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Healthy Ingredient Spotlight: Bok Choy

Throughout our Healthy Ingredient Spotlight series, we’ve discussed a variety of fruits, vegetables and spices that provide specific health benefits. Some, like watermelon and avocado, are well known and loved, while others, like tart cherries, turmeric and watercress, are less familiar. We work to keep a balance between “a bit weird” and “a bit well known” […]


Healthy Ingredient Spotlight: Superfood Round Up

Since beginning our Healthy Ingredient Spotlight series in January, we’ve broken down the health benefits of 12 different fruits, vegetables, herbs and spices that we love using in our kitchen. We’re excited to keep the series going and to bring you a slew of new spotlights as the cooler months roll in (they’ll be here […]


Why Our Kefir is Up to 99% Lactose-Free

If you’re a fan of our kefir, there’s likely a specific reason you took the plunge and grabbed your first bottle. While some of you grew up drinking it, others  may have tried based on a tip from a friend, had it recommended by a health practitioner, or read a news story promoting the many […]


Six Fun Ways to Get Active This Weekend

The sun is out in Chicago – finally! – and we are psyched. Dinners outside. Music festivals (did you catch us at Lollapalooza and Pitchfork?!) Trips to the pool and playground. Cubs games. Jogging along Lake Michigan.   You get the idea. This weekend, why not get outside and get active with your friends and family? The […]


Wonderful Watermelon Day

No summer is complete without indulging in a slice or six of succulent, juicy watermelon. Sweet, crisp and refreshing, ripe watermelon is a staple fruit of summer and worthy of a day dedicated to celebrating it’s existence, which happens to be today. National Watermelon Day That’s right, watermelon (like so many other foods) has a dedicated to it, and because […]


Pucker Up and Discover the Power of Sour

Why yes, that is us you read about in the August issue of O: The Oprah Magazine! In “Sweet on Tart” on page 90, readers are encouraged to discover “the power of sour” and start incorporating tart foods like kefir into their diets. The article features many great nuggets of information about why you should […]


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; […]


Is Souping the New Juicing?

Like celebrity crushes, food trends come and go with each new season. It seems like every time we open our email we’re blasted with the latest and greatest food system that promises, if we follow their plan to a T, we’ll be granted glowing skin, shiny hair, endless energy and, of course, lose all of […]


An Interview with an RDN: Probiotics 101

Over the past few weeks, we’ve received tons of emails and phone calls from you (our loyal kefir drinkers), asking some seriously awesome questions about the power of probiotics, the origins of kefir and how Lifeway can help you live a happier, healthier life. While we’re able to answer many of your questions, we want […]


We Can’t Stop Talking About Frozen Kefir

National Ice Cream Month is quickly (and unfortunately) coming to an end, and while we’ve enjoyed working with our favorite frozen delights, we don’t want to miss the opportunity to share with you why our frozen kefir is a treat we can’t stop talking about. Tart, tangy, creamy and refreshing, it’s a deliciously healthy dessert […]