Healthy Living

Cooking with Kefir: Meal Prep Part 2

Last week we introduced you to our favorite ways to incorporate our kefir into your weekly meal prep routine. From smoothie packs to strained kefir cheese, there are countless places fabulously fermented milk smoothie can make your life easier, tastier and healthier.   While preparing a large portion of your food or meals over the […]


Yoga and Kefir: The Mind-Body Connection

At Lifeway, we know that when you cultivate a healthy lifestyle, you need to focus on how you move your body as much as what you put in your body. Good health is all about the mind-body connection. While we work hard to make sure all of our kefir products provide the best nutrition possible, […]


What’s In My Kefir?

What you eat matters. It’s a simple statement, but it carries important meaning. How your body functions and fights off colds, as well as how fast it recovers from exercise and illness, is directly related to what you eat. In the past, it was easy to know what you were eating – an apple was an […]


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 […]