We like to think that our kefir is the ultimate secret ingredient every cook needs in his or her kitchen. Not only is kefir delicious on its own, it is also an incredibly versatile and useful ingredient in many of our favorite dishes and recipes. Kefir’s acidic nature makes it an excellent marinade for your favorite cuts […]
Taste of Chicago 2016, the nation’s premier outdoor food festival, kicks off today, July 6th, at Chicago’s Grant Park. The festival features a wide variety of food trucks, live music, and local designers. Seeing as we’re all foodies here at Lifeway, we definitely wouldn’t miss it! Not only are we sampling our kefir at the […]
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 […]
Last night, the Academy for Global Citizenship’s 4th annual Chef’s Playground fundraising event took place at Chicago’s Art Institute in the Modern Wing. Twenty high-profile chefs, local and national celebrities, and business innovators gathered to sample tasty treats in support of the academy’s mission to empower all students to positively impact the community and world beyond. “The Academy […]
Keeping in line with our seasonal recipe books, we’re happy to announce the fourth issue of our recipe eBook Made with Lifeway! Our Spring 2016 issue includes some of our favorite seasonal recipes to get you ready for the warm weather ahead. (Are you as excited as we are?!) You’ve seen some of the recipes before, but there’s nothing […]
To celebrate Cinco de Mayo, we’ve gathered some of our favorite Mexican inspired dishes — all healthy and easy to make the day of or night before. Be on the lookout tomorrow for a new Mexican inspired dish. (Hint: it involves burrito bowls!)
Is there anything tea can’t do? Study after study links it to reduced rates of cancer, mental calm and better sleep. It soothes a scratchy throat when you’re sick, and provides a gentler (but still helpful) caffeine high than coffee. It comes in countless varieties and flavors, and has been consumed for thousands of years […]
The holiday seasons are arriving and so is the risk of getting sick. Be it the flu, cold, or simply just lack of energy, everyone is looking for ways to stay healthy this winter. While our first recommendation is always, “drink more kefir,” we recognize the value in including a variety of Mother Nature’s healing gifts into our daily habits! One of our favorite earthy roots is the spicy, warming, gnarly-shaped ginger.