Orange Spiced Fermented Blueberries! You are going to LOVE this recipe for Orange Spiced Fermented Blueberries. Smash them up into a jam, and spread on raisin toast for breakfast or afternoon tea. It will put a smile on your face! Sweet and flavorful lacto-fermented blueberries are a great way to get picky eaters to enjoy their ferments. With … Read more

Fermented Cranberries

Bring a new flare to the typical cranberry recipes by creating the simple and delicious Fermented Cranberries! Ingredients: (1) A Package of fresh Cranberries (2) 2 Tablespoons of chopped Ginger Root (3) 1 Orange or Lemon (zest and juice) (4) 1 Cinnamon Stick or 1tsp Ground Cinnamon (5) 4Tablespoons of Granulated Sugar (6) 1/2 Tablespoon … Read more


It never occured to me that there was pumpkin pie before evaporated milk. And yet, Ashley ponders this fact and comes up with a delicious alternative. If you want a healthier option for your dessert, this recipe will surely tingle your taste buds. I love pumpkin pie, but why is it so hard to find … Read more

Lemon Mint Sauerkraut


Lemon lifts the spirits and complements just about every dish. We add it to our stir fry, we spritz it on our salads, and we often add the final touches to our soups with a squirt of citrus. This fermented sauerkraut will not let you down when it comes to all the above applications. And … Read more

Can I Make Fermented Rhubarb

Rhubarb is a quintessential spring vegetable, and we are lucky enough to have a large rhubarb plant already growing in the backyard of our new house.  It is perennial, which means it will come back year after year without you having to do much to it, and is often one of the first foods that … Read more

Fermented Lemons and Mint

Lemons, you ask? Can you really ferment a citrus fruit? And with all that salt, will it taste ok? The answer is absolutely YES! Fermented lemons are a traditional food in the Middle East, and are delicious accents for many foods. We live in the high mountains an hour outside of Las Vegas, Nevada. Even though it’s … Read more

How to Make Fermented Grape Leaves

The great thing about fermenting foods is that it opens you up to a wide array of foods that you probably wouldn’t try otherwise. In this post, Sarah makes something that sounds much unlike food to me, sound appetizing. Read on and discover how to make fermented grape leaves. Grape leaves, that seems to be … Read more

4 Tips for Fermenting Fruit Successfully

One of my first attempts at fermenting foods was a salad that included fruit—diced apples and oranges with cranberries. It sounded delicious. It tasted like it could make me drunk. I had no idea what went wrong. Since then, I’ve learned quite a bit about fermenting fruit. Keep reading for my four best tips for … Read more

DIY Fermented Apple Cider Vinegar


Apple Cider Vinegar was one named a miracle vinegar healing every ailment from acne to indigestion to dandruff. I am not claiming this to be true, but I will say that home made Apple Cider Vinegar has tremendous health benefits and is absolutely delicious! Making Apple Cider Vinegar is really very easy! It just takes time. I … Read more


Folks go crazy in the fall for pumpkin spice. Everything from lattes to candles to Twinkies are flavored or scented to resemble a pumpkin pie. At Fermentools we want you to enjoy the fall pumpkin season, but we want you to enjoy it with healthy foods. In this post, Ashley shares several ways of fermenting with … Read more