At our house, pasta salads are a side-dish staple, especially with our summer meals. Instead of buying premade pasta salads from the store, I like to make my own using fresh ingredients from Hiland Dairy. Here’s the recipe for one of my family’s favorites: Creamy Cheddar Cheese Pasta Salad.
While regional barbecue styles are the source of many an argument, if there’s one thing any backyard pitmaster can agree on, it’s that the perfect complement to any barbecue is coleslaw. Check out our simple, tasty recipe for this all-American summertime treat.
Let’s Get Our Fiesta On!
Even though there might be some confusion as to why we celebrate Cinco de Mayo (the Mexican army’s victory over the French army at the Battle of Puebla), there is no questioning the deliciousness of these amazing chicken enchiladas with green chili cream sauce.
A New Style to an Old Favorite
It’s always a plus when I find a recipe that is simple to make and loaded with fresh Hiland Dairy ingredients. Case in point: this Chicken Cordon Bleu Casserole that’s a hit with my family. We never have leftovers! So, in honor of National Chicken Cordon Bleu Day, I’m sharing this scrumptious recipe with you.
A Classic Casserole With a Twist
For National Tater Day, I decided to treat my family to a hearty tater tot casserole. I added a little kick to this basic casserole by baking in Mexican flavors that my family loves. The fresh Hiland Dairy ingredients made this Mexican casserole so delicious, there were no leftovers to be had!
Ham It Up!
They might be mini, but they are mighty! These mini ham-and-broccoli cups are perfect when you don’t have a lot of time to make dinner. Eat them with your favorite sides and a tall glass of fresh Hiland Dairy Milk, or grab a few to eat in the car on the way to basketball practice. Either way, they always hit the spot!
The Perfect Pasta for Fat Tuesday
When you think about Mardi Gras, you may think about the world-famous New Orleans parade, beads and masks. Personally, I think of scrumptious Cajun cooking! Over the past several years, I’ve enhanced this recipe by adding a little bit of this and that from Hiland Dairy to make one amazing creamy pasta dish. Get ready to dig in, Divas!
Comfort Food at Its Best!
There’s nothing better than throwing a few simple ingredients into a slow cooker, going to work, and walking through the door hours later to a house filled with the mouth-watering aromas of comfort food. Let’s get started!
Meat & Bean Chili That Rocks
It’s National Bean Day, so why not spice up your dinner table with delicious chili? It’s the go-to comfort food that everyone loves during these cold winter days and nights. Here’s one chili recipe you’ll want to make again and again.
Mac & Cheese You Can Eat With Your Hands
I’ve taken a timeless classic and have given it a delicious twist! Try this recipe using fresh and pure Hiland Dairy ingredients, and let the mouth watering begin. These Mac & Cheese Cups make a great side dish for turkey day, and they’re the perfect “shared” dish to take to your holiday parties. Enjoy!
Who Doesn’t Like Pizza?
Even though my family doesn’t see eye-to-eye on pizza toppings, I always use Hiland Dairy Cheese when I make homemade pizza. I know the cheese is made with pure and fresh Hiland Dairy Milk, so I know it’s good. If you’ve never done it before, I recommend you try making a pizza pie from scratch. Bake it. Slice it. Eat it. Your taste buds will thank you!
Turn your ordinary mac & cheese into a creamy, dreamy dish!
I have a secret to share: Add Hiland Dairy Cottage Cheese and Hiland Dairy Sour Cream to your macaroni and cheese recipe, and you’ll have an extra creamy dish of total goodness!
Experts recommend that adults try to get 30 grams of protein with every meal.
In fact, check out this tasty recipe that packs in over 35 grams of protein. Make is for breakfast. Make it for lunch. Heck, make it for dinner. This recipe is simple, delicious and sure to please your hungry family!
Experts recommend that adults try to get 30 grams of protein with every meal.
In fact, why not check out this tasty recipe that packs in 30 grams of protein. It is so quick and easy, you really have no excuse – even if you’re dashing out the door to work!
Let the fiesta begin!
Bring Cinco de Mayo into your home tonight with this crowd-pleasing Chicken and Cheese Quesadilla recipe. Be sure to serve up with some guacamole and Hiland Dairy’s All Natural Sour Cream…trust us, it will have your family saying ‘gracías’ in no time!
If it tastes great for either breakfast or lunch, can you call it brunch?
One thing we do know – you can call this Falafel Avocado Toast delicious. In fact, we’ve heard from people who have served this good-for-you dish for both because it’s ingredients taste so fresh and light. It serves four, so it’s ideal for family or house guests, plus it has only 430 calories per serving, but is packed with 25 grams of protein – so it’s perfect to keep you productive through to your next meal.
Sweet or Savory?
No matter how you prefer to eat your favorite bagel, we’ve got the perfect spread for you! You may immediately think we’re talking about cream cheese here…but surprisingly, our spread is made with none other than Hiland Dairy Cottage Cheese!
Let’s talk soup.
Why? Because it’s time to commemorate National Homemade Soup Day, and I want to share my favorite Broccoli Cheese Soup recipe with you. It’s loaded with all-natural Hiland Dairy products including Hiland Dairy Butter, Hiland Dairy Half & Half and Hiland Dairy Shredded Cheddar Cheese. Let’s get started!
Today is National Southern Food Day!
Fried chicken is a Southern food staple, so what better way to celebrate this tasty holiday than to share our Buttermilk Fried Chicken recipe with y’all! This mouth-wateringly delicious recipe goes great with other southern favorites like creamy coleslaw, red beans and rice, mac and cheese, collard greens and don’t forget the sweet potato pie!
It’s National Leftovers Day!
Remember when I told you to repurpose your sour cream and cottage cheese containers for Thanksgiving leftovers like turkey, stuffing and mashed potatoes? Why just heat them up when you can turn those leftovers into bite-sized deliciousness!
It’s official, football season is about to go into full swing. And we all know what that means…it’s time to get together with your friends and family to cheer on your favorite team! If you don’t have a go-to dish in mind, why not try this Philly Cheese Steak recipe? You’re sure to be the hit of the party!
When the weather is nice, the last thing you want to do is spend hours cooped up in kitchen cooking over the weekend. Our Easy Beef Crockpot Casserole recipe lets you throw your ingredients in with minimal prep, set the timer and head to the ball game—maybe even a concert—and come back to a nice hearty meal!
Soups generally aren’t thought of as your typical summer food. They’re usually too hot, too filling or too hearty…which isn’t exactly what you want when you’re trying to eat a light summer meal.
Enter Hiland’s invigorating Cucumber Soup recipe. Not only is it cool and refreshing, but the prep work couldn’t be any easier!
If you’re from the Midwest, you probably grew up eating corn on the cob weekly in the summertime. That’s one reason why, here in the Hiland Kitchen, we like to keep it near the top of our menu all summer long.
Sure, you can boil or grill ears of corn and they’ll turn out tasty. But to us, there’s nothing like the recipe below to help bring out the best in fresh sweet corn.
This recipe tastes delicious and lets you throw together a truly fresh and delicious meal without spending an hour cooking when you get home. As long as you have the ingredients on hand, and about 10 minutes to get it started in the morning, you’ll be home free!
There’s nothing quite like chicken. You can throw it on the grill, fry it, bake it, cook it on the stove top…here in the Hiland Home it’s our most versatile meat protein. So we want to share one of our favorite chicken recipes from the Hiland Home cookbook that is fast, easy, delicious and loved by kids and parents alike.
Creamy Broccoli Lasagna
This time of year at The Hiland Home, we get a lot of requests for meat-free dinner dishes. This is one of our favorites…a meatless lasagna with cottage cheese that is filling, delicious and just right for a family dinner.
Does your recipe call for a dairy product you don’t have on hand?
So you’ve got friends coming over for dinner. You’ve found a recipe online that looks amazing, but… it calls for buttermilk. You’ve got pots simmering on the stove and you can’t run out to the store to buy some, so what do you do?
Perfect for breakfast, lunch or dinner!
Not only is it tasty and nutritious, it can also be made in a jiffy. But regardless of when you serve it, your family will absolutely love it. And since it’s made with fresh, delicious Hiland Dairy milk and cheese, you know it’s going to be good – and, as always, with NO artificial growth hormones!