Dairy Cows – The Ultimate Recyclers!

Dairy Cows – The Ultimate Recyclers!

For many in New England, fall means the chance to crack open one of their favorite Oktoberfest brews.  Whether it’s a sweet lager, or robust dark malt, brewers spend thousands of hours crafting the perfect foliage-time drink. But did you know…about 85 percent of the byproducts from beer production come in the form of spent …

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Did You Know Chocolate Milk is THE Official Drink of Halloween?

Did You Know Chocolate Milk is THE Official Drink of Halloween?

Chocolate milk gets into a spooky Halloween mood!   Did you know chocolate milk is THE official drink of Halloween?  Parents this Halloween can indulge their little goblin’s sweet tooth and get in key nutrients, with THE official drink of Halloween: chocolate milk. Chocolate milk offers the same essential nutrients as white milk and its …

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Creative Dairy Pairings

Creative Dairy Pairings

Certain foods just seemed to be a match made in heaven: peanut butter and Jelly, wine and cheese, cookies and milk.  And some were made iconic on TV such as Pepsi and milk in the 1970s hit show Laverne and Shirley. While some pairings are so just so natural, everyone does it.  We thought we …

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3 Tips to Make Your Holiday Recipes Healthier

3 Tips to Make Your Holiday Recipes Healthier

Ahh it’s already November…can you believe it!? As we come closer to the holiday season, the endless offerings of holiday cookies, appetizers, and meals can take its toll on your healthful eating efforts. So how can you and your family indulge without feeling like you did? In this blog post, you’ll learn three ingredient swaps …

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An Italian Picnic: A Toolbox for Lunchtime

An Italian Picnic: A Toolbox for Lunchtime

Take your pick: Wait in line for a restaurant meal on a sunny sidewalk. Lounge in a park with a picnic in the shade. The North End’s Italian restaurants are delicious, but there’s nothing like a picnic on a hot summer day. For this morning’s FOX25 Zip Trip at the North End’s Christopher Columbus Park, …

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Why Milk is My Backbone

Why Milk is My Backbone

We are so proud of our New England Dairy & Food Council intern Elle Purrier who just returned from the U.S. Trials for the 3,000-meter steeplechase! Purrier is an undergraduate student at University of New Hampshire in the Nutrition and Wellness program. She is from Montgomery, Vermont where she grew up on her family’s dairy farm. She is this …

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