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Cottage Cheese

Survey Reveals #TeamSweet and #TeamSalty Evenly Paced in the Battle of the Snacks

TRACY, Calif. (Oct. 4, 2018) – Californian’s status as Team Sweet or Team Salty when it comes to snacking may be determined by geography, according to a new survey by Real California Milk. The survey, which examines statewide snacking preferences, reveals geographic and gender differences on taste, but an overall agreement on the importance of making healthy snacking choices.

Team Sweet vs. Team Salty

California Dairy Families Kick Off #Sealsforgood Milk Drive To Support Families In Need

Tracy, Calif. (Sept. 28, 2017) – Milk is one of the most-requested staples at food banks, but among the least donated. On average, people served by food banks receive the equivalent of less than 1 gallon per person per year. To help fill this gap and support families in need in areas affected by hurricanes Harvey and Irma, California dairy farm families today launched the Seals for Good social media challenge, which will provide up to 4,000 gallons of milk to families and children struggling with hunger.

Little Miss Muffet Was On To Something: 71% Of Americans Love Cottage Cheese

(Tracy, Calif. – September 5, 2017) – Just call her an early trendsetter, because Little Miss Muffet was right: cottage cheese is delicious. A recent survey commissioned by the Real California Milk found a majority (71%) of Americans have a positive sentiment about the delicious dairy product. However, despite its popularity, most Americans were unable to correctly identify the origins of cottage cheese from a list of six presented options.

So Long, Summer, Hello Lunch Box!

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO & MODESTO – September 12, 2013 – The sun is setting on summer and the hours spent at the pool are now being spent in the classroom. With over 79 million kids back in school this month (US Census), there’s less splashing and lots more lunch bags to be filled.

Italian Cottage Cheese Plate


Makes 2 servings

Ingredients

1 cup low fat California cottage cheese

1 tablespoon finely chopped sun-dried tomatoes

2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh basil

1/4 teaspoon minced garlic

1/4 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest

2 cups baby arugula

2 tablespoons pine nuts, toasted

3/4 cup red and yellow grape tomatoes

1/2 cup mixed olives

6 whole grain baguette slices

Celebrate the dairy days of summer by keeping products cool and fresh

Nothing says summer like dairy products from the number one dairy state, California. From scoops of cold, creamy ice cream to melted cheese atop juicy grilled burgers, dairy and summer menus go together like sweet corn and butter. But nothing spoils the summer fun like spoiled milk, which is why it's important to know how to store your dairy products - especially in the hotter months.

Southwest Baked Egg Breakfast Cups

Makes 12 servings.

Prep Time: 15 min

Ingredients

2 cups refrigerated hash browns, uncooked

8 whole eggs, large

1/2 cup California cottage cheese

1/2 teaspoon baking powder

1/4 cup diced bell pepper

2 tablespoons salsa, chunky

2 ounces green chiles, diced

Salt and pepper to season

1/2 cup black beans

1/2 cup California Mexican cheese blend

The surprising ingredient that makes favorite recipes tastier and healthier

Modern or current may not be the word that comes to mind when you think of cottage cheese but this dairy case classic is experiencing a resurgence that is taking it beyond the diet plate to a starring role in how consumers eat today.

The Modern Cottage Cheese Plate: Greek

1 cup low fat California cottage cheese

1/4 cup finely chopped peeled and seeded cucumber

2 tablespoons finely chopped roasted red pepper

1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh mint

1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh parsley

1/4 teaspoon minced garlic

2 large romaine lettuce leaves

1 cup pita chips

1/2 cup kalamata olives

6 tomato wedges

 

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