Southeast Students Win Domino’s Transformation Experience Grants

10/16-10/18, 2017 (Ann Arbor, Mich.) - Students from Kentucky, Virginia, and North Carolina were among the 2017 winners of the Domino’s Transformation Experience. Each student received a $2,000 grant from Domino's to implement healthy eating projects at their schools this school year. Winning students were [...]

The Goodness of Cream Cheese

The first foods that come to mind when you think of cream cheese are likely the traditional bagel and cream cheese topped with lox and capers or a classic cheesecake. Interestingly, the origins of cream cheese can be traced back to the 1820s when it [...]

National Pumpkin Spice Day

Nothing says fall like pumpkin-everything and what better way to ring in the month of October than with pumpkin spice? October 1 is National Pumpkin Spice Day, paying homage to the seasoning that defines fall. What is pumpkin spice?  You won’t find pumpkin spice growing [...]

10 Dairy-Delicious Fall Desserts

If you’ve got kids in the house, you may be aware that October is National Dessert Month. It's also National Pumpkin Month. Between Halloween candy and tailgating weekends with plenty of sweet snacks, what’s the best way to embrace nutritious and delicious desserts this month? [...]

Celebrate National Chocolate Milk Day with Chocolate Milk Crepes

National Chocolate Milk Day is Sep. 27 and while chocolate milk is delicious on its own, why not try a different spin on chocolate milk? Chocolate milk crepes are a perfect celebratory treat, full of chocolate flavor and dairy goodness. This super-simple recipe will soon [...]

Raise Your Glass (or Carton): It’s World School Milk Day

World School Milk Day (WSMD) will be held this year on Wednesday, Sep. 27 as a way to promote the importance of milk as part of a healthy, balanced diet in schools all over the world! Check out the great photos from events around the [...]

Don’t Forget the Dairy in Your Dessert

Pictured Above: 'Sweet Tea Cake with Dried Apple Crumble' by Josh Lear, Chef de Cuisine of The Noble South (Mobile, Ala.) 'S'More Macarons' by Chef Alejandra Mamud of La Brioche Patisserie in Jackson, Miss. I recently had the opportunity to attend the annual Sweetest [...]

Health Benefits of Dairy for Student Athletes

Photo: The Grainger High School Lady Grizzlies (Tennessee) enjoy chocolate milk after practice. According to the “Go Out and Play: Youth Sports in America” survey, 69 percent of girls and 75 percent of boys currently participate in organized and team sports. Children participating in team [...]

A Visit to the Gilmer Dairy Farm

On a hot, humid August afternoon, I visited with Will Gilmer on the Gilmer Dairy Farm, located in Lamar County, Alabama. You may be familiar with Will from Twitter and the beautiful pictures he shares from his tractor. Will’s pictures don’t do justice to the farm’s rolling [...]