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Healthy Morning Habits to Start this Spring

It’s springtime! You’re spring cleaning. Your kids are studying for finals. You’re [...] March 13, 2018

Perfectly Packable Healthy On-The-Go Lunch Ideas

Mornings are already hectic! You’re scrambling to throw your gym bag together, wake up your [...] March 9, 2018

2017 Study: a2 Milk® is Easier on Digestion

First, let me start with a disclosure: I am a science nerd. I love hypotheses, methods, and [...]Bonnie Johnson, MS, RDN February 21, 2018

Cows’ Milk vs. Plant-Based Alternatives: A Nutritional Comparison

According to data from the USDA’s economic research service, US per capita dairy milk [...]Bonnie Johnson, MS, RDN February 20, 2018

9 Foods to Keep You Fuller, Longer

We’ve all been there: elbow-deep in a box of crackers thinking, “I could eat this entire [...] February 16, 2018

Instant Pot Recipes Perfect for Sunday Meal Prep

Did you get an Instant Pot this year? We did too! This past month we’ve been trying [...] February 8, 2018

Why We’re Obsessed with Chocolate Milk (and you should be too)

If you’ve always thought that chocolate milk was a no-no in a healthy diet, think again! [...] January 18, 2018

5 Healthy New Year’s Resolutions You Can Actually Keep

New Year’s resolutions typically revolve around sentiments like “lose weight” or [...] January 8, 2018

Evolving Nutrition Trends in 2018

“Nutrition is evolutionary, not revolutionary.” Each new year brings sensational [...]Bonnie Johnson, MS, RDN December 22, 2017

Milk Carton Gingerbread Houses

‘Tis the season! This year, we’re spreading the cheer with family-oriented [...] December 18, 2017

Connect with Your Family This Holiday Season

Amplify the rare moments of family togetherness between the goofy work schedules and school [...] December 13, 2017

Trends from the 2017 Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo

Each year, thousands of registered dietitian nutritionists (RDNs) gather together at what’s [...]Bonnie Johnson, MS, RD December 1, 2017

15 Minute Dinner Ideas Your Family Will Actually Love!

Between basketball practice, debate tournaments, and late-night work emails, the sacred 5-9 [...] November 29, 2017

No Family Member Left Behind This Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time to feel thankful, loved, and… full! Luckily, that’s an [...] November 17, 2017

How to Make Your Mashed Potatoes Irresistible

For us, mashed potatoes are the essence of the holidays. Whether you plan to cook the entire [...] November 8, 2017

Inflammation: The Good & The Bad

I recently sat through a lecture about inflammation. As I scribbled notes, I was reminded [...]Bonnie Johnson, MS, RD October 27, 2017

How to Make Homemade Kefir

Even though kefir can help boost your immune system to a whole new level, the beverage itself [...] October 18, 2017

Halloween Crafts: Mummy & Haunted House Milk Cartons

These easy Halloween crafts are perfect for a chilly October night and can be used for [...] October 18, 2017

Healthy Ways to Add Protein to Your Pasta Dishes

Spaghetti. Penne. Lasagna. Ramen. Risotto. Pasta isn’t just food; it’s a delicious [...] October 9, 2017

Fall-Inspired Overnight Oat Ideas

Crisp leaves crunch beneath your feet. The cool breeze encourages cozy sweaters. And best of [...] September 21, 2017

5 Protein Sources that are Easier on Digestion

Here’s a list of some easy to digest proteins and how to prepare them to get your gut back [...] September 18, 2017

5 Things All Parents Should Know About School Snacks

As a dietitian who blogs about family nutrition, I get asked about snacks a lot. And as a [...] August 22, 2017

4 Breakfast Smoothies that are Packed with Protein

Simply put, protein + breakfast = match made in heaven. Starting your day with a protein, [...] August 21, 2017

How to Make Homemade Ice Cream with a2 Milk®

Learning how to make homemade ice cream will ensure that your kids are well-chilled til the [...] August 21, 2017

How to Reintroduce Dairy into your Diet

Did you know?? Millions of Americans have diagnosed themselves with lactose [...] August 15, 2017

What is Post-Workout ‘Recovery Nutrition’ for Muscle Recovery?

What is ‘Recovery Nutrition’ First, let’s address for whom and when recovery nutrition [...] August 17, 2017

Why is Chocolate Milk a Good Post-Workout Drink?

One of my cousins has a son who is a competitive athlete. Worried that he’s not eating [...] August 7, 2017

10 Ways to Love Milk Again

The month of June is National Dairy Month, and it’s a great time to get people inspired [...] July 24, 2017

Milk Allergy vs. Intolerance, What You Need to Know

What is a Milk Allergy? The reality is that most of the adverse reactions that people have to [...] July 24, 2017

Tips to Enhance Fertility Naturally

Infertility Facts April 23rd marks the national week devoted to raising awareness [...] July 24, 2017

Science of Milk in Baking

Milk vs Plant-Based Beverages: Which Makes a Better Baked Good?  By Serena Ball, MS, RD [...] July 24, 2017

Top 7 Foods for Stress Reduction

In this day and age, we have enough stressors in our lives; why not eat in a way that reduces [...] July 20, 2017

Top Superfoods To Boost Your Workout Results

Proper fueling means peak performance. Nutrition month is here and soon the spring [...] July 20, 2017

Expert Ambassador of the Month – Manuel Villacorta

Today, we’re excited to introduce you to our first RDN Expert Ambassador of the month [...] July 20, 2017

Welcome to the a2 Milk® Coffee Chat Blog!

Here, you'll hear from RD's from all over the US with helpful info & answers to all your [...] July 24, 2017
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