dairy products

We love to try new foods. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. American made and delicious, that is the best way to describe Sartori cheese (www.satoricheese.com). Sartori is a family owned, fourth generation cheese manufacturer that started producing cheese in the Antigo Flats … Read More

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We love to try new foods. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. Healthy Choice has just introduced a line of frozen Greek yogurt in 4 flavors – Vanilla Bean, Strawberry, Blueberry and Raspberry. They are sold in a 3-pack carton of 4-ounce individual servings. This is an excellent serving size to promote healthy eating. … Read More

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We love to try new foods. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. MojoMilk is a chocolate milk alternative. It has fewer calories than most brands while providing probiotics. MojoMilk comes in handy single serve packets that are simply added to milk – whole, lowfat or skim. It can also be added to lactose-reduced milk, soy milk or other milk substitutes. … Read More

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We love to try new foods. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. Every so often you find a new brand of an old favorite food and you are surprised that something you like has gotten even better. We are fans of Greek-style yogurt, as we are sure many of you are, too. Karoun Mediterranean Style Yogurt is excellent. It is creamy and thick and the texture does not break down or weep after the yogurt culture has been compromised by scooping out a portion. It is made of hormone-free (rBST) cow’s milk, has live probiotic cultures, and is kosher (OU) certified. It comes in Nonfat, Lowfat, and Whole Milk plain-flavored varieties. … Read More

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In a word, no. Drinking raw milk is playing Russian roulette with your health. The main difference between raw milk and pasteurized milk is the amount of bacteria. Proponents of raw milk feel it’s more nutritious and contains antimicrobial properties. But raw milk can be very dangerous — especially for pregnant women, children, or those with a weakened immune system. Raw milk can be a host to a wide array of pathogens, including but not limited to, staphylococcus aureus, campylobacter jejuni, E. coli, listeria monocytogenes and yesinia enterocolitica. In the more serious cases food-borne illness can cause kidney failure, premature births, and death. Since 1998, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported 831 illnesses, 66 hospitalizations and 1 death associated with raw milk. … Read More

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Why can some adults drink milk, yet others can’t? Blame it on your genes. The bloating, nausea, pain, cramps, gurgling or rumbling, gas, loose stools or diarrhea, and throwing up usually begins 30 minutes to 2 hours after drinking milk or eating foods containing milk. It is estimated that 30 million to 50 million Americans … Read More

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Buying a container of milk for your family is more complicated than it used to be. We help make it easy. Once upon a time, buying milk was a simple task. But today, you can buy plain milk, organic milk, or hormone-free milk. All come at 4 different levels of fat and in a number … Read More

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