No matter how you slice it, your family will say “grilled cheese please” all week long with healthy recipes from Dairy Council of California.
Read on for a complete family meal menu, shopping list and additional recipe selections to help you get cooking with your kids!
Red, White and Green Grilled Cheese from Keep the Beat™, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute; National Institutes of Health; U.S. Department of Health.
Keep the vampires at bay and celebrate National Garlic Month in April with recipes that feature the stinking rose.
Creamy Garlic Pasta with Shrimp and Vegetables, EatingWell. Photo by Ken Burris
Celebrate April Fool’s day by making a mockery of your family meals with recipes that save time or use alternate ingredients.
Mock Risotto, EatingWell.
Send March out like a lamb with tasty lamb and side dishes.
Grilled Lamb and Asparagus Pitas, California Asparagus Commission., California Asparagus Commission.
This week, Dairy Council of California staff, Mobile Dairy Classroom and families joined dozens of other organizations and promotional boards in celebrating California Agriculture Day in front of the Capitol building. Thousands attended to learn about the agricultural contributions made throughout the state.
Snickers the Holstein was on hand to show children and adults where their milk and milk products, which are essential to a healthy diet, come from.
A robotic cow offered a more hands-on approach to the origins of milk.
And interactive roping instructions let young and old try their lasso skills.
Throughout it all, community nutrition adviser Leslie Pring demonstrated Dairy Council of California's farm to school connection by sharing healthy eating handouts, shopping bags and rulers with state staffers, families and others touring the Capitol.
Together with other groups like California Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom, California Asparagus Commission, California Cattlemen's Association, California Milk Advisory Board, California Rice Commission, California Strawberry Commission, California Women for Agriculture and many more; we showed how agriculture works together to provide nutrient-rich food from all five food groups.
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