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Dogs Love Kefir on National Dog Day

National Dog Day is August 26! Meet Luna. At 13 weeks, she’s the newest and youngest member of the Lifeway family. She’s also easily the favorite.   As you can see in these absolutely adorable pictures (what can we say, we love showing her off), little Luna is seriously digging into some kefir. It not […]


5 Back-to-School Snack Hacks for Probiotic Health

Whether you’re heading back to college or have kids of your own, prepping snacks and lunches in advance can save a lot of time. We have some snack ideas that will help you tackle the busy fall schedules ahead.   1. The To-Go Snack Being hangry is the last thing you want when trying to shuttle your kids […]


Need some new snack ideas? We’ve got ’em!

As a Duke University Hospital dietetic intern who also happens to be lactose intolerant, Lauren Littmann is in the unique position of really needing to know her stuff when it comes to lactose-free options. So when she recently tweeted at us, “My favorite source of probiotics. Fermented milk, y’all #happygut” alongside a pic of our blueberry kefir, we knew that we wanted to reach out to her and hear what else she had to say.


Giveaway! Lifeway T-Shirts

Because our last few giveaways have been so popular, we thought we’d run another T-Shirt Giveaway! Six lucky winners will be chosen at random to win a fabulous Lifeway-branded t-shirt. Will it be you?   To enter, simply comment below and tell us your favorite way to use kefir. (Psst, for inspiration, head to our Recipes page). […]


40 years ago

40 years ago on August 3rd, 1976, a hot summer day, a young family landed at O’Hare with just $116, a suitcase, and a small soup pot that the young mother used to make kasha and bullion for her infant. The couple, still kids themselves, left the Soviet Union to escape the stifling life of […]


8 Ways to Use Kefir Every Day

We like to think that our kefir is the ultimate secret ingredient every cook needs in his or her kitchen. Not only is kefir delicious on its own, it is also an incredibly versatile and useful ingredient in many of our favorite dishes and recipes. Kefir’s acidic nature makes it an excellent marinade for your favorite cuts […]


How Does Your School Garden Grow?

Rachel Kraus is an AmeriCorps service member with FoodCorps, a nationwide team of leaders who connect kids to real food in school. You can find out more about it at www.foodcorps.org. Lifeway is a member of the FoodCorps Corporate Council and its support helps make Rachel’s position possible. You can read more about our partnership […]


How to Stay Cool When the Weather Heats Up

Chef Seamus Mullen is back to give us some advice on a common struggle many of us face this time of year – how do we stay cool when the weather heats up? After joining us for a hot and humid (yet nonetheless fantastic) Taste of Chicago a few weeks back, Seamus is sharing his favorite ways to keep cool when the sun is at its hottest. Read on for his advice!


Lifeway Feeds Hungry Foodies at the 2016 Taste of Chicago

Taste of Chicago 2016, the nation’s premier outdoor food festival, kicks off today, July 6th, at Chicago’s Grant Park. The festival features a wide variety of food trucks, live music, and local designers. Seeing as we’re all foodies here at Lifeway, we definitely wouldn’t miss it! Not only are we sampling our kefir at the […]


How to Eat Healthy When Away from Home

Chef Seamus Mullen is back on our blog giving us some advice on a common question we ask ourselves every summer – how do we stick to a clean/healthy diet while out and about or traveling? Seamus is dedicated to staying active and energized, even though he travels frequently. Read on to see his advice! […]