Now Serving Frozen Plantiful At The Lifeway Kefir Shop

Lifeway is celebrating a huge milestone. Our brand-new line, Plantiful, a plant-based, dairy-free beverage with 10 live and active probiotics, is now available in soft-serve swirls at all three of our Lifeway Kefir Shop locations. Create a custom swirl with our buffet of delicious toppings, including bananas, blueberries, mango, or for those with a sweet tooth, cookies and rainbow sprinkles.


Powered by Plants

We’re so excited to offer a versatile, plant-based option that appeals to a wide range of customers. The foundation of Plantiful is pea protein, an ingredient that is naturally vegan, gluten-free, free from peanuts and almonds, and way more delicious than it sounds.

Pea protein is one of the most sustainable plant proteins because of how few resources are necessary for production. Compared to soy and nuts, it requires the least amount of water and energy resources to produce peas.

Health Benefits

  1. Builds Muscle Mass: Consumption of pea protein paired with consistent exercise may build muscle tissue.
  2. Maintain a Healthy Weight: Pea protein is digested at a slower rate than many animal-based proteins, which may help you feel fuller for longer, therefore decreasing your calorie intake for the day, which may lead to gradual weight loss over time.
  3. Promotes Heart Health: Studies have shown consuming pea protein may reduce heart disease factors, such as cholesterol and high blood pressure.

Plant-based Self Care

Remember to prioritize time for self-care. There are an infinite number of ways to reward your body for all of your achievements: meditation, physical activity, or even taking a nap. For your next self-care session, we recommend adding Plantiful to your routine.

  1. Smoothies: Use Plantiful as a base for your next smoothie. There are absolutely no rules: put in berries, avocado, banana or add collagen. It’s completely up to you! With Plantiful being high in protein and probiotics, a smoothie makes for a great recovery meal after a workout – plus it tastes delicious.
  2. Face Masks: Add Plantiful to your next DIY Face Mask, the probiotics will benefit your skin in three gorgeous ways:
  • They act as a protective shield by preventing bad microorganisms from provoking an immune reaction.
  • They produce natural antibiotics called antimicrobial peptides that combat bad bacteria.
  • They boost the skin’s functionality in dealing with external damaging factors including free radicals, sun, and pollution.

Fuel yourself with a Plantiful swirl or smoothie – whether you’re embarking on a city adventure or recovering from a workout. Visit our three Chicago locations to taste it today, and remember: you can also make any of our delicious smoothies vegan by replacing kefir with Plantiful. We’re so excited to see you at the Lifeway Kefir Shop. Don’t forget to post a picture and tag them with @LifewayKefir, @TheKefirShop, and #LoveYourGuts on Instagram!