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We All Scream for Frozen Kefir

Back in 1984, President Ronald Reagan pleased democrats and republicans alike when he officially designated July as National Ice Cream Month. No matter whom you vote for, everyone can agree that a cold cup or cone of creamy frozen goodness is the perfect way to cap off a steamy summer day. Now we don’t like to […]


Sensational Summertime Smoothie Bowl

When we’re looking for a healthy breakfast on the go, we reach for a bottle of our favorite kefir. Whether we opt for unflavored, fruity or fiber-filled, we know our cultured dairy beverage will help satisfy our hunger and balance our bellies while giving us the energy to power through our day. When we have […]


Win Free Tickets to Pitchfork Music Festival 2015!

We’re excited to once again partner with the fine folks at Pitchfork to bring you the Pitchfork Music Festival 2015, this weekend at Chicago’s Union Park.   With local acts, including Wilco and Chance the Rapper, it’s sure to be a wonderful weekend. Highlights of the fest include: Flatstock 50, a poster show and ongoing […]


Meet the Spiralizer: Summer’s Hottest Cooking Tool

If you’re like us, you spend way too much time on Pinterest, searching for cool new recipes to make with Lifeway Kefir. Like Kefir Plum Overnight Oats. Or fish tacos. Or Coconut Kefir Pancakes. While poking around recently, we noticed a bunch of people pinning recipes for dishes made with a spiralizer. While it sounds […]


Grab Your Mats and Hit the Beach for YogaFest

Last fall we rose with the sun to sip Bellinis and kefir smoothies after an invigorating rooftop Sun Salutation yoga party in Austin, Texas. Now we’re bringing our yoga show on the road to New York’s Gurney’s Montauk Resort and Seawater Spa in the Hamptons for YogaFest on Saturday, July 11! Wellness for the Greater […]


It’s the Fourth of July, Happy Birthday, America!

    Looking forward to a fabulous three-day weekend? So are we! Here are some tips to help you and your family stay safe while you celebrate the red white and blue this Fourth of July. Fireworks Your best – and safest – bet is to attend a public fireworks show put on by professionals. Not […]


Lifeway’s Summer Recipe Ebook 2015 is Live!

Just in time for the Fourth of July, we’re excited to release our very first recipe ebook. Inspired by all things summer, from sandy beaches to back yard barbecues, lazy mornings to sunny treats, our recipe book features new dishes, made with Lifeway Kefir products.   Whether you’re looking for breakfast, lunch, dinner or dessert, […]


Lifeway + Simple Mills: Coconut Banana Cake with Frozen Kefir

Last week we introduced you to Simple Mills, a Chicago food company that specializes in common allergen-friendly baking mixes. More specifically, we shared a delicious Summer Vegetable Breakfast Bake that was devoured immediately in our test kitchen. It was definitely one of the more satisfying recipes we’ve made recently and is sure to make an appearance […]


Watermelon: Superfood Spotlight

Hot summer days always make us yearn for a cold, juicy slice of watermelon. No cookout, barbecue, picnic – or even weekend – is complete without it (or our limited edition Watermelon Kefir, for that matter). With a water content of about 90%, it’s understandable why we crave this refreshing fruit when the mercury rises. But there’s a lot more to watermelon than just water. This pink fruit is bursting with benefits!


Lifeway and Starfruit Team Up for Pride

Tomorrow is the 46th Annual Chicago Pride Parade, and with Friday’s impressive Supreme Court ruling, we’re sure it’s going to be one of the best yet. Not ones to miss local celebrations of love, acceptance and equality, we’ll once again be teaming up with the Anti Defamation League and marching proudly to celebrate diversity, Chicago’s […]