Forget New Year’s Eve and Valentine’s Day…
This is the most important day of the year. No, really! After all, milk is a true superfood that contains a whole variety of vitamins, minerals and other nutrients that your body needs. Milk is a great source of protein, too. What do those other days give you? A headache and sugar shock, that’s what. Nope, Jan. 11 is the day to really celebrate.
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As the days turn from brisk autumn to frosty winter, delicious Hiland Dairy Milk in our cozy flavors will warm your family’s hearts.
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No, Really. Stop Laughing. Yes, It Exists.
Let’s all celebrate chocolate and enjoy a tall, cool glass of Hiland Dairy Chocolate Milk today!
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From our cows to your cup, we follow many strict government regulations—including pasteurization—to ensure that Hiland Dairy Milk is safe to drink.
But, how did we get there and what does pasteurization mean? Find out!
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As The Dairy Diva, I’ll be really honest…one of my favorite cheeses is mozzarella. When I stumbled across a homemade mozzarella recipe years ago, I tweaked it using Hiland Dairy Vitamin D Milk and I’ve been making it ever since. So let’s celebrate my favorite mozzarella recipe with my favorite month – National Dairy Month!
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The problem with added sugar.
You’ve probably heard that obesity is reaching epidemic levels in the United States and is responsible for a host of serious medical conditions, including cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, cancer, asthma and sleep apnea. One major contributor to the rise in obesity is the consumption of added sugar — sugar that’s not naturally occurring in a food but is added during processing.
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We’re welcoming a new addition to our fresh, locally produced milks – Hiland Organic Milk!
Wholesome and healthy Hiland Organic Milks are USDA certified organic. Our dairy cows graze in clover-rich pastures that are protected from pesticides and fertilizers. And, like all Hiland Milk, Hiland Organic Milk is produced with no artificial growth hormones and is tested for antibiotics. So, it not only tastes as good as you expect, it’s also good for you – with 8 grams of protein and 9 essential nutrients in every serving.
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Turns out, milk is not just for drinking…
Here are some ingenious lifehacks that anyone can do with milk.
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Your kids will LOVE this recipe!
Getting the recommended 25-30 grams of protein per meal is easy with this fun and tasty breakfast sushi recipe!
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Okay, so this is really a thing, apparently.
At first it seems, well, silly. National Don’t Cry Over Spilled Milk Day? Really? But when you delve into the proverb we all know so well, it starts to make a little more sense. After all, a modern version of it would be something akin to “don’t sweat the small stuff.” And whose life wouldn’t be made just a little bit better with that little attitude adjustment, right?
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Sunday is going to be about football, funny commercials and the best part of all…snacks! It’s a great time to infuse some of your standard football buffet items with some healthier options. With these successful alternatives, your guests won’t even know they’re eating healthy. Its a win-win!
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Today is National Girls and Women in Sports Day (NGWSD). NGWSD was chartered by the U.S. Congress in 1986 to honor female athletic achievement and recognize the importance of sports and fitness participation for all girls and women. For 30 years, NGWSD has empowered women and girls to get moving, embrace physical activity and push past their limits both in sports and in life.
How does chocolate milk fit in? It’s science!
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National Spouse’s Day is the perfect day to show the special person in your life just how much you care for him or her. So what better way to celebrate this great day by keeping your loved one healthy. It’s easy! Put your New Year’s resolution to good use and incorporate more protein into his or her diet. Here are a few simple ideas I’d like to share…
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What does a glass bottle have to do with National Milk Day? National Milk Day was created to celebrate the first time milk was delivered in glass bottles on January 11, 1878. So, in honor of this great day, I dug up a few fun facts about milk.
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Want to start the New Year off right with healthier eating? Good for you. Here at The Hiland Home, we also love to cook and eat foods that are good and good for us.
But just because you want to make a change, that doesn’t mean you have to throw out your old cookbook and start fresh, or change your diet completely. There are a few things to remember about dairy and fitness that might be key to helping you keep your New Year’s resolution.
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If your family is anything like mine, mashed potatoes are a go-to side dish when planning dinners. But let’s face it, mashed potatoes can be a bit boring. Never fear…the Dairy Diva is here! Spice up your mashed potato game with these Game Day Hail Marys. These are perfect for potluck football parties and could even become a new Thanksgiving tradition.
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October is Farm to School Month
Have you ever wondered how milk gets from the dairy farm to your your child’s school? Then you’re in the right place!
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Here’s another one of our favorite fall recipes. This Pumpkin Quiche with Quinoa Crust recipe not only tastes great, but is actually quite healthy, too.
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We’ve all heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. The problem is, breakfast isn’t always on a kid’s priority list during the morning hustle and bustle of getting ready for school. Well this Microwave Coffee Cup Scramble recipe is quick, easy and actually fun! It only takes a couple of minutes to make and the kid’s tell us that watching the scramble ‘puff up’ in the microwave is ‘so cool!’
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Just finished a serious workout?
Then you need a nutrient-packed beverage that’ll give you the energy to face the day!
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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!
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When you think ‘local food,’ do you think of milk?
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Sometimes a simple twist can make the biggest difference in a classic dish! Just like with this New Red Potato Salad recipe. The slightly sweet, mild flavor of the new red potatoes makes them a perfect candidate to absorb the dressing.
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40 is the new 30. 50 is the new 40. 60 is the new…well, you get it. That’s why it’s so important that they get all the protein and other vital nutrients their bodies need to keep them enjoying life into their later years.
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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!
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