Monthly Archives: June 2018

Pie for Breakfast? Yes please!

Start your 4th of July off right with this tasty red, white, and blue fruit, yogurt, and cereal pie. Serves 10     Dietitian’s Tip: This Breakfast Greek Yogurt Pie will add dairy protein, healthy fruits, and whole grains to your day.   INGREDIENTS 5 cups bran flakes cereal ½ cup chopped walnuts 6 tablespoons unsalted melted butter 4 tablespoons honey

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Try A New Kind of Ice Cream Float

Have a relaxing “float” through summer with this idea for a treat with less sugar and calories. Of course you can always make it more indulgent by using your favorite soda flavor. Serves 1     Dietitian’s Tip: These floats made with sparkling mineral water will contribute less sugar and calories to your diet than traditional floats.   INGREDIENTS 1 scoop

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Pear Quesadillas

Food Hero has a wealth of easy to make, nutritious recipes to liven up your summer days. Here is an easy summer lunch idea for the kids … or yourself. Serves 4     Dietitian’s Tip: This recipe is a great addition to a healthy diet serving up dairy protein, fruit, vegetables, and whole grains. Come up with your own combination

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Discover the Art of Dairy

Throughout Portland, Salem and the state of Oregon, you can find artistic interpretations of dairy cows and dairy farming on public display … if you know where to look. For June Dairy Month, we picked six of our favorites for a visual scavenger hunt that we called “Dairy Everywhere.” It wasn’t easy, but Mary Owen of Salem was able to

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Caprese-Style Cottage Cheese Topper

Serve on toasted slices of Italian or French bread. A light, refreshing appetizer for your summertime parties. Serves 6     Dietitian’s Tip: A great way to get a boost of dairy protein with 11 grams of protein per serving.   INGREDIENTS 2 cups 2% fat cottage cheese 1 cup coarsely chopped fresh tomatoes ¼ cup chopped fresh basil ¼ cup

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