Eating Matters

How Much Dairy Do I Need?

The Dairy Group includes milk, yogurt, cheese, and fortified soymilk. They provide calcium, vitamin D, potassium, protein, and other nutrients needed for good health throughout life. Choices should be low-fat or fat-free—to cut calories and saturated Read More

Family Features

Impress guests with elegant appetizers

(Family Features) Bringing an element of elegance to your holiday celebration is easy when you start with appetizers that use party-pleasing ingredients, and great tasting food often starts with dairy. Foods like milk, cheese and Read More


Basic Homemade Yogurt

Print Basic Homemade Yogurt Make this tasty and healthy snack right in your kitchen. Ingredients 4 cups (1 quart) milk (skim, 1 percent, 2 percent, or whole) 1/2 cup powdered milk (optional, for thicker yogurt) Read More


Strawberry Yogurt Shake

Serving Size: 4 Ingredients 4 cups plain yogurt 2 bananas, peeled and frozen 1 tablespoon vanilla 2 tablespoons maple syrup 2 1/2 cups hulled, fresh strawberries 4 strawberries for garnis Instructions Combine all ingredients except the Read More