Holiday

Easy Ways to Balance Your Belly Bugs

Ten trillion. That’s the number of bacteria, good and bad, that are alive and well in your body. A good portion of them reside in your gut. When in balance, they regulate your digestive system, keep your immune system strong and promote a positive mood. When they’re out of balance…well, you know…you feel it. And […]


Foods that Make You Feel Good

What we choose to eat and what we choose not to eat directly affect the way we feel – both physically and mentally. We’re not talking about the sense of pride you feel when you choose a vibrant salad over a greasy cheeseburger, but the physical and emotional changes we experience when we eat real, nutrient-dense food. The consumption of […]


Traditional Foods for a Healthy Wealthy New Year

Lifeway Kefir is a traditional Eastern European food that has been consumed for thousands of years. As the New Year approaches, we couldn’t resist staying true to our roots and getting a little superstitious and sharing some of our favorite New Year’s Day food traditions, along with their meanings. Whether you’re one to follow tradition […]


Post-holiday Tummy Taming Smoothie

  The morning after a night of celebratory eating and drinking can be rough. Rich, greasy, heavy and sugary foods can wreak havoc on your stomach, digestive system and overall mood. Relief is on it’s way our Kefir Tummy Taming Smoothie. Full of ingredients that are help support regularity, like kefir, ginger and melon, it’s […]


Last-Minute Holiday Recipes

Did you bite of a bit more than you can chew this holiday season? Don’t worry, we’ve been there. Between work parties, family activities, our daily commitments and sleep (which we’re getting way less of recently), there’s little time left for planning a dinner party, let alone prepping and hosting one. We’ve got you covered […]


Kefir Baked Sufganiyot – Baked Jelly Doughnuts

Sufganiyot, also called sufganiyah, are a traditional dessert eaten during Hanukkah. Deep-fried and topped with sugar, they’re round, sugar-coated doughnuts filled with different flavors of jelly. They’re also high in fat and sugar, meaning we have to be careful when we eat them (careful not to eat all of them, that is). Like most doughnuts, […]


Fall for Kefir: Cranberry Creme Brulee Kefir Mousse

Nothing could be easier than pouring a tall glass of Lifeway Kefir for a refreshing, and healthy dessert (except for taking a swig straight from the bottle!), but during the holidays, it’s nice to make things a little extra fancy. Fancy doesn’t have to equal complicated or time consumig, though! Our recipe for Cranberry Crème […]


Kefir Pumpkin Quick Bread

We hope you’ve enjoyed our Thanksgiving series so far. We’ve had a great time coming up with these recipes and look forward to any feedback you have (and leftovers). Our third and final new Thanksgiving recipes turned out to be the fan favorite in the Lifeway Kitchen. As comes with the end of every meal, we’re finishing […]


Candy Corn Kefir Smoothie

Candy corn: you either love them or you hate them. Arguably the most ubiquitous Halloween candy alongside the similarly textured candy pumpkins and super sticky caramel creams, these corn kernel-shaped confections are typically both bought and consumed in bulk this time of year but quickly forgotten come November first (ok, seventh – we always have […]