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Make low-carb yogurt from sweetened soy milk??

lisaleira | Jun 5, 201502:28 PM

Hi chowies!
I accidentally bought and opened sweetened soy milk. I don't drink it bc I gotta go low sugar for insulin resistance except for special occasions. I don't know if I feel like using this for my special occasion. So I have a wild plan. Do you think it would work?
I thought: I can use a non-dairy kefir starter and mix it with the sweet soy milk and this create soy yogurt. Now my question here is would the starter eat the sugar in the soy milk? I can't remember if it is cane sugar sweetened or something else but I guess some sucrose-y thing not lactose. I would imagine different types of starters have different bacteria that eat different kinda of sugar. (But maybe not- maybe a bacteria can eat any kind even if it likes some kinds?) I guess I am just wondering if I would end up with sweet yogurt, which I can't eat, or a nice sour thing after the bacteria eats the sugar for me.
I can always try and see. But whaddya think should happen?
Or any other ideas on how to use this for a non sugar person?
No one I know has the good taste to like yummy estrogeny soy milk, even sweetened.
Thaaaaanks for ideas!

Ps-- (I wonder if chemically or in terms of chemicals is there any safe thing you can put in a sweet thing that creates with the sugar to make some thing else??)
Pps- obviously I am doing this bc of pain of idea of throwing out 4$ of food. Maybe compost ..?

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