A few of my favorite recipes for national dairy month
Posted on Jun 18, 2014 by Maggie LaBarbera
To top off my tribute to dairy month, I wanted to share with you some of my favorite dairy recipes from the National Dairy Council
Cheesy Baked Oatmeal Quiche Cups
Lactose-Free Fruit & Quaker© Oatmeal Smoothie
Spicy Pumpkin and Shrimp Soup
Veggie Tostada Towers
Confetti Quesadillas with Cilantro Yogurt Dip
Nourish Thought for the Day:
Bring kids into the kitchen and have them help make a dish. This is a great family bonding and habit building activitiy!
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