Motherhood is the foundation of life, compassion, and empowerment. While one day a year isn’t nearly enough to show mom our thanks, we’ve come up with a list of some of our favorite ways to spend this special day.
Stress Awareness Month
Stress is personal, both biological and psychological, affecting the mind and body on a cellular level. Naturally, we find stress to be bad, something that holds us back, but what would happen if we changed our perspective? A natural part of our human experience, stress can be anything life brings our way that has the potential to upset our balance. In 2017, anxiety disorders were the most common mental illness, affecting 40 million adults in the United States age 18 and older.
Maca: Superfood Spotlight
Maca, a root vegetable native to the Andes Mountains, has been treasured by Peruvians for centuries. Modern studies have shown everything this tiny superfood has to offer, from increased energy levels to improved memory function. Maca’s earthy undertones will complement any smoothie, oatmeal, and even cookies. What is Maca? Maca is a cruciferous vegetable in […]
Sunchokes: Superfood Spotlight
Sunchokes, otherwise known as Jerusalem artichokes, are root vegetables that resemble the look of ginger with the texture of potatoes. Sunchokes are native to North America, originally found in the central United States and Canada before being introduced to France in 1616. It was with that journey to Europe that this knobby veggie first began […]
The Kefir Cookbook Tour
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 […]
Game Day Recipe Round Up
We’ve got the probiotic dips you need for the big game (or games, for all the animal lovers out there). Get your chips, crackers, and veggies ready for these easy-to-make recipes that will impress your friends and family.
Reasons to Love Lifeway Organic
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. Which 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. […]
#GivingTuesday with The Lifeway Kefir Shop
Compassion is the core of what we do. On the last Wednesday of every month, we donate 10% of our Kefir Shop earnings for that day to a local organization, a different cause will be featured each month. We value giving back to support Chicago and the organizations working to make it a better city! November […]
Thanksgiving Food Hacks
These Thanksgiving hacks are not shortcuts, but rather a reminder that every meal can be healthier, more creative, and an exploration of flavor. This Thanksgiving, look at each recipe with a new perspective and discover new ways to modernize your family traditions.
5 Nutrition Tips to Make Your Run More Effective
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!