Dairy Foods with 7 Lucky Greens

dairy foods with your greens

Get your green on with these seven greens paired with the goodness of dairy foods. These tasty dairy recipes will make you feel lucky to have them ready to serve to your family. 

Incorporating Dairy Foods with Your Greens

Baked Spinach Artichoke Yogurt Dip 

Don’t stress when hangry family members need to be fed. Combining artichoke hearts, spinach, and green onion with yogurt and Mozzarella cheese, this hot dip will be a hot item for your family when the next snack break comes.  

Southeast Dairy Association - crustless spinach quiche

Crustless Spinach Quiche 

A crustless quiche? It must be a magical bite! Adding the dairy goodness of cheddar cheese and cottage cheese with spinach to your egg whites creates a new spin on the brunch classic.  

Red, White & Bleu Spinach Salad 

A light lunch adding chickpeas and apple slices to classic staples like balsamic vinegar, honey, Dijon mustard, baby spinach, and white button mushrooms, all topped with crumbled bleu cheese, you’ll be pleasantly surprised with the satiety this meal gives you without a heaviness preventing you from conquering the rest of your day. 

Creamy Spinach Risotto with Roasted Tomatoes 

This easy yet delicious risotto will have you wondering what other areas of life you should try your luck in. If you can create such a tasty meal using arborio rice, spinach, heavy whipping cream, parmesan cheese, and roasted tomatoes, maybe it’s time to see how you do with the lottery. 

Southeast Dairy Association - kale white bean panzanella

Kale and White Bean “Panem” Panzanella 

A salad with bacon AND cheese is sure to be a crowd-pleaser. This hearty salad packed with kale, tomato, beans, bacon, and mozzarella cheese is a great meal to end the day with. 

Southeast Dairy Association - Cheese and Spinach Strata

Cheese and Spinach Strata 

Mornings are hectic enough. Luckily, making this strata casserole comprised of mushrooms, spinach, milk, and Cheddar cheese ahead of time leaves you with a savory, filling breakfast. 

Green Machine Smoothie 

There’s an easy way to maintain the energy you need, whether it’s to search for gold under the rainbow or to tackle the day. This refreshing smoothie is made with Greek yogurt, spinach, parsley, apples, lemon juice, and ground ginger. Serve it after an intense workout or ahead of a busy day. 

For more dairy and greens recipes, check out The Dairy Alliance Recipes

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