The low-fat food trend has received a lot of criticism in recent years. Because of this, foods high in healthy fats are finally getting the recognition they deserve. Of course, not all fats are created equal. Trans fat, for example, should be avoided at all costs, whereas unsaturated fats, like monounsaturated and polyunsaturated, are actually […]
A rainbow of nutrition in every bite, carrots are rich in potassium, vitamin C, and vitamin K. Different varieties of carrots have been enjoyed around the world for thousands of years and have been used in spiritual practices to increase fertility and dispel illusions. Learn more about these colorful root vegetables, their rich history, and nutritional […]
Part memoir, part cookbook, The Kefir Cookbook is a delicious collection of over 100 globally inspired sweet and savory recipes made with the probiotic-rich and nutrient-dense superfood kefir. It contains stories that describe the journey of one of the natural food industry’s pioneering brands, Lifeway, and the family that created it. Author Julie Smolyansky, daughter […]
Green bottles Here at Lifeway, we care about our carbon footprint just as much as we care about creating delicious probiotic products for you and your family. This is why we switched our Organic kefir bottles to a more environmentally-friendly packaging called green polyethylene, a material that is made of sugarcane, a renewable resource. This […]
Running has a way of making us feel alive. It’s natural and invigorating to feel our feet on the earth and the breeze roll off our skin. From a path in the woods, a busy city sidewalk, or a gym treadmill, we have a sense of freedom when we run. Freedom from our thoughts, to-do lists, and work. Whether we’ve run a marathon or around the neighborhood, we must remember to care for our bodies when we get home. After a run, our food choices, actions, and sleep schedules affect us more than we know!
In our latest blog, we put together some nutrition tips that anyone – whether you’re running in a marathon or just starting a couch to 5k program – can benefit from!
It’s finally summer, and nothing beats the heat quite like a refreshing kefir smoothie! In our Made With Lifeway Summer 2017 Smoothie Edition, we’ve compiled some of our favorite smoothie recipes to sail you through the warm summer months.
It’s the most decadent time of year and you’re probably finalizing new year’s resolutions to undo all you’ve done during the holiday season. You’ve spent the last couple weeks indulging in rich foods and festive cocktails while the promise of a healthier lifestyle in 2017 looms just around the corner. Sure, you can post your commitment to a strict exercise routine and a healthy diet to Facebook, but how can you stick with it once January 1st hits?
Sneak some Lifeway Kefir into your Thanksgiving recipes this year and be thankful for the gift of good digestion! Kefir is an incredibly versatile ingredient, which may be surprising if you only sip it from the bottle! (No judgement there, of course, but you’re missing out on some awesome culinary opportunities!) Kefir, packed with probiotics and […]
Whether you’re heading back to college or have kids of your own, prepping snacks and lunches in advance can save a lot of time. We have some snack ideas that will help you tackle the busy fall schedules ahead. 1. The To-Go Snack Being hangry is the last thing you want when trying to shuttle your kids […]
National Brown Bag It Day has inspired us to pack a lunch with a probiotic punch! We’ve gathered a few easy and healthy recipes made with our products to help you celebrate Brown-Bag-It Day in both an environmentally and gut-friendly way. Read on for our five lunch box favorites! Fruity Farmer Cheese Crepe Rolls Perfect for small […]