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Blog posts January 2018

20 Surprising Reasons to LOVE Bacteria

Kimchi offers a wide variety of probiotic strains.


Few people would say they love bacteria and, indeed, it may come as a surprise to learn that there are any reasons to love bacteria at all but after poring through medical journals, I found that there are at least 20 reasons to love probiotic (health-supporting) bacteria.  They are:


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World's Easiest Vegan Yogurt

Vegan Yogurt with Cherries and Pomegranate

One day while I was busy straining whey from a batch of homemade dairy-free yogurt, and waiting for what seemed like way too much time, I said to myself “there must be a better way.”  I knew that yogurt had been made this way for hundreds, or perhaps thousands, of years, but that was when yogurt…

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Meet Dr. Michelle Cook

International best-selling & 20-Time Author Dr. Michelle Schoffro CookHi, I'm Dr. Cook, the Cultured Cook. You may already be familiar with my work. I am an  international best-selling and 20-time book author whose works include: THE CULTURED COOK, 60 SECONDS TO SLIM, THE PROBIOTIC PROMISE, THE ULTIMATE PH SOLUTION.  I am a food and health blogger on, a professional recipe developer, and food photographer. My work and recipes have been featured in Woman's World, First for Women, WebMD, Reader's Digest Best Health, Prevention, Huffington Post,,, Closer Weekly, Vegetarian Times, and many other publications. I'm on a mission to help people become healthier through delicious, nutritious food.

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