Naturally Fermented Probiotic Lemonade

Christmas time brought me two new cookbooks-


I haven’t had much of a chance to go through each one of them yet, but I did find an interesting recipe in Nourishing Traditions that I wanted to try right away.

Naturally Fermented Probiotic Lemonade- this drink is very very good for your gut.


  • 5-6 Lemons,  juiced
  • 1/3 Cup Lightly refined sugar
  • 6 Cups of Water (not boiled)
  • 1/2 Cup of  Basic Whey

Dissolve sugar in water in a large glass container with an air-tight lid.
Allow the mixture to become room temperate before stirring in the lemon juice and whey.
Leave at room temperature for 2-3 days.
Once done I transfer the lemonade into 2 Weck Jars for Juice for easy storage and serving.
Refrigerate. It will continue to ferment but at a much slower pace.

Lemon Curd


My lemon tree has been producing in overtime. But that’s o.k. because every holiday season many of the goodies I bake call for the zest of lemon or lemon curd not to mention it’s used to clean so many things in my home. I also make up a batch of lemon curd, then pour into small Ball fruit jars, and wrap some up for homemade gifts. If you’re new to my blog I talked about my lemon tree here. I also looked around on Pinterest and found some great recipes to use Lemon curd in. Like Lemon Thumbprint cookies for the holidays or deliciously fresh and creamy Lemon Curd ice-cream.

Recipe for Lemon curd

Recipe for Lemon Thumbprint cookies-(grain and gluten-free)

Recipe for Lemon Curd Ice-Cream 






I love lemons!




In our household lemons are used almost every day. Fresh squeezed lemonade year round is one of my favorite beverages. With Valentines Day coming up, I’m thinking of making a lemon meringue pie. Yellow has really been my color lately.  With my camera out of commission for a week or so, until I can look at it and see what’s wrong, I’ve been taking photos with my phone and joining Instagram. Between Pinterest and Instagram, I’ve sure gotten a case of photo taking envy. I wonder if I’ll ever take such awesome photos. I am truly hoping it’s just a lighting thing that causes my photos to be so lacking.  Anyways, back to lemons-ah.

lemon scrub

I found this delicious lemon scrub here, a great holiday 2015 gift idea.

A recipe for Lemon Meringue pie here

And a household cleaning spray here, I use this every day. It works!

Thinking ahead to Easter I’m thinking of making lemon meringues in a jar. How cool is that?

lemon pie in jar