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Remaining Healthy & Happy During the Holidays

By: Kalee Tinker, UMaine Dietetic Intern at the Maine Dairy & Nutrition Council It’s that time of year again. That’s right. It’s the holiday season. This year the holidays will be different for most of us. Regardless of the ongoing pandemic, we can still feel the joy and happiness unique to this time of year. … Continued

Holiday Yogurt Parfait

Ingredients Vanilla Yogurt Dried Cranberries 1 Diced Green Apple 1/4 Teaspoon Cinnamon  Granola or Oats  Instructions Toss diced apples in cinnamon. Spoon a layer of yogurt onto the bottom of your container or bowl. Add a layer of apples onto the yogurt layer. Top the apples with a layer of cranberries. Add a layer of … Continued

Three Servings of Dairy for Better Nutrition

Three servings of dairy a day do so much. One serving of milk is 8 ounces. Drink it, pour it over cereal, or add it to your coffee. All contribute to your daily servings. A mere 1.5 ounces or two small slices of cheese is a serving. Just 6 ounces of yogurt is one serving. … Continued

Success Starts with Fuel Up to Play 60

Great things happen with Fuel Up to Play 60. Once the momentum starts, it builds! The Result? Empowered youth eat healthier, move more, and inspire their school and community to do the same. See more here: FUTP60 Snapshot

Herbed Ricotta & Delicata Squash Flatbread

Recipe by Andrea Paul, RD. in partnership with Maine Dairy & Nutrition Council Serves: 8 (appetizer), 2-4 (meal) Ingredients 2 pre-made rectangular flatbread or 4 oblong naan ¼ cup olive oil 2 large cloves garlic, minced 1 medium delicata squash ¾ cup ricotta cheese zest of ½ lemon (approximately 1 tablespoon) ½ cup shaved parmesan, … Continued

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