Dieting Doesn’t Have to Mean Deprivation

This blog was written by Dasha Agoulnik, a NASM certified personal trainer. She is a Master of Science in Nutrition student at Tufts University’s Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy and future registered dietitian.

Choosing the right diet can be a difficult and time-consuming task. In my experience, the most effective diets are not about sacrifices or restrictions. A sustainable diet is about finding the ideal balance of macronutrients to give your body what it needs to power through your daily activities. Whether your day-to-day routine requires manual labor or sitting at a desk, it’s possible to create a well-balanced meal plan that leaves you satisfied. That’s why, in my professional experience, I focus on creating flexible diet plans specifically formulated to fit individual needs.


Let’s Spoon: Kefir Cups are Now Nationwide

Our kefir cups are now available nationwide! Each cup has the thick, creamy texture of your favorite Greek Yogurt with up to twice as many probiotics. Packed with protein and calcium, each 5oz container comes complete with a mini spoon and resealable lid so you can enjoy it anytime. It comes in both organic and non-organic varieties!


6 Steps to Conquering Portion Control

Proper portion control saves money and time, improves digestion, and helps reach or maintain a healthy weight for all body types. It sounds simple in theory, but it can be difficult to execute – especially if you love to eat! Don’t worry, we’re here to simplify things for you! Take a look at our 6 tips and conquer portion control once and for all.


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 […]


Welcome Back, Watermelon Kefir!

The wait is finally over! Our Limited Edition Lowfat Watermelon Kefir is back on shelves! Just in time for summer, your favorite cooling snack has returned to stores near you and is ready to make this year’s Season of the Sun your best yet!   The Low Down Available only for the next few months, our […]


Skip the Bacon, Grab Some Kefir

Did you hear? Red meat is out. The World Health Organization’s International Agency for Research on Cancer recently announced that, after a long and thorough review of the scientific literature, they have concluded that red meat consumption…should be kept to a minimum. Ok, so their exact words are, “Probably carcinogenic to humans.” It’s now in […]


The Wonders of Whey

Over the past few weeks the Lifeway Kitchen team has been experimenting with straining our kefir into a thick cream. The results are amazing (check out this recipe to see for yourself), but we’ve run into one problem: what should we do with all of the whey. Wait, whey? What’s whey? Milk, and therefore kefir, is […]


An Interview with an RDN: You and Kefir

Last week we brought you the first in our Interview with an RDN series – Probiotics 101. This week, we’re following up with some of your most common questions about what kefir can do for you, and if it’s appropriate for your diet and lifestyle. Once again Molly Bray, RDN, a Community Dietitian with Jewel Osco; […]


9 Reasons You Should Be Drinking Kefir

Lifeway kefir is a tart and tangy milk smoothie that contains live and active probiotic cultures – beneficial bacteria and enzymes that provide a myriad of health benefits. It’s perfect with breakfast, as a light snack, and is an excellent recovery drink after athletic activity. In short, it has a place in your day, every […]