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If you’re looking to eat a healthier diet and decrease your food waste, one easy way to do so is to stock your fridge with nutritious ingredients that can be used in several different ways. Greek yogurt is an excellent example of an ingredient that can be used in virtually any type of recipe.
We all know that wasting food is a concerning problem, but very few people see this issue up close like a school custodian. Meet Mark Glende, senior custodian at Sioux Trail Elementary School in Burnsville, Minnesota. He was seeing firsthand the amount of milk that was going down the drain every day.
In light of National Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) Day, we’d like to express our appreciation to all RDNs for their hard work and commitment to helping people make healthy food choices. We especially want to recognize the 17 RDNs on staff at Midwest Dairy who collectively have 279 years of professional experience! That is a lot of dairy-good expertise.
We all have heard that milk is a healthy choice, but what exactly does that mean? What is in milk that makes it good for us? Growing up, we were told that milk has calcium, which gives us strong bones. But really, we would drink milk because of its amazing dunk-ability when paired with our favorite cookies.
Celebrating the most wonderful time of the year often means gathering with family and friends and putting your most festive foot forward to continue holiday traditions that have been passed down through generations. At Midwest Dairy, we also know that dairy products play an important role during the holidays - really, what is baking without butter?
What makes the perfect pairing with both gouda cheese and iced coffee? Think beyond crackers and whipped cream. While this may not sound practical, milk jam is a sweet and gooey addition to any holiday dish. Recently Midwest Dairy hosted the inaugural #DairyDelicious culinary event in Illinois, featuring Chef Paul Virant.