Kefir Crush: Amie Valpone

On any given weekend, various members of the Lifeway Team can be found in cities all over the United States, talking kefir, probiotics and gut health. Along the way, we meet some of the most interesting and enthusiastic people imaginable, all of whom share our passion for healthy living through healthy eating. Sometimes (our favorite times) […]


Cooking with Kefir: Healthy Kefir Swaps

While drinking a tall, cold glass of creamy kefir is a classic way to enjoy our favorite tart and tangy probiotic beverage, it’s certainly not the only way. There are several ways to use kefir as a healthy swap to your favorite recipes! We love cooking with kefir and using it in any recipe we […]


The Wonders of Whey

Over the past few weeks the Lifeway Kitchen team has been experimenting with straining our kefir into a thick cream. The results are amazing (check out this recipe to see for yourself), but we’ve run into one problem: what should we do with all of the whey. Wait, whey? What’s whey? Milk, and therefore kefir, is […]


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 […]


An Interview with an RDN: Probiotics 101

Over the past few weeks, we’ve received tons of emails and phone calls from you (our loyal kefir drinkers), asking some seriously awesome questions about the power of probiotics, the origins of kefir and how Lifeway can help you live a happier, healthier life. While we’re able to answer many of your questions, we want […]


Sensational Summertime Smoothie Bowl

When we’re looking for a healthy breakfast on the go, we reach for a bottle of our favorite kefir. Whether we opt for unflavored, fruity or fiber-filled, we know our cultured dairy beverage will help satisfy our hunger and balance our bellies while giving us the energy to power through our day. When we have […]


How to Give Baby’s Immune System a Head Start

We’ve known for a long time that kefir and probiotics are beneficial to health, and we continue to be excited when we learn of more and more research that supports our knowledge. From studies recommending our favorite bugs for management of digestive disorders, including Ulcerative Colitis, to papers that illustrate the gut-mind connection, probiotics are in the health spotlight more than […]


Lifeway Treats Brooklyn at the 2015 Northside Festival

The Northside Festival is back and bigger than ever this week in sunny Brooklyn, NY! The fest, now it its third year, features more than 400 musical acts, 150 inspiring speakers and 50 movies, providing listening and viewing opportunities for everyone to enjoy! As sponsors of the festival, we’ll also be around sampling some of our famous […]


Lifeway Loves National Dairy Month

June is one of our favorite months – beaches and pools are open, school is out for the summer, fresh produce is everywhere and we can (finally) put our winter coats away. There’s also a special reason the Lifeway family appreciates the first month of summer it’s National Dairy Month! We take dairy seriously at Lifeway and firmly […]


Could Probiotics Replace Antibiotics in the Meat Industry?

If you’ve ever picked up a package of chicken at the grocery store and seen the words, “no antibiotics” written on the label, you’ve probably paused and thought, “What? Why would there be antibiotics in my chicken?” But the fact is, many animals – including chickens, cows to seafood – receive routine doses of antibiotics to […]