Chocolate Pie Dessert Parfaits

We’ve teamed up with our friends at SunSpire for the ULTIMATE chocolate recipe collection. We created four different chocolate pie kefir dessert parfaits that satisfy any sweet tooth! Chocolate Chip Cookie Pie Parfait 1 plain kefir cup 1-2 medium-sized chocolate chip cookie 1 tbsp chocolate chips Rocky Road Pie Parfait 1 plain kefir cup 1-2 cream stuffed […]


Kefir: The Cultured Dairy Beverage You Should Be Drinking

Confused about the buzz around dairy and whether you should consume it or not? With concerns about lactose intolerance and claims that dairy can increase inflammation, it’s no wonder people are advocating against it. But it’s not always so black and white – in fact, cultured (or fermented) dairy is particularly beneficial. It can often […]


New ProBugs Are Here! Now with 12 Probiotics and a Refreshed Pouch

When our founder Michael Smolyansky was still with us, he and our CEO Julie would often discuss the need for a kids product. They knew kids needed probiotics. They knew kids loved kefir. They just needed some kid-friendly flavors and packaging. In April of 2002, Julie had an epiphany that led to the creation of […]


Celebrating Fathers: Father’s Day 2018

Today we celebrate Father’s Day! Here’s to all the dads who strive every day to provide for their families, regardless if they are stay-at-home dads or work. We recognize how hard it is to be a parent: juggling work, children, and a healthy lifestyle. Father’s Day is particularly special for Lifeway because of our humble beginnings 30 […]


What Are Healthy Fats? Why Are They Good For You?

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 […]


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.


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. […]