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Winter is coming! Boost your immune system with tasty dairy foods.

A-CHOO! Chances are that if you’re hearing that familiar sound more often, then it’s flu season, and your immune health is likely top-of-mind. While supporting your immune system year-round is ideal, it is especially important during winter, when cold and influenza activity increases. Additionally, the possibility of new emerging variants of COVID-19 only exemplifies the need to keep our immunity

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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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