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What are natural flavors?

Artificial flavors, natural flavors – you’ve seen them on labels, but what are the differences between the two? Natural flavors, as the name indicates, are derived from real, natural sources. All natural flavors that Lifeway uses are made from fruit juices, fruit essences, and essential oils. The fruit flavoring is derived from the fruit itself. […]


Lifeway Works for Carli Lloyd

We’re not saying that drinking Lifeway Kefir is somehow going to make you score two gold medal winning goals. Or that all the protein, calcium, and probiotics will make you score a hat-trick in the World Cup Finals… But it worked for Carli Lloyd. Already a Lifeway Kefir enthusiast, Carli Lloyd became Lifeway’s newest brand ambassador […]


Made with Lifeway Summer Recipe Book 2016

Summer is the perfect time to whip up easy recipes that remind us of the things we love about the season of the sun, including fresh fruit, beach picnics, long walks and light meals.   To celebrate the abundance of summer produce, we created a collection of recipes that highlight the fantastic flavors that bring smiles to sun-kissed faces. With […]


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 […]