For the Love of Cheese—Pizza

For the Love of Cheese—Pizza

When it’s time to celebrate, kick back, or just enjoy friends and family, pizza is the life of the party.  But the star of a slice of pizza is the cheese.  Creamy, salty, warm, and stretchy each cheesy bite brings a smile to everyone’s face.  According to Statista, there were 75,243 pizza restaurants in the …

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Road Trip Snack Guide

Road Trip Snack Guide

Family road trips are memory making moments! But be sure they are happy memories by minimizing melt downs with your back-seat passengers. As a dietitian, I have always focused on food to help keep my family on an even keel during a road trip (considering we were going to spend so much time in a …

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More Cheese, Please!

More Cheese, Please!

Cheese often gets a bad rap these days for its fat and salt content, but with a little planning, there are many ways you can enjoy it without feeling guilty. Like milk, cheese offers a variety of nutrients that our body depends on for proper functioning. For example, minerals such as phosphorous and calcium in …

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Putting the MOO back in SMOOthie: Simple Recipes!

Putting the MOO back in SMOOthie: Simple Recipes!

It’s hot! You don’t want to turn on the oven and need a quick, healthy meal.  Open your fridge and freezer, and you’ll likely have everything you need to get a nutrient-packed snack or meal in a glass in minutes. Delicious, nutritious cow’s milk provides a powerful package of nine essential nutrients, including protein, calcium …

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MOOO-vie Night Snacks!

MOOO-vie Night Snacks!

Movie nights in the park have become a popular summer activity in several towns and cities across our region. We have some tips and ideas for packing healthy but tasty snacks for your movie night or should we say MOOO-vie night under the stars. Of course, while these tips and snack ideas are great for …

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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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