Healthy Living

Cooking with Kefir: Meal Prep

Everyone is busy, and it seems like every time we take steps to lighten our load, we end up committing to more. Work, school, the gym and social gatherings (for ourselves and our children) cut chunks out of our days and can make preparing delicious healthy meals (breakfast, lunch or dinner) an obstacle not worth […]


That’s Tea-rrific!

Is there anything tea can’t do? Study after study links it to reduced rates of cancer, mental calm and better sleep. It soothes a scratchy throat when you’re sick, and provides a gentler (but still helpful) caffeine high than coffee. It comes in countless varieties and flavors, and has been consumed for thousands of years […]


Fabulous Fiber

It seems like everywhere you look these days you see advertisements and messages encouraging you to eat more fiber. And why not? Fiber serves a lot of very important purposes and are crucial for overall health! You’re probably familiar with its ability to help keep you regular and improve digestion, but did you know that consuming […]


Natural Ways to Battle Depression

With the frigid temperatures and fleeting sunshine, it’s easy to succumb to the winter blues. While there’s no way to change the weather, there are some natural remedies to relieve some of the symptoms of Seasonal affective disorder (SAD). Check out our favorites below. Vitamin D Daily sun exposure is usually enough to get us the […]


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 6 Healthy Lifestyle Trends for 2016

Last week we brought you our list of the top 6 healthy eating/food trends we expect to be big in 2016. From full-fat dairy to floral-flavored foods, we anticipate the year will be graced with some pretty exciting eats. But a healthy life isn’t just about what you put in your body, it’s about how you […]


Kefir Beer: Is It a Thing?

Here at Lifeway, we like to refer to our kefir as “the champagne of dairy.” Kefir grains are traditionally used to ferment dairy and make kefir, but they can be used for other fun fermentation experiments like these to create interesting non-kefir probiotic drinks. So, we were intrigued, when news started popping up about a […]


Lifeway’s 6 Food Trends for 2016

The holiday season is at an end and for some, the beginning of the new year is a chance to reflect on the previous year and make goals for what lies ahead. Our world revolves around kefir and the many healthy applications it has on our lives and the lives of our drinkers, and we […]


Mindful Sipping, Intuitive Eating

Imagine yourself at your  family’s big annual holiday dinner this past December. Food is everywhere – bowls of salty nuts, a massive shrimp cocktail tray, a huge buffet of dinner dishes and a dessert cart crammed with cakes, cookies and pies. Did you: Pick up a single peppermint stick and retreat to a quiet bedroom, […]


A Superfood Smoothie is a Hangover Helper

The best cure for a hangover? Prevention. But with so much champagne flowing on New Year’s Eve, it can be easy to overdo it. Just in case that bubbly leaves you with a queasy stomach and mega-headache, you would be wise to head into 2016 with a plan of action. According to Traditional Chinese Medicine […]