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When Andrew and Jennifer Holle aren’t busy running the day-to-day operations of their 650-head dairy farm in North Dakota, they can be found running their four kids to various activities, or literally running miles—and lots of them—as they prepare to run the Chicago Marathon on Sunday, October 8th.
In our house, back to school time means back to snacking time. Sure, snacks play an important role in fueling our active summer days, but during the school year the role snacks play becomes more important than ever.
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.
Put down your mop and scrub brush and pick up some milk, cheese and yogurt; this blog isn’t about spring cleaning your house, it’s about spring cleaning your diet! How so? By tidying up food choices and polishing meal plans in support of the clean eating trend.
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.
Are you one of the many people who resolve to improve eating habits in the New Year, vowing to start 2017 with a clean slate as you say goodbye to feasting on too many holiday treats and hello to balance, moderation and the selection of clean, nutritious foods?
The holidays are here! Festive parties, special events and family gatherings dot our calendars all month long. And, at the center of it all is food. How can your family enjoy the season’s goodies without overdoing it?