Fun Facts About Dairy ~ June is Dairy Month!

Fun Facts About Dairy June is Dairy Month! Each year, we celebrate June Dairy Month to honor America’s dairy farm families and the wholesome, nutritious milk they produce. Here are some fun facts to help you learn why Dairy Packs Power! Milk is packed with nutrition. As well as being an excellent source of calcium and protein, milk contains niacin, potassium, phosphorus, riboflavin and vitamins A, D and B12. In fact: • To get the amount of calcium in an 8 ounce glass of milk, you’d have to eat seven oranges or six slices of wheat bread. ...more

Banana Mango Dairy Free Milkshake

 Oooooo honey, I absolutely love myself a milkshake! Especially when chopping down on one of my guilty pleasures, french fries! No sweat, I don’t eat them often at all *wink.* However, as much as I love milkshakes my body just can not handle the aftermath of consuming’em! * Shaking My Head*So, what did I do?!I came up with a healthier alternative to having my milkshake & drinking it, too (childish neck roll)....more

#274 Present, Day 4 of 31

I've written before how much I like cows... love cows... love cheese....more
Hello there, DocMontey! Great to find your post as my family and I are raw milk and grass fed ...more

Cheesecake-Filled Chocolate Covered Strawberries

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Roasted Vegetable Dip with Hommus and Goat Cheese

The Souper Here is the link at Prep2eat for my Roasted Vegetable Dip with Hommus and Goat Cheese. http://prep2eat.blogspot.com/2011/06/vegetable-dip-roasted-mixed-with-hommus.html Recipe and photos at the above link. Great snack and/or impressive appetizer. The Souper...more

Revisiting Veganism

I've been vegan for over a year now....more

Rice, Soy, Almond "Milk" or "Drink"?

Rice, Soy, Almond "Milk" or "Drink"?   I just arrived home from Lake Tahoe, sat down on the couch to relax and picked up the Trader Joe's Fearless Flyer and on the back page an ad for Rice Drink is being advertised.  It reads:Tader Joe's Organic Rice Drink is one of those "milk" drinks that aren't actually made with dairy products, so, technically, we can't call them milk.  But let's be honest; w...more

A Solstice, A Red-Eye Flight, A Vegan Eating Meat, and Emergence from Closets

Warning: Long, tangential, variegated post below. This is due to sleep deprivation from last night's red-eye flight.<...more

Noodle Kugel - Noodle Pudding

The Souper Noodle Pudding or Noodle Kugel Bringing back holiday tradition with this sweet dairy Noodle Kugel. Talk about comfort food!!! Sweetness with butter and cheeses mixed with cinnamon and noodles. Oh, yes, this has it all. Great brunch dish or weekend at home. Perfect dish to serve at the end of a fast such as Tisha B'Av or Yom Kippur. Ingredients: 16 ounces (400 gm) broad egg noodles 4 Tbsp. (50 gm) butter, melted 1 pound (500 gm) cottage cheese ( or 8 oz....more

Picking up Hay

Another work morning with Dominic.  We are having SO much fun!  My father-in-law just cut and baled, I don't know how many oat hay bales that are ready to be stacked and moved.  We needed to pick up a truck load to stack for the Dry Cows (cows that are not milking and / or ready to give birth anytime).  I drove the truck while Dominic and the two assistants followed behind loading the truck. ...more