Skip to main content

Dairy foods in the 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans by Life Stage

From age 9 on it is recommended that everyone eat three servings of dairy each day, but until then, it varies. The following is National Dairy Council’s breakdown of the 2020-25 Dietary Guidelines for each stage of life, infancy through adolescence, and suggestions for how to incorporate dairy in your child’s diet. Also included are … Continued

Carrot Cake Cupcakes

This is made with rye flour, but it could easily be made with all all-purpose flour. I just like a little extra nuttiness from the rye. Ingredients 1 cup rye flour 1 cup all-purpose flour 2 tsp baking powder 1 tsp cinnamon  1 tsp nutmeg 1 tsp ginger 1 tsp vanilla 3/4 cup sugar 2 … Continued

Maine Maple Sunday 2021 on dairy farms

While Maine dairy farmers steward thousands of acres of open farmland and pastures across the state, they also oversee a great deal of acres in small woodlands. As this time of year is too cold and wet and often too snowy for farmers to get on the fields to start planting crops, so many take … Continued

Oat Flour Raisin Scones

Oat Flour Raisin Scones These scones can be made with all purpose flour, just use 2 cups of flour and 1 tsp baking powder. Ingredients 2 1/2 cups oat flour 1 Tbsp of baking powder 2 Tbsp of sugar (plus extra to dust) 1/2 cup butter – cold and cubed 1/2 cup sour cream 1 … Continued

FUTP60 funding round now open!

Apply for up to $4,000 for your school to jump-start healthy changes! Applications are being accepted from qualified K-12 schools enrolled in Fuel Up to Play 60 from now until April 28, 2021. Choose from several healthy “plays” and earn funds for equipment to achieve your healthy eating and physical activity goals. New this year … Continued

Blueberry Popovers

Blueberry Popovers While a popover pan will make these more authentic, a muffin pan works just as well. Ingredients 1 1/2 cups of flour* 1 1/2 cups of milk 3 Tbsp of butter (plus more to top once out of the oven if you desire) 3 eggs 1 tsp vanilla (optional) 1/2 to 3/4 cup … Continued

1 2 3 10

What People Have to Say

Maine Dairy and Nutrition Council works with school nutrition directors and staff
across the state and offers grants to provide needed equipment throughout the year.

Maine Dairy

Good for Maine

Good for you

Milk Splash

Maine Dairy

Good for Maine

Good for you