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Tillamook Cheese and the Oregon Coast

Visiting Tillamook County along the Oregon coastline, you’ll soon see why it’s known as the land of “Cheese, Trees, and Ocean Breeze.” Of course there are trees as far as the eye can see, and that ocean breeze is pure and refreshing – but it’s the cheese that truly ties it all together. Thanks to […]

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Kefir and Homemade Ranch Dressing

Are you and your kids getting your probiotics this winter? If you’re not drinking kefir – or cooking with it – you’re missing a great opportunity. Kefir is a cultured dairy product that’s been made for thousands of years. It’s kind of like a slightly thick milk, with a tangy, yogurt-like taste. Kefir is rich […]

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Pineapple Coconut French Toast

Our kids are big milk drinkers, and they’ve recently discovered that they love almond milk (especially the flavored kind) just as much as cow’s milk because it’s so rich and creamy. What are the benefits of almond milk? Of course it’s lactose free, soy free, and gluten free. It’s also – surprisingly – a great […]

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Real Food: Bellanave Dairy

“How do you get milk from a cow?” goes one of the running jokes in our house. “You just right-click on it.” Of course our kids don’t really think this, but they might as well, considering how close they get to anything farm-like during the day. As far as they’re concerned, milk comes in gallon […]

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The Great Chocolate Milk Debate

Chocolate milk – thumbs up or thumbs down? We’re hearing so much on both sides of the issue we’re starting to think chocolate milk is the high fructose corn syrup of 2010. Call it a tempest in a sippy-cup: On one side are the people who say that kids aren’t going to choose milk otherwise, […]

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