By: Liz Jalkiewicz, RDN, LDN, Nutrition Specialist, American Dairy Association North East While hot chocolate is especially popular during these cold winter months, it can (and should) be enjoyed all year round! There are so many variations and unexpected ways to make hot chocolate that your taste buds will… Read More about Reimagine Hot Cocoa This Holiday Season
The holiday season just wouldn’t be the same without Christmas cookies. But who has time to bake a billion different batches when they’re busy decorating, shopping, and hosting visiting family members. That’s what’s so great about a cookie exchange. When friends gather together, each baking a different treat to taste and… Read More about It’s Cookie Time
It is that time of year when chili on the stove is our go to meal. Quick, easy and a family favorite, this one pot dish is a great way to load up with extra veggies and lots of flavor. Instead of including meat, this meatless version uses… Read More about It’s Chili Time!
Cinco de Mayo commemorates the Mexican Army’s victory over France, and has become a time when we celebrate Mexican culture here in the United States. Although many folks think it is a time to splurge on tacos and tequila, it is an even better time to incorporate fresh foods, bold… Read More about Five must-have Foods for a Fun Fiesta!
If the holiday season was just one day, I would feel comfortable saying, go crazy and live it up. However, it tends to last several weeks, with holiday parties, family dinners, and tempting (but tasty) leftovers everywhere. So, that green light needs to turn to a cautious yellow! While it… Read More about How to Survive the Holidays
This dish has a perfect blend of sweet and savory and makes for easy entertaining or packed as a satisfying lunch. Servings: 4 Ingredients: 1 ripe fresh Hass avocado, halved, seeded, peeled and cubed 2 cups cooked USA Grown brown rice 1 ripe mango, peeled and cubed 1 (15-ounce)… Read More about Quick & Easy: AVOCADO MANGO RICE SALAD
Proper food safety involves much more than throwing away expired milk or washing your fruits and vegetables. While these actions are important, there are several more common food safety mistakes that can result in major consequences. Mistake #1: Tasting food to see if it’s still good You can’t taste, see… Read More about 10 Mistakes to stop making in your kitchen!
There’s a reason why everyone loves Taco Tuesday- it’s fun, festive and flavorful! Today, we’re taking it outside to the grill. We grilled three meats, all with a different marinade so that you can mix and match or choose your favorite: Flank Steak You might be used to ground beef… Read More about Taco Tuesday Grilling Edition
Typically, when we think of grilling burgers, beef patties, American cheese, and ketchup comes to mind. Sure, this classic combo is great, but there are so many more options than that! From turkey burgers to grilled chicken – topped with various gourmet and specialty cheeses, we’re giving you the perfect… Read More about Let’s Build a Better Burger
With warm weather finally upon us, we’re using any excuse we can to get outside, including while making dinner. Sure your grill is great for classics like hamburgers and hot dogs, but it’s time to step it up! Try grilling these items for an unexpected way to wow any crowd.… Read More about 5 Unexpected Things You Should be Cooking on the Grill