03.06.2012 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness
When your thoughts turn to St. Patrick’s Day, green beer, corned beef and cabbage usually come to mind. But many other foods long traditional in the Irish diet – potatoes, oats, fish, stout, cabbage, and cheese - rank among the healthiest.
Cheese is a very well-liked food in Ireland. The Emerald Isle has always been known for its lush meadows, perfect for providing the best environment for cows that produce Ireland’s tasty farmhouse cheeses. Cheese is an excellent source of protein and calcium, and the fat in cheese contains the powerful cancer fighter conjugated linoleic acid (CLA). Irish cheeses are getting new recognition and well-deserved attention; among them are Cashel blue, Milleens, and Gubbeen.
Here are a few more ideas to help celebrate St. Patty's Day with your family:
• Serve Lucky Charms cereal, made with whole grain, and green low-fat milk at breakfast.
• Cut out cheese, green apples or a sandwich in the shape of a shamrock and serve with lime yogurt for lunch.
• Toast St. Patty's day at dinner with a pint of green low-fat milk.
• Indulge in a low-fat Shamrock milk shake for dessert.
• Mix up your favorite shade of green with this Shamrock Milk Mixer.
Visit dairyspot.com/ for more festive ideas and dairy delicious recipes!
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