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 […]


Raspberries: Superfood Spotlight

Raspberries are one of the world’s most consumed berries – it’s no wonder since they’re naturally sweet and juicy. Read on to learn more about this wildly popular red fruit! History The first recorded cultivation of raspberries were believed to have originated from Eastern Asia. Archeological evidence shows that raspberries were a part of the […]


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 […]


Celebrating Fathers: Father’s Day 2018

Today we celebrate Father’s Day! Here’s to all the dads who strive every day to provide for their families, regardless if they are stay-at-home dads or work. We recognize how hard it is to be a parent: juggling work, children, and a healthy lifestyle. Father’s Day is particularly special for Lifeway because of our humble beginnings 30 […]


What Are Healthy Fats? Why Are They Good For You?

The low-fat food trend has received a lot of criticism in recent years. Because of this, foods high in healthy fats are finally getting the recognition they deserve. Of course, not all fats are created equal. Trans fat, for example, should be avoided at all costs, whereas unsaturated fats, like monounsaturated and polyunsaturated, are actually […]


Stress Awareness Month

Stress is personal, both biological and psychological, affecting the mind and body on a cellular level. Naturally, we find stress to be bad, something that holds us back, but what would happen if we changed our perspective? A natural part of our human experience, stress can be anything life brings our way that has the potential to upset our balance. In 2017, anxiety disorders were the most common mental illness, affecting 40 million adults in the United States age 18 and older.


The Kefir Cookbook Tour

Part memoir, part cookbook, The Kefir Cookbook is a delicious collection of over 100 globally inspired sweet and savory recipes made with the probiotic-rich and nutrient-dense superfood kefir. It contains stories that describe the journey of one of the natural food industry’s pioneering brands, Lifeway, and the family that created it. Author Julie Smolyansky, daughter […]


Reasons to Love Lifeway Organic

Green bottles Here at Lifeway, we care about our carbon footprint just as much as we care about creating delicious probiotic products for you and your family. Which is why we switched our Organic kefir bottles to a more environmentally friendly packaging called green polyethylene, a material that is made of sugarcane, a renewable resource. […]