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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 […]


Easy and Healthy Last Minute Holiday Desserts

Christmas is just a few days away, and if you’re like the members of the Lifeway team, you’re probably overwhelmed with all of the cookies, candies, treats and desserts that are showing up in our kitchens, at the office and on our dinner party menus. We love dessert as much as anyone, but do our […]


Going Green: How to Waste Less This Holiday Season

It can be far too easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle of shopping, celebrating and indulging during the holiday season. From celebrations and parties to seasonal specials, there are countless ways to go a little overboard, both with our spending and our wasting. At the same time, it’s as easy to go green […]


Healthy Cooking with Kefir: Baking

As one of the oldest naturally fermented foods around, people have been cooking and consuming with kefir for more than 2000 years. While these days it’s more commonly enjoyed as a drink by itself or in a smoothie, there are several other ways to use and cook with kefir as an everyday ingredient. For example, […]


4 Probiotic Pasta Dishes for Cold Winter Nights

While it’s been unseasonably (and wonderfully) warm here in Chicago, we know frigid winter nights are on their way and are going to stick around. Add that to extremely early sunsets (we’re talking 4:30 p.m., folks) and the soon-to-be-absence of holiday cheer, we’re definitely going to need some easy, healthy comfort food to keep us […]


Lifeway’s Favorite Hanukkah Recipes

Looking for something exciting to add to your Hanukkah table this year? You came to the right place! We’ve pulled together our favorite recipes for appetizers, dips and treats all made with real ingredients  – no mystery cream-of-something soups or artificial flavorings here. Plus, they all contain Lifeway kefir, so you know you’re serving up […]


Remembering Our Rights and Our Freedoms on Human Rights Day

On December 10, 1948, the United Nations General assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights – a document that, according to the UN, serves as the “common standard of achievements for all peoples and all nations. It sets out, for the first time, fundamental human rights to be universally protected.” The document, along with […]


Staying Healthy During the Holidays with a Smoothie

It’s that time of the year again. Everyone is already bemoaning the extra pounds the holidays seem to inevitably bring as we go into the season of indulgence and excess, only to immediately follow with resolutions for the New Year to be better to ourselves, to lose weight, to get healthy, to bounce back from […]


5 Healthy Holiday Party Snacks

Entertaining season is well underway for the Lifeway team and if you’re like us, you look for healthy (or at least healthier) options when entertaining guests. To us, healthy is synonymous with delicious and it almost always means our kefir will be involved in some capacity. To help us get through the holidays with our […]