This tasty yogurt Summer snack is great for when you have a sweet craving! In this post we will cover why dairy is an important part of our diets and our ability to stay active. Bones Keep Us Moving and Eating Have you ever imagined what it would be like to have no bones? It's… Continue reading Recipe of the Week: Frozen Yogurt Bites
This treat is definitely a "trust the process" kind of recipe. Why? The main ingredient is cottage cheese... Why Cottage Cheese? Cottage cheese is packed with protein, low in fat (if you get low fat/skim cottage cheese), and has a creamy texture when blended. When I looked at the nutrition facts of the cottage cheese… Continue reading Recipe of the Week: Strawberry Mint Cheesecake “Ice Cream”
It's October! And that means Halloween is just around the corner. This month we'll bring you tips and tricks to make your Halloween delicious and healthy! The first recipe we'll make is Mummy Pizza. These make a perfect lunch, snack, or dinner! To make a Mummy Pizza, we'll need a bagel, English muffin, or slice… Continue reading A Month of Healthy Halloween // Mummy Pizzas
Eating a balanced and healthy school lunch is possible whether you bring your own food from home, or eat at the school cafeteria! The trick is to include foods from as many food groups as you can. Learn about each of the 5 food groups below: If you eat school lunch, each of these food… Continue reading Let’s Eat!! // MyPlate Guide to School Lunch
Did you know that August is Kids Eat Right month? This is a great opportunity to focus on small changes that can help us eat healthier and be more physically active! Eating healthy and being active can be FUN! Here are a couple of tips that will get the whole family involved. Pick one or… Continue reading Kids Eat Right Month! // 10 Tips for Healthy Kids
If you've been outside lately, you know it's been warm! Nothing beats the heat quite like a cool, fruity drink. This recipe won't disappoint, and you can make it all by yourself! All you need are two simple ingredients - milk and frozen orange juice concentrate! You'll want to let the orange juice concentrate sit… Continue reading Orange You Glad it’s August? // Creamsicle Freezie
There's nothing that says "SUMMER IS HERE" like a good 'ol popsicle. Wouldn't you agree? Popsicles, when made with healthy ingredients, can make for a great snack in the summertime. These Blueberry Smoothie Popsicles are a delicious way to eat your fruit and dairy. Learn more about fruits and dairy by clicking on their links!… Continue reading Cool & Sweet // Blueberry Smoothie Popsicles
This month we have talked about milk and cheese, so naturally the next thing to talk about is yogurt! Yogurt is a creamy, nutrient-packed ingredient that people love. There's a good chance that you have tried yogurt before, but did you know how healthy it is and how many dozens of different ways you can… Continue reading Say Yes to Yogurt
Why didn't the cheese want to be sliced? It had grater plans! Cheese is a yummy food made from milk - cows milk is most common for cheese making but other mammal's milk has also been used to make cheese. There are over 1800 types of cheese! How many types of cheese can you list… Continue reading Say Cheese!
Milk isn't just for drinking, it's also used in several recipes for all sorts of foods. Here on the blog there are several recipes that call for milk! Applesauce Bread Banana Smoothie Slow Cooker Mashed Potatoes MyPlate Smoothie White Chicken Chili For more recipes that use milk click here! Feeling ambitious? Try making your own… Continue reading Creative Milk Creations
People make a big deal about the importance of milk in a kid's diet and for a good reason! You've probably seen the "Got Milk?" ads or you might have noticed how milk is always served at school lunches. The reason for all this is because milk is good for you! Milk has been around… Continue reading Milk, it’s aMOOzing!
Why did the cow cross the road??? To get to the udder side! For the month of January we are going to be talking all about dairy foods. Read this post to review the reasons dairy is important in our diet! What do you know about dairy? Do you know about the health benefits? There… Continue reading Eat Dairy and Be Merry!