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What Will the School Lunch of the Future Look Like?

Quinoa, kale, Brussels sprouts, tamales, green smoothies. These are all foods you might find in a trendy restaurant … or on a lunch tray in your local school cafeteria. School lunches are fast overcoming their stereotypical reputation as bland and uninspired through some creativity and innovation by school nutrition professionals. On this National School Lunch Week, let’s take a look

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Back-To-School Tasty Snack

Bring friends together with this cheesy dip. Serves 5     Dietitian’s Tip: A fun way to get calcium, protein and whole grains.   INGREDIENTS 2.5 oz. cream cheese 6.5 oz. cheese, cheddar, yellow, reduced fat, shredded 1/3 cup yogurt, low-fat, plain 2 Tablespoons milk, 1% low-fat 20 crackers, whole grain, low-salt   INSTRUCTIONS Place cream cheese and cheddar cheese in

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Honey Lemon Panna Cotta

This Italian-inspired creamy dessert is the perfect end to any meal, and toppings are customizable to every season. Serves 8     Dietitian’s Tip: Top with Seasonal fresh fruit, such as berries or chopped peaches (frozen works, too.) Mint leaves and canned mandarin orange segments   INGREDIENTS 2 cups 1% low-fat milk 1 cup low-fat buttermilk 2 packets unflavored gelatin 1

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Artichoke Jalapeno Dip

Score Points with this Super Artichoke Dip. Word on the street is there’s going to be a pretty big football game televised this Sunday. One might even call it “super,” with the express written consent of the National Football League, of course. No plan yet for your big game watch party? Kick it off with this artichoke dip that’s sure

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DASH into the New Year for a Healthier You

by Josie Oleson, Oregon Health & Science University Dietetic Intern Having trouble setting a New Year’s resolution? Why not DASH into 2018 by eating better and working toward a healthier you? Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension, or DASH, emphasizes dairy, fruits, vegetables, whole grains and lean protein as part of a balanced diet to reduce high blood pressure and improve

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Community Inspired to Live Stronger, Healthier and Happier

Who doesn’t want to live a stronger, healthier and happier life? All were elements of Judy Barbe’s Eating Well, Being Well workshop in Tillamook on Saturday, March 11. Barbe is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and a nationally-known author and speaker, and her appearance was sponsored by the Oregon Dairy and Nutrition Council. Organized by the Tillamook County Year of Wellness

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Grants Support Strengthening Oregon Schools and Students

Schools across Oregon have innovative projects underway focused on youth engagement, nutrition and physical activity, thanks to Fuel Up to Play 60 grants funded by Oregon dairy farmers. Fuel Up to Play 60 is the largest in-school health and wellness program in the country. The Oregon Dairy and Nutrition Council, in partnership with the National Football League, U.S. Department of

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