Strawberry Sunrise Smoothie

Good morning, sunshine! Our Spring Sunrise Smoothie is exactly what you want to wake up to this weekend. Loaded with billions of good bacteria from Lifeway Kefir, this tropical treat boasts a bright, refreshing flavor and an impressive array of nutrients. It has pineapples for manganese and enzymes, mango for vitamin C and folate, and strawberries for antioxidants and fiber.

Cultured Dairy: The Nutrition Benefits You Need to Know

With increasing research linking the correlation between probiotics, gut health, and immunity, it’s no secret that the integrity of our gut is vital to our health. Although additional factors such as stress, antibiotic usage, and individual health conditions can contribute to the condition of our gut, a focus on healthy food choices is one of the easiest ways to support the microbiome.

Several studies have shown a strong association between the gut-brain-microbiota. Probiotics introduced to the gut have been found to support immunityimprove allergies, and improve digestion.

Studies have shown that reduced diversity of healthy gut bacteria during early years is associated with an increase in food allergies during school-age years. In addition, kefir made from whole milk helps absorb key nutrients such as Vitamins A, D, E, and K. Vitamin K is important because it helps your bones absorb calcium. It’s important to know that kefir contains a special trio: vitamin D, K, and calcium – all three crucial elements to support bone health.

Prep Time: 2-5 mins Servings: 2


  1. Blend each layer of the smoothie separately.
  2. In a cup, layer in the orange smoothie, topped with the pink smoothie. Top with pineapple slices and enjoy!