 2: Bird Flu, Babies, and Bacteria

Cultured vegetables are getting more and more recognition for all they can do. They’ve been busy saving thousands of lives and keeping whole countries free of deadly disease. Find out how these powerful vegetables can help you too!

Episode 1: Kombucha Healed My Addiction
19:14
2017-12-19 10:36:49 UTC 19:14
Episode 1: Kombucha Healed My Addiction

Addictions —many of us have them, especially when it comes to unhealthy food or beverages. However, I found something to help! Check out the show to discover how to set yourself free.

Introduction ?
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2017-12-19 10:36:49 UTC 3:36
Introduction ?

Hi friends! I’m Donna and this is my Cultured Food Life podcast. I love to talk about health, wellness, and how to harness the power of your 100 trillion microbes. Talking about the food that makes the cells of your body is exciting, interesting, and life changing. Making cultured foods can help with a myriad of health problems, and you won’t know how effective they can be until you try them. Let me help you get cultured and change yourself from the inside out. Grow your own probiotics and watch what happens!