How to Enjoy Snack Time While Still Eating Healthy

In the Lifeway Kitchen, snack time is one of our favorite times. We firmly believe that eating healthy snacks between meals, or when we’re hungry, helps us stay on track with a healthy diet and avoid binge eating (or digging into the cookie jar) later. In other words, snacks can be crucial to sticking to […]


Easy and Healthy Last Minute Holiday Desserts

Christmas is just a few days away, and if you’re like the members of the Lifeway team, you’re probably overwhelmed with all of the cookies, candies, treats and desserts that are showing up in our kitchens, at the office and on our dinner party menus. We love dessert as much as anyone, but do our […]


Healthy Cooking with Kefir: Baking

As one of the oldest naturally fermented foods around, people have been cooking and consuming with kefir for more than 2000 years. While these days it’s more commonly enjoyed as a drink by itself or in a smoothie, there are several other ways to use and cook with kefir as an everyday ingredient. For example, […]


Seamus Mullen’s Power Granola

Today’s post and recipe come from award-winning chef, restaurateur and cookbook author Seamus Mullen. An avid kefir fan, Chef Mullen is passionate about the idea that real food heals and is a leading authority in the conversation on food, health and wellness. +++ For many years, I was really unhealthy and sick; I was suffering from Rheumatoid Arthritis, […]


7 Warm Breakfasts for Cool Mornings

Is the cold weather disrupting your breakfast routine? We don’t blame you! We always look forward to sipping on our favorite cold kefir smoothie to start our day, but sometimes we crave something warm and comforting. Not willing to give up our daily dose of protein and probiotics, we turn to the Lifeway Kitchen for […]


Fall’s Bounty: 6 Ways to Use Apples

Here in the Midwest, the leaves on our beautiful trees are turning and falling fast, which means we have just a few weeks left to take trips to the local apple orchards and stock up on bushels and bushels of tart, juicy, crisp apples. Falling For Apples   Apples don’t just taste good, they’re good […]


Serving Up Kefir at the Taste of Tennis

If you take a look at the Lifeway Mission, you’ll see that one of our goals is to improve the health of our customers. We do that in a few ways: by producing the best kefir you can buy, by being environmentally and socially responsible, and by supporting events and organizations that promote healthy living. […]


Eating Healthy as an Active Family

Between work, school, errands and activities, finding time to eat healthy as an active family can be tough – but it doesn’t have to be! Eating a balanced diet and avoiding the drive-thru isn’t hard but it does take some planning and preparing. Though it might seem like a lot of work upfront, planning meals for a […]


Healthy Ingredient Spotlight: Superfood Round Up

Since beginning our Healthy Ingredient Spotlight series in January, we’ve broken down the health benefits of 12 different fruits, vegetables, herbs and spices that we love using in our kitchen. We’re excited to keep the series going and to bring you a slew of new spotlights as the cooler months roll in (they’ll be here […]