One of my favorite days of the year is April 1. Why? Because I love pulling off funny shenanigans and pranks on my family. This year, instead of balloons behind a door, or fake spilled nail polish, I’ve decided to whip up something clever in the kitchen … undercover sushi!
It’s National Chip and Dip Day!
Did you know it’s National Chip and Dip Day? On a scale of one to delicious, this special day tops the charts. Nothing completes a get-together quite like a few bags of chips and a good selection of Hiland Dairy Dip.
Snacks in a Snap!
Afternoon snacks help kids battle the after-school grouch by supplying them with enough energy to carry them through until dinner. Here are a few between-meal munchies your kids can whip up on their own.
Pop to It!
My kids gobble up popcorn by the handful, so I create different flavors to keep smiles on their faces. One of my favorite recipes infuses sweet caramel with peanuts (for a bit of saltiness), topped with a chocolate drizzle.
Once school’s back in session, it can feel like a whirlwind to keep track of homework, team schedules, extracurricular activities and more. But here’s one thing you shouldn’t have to worry about: making sure your kids can grab nutritious, delicious snacks. Here are some of our favorite ideas from our friends at the National Dairy Council and Dairy Good. Odds are you already have many of these items on hand.
How to Watch the Olympics, Family-Style
From the opening ceremonies through the closing ceremonies, my family loves the Olympics. So, we started a tradition this year to help celebrate the big night and build excitement around the 42 Olympic sporting disciplines…
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!
A basketball buffet to remember!
Busted bracket? Mine too! But don’t let that stop you from gathering friends and family to watch the last four teams shoot their way to the top spot. Your guests will show up hungry, so create a winning basketball smorgasbord and score some major hostess points.
Good news, Divas!
February is National Snack Food Month. That’s right! We get to snack it up all month long. But before you reach for the cupcakes or potato chips, think about healthier alternatives. They will satisfy your hunger without sacrificing your health goals.
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!
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!
Looking for a tasty, all-natural way to treat the family? Well look no further, we’ve got a deliciously creamy dip that’s the perfect snack for hungry kids and adults alike! Best of all, it features Hiland Dairy Yogurt – made with NO artificial growth hormones.
When your kids get home from school, what’s the first thing they do? If you’re like most families, they head to the kitchen to start snacking. Instead of candy bars and cookies, wouldn’t it be great if they’d eat something a bit healthier? Sure…but how do you get a kid to eat healthy snacks? The answer is, make them fun! And here’s a recipe that’s both fun and easy to make.
Are you always on the go? No time to stop and smell the roses – let alone sit down for a meal? Well, the Hiland Home can be wherever you are. And we’re here to help you snackify your drink and get some much-needed calcium and protein in a delicious, nutritious, grab-and-go treat.
Treat your family this Valentine’s Day!
This recipe is decadent, delicious and equally at home as a family breakfast or dessert. Be sure to stock up on Hiland Dairy Orange Juice to complement this dish on Valentine’s Day morning.
The Dip Option
When you have a roomful of hungry football fans watching the Big Game on your big screen, the last thing you want is for any of them to miss a play while they’re going to the kitchen to hunt for snacks. So on Big-Game Sunday, make sure your TV area is well stocked with snack stations that are all within easy reach of your guests.