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Parent-Approved Kid-Friendly Snacks

One of our biggest passions at Lifeway is childhood nutrition and education. We believe that the keys to good health include what you eat as much as how you eat. We believe that giving children access to quality, nutrient-dense foods (that actually taste good) is crucial to developing healthy habits, which lead to healthy lives. […]


Cooking with Kefir: Healthy Kefir Swaps

While drinking a tall, cold glass of creamy kefir is a classic way to enjoy our favorite tart and tangy probiotic beverage, it’s certainly not the only way. There are several ways to use kefir as a healthy swap to your favorite recipes! We love cooking with kefir and using it in any recipe we […]


Easy Back-to-School Dinners

The time has come once again for pools to close, for leaves to turn and for the weather to change. While we still have a few weeks of summer left (at least here in Chicago), there’s a definite shift in the air – in our attitudes and habits. We attribute this, of course, to the […]


#DogsLoveKefir on National Dog Day

If your Instagram feed is suddenly filled with photos of your friends’ pups, it’s because yesterday was National Dog Day. Maybe your college roommate shared a snap of her cool retriever in aviators and a leather jacket. Or your mom posted a funny GIF of a jetskiing bulldog. Or maybe you stumbled upon this epic […]


Serving Up Kefir at the Taste of Tennis

If you take a look at the Lifeway Mission, you’ll see that one of our goals is to improve the health of our customers. We do that in a few ways: by producing the best kefir you can buy, by being environmentally and socially responsible, and by supporting events and organizations that promote healthy living. […]


Grab a Bottle of Protein Kefir Now!

We’ve been teasing you for months and the time has finally come – our Protein Kefir is now available on shelves!   The latest addition to our ever-growing line of products designed to help you live a happier, healthier life, Protein Kefir comes in four fantastic flavors – vanilla, mixed berry, banana and salted caramel! […]


Don’t Worry, You’re Just Hangry

Have you ever yelled at a friend while your stomach growled? Or felt yourself staring daggers at the guy behind the counter because he was making your sandwich too slowly? If you have, you’re not alone. And rest assured, there’s nothing wrong with you! You’ve simply been hangry. Hangry is the unhappy place where hungry […]


Introducing Pretty Plain, the Newest ProBug!

You asked for her, and we delivered! It’s with great pleasure and pride that we introduce to you the newest member of the ProBugs family, Pretty Plain Pearl!   Like all of our ProBugs, Pretty Plain contains 10 live and active probiotic cultures and is made with whole milk that is certified USDA Organic. What sets […]


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 […]


Eating Healthy as an Active Family

Between work, school, errands and activities, finding time to eat healthy as an active family can be tough – but it doesn’t have to be! Eating a balanced diet and avoiding the drive-thru isn’t hard but it does take some planning and preparing. Though it might seem like a lot of work upfront, planning meals for a […]