Spicing up the New Year with Dairy

Spicing up the New Year with Dairy

It’s officially 2018, and with the new year brings talk of resolutions. One of my favorite New Year’s resolutions is to make one new recipe per week. Cooking is a favorite hobby of mine, and this resolution gets me back into the kitchen creating nourishing meals after a busy holiday season of parties and endless …

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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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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The Holidays Were Expensive, Eating Doesn’t Have To Be

The Holidays Were Expensive, Eating Doesn’t Have To Be

The presents, the meals, the cookies, the holiday decorations—it all added up to a fun winter, but the spending left a major dent in your wallet. Start fresh this January, and save some cash, by cooking healthy meals at home. My favorite inexpensive family meals are: Egg and cheese frittatas Grilled cheese sandwiches with chunky …

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3 Warm Breads to Take Away the Winter Chill

3 Warm Breads to Take Away the Winter Chill

As a dietetic intern with a sweet tooth, I have found making quick breads to be a great way to satisfy cravings while sneaking in some extra fruit and veggies. Zucchini and banana bread are popular, but the key ingredients can’t be purchased fresh or locally this time of year. I tried mixing it up …

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3 Tips for Reducing Food Waste

3 Tips for Reducing Food Waste

Tis’ the season for giving, decorations, and lots and lots of food! But as a result, it’s also a time for a spectacular amount of waste. Did you know that about 40% of food in the U.S. is wasted? As we prepare for the holiday season, here are some tips to help reduce the amount …

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