Cauliflower: Superfood Spotlight

“A cauliflower is nothing but a cabbage with a college education.” –Mark Twain History When it comes to cauliflower, there are two distinctly different opinions of this bountiful veggie: you’re either really for it or you’re really against it. Cabbage in latin means caulis (cabbage) and floris (flower), giving this basic veggie an elegant presence! Believed to have originated in ancient Asia and […]


Happy Holidays with Eggnog Kefir!

Eggnog Low Fat Kefir is back on shelves! Check the below list to see if Eggnog Kefir can be found near you.   If you’re still having a hard time finding it near you, you can always use our Product Request Form and request it at your local grocery or health food store. Acme Big […]


Cranberry Crème Brûlée is back!

One of our Holiday favorites is back on shelves! Check the below list to see if Cranberry Crème Brûlée Kefir can be found near you.   If you’re still having a hard time finding it near you, you can always use our Product Request Form and request it at your local grocery or health food […]


#GivingTuesday with The Lifeway Kefir Shop

Compassion is the core of what we do. On the last Wednesday of every month, we donate 10% of our Kefir Shop earnings for that day to a local organization, a different cause will be featured each month. We value giving back to support Chicago and the organizations working to make it a better city! November […]


What To Eat the Day Before the Big Feast

The holiday season has arrived and so has an abundance of delicious food, parties, and traveling. During this festive chaos, it’s easy to get caught up in everything and forget to nourish our wellbeing. Instead of starving yourself in order to maintain your hunger for the feast, it’s healthier to mindfully snack throughout the day. Here are some of our favorite ways to snack the day before Thanksgiving!


Cranberries: Superfood Spotlight

Fresh cranberries are small, tart, and vibrantly red. They’re an embodiment of family gatherings, cozy winter days, and the holiday season. Despite being a modern symbol for holiday cheer, the love for these festive fruits started in the early 1500s.


Pumpkin: Superfood Spotlight

Pumpkin season has arrived and now our favorite shops are filled with the aroma of pumpkin spice and all things autumn. A savory obsession that brings back memories and inspires us to create new ones. Celebrate National Pumpkin Day (October 26th) by tossing on a sweater and heading to a pumpkin patch! This is the time of the year where orange really is the new black.


5 Nutrition Tips to Make Your Run More Effective

Running has a way of making us feel alive. It’s natural and invigorating to feel our feet on the earth and the breeze roll off our skin. From a path in the woods, a busy city sidewalk, or a gym treadmill, we have a sense of freedom when we run. Freedom from our thoughts, to-do lists, and work. Whether we’ve run a marathon or around the neighborhood, we must remember to care for our bodies when we get home. After a run, our food choices, actions, and sleep schedules affect us more than we know!

In our latest blog, we put together some nutrition tips that anyone – whether you’re running in a marathon or just starting a couch to 5k program – can benefit from!


The Wellbeing of Mental Health

World Mental Health Day is when we take a moment to shed light on a topic that is considered taboo. Mental health can often be an uncomfortable conversation because it’s not a black and white topic. But when we start the dialogue, knowledge and compassion show up! If you know someone who has been affected […]