Healthy Living

Why You Should Drink Your Colors with Kefir

Throughout our Drink Your Colors with Kefir series, we’ve discussed the importance of including a variety of colorful, fresh fruits and vegetables in your diet. Colorful fruits and vegetables, we’ve learned, are packed with vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and enzymes that are beneficial to human health. From phytonutrients to flavonoids, antioxidants to fiber, each individual piece […]


Drink Your Colors with Kefir – Powerful Purples and Blues

The last stop in our Drink You Colors with Kefir series is with our powerful, potent purples and blues. Purple and blue fruits and vegetables are abundant in nature, easily recognized and, most of all delicious. From blueberries and blackberries, to eggplants and even cauliflower, they’re packed with important vitamins and minerals and, you guessed […]


Drink Your Colors with Kefir – Gorgeous Greens

Raise your hand if you know a child who finishes their peas and broccoli, on their own, without protest. We bet very few of you have your hands up, and there’s nothing wrong with that! Vegetables of any variety generally fall into the “yucky” category, due to their tendency to be bitter and less sweet […]


We’ve Got the Fever: It’s Allergy Season

Allergy season is upon us. If you’re one of the millions of bleary-eyed, runny-nosed Americans who struggle with Hay Fever every summer, as the lovely green trees, flowers and grass release their tiny pollen grains into the air, grab a tissue and take a seat. A brand new meta-analysis of 23 studies has confirmed that […]


Celebrate Cinco de Mayo, Lifeway Kitchen Style

We’re celebrating Cinco de Mayo in the Lifeway Kitchen with some of our favorite kefir-ized recipes, inspired by Mexican favorites. Nothing says, “fiesta” like a delicious spread of dips, dressing and snacks to share with a group of friends, right? Even better, all of these great dishes are lightened up and pack powerful probiotic punches! […]


Gas Attack: What to Eat to Avoid Bloat

  Ever wondered why some foods cause more bloating than others?  If you’ve ever experienced excess flatulence or bloating, you know it can be extremely uncomfortable and unpleasant.  While it might feel like gas tends to come at the most inconvenient times, there are a few things you can do to recognize why it happens […]


Lifeway’s Favorite Spring Recipes

It’s officially spring and while that doesn’t mean the snow is done, it does mean our spring wardrobe is coming out, and so are our favorite spring recipes! The doldrums of winter are slowly rolling out and in their wake are mounds of fresh fruit, vegetables and herbs for us to play with. New snacks, […]


Dairy Still Rules in New Report

If you’re like most of the country, it’s currently snowing outside your window and you have zero desire to leave your couch. That makes this the perfect time to slog through the newly released 571-page report prepared by the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee. The report is meant to offer recommendations for the 2015 edition of […]


Go Bananas for Lifeway Kefir Banana Bread

While February 23 is National Banana Bread day, warm, delicious banana bread is – in our opinion – a great treat any time, especially frigid winter days. Made with simple, wholesome ingredients, including eggs, bananas and kefir, banana bread is an awesome last minute dessert that can actually be good for you! Our recipes relays […]


Get Nutty on National Almond Day

  Today is National Almond Day and we couldn’t be more psyched. The delicately-flavored nuts pair perfectly with kefir when sprinkled on our smoothie bowls, rolled in our Farmer Cheeseball Bites, or as a yummy filling in our delicious donuts. Other than offering a crunchy, contrasting texture to creamy kefir, almonds deliver a stellar nutritional profile. They’ve been shown to reduce […]