Here are our favourite ways to enjoy dairy:

Spinach salad with strawberries, maple syrup and feta cheese

 

“This delicious recipe using fresh fruits and vegetables, maple syrup and Canadian-made dairy products, is one of my favorites because it meets my appetite and nutritional needs.”

 

-Amelie, DPAC’s Coordinator, Public Affairs and Operations

Syrniki and cottage cheese breakfasts

 

“In Ukraine, these little pancakes are made with quark of farmers cheese. They are best served with a bit of sour cream and honey or jam on top; my two boys certainly do not complain about that.”

 

-Andrea, DPAC’s Communications Consultant

Chia-greek yogurt pudding

 

“One of my go-to breakfasts or a free workout snack would be this recipe, which is a very quick and easy-to-make snack. The beauty of this quick snack is that you could meal-prep for the whole week and personalize it with your favourite toppings to make it even better.”

 

-Chathu, DPAC’s Manager, Program and Regulatory Affairs

Savoyard fondue

 

“When I was young, we used to go skiing with my family in winter and one of my best memories is the evening when after a great day of skiing, the family would gather around a good Savoyard fondue!”

 

-Marie, DPAC’s Sr. Director, Policy and Regulatory Affairs

Berry Protein Smoothie

 

“Every morning, I love to start my day off strong with a delicious protein smoothie to get all the nutrients and vitamins I need that will help me get through my busy mornings.”

 

-Mathieu, DPAC’s President and CEO

Chocolate Pudding

 

“I remember when I was a kid, my grandmother’s chocolate pudding was my favorite dessert. To this day, this dessert is still my favorite because it is so easy to make.”

 

-Michel, DPAC’s Associate, Government Relations

“Drôo”, Tunisian cream with sorghum

 

“This popular dessert in Tunisia is mainly consumed in winter as it is better served hot. This is one of my favourite desserts because it’s healthy and it’s really delicious.”

 

-Ons, DPAC’s Dairy Market Analyst

Other recipes from our favorite bloggers:

Pineapple Power Green Smoothie

 

“This nutrient-dense pineapple green smoothie recipe is a favorite power smoothie in our home. It’s made with simple ingredients that have a ton of benefits.”

 

-Randa, from Randa Nutrition

Easy Pesto Caprese Pasta Salad

 

“I love a good pasta salad. Especially when it involves fresh veggies and of course, cheese! […] Dairy products like cheese offer us a variety of important nutrients like protein, vitamins, and minerals that help us live a healthy and active lifestyle, no matter what your age is!”

 

-Hannah, from Hannah Magee RD

Homemade Fudgesicles with Greek Yogurt

 

“These homemade fudgesicles are creamy, delicious, and high in protein thanks to nutritious ingredients like Greek yogurt. They’re so easy to make, and the whole family will love them!”

 

-Hannah, from Hannah Magee RD

Strawberry Chicken Salad with Honey Dijon Dressing

 

Feta makes it betta. It’s one of my favorite cheeses and a go-to for my salads. Not only does it make a ton of salty flavor that is a source of fat and protein, but it also provides your body with calcium and magnesium.

 

-Randa, from Randa Nutrition

Healthy and Decadent Homemade Blizzard (in French)

 

“I love ice cream and this dessert is perfect for fans like me. Since the recipe is milk-based, it’s definitely healthier. The flavors can be infinitely diversified to make an ultra-smooth dessert or a breakfast blizzard!”

 

-Caroline Savard, from Wooloo

Make-Ahead Mason Jar Salads

 

“One of my favorite ways to cut back-to-school stress is to plan ahead, with easy, make-ahead school lunches prepped and ready to go. I’ve made all of these salads with simple, wholesome ingredients like fresh bocconcini cheese, shredded cheddar, and fresh tortellini, coupled with fresh fruit and veggies, and whole grains.”

 

-Micki, from The Parent Spot

School Lunch Ideas with Dairy (in French)

 

“Looking for ideas to fill your lunch box for kids and adults? Our lunch menu #30 is now available. Did you know that eating a balanced and diversified breakfast including dairy products can help improve memory, attention and cognitive performance among teens and pre-teens?”

 

-Caroline Savard, from Wooloo

Fresh Strawberry Cheesecake Popsicles with Greek Yogurt

 

“There’s something magical about the frozen goodness of rich, creamy Greek yogurt, cream cheese, and fresh strawberries. […] With protein, calcium and many other good nutrients and vitamins, Greek yogurt is a wonderful way to refuel after a busy day.”

 

-Micki, from The Parent Spot