04.04.2015 / Blog Posts Recipes
Do you need some ideas for the perfect Easter Cocktail? No worries!
Here are 5 scrumptious cocktails that fit any Easter brunch gathering:
1. Agricole-Guava Cooler
2 ounces guava nectar
2 ounces rhum agricole
3/4 ounce lime juice
1/2 ounce Simple Syrup
1/2 ounce Navan
2 dashes Angostura bitters
2 ounces club soda
Freshly grated cinnamon
Mint sprig, cinnamon stick or lime wheel, for garnish
Fill a shaker with ice. Add the guava nectar, rhum agricole, lime juice, Simple Syrup, Navan and bitters; shake well. Strain into an ice-filled rocks glass; top with club ... Read More
03.17.2015 / Blog Posts Recipes
Looking for some fun ideas to celebrate St. Patrick's Day with your girlfriends? You're in luck! With help from The DC Ladies we have found some creative ways to cherish the evening without having to guzzle the Guinness.
Pot of Gold Cocktail
(makes 8 servings)
- 24 lemon rind (strips)
- 8 tbsps limoncello (liqueur)
- 4 tsps fresh lemon juice
- 750 ml champagne (brut, chilled)
Roll up each strip of lemon rind; place 1 into each of 8 Champagne flutes. Add 1 tablespoon liqueur and 1/2 teaspoon juice to each glass. Divide Champagne evenly among glasses. Serve ... Read More
03.15.2015 / Blog Posts Recipes
Recipe created by 3-Every-Day™ of Dairy, a proud partner of Mid-Atlantic Dairy Association:
3 tablespoons barbeque sauce
4 small boneless, skinless chicken breast halves (1 pound)
2 small unpeeled red potatoes, thinly sliced
1 red or green bell pepper, seeded and sliced
1 green onion, finely chopped
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
1 1/2 cups reduced-fat Cheddar cheese, shredded
Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.
Place a foil sheet, approximately 12×12 inches, on a work surface. Spoon about 1 teaspoon of the barbecue sauce in the center of the foil sheet. Place ... Read More
03.01.2015 / Blog Posts Recipes
Today is a sticky day. National Peanut Butter Lover's Day salutes America's favorite sandwich spread. PB&J is a crowd favorite but Mid-Atlantic Dairy brings you a new way to enjoy peanut butter.
Take note of this Chocolate Peanut Butter Milksicle recipe:
1 1/2 cups 1% low-fat chocolate milk
1/3 cup sugar
1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
2 TBSP cornstarch
1/4 cup reduced fat creamy peanut butter
4 (6 ounce) plastic or paper cups
4 popsicle sticks
Combine sugar, cocoa and cornstarch in a medium saucepan and gradually whisk in milk. Place ... Read More
02.07.2015 / Blog Posts Recipes
This recipe is courtesy of Rosanne Rust, Mid-Atlantic Dairy Association
Italian restaurateur Alfredo di Lelio created Fettuccine Alfredo in 1914 to help his wife regain her appetite after the birth of their first son. Today, it's one of the most popular pasta dishes in America. The invention of the dish is remembered today, February 7th, as National Fettuccine Alfredo Day!
Enjoy this low-fat Alfredo recipe in honor of the holiday:
8 ounces mini penne or fettuccine
1 tablespoon butter
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 tablespoon flour
1 1/4 cup 1% milk
3 ounces grated Romano cheese
2 ... Read More
02.01.2015 / Blog Posts Recipes
By: Francesca Lynch, Mid-Atlantic Dairy Association
Ever since I can remember, my mom always told me to have breakfast every morning and that it’s the most important meal of the day. She was right! It’s hard to start my day and be energized without eating breakfast. And, during breakfast, it’s important to get more protein as it can help curb hunger. Did you know approximately one out of five Americans skip breakfast? Don’t become one of those who skips!
With February being National Hot Breakfast Month, what better way to warm up in the morning than ... Read More
12.03.2014 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness Recipes
Making dinner every night for the family isn't always the easiest task. Groceries must be bought and tastes satisfied, and somewhere along the way, keeping the meal healthy might be forgotten.
Today, we are giving you the ultimate chicken recipe that is both tasty and healthy! Requiring only 8 ingredients, this is sure to become a classic, go-to meal for your family.
Better-Than-Fried Chicken Drumskicks
Makes: 4 Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 35 minutes
8 skinless chicken drumsticks
1 1/2 cups low-fat buttermilk
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 tsp. paprika
1/2 tsp. hot sauce
1 ... Read More
12.02.2014 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness Recipes
While the Redskins are tackling the Rams on the field, the team's off the field efforts will be geared towards bringing awareness to diabetes for this week's Tackle Diabetes Game on December 7, 2014!
Diabetes is the 7th leading cause of death for Americans and also places a considerable cost burden on those afflicted.
Approximately 9.3% of the U.S. population had the disease in 2012.
Around 1.7 million of those within this number were diagnosed just that year. What's interesting about diabetes however is that for many, the disease is preventable.
November was National ... Read More
10.30.2014 / Blog Posts Local Lifestyle Recipes
Summer is long gone and Fall is finally here and in full-swing! To celebrate the coming of Fall, Francesca Lynch from the Mid-Atlantic Dairy Association shares with us some tips on how to get the most out of this colorful season.
The leaves have started to change color. The nights have started to get chillier and daylight is ending earlier. Autumn is here. I am certainly a summer girl at heart, but there are still many things I love about the fall. It’s the perfect time for apple and pumpkin picking. Baking is also a fun activity to do ... Read More
08.27.2014 / Blog Posts Local Lifestyle Recipes Redskins
Former Redskins Safety Brig Owens graces the list of the 80 greatest Redskins, still holds the record for most interception return yards in Redskins history (686), and recently presented the award for 2013 Defensive Player of the Year at the Redskins Welcome Home Luncheon.
What many may not know however, is how talented Owens is in the kitchen!
WOW sat down with the Redskins alum to talk about gameday rituals, vacation spots, and how he makes his famous enchiladas:
What was one thing you could not live without?
Hot Fudge Sundae the evening before every game
Favorite outdoor activity?
Golf ... Read More
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