Beat the Heat with These Summer Treats

Beat the Heat with These Summer Treats

Blog post written by University of New Hampshire dietetic intern Haley Brimmer. — Summer is here and the sun is finally out! As you’re soaking up the sun’s rays, don’t forget to stay hydrated and refuel with healthy snacks. Dairy foods are a great way to incorporate protein, and they also provide your body with …

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Marinating with yogurt: A How-To Guide

Marinating with yogurt: A How-To Guide

Grilling season is in full swing! Impress your friends and family with the most flavorful and tender meat by marinating in yogurt! Yogurt has been used as a marinade for centuries in many cuisines including Middle eastern and Indian dishes as well as South Asian. How it works Many chefs agree that for true tenderizing, …

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School Gardens Help Students Grow, in all the Best Ways

School Gardens Help Students Grow, in all the Best Ways

In schoolyards across the country, something wonderful is happening. Students, teachers, parents, and members of the community are coming together to build school gardens. While they are no doubt beautiful, these gardens are so much more than simply “pretty.” They are helping children develop lifelong skills and healthy habits. In a day and age when …

Lighten Up Your Spring Menu with Yogurt

Lighten Up Your Spring Menu with Yogurt

Below are a a few ideas for lightening up your menus for the the warmer months ahead using yogurt! Why is yogurt a refrigerator staple? Keep plain low-fat or fat-free yogurt in your refrigerator and you’ll have a versatile ingredient that can help you shave calories while adding much needed protein, calcium and beneficial probiotics. Yogurt can be …

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