Coconut-water-kefirCoconut Water Kefir is an amazing, sparkling probiotic tonic.  The young coconut water is fermented into a drink, and the meat is blended and fermented into a yogurt.   To make the coconut water kefir, you can either use fresh young coconuts or coconut water from a carton.  If you want to make the yogurt, you need to use fresh young coconuts.

The benefits of coconut water kefir are:

  • Healing to the digestive system due to the beneficial bacteria
  • Good hangover remedy as it contains a high concentration of electrolytes.
  • Hydrating
  • Good for the skin
  • Improves the immune system due to the beneficial bacteria.



Coconut Water Kefir Recipe

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Coconut Water Kefir
Recipe type: Fermented Foods
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This coconut water kefir and coconut yogurt is loaded with beneficial bacteria and great for your digestive and immune systems.
  • 5 Young Coconuts or 2 - 32 ounce containers of Coconut Water (like this)
  • ½ cup Water Kefir Grains (I use these)
  • 4 Acidophilus Capsules (this is my favorite brand)
  • 2 cups of Filtered or Spring Water
  • Tools Needed:
  • Large Knife with a protruding edge
  • Hammer
  1. If you are using fresh coconuts, you need to open them. Use a large knife with a protruding back edge and hack into the coconut as shown below, keeping your opposite hand on the other side of the coconut, far away from the knife.
  2. Continue carefully hacking around the coconut until you have made a complete circle. Be sure to keep your other hand on the other side of the coconut, far away from the knife.
  3. Stick the back edge of a clean hammer into the cut area and pry it open.
  4. Do this for all 5 coconuts.
  5. Pour the liquid into 2 - 32 ounce mason jars.
  6. Add a ¼ cup of Water Kefir grains to each jar.
  7. Place the jars on a plate or tray and cover with a dish towel.
  8. They will take around 3-4 days to ferment.
  9. You will know it is done when it tastes sour, fizzy and tangy.
  10. Drink ¼ to ½ cup one to two times a day as a probiotic tonic.
  11. Coconut Water Kefir

    Coconut Water Kefir

  12. Begin to scoop out all of the coconut meat and place into a bowl.
  13. Pick out any bits of the coconut shell and discard.
  14. Place into a blender with 2 cups of water and 4 acidophilius capsules and blend until smooth.
  15. Cover with a dish towel.
  16. If you have a food dehydrator, place the bowl in the food dehydrator on the lowest setting for approximately 24 hours.
  17. If you do not have a food dehydrator, place the bowl in the oven with the oven light turned on for approximately 2 days.
  18. You will know the pudding is done when it tastes sour, tangy and yogurt-like.
  19. Eat ½ cup a day. The yogurt can be mixed with fruit or vanilla extract with Stevia.


Coconut Water Kefir

Coconut Water Kefir

5 Thoughts on “Coconut Water Kefir and Coconut Yogurt

  1. This is so cool! I had no idea you could make kefir coconut water. Can’t wait to give this a try.

  2. I love coconut water. I’m a little intimidated but I’d like to try to make this!

  3. This is great. Thank you!! I’m pinning.

  4. I love the sound of that yogurt pudding. Yum!

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