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Healthy Ways to Dress Up a Waffle for Waffle Day

One thing worth making time for this busy back-to-school season is breakfast! Research suggests a nutritious breakfast is a key contributor to kid’s academic success. Waffles are a good breakfast choice made with the right ingredients. In honor of National Waffle Day on August 24, [...]

I Scream, You Scream…

“We ALL scream for ice cream!” Growing up in the 1980s, this was the anthem of summer. Kids all over the country would recite that chant. In fact, it was in that same glorious decade that President Ronald Regan declared July National Ice Cream Month.  [...]

Ice Cream: To Cook or Not to Cook?

There’s a big debate in the recipe (and ice cream lovers) world about the need to cook an ice cream base or not. The answer is really up to your preference and time commitment to making the ice cream base. A cooked ice cream, also [...]

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with this Wholesome Shamrock Shake

St. Patrick’s Day is March 17th, and it’s a holiday all about treating ourselves to gold-foiled chocolate candies, Irish tea cakes, and any sweet that we can squeeze some drops of green food coloring into. But what about celebrating the holiday in a more natural [...]

3 Ways to Step Up Your Taco Tuesday Game

Everyone loves tacos! In fact, we love our tacos so much that they have their own day of the week and year (October 4). We can often get stuck in a ‘taco rut’ and make the same taco recipe every time. Follow these tips to [...]

Three Tips for a Guilt-Free Holiday

I love holiday parties and gatherings. Many foods served, however, are high in calories, saturated fat, and added sugar. Avoid the holiday guilt that often accompanies overindulgence with these simple tips. Limit added sugar. Did you know that even occasional intake of large amounts of [...]

The Goodness of Cream Cheese

The first foods that come to mind when you think of cream cheese are likely the traditional bagel and cream cheese topped with lox and capers or a classic cheesecake. Interestingly, the origins of cream cheese can be traced back to the 1820s when it [...]

National Pumpkin Spice Day

Nothing says fall like pumpkin-everything and what better way to ring in the month of October than with pumpkin spice? October 1 is National Pumpkin Spice Day, paying homage to the seasoning that defines fall. What is pumpkin spice?  You won’t find pumpkin spice growing [...]

10 Dairy-Delicious Fall Desserts

If you’ve got kids in the house, you may be aware that October is National Dessert Month. It's also National Pumpkin Month. Between Halloween candy and tailgating weekends with plenty of sweet snacks, what’s the best way to embrace nutritious and delicious desserts this month? [...]