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Apple Cider Pecan Mini Doughnuts. You’re Welcome.

We collected quite the bounty of fresh apples while visiting the orchard last weekend and have been dying to bake with them ever since! We know there are quite a few apple recipes located on our blog that we love, but we weren’t in the mood for cookies, a smoothie or a big slice of pie […]


World Food Day 2014

Family Farming: Feeding the World, Caring for the Earth   Today is World Food Day, a globally-recognized holiday that celebrates the creation of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. It was first held on October 16, 1981 and since has been used to spread awareness of not only the agency, but of […]


WBEZ Chicago Chef Challenge

Foodies, listen up: WBEZ’s 7th annual Chicago Chef Battle is back! This year, five of Chicago’s finest chefs will stretch their culinary creativity by cooking up dishes using delicious craft cider from Michigan’s Virtue Cider. They will be vying for your vote to win awesome WBEZ prizes and the coveted title of Supreme Chef. It’s […]


Lifeway Flavor Lab: Chicago Ideas Week

  The Lifeway Flavor Lab will be up and running again next week for Chicago Ideas Week, the city-wide series of events, seminars, and labs that “brings together hundreds of the world’s brightest thought leaders to inspire, connect, and activate the city of Chicago and beyond.” As with years past, we’re super excited to see […]


Charity Miles is so #MotherCulture

Our friend Gene is the founder of Charity Miles, an app we frequently partner with to raise money for worthy causes through physical activity. He even won a Webby this week for his incredible work. Plus, he met Doge at the ceremony! Below is a quick Q&A with Gene about fitness and #MotherCulture. Enjoy, and […]


#MotherCulture Mamas

As part of our new #MotherCulture campaign, we’re interviewing moms all month for their inspiring takes on healthy motherhood. Moms have one of the toughest jobs in the world and we at Lifeway applaud you for all that you do to make our world a happier, healthier place!   Mom: Charlotte Hilton Andersen, 35, Denver, […]


Sharing our #MotherCulture + Easy Baby Food Recipe

The benefits of abundant and diverse microflora in infants have been in the news lately. The news that a healthier community of gut bacteria can help babies calm down from colicky episodes has had our phones at Lifeway ringing off the hook! “How soon can I start giving my baby your probiotic kefir?” deranged and […]


What Does #MotherCulture Mean to You?

Lifeway is proud to unveil our #MotherCulture campaign with a series of ads featuring real moms who drink real kefir. Everything, including kefir, starts with a mother. While we have our own stories to share, we want to hear from our friends and fans! Lifeway CEO Julie Smolyansky is utilizing her leadership role to make […]


Going Green with Renewable Choice Energy

In honor of Earth Day, we invited Amy Haddon, Vice President of Marketing & Communications for Renewable Choice Energy to author this guest post. We are pleased to work with Renewable Choice Energy to get our company a little more green and spread the word on how Renewable Energy Credits help make the world a better place. […]


Word to Your Mother – Happy Earth Day from Lifeway Foods

Four months into the new year comes Earth Day – a great time to reflect on the healthy, green changes you may have made as part of your New Year’s resolution, and to find new ways to preserve our natural resources. Today we thought we would talk a little bit about the phrase “reduce, reuse, […]