Health

Now Serving Frozen Plantiful At The Lifeway Kefir Shop

Lifeway is celebrating a huge milestone. Our brand-new line, Plantiful, a plant-based, dairy-free beverage with 10 live and active probiotics, is now available in soft-serve swirls at all three of our Lifeway Kefir Shop locations. Create a custom swirl with our buffet of delicious toppings, including bananas, blueberries, mango, or for those with a sweet […]


Ivan Zwick: #1 Kefir Fan

Ivan Zwick, of Marion, IL, has won national and international championships in bench press competitions. He is a former international gold medalist and decorated athlete. But what’s even more impressive? He’s 79 years old and doesn’t plan to end his weightlifting career anytime soon. This past May, Zwick competed at the World Bench Press Championships […]


Pop Into Freshii For Lifeway Frozen Kefir

We are excited to announce this summer’s Freshii x Lifeway collaboration! Freshii is now serving Lifeway’s gut-healthy frozen kefir at all their locations throughout the United States. Their menu of salads, wraps, and bowls now features frozen kefir with delicious toppings to choose from, plus healthy kefir smoothies. Kefir is yogurt’s tart and tangy cousin […]


Mushrooms: Superfood Spotlight

Mushrooms embody the energy of foraging through the forest, dirt scattered across your palms, a basket full of your findings. It’s in the realm of fungi that we discover how much food connects us back to the earth, with mushrooms rooting us to our ancestors. History Mushrooms date back to ancient times, with archaeological evidence […]


New at Lifeway: Whole Milk Kefir with Real Fruit Puree

  Say hello to the latest lineup in the Lifeway family: whole milk kefir with real fruit puree. Each 32-oz bottle is blended with creamy full-fat milk and real fruit puree. Inspired by her annual summer trips to the local berry farm with her daughters, our CEO Julie wanted to share the wholesome and fresh […]


Kefir Vs Yogurt: Which one is healthier?

What exactly is the difference between kefir and yogurt? They both start out as milk, they’re both fermented, and they’re both tart and tangy — yet they’re completely different products. We’ve got the lowdown on the biggest differences between kefir vs yogurt. For starters, kefir has 12 different strains of live and active cultures and […]


Chocolate Pie Dessert Parfaits

We’ve teamed up with our friends at SunSpire for the ULTIMATE chocolate recipe collection. We created four different chocolate pie kefir dessert parfaits that satisfy any sweet tooth! Chocolate Chip Cookie Pie Parfait 1 plain kefir cup 1-2 medium-sized chocolate chip cookie 1 tbsp chocolate chips Rocky Road Pie Parfait 1 plain kefir cup 1-2 cream stuffed […]


Kefir: The Cultured Dairy Beverage You Should Be Drinking

Confused about the buzz around dairy and whether you should consume it or not? With concerns about lactose intolerance and claims that dairy can increase inflammation, it’s no wonder people are advocating against it. But it’s not always so black and white – in fact, cultured (or fermented) dairy is particularly beneficial. It can often […]


Tomatoes: Superfood Spotlight

Tomatoes are one of the world’s most consumed fruits and can be used for a variety of different dishes. Originally grown by the Aztecs in Mexico, they became popular in the America’s during the 19th century. This humble fruit is not only sweet and tart, but nutrient-dense and packed with a variety of minerals and […]