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Celebrate United Nations Day!

Today is United Nations day, the yearly celebration (this year is the 69th!) that celebrates the establishment of the UN Charter and all of the great work that the UN does and continues to do. Even more, it’s an awesome opportunity for United Nations Association members and chapters in the U.S. (the UNA-USA) to inform […]


Chicago Food Day

Last week we discussed World Food Day, the globally-recognized holiday that celebrates the creation of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Today we’re talking about a subject a little closer to our home – Chicago Food Day! This year, we’ll be celebrating at the Daley Center plaza with loads of local businesses […]


Apple Cider Pecan Mini Doughnuts. You’re Welcome.

We collected quite the bounty of fresh apples while visiting the orchard last weekend and have been dying to bake with them ever since! We know there are quite a few apple recipes located on our blog that we love, but we weren’t in the mood for cookies, a smoothie or a big slice of pie […]


World Food Day 2014

Family Farming: Feeding the World, Caring for the Earth   Today is World Food Day, a globally-recognized holiday that celebrates the creation of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. It was first held on October 16, 1981 and since has been used to spread awareness of not only the agency, but of […]


WBEZ Chicago Chef Challenge

Foodies, listen up: WBEZ’s 7th annual Chicago Chef Battle is back! This year, five of Chicago’s finest chefs will stretch their culinary creativity by cooking up dishes using delicious craft cider from Michigan’s Virtue Cider. They will be vying for your vote to win awesome WBEZ prizes and the coveted title of Supreme Chef. It’s […]


Lifeway Flavor Lab: Chicago Ideas Week

  The Lifeway Flavor Lab will be up and running again next week for Chicago Ideas Week, the city-wide series of events, seminars, and labs that “brings together hundreds of the world’s brightest thought leaders to inspire, connect, and activate the city of Chicago and beyond.” As with years past, we’re super excited to see […]


Charity Miles is so #MotherCulture

Our friend Gene is the founder of Charity Miles, an app we frequently partner with to raise money for worthy causes through physical activity. He even won a Webby this week for his incredible work. Plus, he met Doge at the ceremony! Below is a quick Q&A with Gene about fitness and #MotherCulture. Enjoy, and […]


#MotherCulture Mamas

As part of our new #MotherCulture campaign, we’re interviewing moms all month for their inspiring takes on healthy motherhood. Moms have one of the toughest jobs in the world and we at Lifeway applaud you for all that you do to make our world a happier, healthier place!   Mom: Charlotte Hilton Andersen, 35, Denver, […]


Sharing our #MotherCulture + Easy Baby Food Recipe

The benefits of abundant and diverse microflora in infants have been in the news lately. The news that a healthier community of gut bacteria can help babies calm down from colicky episodes has had our phones at Lifeway ringing off the hook! “How soon can I start giving my baby your probiotic kefir?” deranged and […]


What Does #MotherCulture Mean to You?

Lifeway is proud to unveil our #MotherCulture campaign with a series of ads featuring real moms who drink real kefir. Everything, including kefir, starts with a mother. While we have our own stories to share, we want to hear from our friends and fans! Lifeway CEO Julie Smolyansky is utilizing her leadership role to make […]