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Superfood Spotlight: Teff

One of the food trends we’re most excited to see explode in 2016 is the growth in interest, and availability, of ancient grains (sometimes called super grains). Long gone are the days where our only options were brown or white rice. Thanks to the introduction of cous cous, followed swiftly and powerfully by quinoa (an […]


Lifeway’s 6 Healthy Lifestyle Trends for 2016

Last week we brought you our list of the top 6 healthy eating/food trends we expect to be big in 2016. From full-fat dairy to floral-flavored foods, we anticipate the year will be graced with some pretty exciting eats. But a healthy life isn’t just about what you put in your body, it’s about how you […]


Kefir Beer: Is It a Thing?

Here at Lifeway, we like to refer to our kefir as “the champagne of dairy.” Kefir grains are traditionally used to ferment dairy and make kefir, but they can be used for other fun fermentation experiments like these to create interesting non-kefir probiotic drinks. So, we were intrigued, when news started popping up about a […]


Lifeway’s 6 Food Trends for 2016

The holiday season is at an end and for some, the beginning of the new year is a chance to reflect on the previous year and make goals for what lies ahead. Our world revolves around kefir and the many healthy applications it has on our lives and the lives of our drinkers, and we […]


Mindful Sipping, Intuitive Eating

Imagine yourself at your  family’s big annual holiday dinner this past December. Food is everywhere – bowls of salty nuts, a massive shrimp cocktail tray, a huge buffet of dinner dishes and a dessert cart crammed with cakes, cookies and pies. Did you: Pick up a single peppermint stick and retreat to a quiet bedroom, […]


A Superfood Smoothie is a Hangover Helper

The best cure for a hangover? Prevention. But with so much champagne flowing on New Year’s Eve, it can be easy to overdo it. Just in case that bubbly leaves you with a queasy stomach and mega-headache, you would be wise to head into 2016 with a plan of action. According to Traditional Chinese Medicine […]


A Year in Review: 12 Posts from 2015

As we look forward to celebrating the beginning of a new year with a bottle of kefir, the Champagne of Dairy in hand, we wanted to take the time to reflect on how far we’ve come since January 1, 2015. A lot has changed, that’s for sure! The Lifeway team is growing and expanding almost […]


Lifeway’s Ultimate New Year’s Eve Party Menu

There are countless things to love about New Year’s Eve. It’s a celebration that marks the end of one year – one set of memories and experiences – and welcomes a new one, hopefully full of even more memories and important experiences. To us, the best New Year’s Eve celebrations include close friends, family, confetti […]


How to Enjoy Snack Time While Still Eating Healthy

In the Lifeway Kitchen, snack time is one of our favorite times. We firmly believe that eating healthy snacks between meals, or when we’re hungry, helps us stay on track with a healthy diet and avoid binge eating (or digging into the cookie jar) later. In other words, snacks can be crucial to sticking to […]


Kefir + Digestion: How Kefir May Help Your Digestive System

If the holiday season has you feeling bloated, lethargic or downright stuffed, you’re not alone. What starts out innocently enough as, “a cookie here, a cocktail there” quickly balloons into days – or weeks – of eating indulgent and rich foods your body isn’t used to. Celebratory feasting is certainly appropriate (and appreciated – it’s […]