Post Workout Nutrition with Good for the Swole

We focus so much on our workouts and what we’re going to do, how much we’re going to lift, etc., that sometimes we forget about the importance of what we do after the workout. Post nutrition is key for actually seeing the results from the hard work we put in while exercising. If we’re not giving our bodies what they need to restore depleted energy and build stronger muscles, how can we expect to see good results? Ya feel me?


6 Foods that Fight Colds

Cold season is upon us, and this year we’re ready! We’re stocking our kitchens and pantries with our favorite food remedies that will help prevent seasonal colds and help us feel better faster if we do catch one. Check out six of our favorite, accessible, and delicious foods to fend off colds this season. Fall Foods that […]


Need some new snack ideas? We’ve got ’em!

As a Duke University Hospital dietetic intern who also happens to be lactose intolerant, Lauren Littmann is in the unique position of really needing to know her stuff when it comes to lactose-free options. So when she recently tweeted at us, “My favorite source of probiotics. Fermented milk, y’all #happygut” alongside a pic of our blueberry kefir, we knew that we wanted to reach out to her and hear what else she had to say.


Kids in the Kitchen: Why and How to Get Them Involved

As childhood obesity continues to be a public health concern, we believe it’s more important than ever to get kids excited about healthy eating. We’ve found that kids are often eager to help out in the kitchen. Cooking with kids offers parents and teachers a great opportunity to teach about nutrition and healthy choices.

There are many ways kids can assist in the kitchen, from pouring pre-measured ingredients to washing produce. The key, however, is to get them to actually learn about the health and nutrition behind the food they’re working with.


Spring Clean Your Diet with Amie Valpone

We’ve reached the third and final week of our series, Spring Clean Your Diet with theHealthyApple.com’s Amie Valpone! If you missed parts one and two, check them out here and here. In part one of our series we took a look at the word “detox” and its actual meaning: A process or period of time in which […]


Spring Clean Your Diet with Amie Valpone

We’re back with part two in our three part Spring Clean Your Diet with Amie Valpone series. Amie is a good friend of ours and author of the new book Eating Clean: The 21-Day Plan to Detox, Fight Inflammation and Reset Your Body. If you missed part one of the series, check it out here. […]


Lifeway + Pilot Light: Feeding Minds and Fueling Appetites

The Pilot Light Chefs were back in the classroom earlier this week, bringing their unique nutrition education program and approach to Chicago-area elementary school students at Disney Magnet II. As proud and enthusiastic sponsor of Pilot Light, members of the Lifeway team were on hand to help with chef-led lessons, serve a tasty and nutritious lunch, and […]


Spring Clean Your Diet with Amie Valpone

When you hear the word, “detox,” what are the first things to come to your mind? Juice cleanses? Strict diets composed purely of vegetables? Hunger and restrictive eating? A quick way to lose weight?   So called detox diets and cleanses are undoubtedly popular, as more and more people look for ways to look and […]


Spring Clean Your Kitchen for a Healthy, Wealthy Season

While the weather here in Chicago still can’t make up its mind what season it is, the beginning of March signals for many that spring is on its way.   If you’re like many of the members of the Lifeway team, winter means hunkering down, bundling up and bracing yourself for weeks on end of […]