Healthy Living

9 Reasons You Should Be Drinking Kefir

Lifeway kefir is a tart and tangy fermented milk beverage that contains 12 live and active probiotic cultures and 25 to 30 colony-forming units. These beneficial bacteria and yeast-based probiotic cultures provide a myriad of health benefits, making kefir a perfect addition to breakfast, a light snack, a probiotic boost to recipes, and an excellent […]


7 Ways To Keep Your Gut Healthy When You Have Diabetes

Researchers are learning more and more every year about how the gut (also known as the digestive tract) plays a major role in health and disease, including diabetes. The trillions of microbes (bacteria, fungi, viruses, and other organisms) found in the gut help us to digest food. These microbes also protect our immune system. And […]


#SummerHarvest Smoothie Collection

Feeling adventurous? Explore the #SummerHarvest tag to see all the amazing smoothie creations our community shared in July! Then you can make your own version and tag us in your #SummerSmoothie. Summer Harvest Smoothie by vindiskitchen Recipe: 1 cup baby spinach ½ cup cucumber, diced ½ avocado halved, pitted, and peeled ¼ cup fresh blueberries […]


Which Frozen Kefir Would You Choose?

Choose the flavor you are craving! All of these frozen kefir recipes are no-churn and probitoic.  Strawberry Basil Frozen Kefir Celebrate any occasion with a scoop of our Strawberry Basil Frozen Kefir. It’s a creamy, naturally sweet treat that tastes like the fresh flavors of a summer garden. Buttered Popcorn Frozen Kefir We captured the […]


Tips to Destress This Holiday Season

The holidays are just around the corner, it’s time to spread cheer! You may have to change some of the typical family traditions to ensure the health and safety of loved ones, but the joy can still remain the same. We also want to provide you with resources to de-stress and relax during the most […]


Debunking the Myth: Dairy and Inflammation

Cutting out dairy to reduce inflammation seems to be a current trend, but one that is misunderstood and, perhaps, detrimental to one’s health. The truth is unless you have a true milk protein allergy, research suggests that dairy is likely not the cause of inflammation in your body. In fact, consuming dairy and fermented dairy […]


Halloween Recipe Roundup

Well, hello my pretty, you’ve come to just the right place for some Halloween recipes. With two blinks of our eyes and three wand flicks, we finished brewing four potions and one special surprise. The starving ghouls and goblins are desperate for a bite, but with a little magic, we locked them away and saved […]


Gut Health and Sleep

A good night’s sleep is often easier said than done. Insomnia or a bad night’s sleep can affect our daily well-being and even be detrimental to our health. While relaxation techniques, changing up our bedtime routine and limiting screen time before bed are great ideas to improve sleep, perhaps the secret of a good night’s […]


Ways to Support a Healthy Immune System

With the heightened awareness surrounding how to prevent illness, we’ve rounded the best ways to strengthen the immune system and fight off infection. Get The Sunshine Vitamin, Vitamin D:  Vitamin D is a unique vitamin that can be produced by our body with exposure to ultraviolet lights.  However, cloudy and cold days or the risk […]