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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 [...]

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 [...]

Top Five Favorite Lactose-Free Recipes for Summer

Summer is a time when cookouts and get-togethers seem to happen every weekend, but if you have lactose intolerance, these events may not be as fun since you may feel limited by the food choices. Enjoy summer gatherings again by wowing your guests or bringing [...]

Cottage Cheese is Cool Again

Whether it’s fashion or food, the adage, “What’s old is new again,” holds true. As far back as the 1800s, people began hearing how, “Little Miss Muffet sat on her tuffet, eating her curds and whey.” Cottage cheese was popularized with the diet trends of [...]

Celebrate Independence with Yogurt Parfait Cones

Welcome to summer! One of my favorite things about summer is all of the colorful, seasonal fruit. I especially love berries. Fresh berries can make any dish feel fancy without much work, plus they’re bursting with healthful antioxidants and fiber. These Berry Yogurt Parfait Cones [...]

The Top Five Reasons to Eat Yogurt

According to the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, we’re consistently falling short on our intake of vitamin D, calcium, and potassium. Nutrition research shows the easiest way to add the health benefits of dairy to your diet is to enjoy three servings of dairy foods daily. [...]