Recipe

Sensational Summertime Smoothie Bowl

When we’re looking for a healthy breakfast on the go, we reach for a bottle of our favorite kefir. Whether we opt for unflavored, fruity or fiber-filled, we know our cultured dairy beverage will help satisfy our hunger and balance our bellies while giving us the energy to power through our day. When we have […]


Meet the Spiralizer: Summer’s Hottest Cooking Tool

If you’re like us, you spend way too much time on Pinterest, searching for cool new recipes to make with Lifeway Kefir. Like Kefir Plum Overnight Oats. Or fish tacos. Or Coconut Kefir Pancakes. While poking around recently, we noticed a bunch of people pinning recipes for dishes made with a spiralizer. While it sounds […]


Lifeway’s Summer Recipe Ebook 2015 is Live!

Just in time for the Fourth of July, we’re excited to release our very first recipe ebook. Inspired by all things summer, from sandy beaches to back yard barbecues, lazy mornings to sunny treats, our recipe book features new dishes, made with Lifeway Kefir products.   Whether you’re looking for breakfast, lunch, dinner or dessert, […]


Lifeway + Simple Mills: Coconut Banana Cake with Frozen Kefir

Last week we introduced you to Simple Mills, a Chicago food company that specializes in common allergen-friendly baking mixes. More specifically, we shared a delicious Summer Vegetable Breakfast Bake that was devoured immediately in our test kitchen. It was definitely one of the more satisfying recipes we’ve made recently and is sure to make an appearance […]


Lifeway + Simple Mills: Summer Vegetable Breakfast Bake

There’s not much we love more than creamy, delicious Lifeway Kefir, but if we were to make a top ten list, working with local companies that have a passion for healthy foods would be on it. That’s why we were delighted when the fine folks at Simple Mills approached us a few months back with some fabulous treats, […]


Drink Your Colors with Kefir – Brilliant Browns and Whites

Popular brown and white fruits and vegetables include cauliflower, dates, brown pears mushrooms, parsnips, onions, garlic, ginger and potatoes. Seeds and spices, including flax seed, sesame seeds, sunflower seeds, clove, nutmeg and cinnamon also fall into this category. Like all colorful fruits, vegetables and seeds, brown/white options contain a variety of vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients. […]


Drink Your Colors with Kefir – Yummy Yellow

This week’s Drink Your Colors with Kefir shines the spotlight on yellow – the color of sunshine, bananas, lemons, squash and corn. Yellow fruits and veggies are in the same family as orange fruits and veggies – they contain high concentrations of carotenoids and phytonutrients, including beta-carotene, zeaxanthin, flavonoids, lycopene, potassium, and vitamin C. These nutrients have […]


Drink Your Colors with Kefir: Outrageous Oranges

Continuing down the rainbow in our Drink Your Colors with Kefir series, we’ve reached orange – the color of sunsets, basketballs, pumpkins, carrots and, well, oranges. It’s a bright color that you definitely can’t miss with your eyes, and one you don’t want to leave out of your diet! All fruits and vegetables (and even […]


Drink Your Colors with Kefir: Ruby Red Strawberries

At Lifeway, our favorite time of year is always spring – when the weather gets warmer, the days get longer and the rain starts pouring. You read that right, we love rain. Why? Well, like the old adage says, with April showers come May flowers. More precisely, May produce. We love spring because it means we […]


Strained Kefir French Onion Dip with Caramelized Onions

Ah, French onion dip. There’s something special about this ubiquitous dip. Whether you’re used to seeing it on a summer picnic table or served with chips while watching a game, few people haven’t had a taste of this not-so-traditional dip. Homemade, from a box or in a tub, everyone knows what French Onion Dip is. […]