Healthy Ingredient Spotlight: Watercress

When it comes to consuming a healthy diet, most people would agree that green leafy vegetables play an important role. Kale currently enjoys the spotlight, thanks to its high nutrient density score, availability and versatility, even if the taste does take some getting used to. But it’s not the lone inhabitant at the top of the nutritional […]


Drink You Colors with Kefir – Yummy Yellow

This week’s Drink Your Colors with Kefir shines the spotlight on yellow – the color of sunshine, bananas, lemons squash and corn. Yellow fruits and veggies are in the same family as orange fruits and veggies – they contain high concentrations of carotenoids and phytonutrients, including beta-carotene, zeaxanthin, flavonoids, lycopene, potassium, and vitamin C. These nutrients have […]


Drink Your Colors with Kefir: Outrageous Oranges

Continuing down the rainbow in our Drink Your Colors with Kefir series, we’ve reached orange – the color of sunsets, basketballs, pumpkins, carrots and, well, oranges. It’s a bright color that you definitely can’t miss with your eyes, and one you don’t want to leave out of your diet! All fruits and vegetables (and even […]


Drink Your Colors with Kefir: Ruby Red Strawberries

At Lifeway, our favorite time of year is always spring – when the weather gets warmer, the days get longer and the rain starts pouring. You read that right, we love rain. Why? Well, like the old adage says, with April showers come May flowers. More precisely, May produce. We love spring because it means we […]


Lifeway’s Favorite Spring Recipes

It’s officially spring and while that doesn’t mean the snow is done, it does mean our spring wardrobe is coming out, and so are our favorite spring recipes! The doldrums of winter are slowly rolling out and in their wake are mounds of fresh fruit, vegetables and herbs for us to play with. New snacks, […]


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 […]