By: Liz Jalkiewicz, RDN, LDN Nutrition Specialist, American Dairy Association North East Homemade popsicles are so simple to make, kids love the way they taste, and parents love the fact that they’re nutritious for their children. Frozen yogurt pops taste like a total indulgence, yet they are actually made with… Read More about Protein-Rich, Kid-Friendly Frozen Summer Treats
By: Liz Jalkiewicz, RDN, LDN, Nutrition Specialist, American Dairy Association North East Did you know that chocolate milk is the official beverage of Halloween? Parents can feel good about serving up a delicious, cold glass of chocolate milk to their kids before they begin their trick-or-treating adventures. Not only will… Read More about Celebrate Halloween with Chocolate Milk
Written by Liz Jalkiewicz, RDN, LDN American Dairy Association North East With the warm weather upon us, smoothie season is now in full swing. Smoothies can be easily prepared with just a few simple, nutrient-rich ingredients – milk, yogurt, fruit (and veggies!) and a nutritional booster like peanut butter, flaxseed, oats… Read More about Build a Better Smoothie
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!
Welcome to peak grilling season! If you are looking for a mouthwatering (AND easy!) marinade and side salad that you can make in minutes, we got your answer! Check out these recipes prepared especially for you by our very own Chef Tim! Marinated Sirloin Filet 1⁄4 c. soy sauce… Read More about Cooking with Chef Tim; Summer Sirloin Filet and Corn Salad
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!