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What is yogurt? How is it made? Why and how is it beneficial?
Yogurt also known as curd is a thick, custard or pudding-like food, made by the natural bacterial fermentation of milk. The process of making it involves culturing cream or milk with live and active bacterial cultures; this is done by adding bacteria directly to the milk. Commercially, it is made with a culture of Lactobacillus acidophilus and Streptococcus thermophilis (names of the bacteria used in the making of…Continue
Yogurt is a popular snack treat for people who are trying to monitor their weight. Did you know that apart from making you lose weight, yogurt has other benefits to your body?
One way to improve your health naturally is by eating an adequate amount of yogurt everyday. Yogurt has live microorganisms called probiotics. These good bacteria help your body works properly.
Here are some benefits you can get from eating yogurt:
- Improves gastro-intestinal…Continue
I've always had an interest in crafts and DIY projects. When I started making my own soap, candles and laundry detergent, it was for the learning experience. It was also a lot of fun and it resulted in safe high quality products we could actually use in our daily lives.
Make Your Own Yogurt
Yogurt has grown in popularity in recent years because of its health benefits:
boosts the immune system
promotes healthy bacteria growth in the digestive system
I don't know about you, but I'm a huge fan of yogurt. My stomach doesn't tolerate lactose very well, so I tend to purchase Greek yogurt, which is lower in lactose and slightly more expensive. I really wanted to start making my own yogurt, since I eat it for breakfast and for a snack during the day. After some research, I found a recipe I liked and gave it a shot. It turned out marvelously well! I used the DIY crock pot yogurt method - it's basic, only requires two ingredients, and produces a…Continue