Summer snack and lunch ideas for kids

Summer snack and lunch ideas for kids

From June through August, the day-to-day can tend to have a slightly different rhythm than it does during other times of the year, especially for families with kids. Camp, sports, and other activities are in full-swing when school is out of session. It might be summer vacation, but things don’t necessarily slow down! Making nutritious …

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Celebrating Summer with Adult Dairy Beverages

Celebrating Summer with Adult Dairy Beverages

It’s summer in New England, finally!  This is when we put away our long sleeves and fleece and get outside at the beach, fire up the grill for cookouts, hang at the park, and dine with friends al fresco.  While the kids are splashing in the pool, the adults may like a splash of a …

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Dairy and a Mediterranean Diet

Dairy and a Mediterranean Diet

  As nutrition research progresses, there have been changes in the way we’ve thought about how our food choices can influence health outcomes. One example of this can be seen in the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, which over the years has made shifts from focusing on individual nutrients, like fats, protein, and carbohydrates, to recommending …

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Love what’s Real!

Love what’s Real!

There is just something so wonderfully uncomplicated about cow’s milk, cheese and yogurt. Compared to the alternatives, they often contain fewer ingredients and yet are powerhouses when it comes to nutrients like protein, calcium, vitamin D, and more. Other characteristics of cow’s milk that are hard to match include the protein quality and cost. There …

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For the Love of Cheese—Pizza

For the Love of Cheese—Pizza

When it’s time to celebrate, kick back, or just enjoy friends and family, pizza is the life of the party.  But the star of a slice of pizza is the cheese.  Creamy, salty, warm, and stretchy each cheesy bite brings a smile to everyone’s face.  According to Statista, there were 75,243 pizza restaurants in the …

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