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Hi,
So far in my quest for optimum diet which includes enough B12 (beside other things) I stumbled upon an idea:
I believe some of you know what Kefir is ( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kefir ). It is an fermented dairy product which contains B12 (among other useful vitamins).
Do you think that it would be possible for me to make Kefir from soy milk by puting in a small amount of Kefir (made from cows milk) and letting it ferment a little? What do you think? Would it be possible? What those bacterias in Kefir need to feed on? Is it also present in Soy milk?
Thanks for any help
 

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You should be able to do it - like making soy yogurt (you can google this for some instructions). I would add some sugar, especially if your soymilk is unsweetened, since the bacteria would normally feed on the lactose in milk.
 

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I just came across this link posted in the recipe forum:
http://www.thecheapvegetarian.com/en...r-kefir-recipe
I've had reg milk based kefir and liked that, but this is make with the kefir grains in water.

I know you can use only soymilk in certain things, like letting vinegar sour it for baked goods, because it will curdle. There is soy lactose, and soy yogurt...

Found this by googling "vegan kefir" and found this-haven't seen it stores-
http://www.godairyfree.org/Product-R...-Soy-Free.html
 

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Kefir can be made out of anything, milk, juice, tea, water. Just get the right type of kefir grains, milk grains for dairy based kefir and water grains for water based kefir (juice, tea, etc).
 

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I have a friend who makes vegan water kefir, it's supposedly very healthy.
 
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