Health

Superfood Spotlight: Cauliflower

When it comes to cauliflower, there tend to be two distinctly different opinions of this bountiful Brassica: you’re either really for it or you’re really against it. Vegetables are polarizing for sure, but there’s something about cauliflower (and to an extent, it’s cousin broccoli) that makes people either love it or leave it. Move Away […]


The Deal with Vitamin D

For many of us, the winter months mean lots of snow, shorter days, and a whole lot of time spent indoors. While that’s good news for couch potatoes, it’s bad news for anyone looking to stay active and healthy. And it’s especially bad news if you’re already low in vitamin D, also known as the Sunshine […]


Lifeway’s Ultimate New Year’s Eve Party Menu

There are countless things to love about New Year’s Eve. It’s a celebration that marks the end of one year – one set of memories and experiences – and welcomes a new one, hopefully full of even more memories and important experiences. To us, the best New Year’s Eve celebrations include close friends, family, confetti […]


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 […]


Stay Healthy While Traveling with Kefir

We’re entering the thick of the holiday season and, if you’re like many of the Lifeway team, you’re traveling quite a bit. Taking trips to see family and friends, sharing delicious meals and making new memories is what the holidays are all about, after all. But with the cold weather, rich food and new germs […]


Seamus Mullen’s Power Granola

Today’s post and recipe come from award-winning chef, restaurateur and cookbook author Seamus Mullen. An avid kefir fan, Chef Mullen is passionate about the idea that real food heals and is a leading authority in the conversation on food, health and wellness. +++ For many years, I was really unhealthy and sick; I was suffering from Rheumatoid Arthritis, […]


7 Smoothies to Boost Your Immune System

Support your immune system and keep your belly balanced with these seven delicious smoothies, all made with fresh fruits, vegetables, and kefir! We firmly believe that drinking a glass or two of kefir daily helps keep immune systems strong (science supports this belief, too!), but it never hurts to fortify your diet with extra vitamins […]


Skip the Bacon, Grab Some Kefir

Did you hear? Red meat is out. The World Health Organization’s International Agency for Research on Cancer recently announced that, after a long and thorough review of the scientific literature, they have concluded that red meat consumption…should be kept to a minimum. Ok, so their exact words are, “Probably carcinogenic to humans.” It’s now in […]


Keep Your Immune System Strong this Fall

Fall is here, and along with the swift influx of sweaters, boots, wreaths and pumpkin spice lattes comes something much more insidious: the Fall Cold.   Fighting the Fall Cold As far as we can tell, everyone has had a fall cold at some point in their life. Many write their symptoms off as allergies, but […]


#GlobalGoals: Health and Well-Being

This is part two of our #GlobalGoals series. To read part one, click here. +++ Imagine what you could accomplish in fifteen years – what you could learn, achieve, see, change and experience. Imagine the good you could do, and imagine the bad that could happen from not taking action when you should have. This weekend, the […]