Graindrops Review

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Hello & Happy Monday!!

 

 

 

 

I’m elated to share a review for the Graindrops probiotic beverage for a plethora of reasons.

 

First off

 

 

Probiotics are wonderful to promote a healthy gut for improving nutrient absorption as well as building your immune system. 

 

 


Why is this product so special?!

 

When I say its “ONE OF A KIND“, that’s literally because to my knowledge..

Its the only dairy free vegan version, that’s organic, Non GMO and gluten free!


   

If you’re a huge advocate of Kefir by Lifeway this is a much better version considering that the healthiest of their options are low fat, and low fat actually is highly correlated with cancer, specifically prostate cancer in men, due to the removal of the fat (I read it in a study) Not to mention that unlike the dairy options, Graindrops products offer fiber, which slows digestion, making your fuller longer, and decreases the the insulin spike you may get from “Kefir”. 

 

So for those reason alone, you should look to get your healthy gut from options like Graindrops that are comprised of 5 various grains, and go through a thorough 3 step culturing process to achieve the perfect blend. 

 

I love NEW dairy free products and companies whom are willing to take a risk, to be part of a movement.. 

 

Now take a risk yourself, and try the product! You have nothing to lose.. 

and everything to gain

 

Find out more about Graindrops products in the video review below!

 

 

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Graindrops’s probiotic grainmilk is the delicious result of a quest that began in the 60’s to discover fresh ways of optimizing personal wellness through healthy lifestyle and diet choices.

 

In her youth, Susanne Lien, cofounder of Graindrops, sought her own radical movement by leaving modern life behind and moving to a remote, self-sustaining community in France. There, high up in the mountains, she lived off the land without electricity or other modern conveniences; she enjoyed the clean air, pure water and healthy foods grown without artificial fertilizers and chemical pesticides. But it wasn’t too long before she felt guilty for isolating herself from the problems she saw in the world. There had to be a way to share the joys of health and clean living with people who didn’t have access to a sustainable mountaintop community.

Susanne met Torodd, her husband and cofounder of Graindrops, in Switzerland; they reconnected later in Norway, where he had been working in the biodynamic and organic food industry. At the time, Susanne had worked many years as a nutrition counselor for patients who suffered from chronic fatigue syndrome, allergies, and environmental sensitivities. They both shared a passion for the slow food movement and sustainable nutrition. Together, Susanne and Torodd wanted to create a beverage that would meet the ideals of health and sustainability they believed in.

 

“We believe that optimal health can be powered by nature, and that everything we need to maintain an active, energetic, healthy and fulfilling life can be found through intentionally and thoughtfully crafted food.”

 

 

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While creating Graindrops, Susanne and Torodd agreed on three things: One, they would not compromise on nutrition, taste and quality. Two, Graindrops must be available to all individuals, including those who suffered from modern food sensitivities like dairy and gluten. Finally, as they decided on a gluten-free, grain-based beverage, they knew fermentation was the key to unlocking nutrients that would support digestive health and strengthen the immune system.

 

Unimpressed with industrial fermentation enzymes, Susanne and Torodd spent years searching for a better option. Their research led them to Japan where they discovered the magical properties of koji, a long-kept culinary secret of Southeast Asia. Koji is the fermentation culture used to create many well-known Asian foods such as mirin, soy sauce, sake and miso. With a dynamic blend of 40-plus enzymes, koji is the secret to the robust and complex flavors found in Graindrops.

 

Graindrops is the result of Susanne and Torodd’s uncompromising dedication to health and sustainability. It’s a delicious whole-grain beverage that’s triple-cultured, organic, gluten-free, vegan, and non-GMO. Powered by biodynamic koji, Graindrops is a delightful blend of rich taste and bioavailable nutrients.

 

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Original

 

Ingredients:
SPRING WATER, BIODYNAMIC® RICE KOJI*, WHOLE BROWN RICE*, WHOLE OATS*, BLUE AGAVE SYRUP*, RICE STARCH*, INULIN*, MILLET*, QUINOA*, AMARANTH*, LIVE ACTIVE CULTURES INCLUDING B. BIFIDUM, L. ACIDOPHILUS, L. CASEI, L. BULGARICUS, L. RHAMNOSUS, S. THERMOPHILUS, B. LACTIS. *ORGANIC

 

Original

 

 

 

 

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Ingredients:

CULTURED GRAINMILK* (SPRING WATER, BIODYNAMIC® RICE KOJI*, WHOLE BROWN RICE*, WHOLE OATS*, AGAVE SYRUP*, RICE STARCH*, INULIN*, MILLET*, QUINOA*, AMARANTH*), BERRY BASE* (AGAVE SYRUP*, STRAWBERRIES*, BLUEBERRIES*, RASPBERRIES*, FLAVOR*, FRUIT AND VEGETABLE JUICE FOR COLOR).
LIVE ACTIVE CULTURES INCLUDE:
B. BIFDUM, L. ACIDOPHILUS, L. CASEI, L. BULGARICUS, L. RHAMNOSUS, S. THERMOPHILUS, B. LACTIS.

 

WildBlueberry

 

 

 

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Mango Ginger

 

Ingredients:
CULTURED GRAINMILK* (SPRING WATER, BIODYNAMIC® RICE KOJI*, WHOLE BROWN RICE*, WHOLE OATS*, AGAVE SYRUP*, RICE STARCH*, INULIN*, MILLET*, QUINOA*, AMARANTH*), AGAVE SYRUP*, MAPLE SYRUP*, NATURAL FLAVORS, VANILLA EXTRACT*, LEMON JUICE CONCENTRATE*).
LIVE ACTIVE CULTURES INCLUDE:
B. BIFDUM, L. ACIDOPHILUS, L. CASEI, L. BULGARICUS, L. RHAMNOSUS, S. THERMOPHILUS, B. LACTIS.

 

 

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Graindrops Blueberry Smoothie:

  • Graindrops Wild Blueberry
  • 1 cup blueberries
  • 1 frozen banana
  • 1/2 avocado
  • Chia seeds
  • 2 cups Kale


 

 

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Vegan Blueberry Yogurt Bites
Serves 5
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Prep Time
15 min
Total Time
10 hr 15 min
Prep Time
15 min
Total Time
10 hr 15 min
Ingredients
  1. - 1 can coconut milk
  2. - 1 probiotic pack
  3. - 1 1/2 fresh blueberries
  4. - 2 tsp stevia
  5. - 1 cup Graindrops Wild Blueberry
Instructions
  1. - Add probiotic packed to can of coconut milk and store in a dark place for 5-7hrs (the longer the better)
  2. - Once it creates a sour, yogurt like taste, place in a food processor with fresh blueberries, and Graindrops Wild Blueberry
  3. - Place in silicone cupcake holders, top with fresh blueberries, and freeze for 2-3hrs
Notes
  1. If you don't have probiotic powder you could try and just use the Graindrops product as its naturally full of probiotics and could make the yogurt
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(Note: in my time, Kefir was not an organic product, today, they offer organic options)
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I’m Gabrielle, the founder & creator of Eatdrinkshrink.com. I established this blog in May of 2012 to share my experience and knowledge as I pursue a career as a Registered Dietitian in New York City. I currently hold a BS in Nutrition & Dietetics from NYU and am pursuing a MS in Nutrition & Health Sciences while teaching yoga and working with the Coalition for Healthy School Food

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