What’s A2 Milk?

What’s A2 Milk?

  Maybe you’ve noticed a new carton of A2 milk next to your go-to choice at the grocery store. Or maybe you read something about A2 milk in a magazine. But what is it? Below, you’ll learn more about four questions: What’s the difference between lactose intolerance, milk protein allergy, and dairy intolerance? What are A1 and …

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Groundbreaking Ceremony for new Culinary and Nutrition Center

Groundbreaking Ceremony for new Culinary and Nutrition Center

— Springfield Public Schools: School Nutrition Leaders It’s an exciting time for the Springfield Public Schools food service programs. In October, a case study was published that captured the strategies used by Springfield to enhance their school meals and increase breakfast and lunch average daily participation (ADP). In 2016, Springfield had a district-wide lunch ADP …

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Spicing up the New Year with Dairy

Spicing up the New Year with Dairy

It’s officially 2018, and with the new year brings talk of resolutions. One of my favorite New Year’s resolutions is to make one new recipe per week. Cooking is a favorite hobby of mine, and this resolution gets me back into the kitchen creating nourishing meals after a busy holiday season of parties and endless …

What a Pair! Prebiotics and Fermented Dairy

What a Pair! Prebiotics and Fermented Dairy

This post was written by our former University of New Hampshire dietetic intern Jennifer Behymer, MS as part of a mini blog series on fermented dairy. — Many people are aware of probiotics and the health benefits related to consuming them on a daily basis. We previously shared some background information on this topic and also introduced you to some fermented dairy foods that …

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Fermented Dairy: Yogurt, Kefir, and Skyr, Oh My!

Fermented Dairy: Yogurt, Kefir, and Skyr, Oh My!

This post was written by our former University of New Hampshire dietetic intern Jennifer Behymer, MS as part of a mini blog series on fermented dairy. — If you frequent the dairy aisle for more than just milk and cheese, you’ve likely seen numerous options of yogurt and fermented dairy products. Most may be familiar, but …

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Making Homemade Kefir

Making Homemade Kefir

This post was written by our former University of New Hampshire dietetic intern Jennifer Behymer, MS as part of a mini blog series on fermented dairy. — Do you like the idea of making things from scratch? Have you ever wanted to make your own kefir? As part of my introduction to working as an …

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Adding a Little Fun to Your Toddlers Meals and Snacks

Adding a Little Fun to Your Toddlers Meals and Snacks

This post was written by staff member Erin Wholey, RD, LDN, and Director of Youth Wellness Programs. Every parent knows… Feeding a toddler is not an easy job. This little person who is so needy in some ways (like when you really want to drink your morning coffee), can be so independent when it comes …

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When is the Right Time to Serve Dairy Foods to Your Baby?

When is the Right Time to Serve Dairy Foods to Your Baby?

Introducing foods into your baby’s diet is an exciting time in their growth and development. With hundreds of baby food options at the grocery store, as well as mommy blogs and other online resources at your fingertips, deciding what foods to introduce to your baby and when can be overwhelming. When it comes to dairy, …

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What we’re excited about: Homemade Greek Yogurt Whipped Cream

What we’re excited about: Homemade Greek Yogurt Whipped Cream

This post was written by staff dietitian Heidi Harkopf, MS, RD. She works in Connecticut as the director of nutrition programs. It’s that time of year when family and friends gather to celebrate the simple joy of spending time together during the holidays. Let the food you celebrate with reflect that same wholesome, simple joy! …

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