Cooking with Kefir: Meal Prep

Everyone is busy, and it seems like every time we take steps to lighten our load, we end up committing to more. Work, school, the gym and social gatherings (for ourselves and our children) cut chunks out of our days and can make preparing delicious healthy meals (breakfast, lunch or dinner) an obstacle not worth […]


That’s Tea-rrific!

Is there anything tea can’t do? Study after study links it to reduced rates of cancer, mental calm and better sleep. It soothes a scratchy throat when you’re sick, and provides a gentler (but still helpful) caffeine high than coffee. It comes in countless varieties and flavors, and has been consumed for thousands of years […]


Superfood Spotlight: Cauliflower

When it comes to cauliflower, there tend to be two distinctly different opinions of this bountiful Brassica: you’re either really for it or you’re really against it. Vegetables are polarizing for sure, but there’s something about cauliflower (and to an extent, it’s cousin broccoli) that makes people either love it or leave it. Move Away […]


Fabulous Fiber

It seems like everywhere you look these days you see advertisements and messages encouraging you to eat more fiber. And why not? Fiber serves a lot of very important purposes and are crucial for overall health! You’re probably familiar with its ability to help keep you regular and improve digestion, but did you know that consuming […]


Natural Ways to Battle Depression

With the frigid temperatures and fleeting sunshine, it’s easy to succumb to the winter blues. While there’s no way to change the weather, there are some natural remedies to relieve some of the symptoms of Seasonal affective disorder (SAD). Check out our favorites below. Vitamin D Daily sun exposure is usually enough to get us the […]


The Deal with Vitamin D

For many of us, the winter months mean lots of snow, shorter days, and a whole lot of time spent indoors. While that’s good news for couch potatoes, it’s bad news for anyone looking to stay active and healthy. And it’s especially bad news if you’re already low in vitamin D, also known as the Sunshine […]


Introducing Made with Lifeway Volume 3: Winter 2016

The winter edition of our Made with Lifeway recipe ebook is finally here! Packed with our favorite kefir recipes designed to help you stick to your healthy eating goals, this digital recipe book has something for everyone – at any time and at any place. From smoothies to soups, sweet to savory, our winter recipe ebook has […]


Superfood Spotlight: Teff

One of the food trends we’re most excited to see explode in 2016 is the growth in interest, and availability, of ancient grains (sometimes called super grains). Long gone are the days where our only options were brown or white rice. Thanks to the introduction of cous cous, followed swiftly and powerfully by quinoa (an […]


Lifeway’s 6 Healthy Lifestyle Trends for 2016

Last week we brought you our list of the top 6 healthy eating/food trends we expect to be big in 2016. From full-fat dairy to floral-flavored foods, we anticipate the year will be graced with some pretty exciting eats. But a healthy life isn’t just about what you put in your body, it’s about how you […]


Kefir Beer: Is It a Thing?

Here at Lifeway, we like to refer to our kefir as “the champagne of dairy.” Kefir grains are traditionally used to ferment dairy and make kefir, but they can be used for other fun fermentation experiments like these to create interesting non-kefir probiotic drinks. So, we were intrigued, when news started popping up about a […]