What is the Dairy Council?

The Dairy Council of Utah/Nevada is a non-profit organization comprised of a small team of dedicated professionals devoted to the promotion of local agriculture, lifelong health, and the enjoyment of food. We work on behalf of Utah & Nevada’s Dairy Farm Families to provide timely, scientifically based nutrition information to the media, health professionals, consumers, and others concerned about fostering a healthy diet in addition to promoting fun, community-based events to showcase dairy foods and dairy farmers.

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Catch up on the latest dairy news and learn more about our farmers, schools, and the industry. Frequently updated, our stories show the journey from farm to table, highlighting that good comes from the farm.

  • 21 Jul How Much Dairy Do I Need?

    From 0 to 100, dairy has its role in every year of life. However, recommendations change based on age and it is important to know how to incorporate dairy into each stage of life. Since it can be confusing and difficult to get it straight,......

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    14 Jul Summer Meals – Farm Field Day

    This summer, we had the opportunity to participate in a summer meals event with Ogden School District and the Utah State Board of Education. Everyday over the summer, Utah school districts offer meals, free of charge, to kids 18 and under at nearly 300 sites across......

  • 12 Jul Protein Series Part 3 | Macro Balancing

    Enter gyms and nutrition professionals’ offices across the country and you may hear people talking about “macro balancing.” In this post, we’ll break down what that means and help you understand how to “monitor your macros.” Although this “Macro Diet” is some of the latest......

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For the past several years, Becky has been a regular on KSL’s award-winning lifestyle show Studio 5. Becky’s teaching background and her culinary experience offer the credibility and resources necessary to tweak recipes, make cooking fun, and inspire at-home chefs. Below are Becky’s most recent creations. Click one to see the recipe or navigate to “Recipes” for a complete archive.

Ham and Cheese Macaroni Salad

For picnics and family gatherings Mom would make this favorite salad. She would adjust ingredients to whatever she had on hand, and her taste preference that day. She always had chives growing near the house and, much to my dismay, would add snipped chives to the mix. This has always been one of my favorites – without the chives – although I will add chives for nostalgia or garnish. Even my cousins remember my Mom for her Ham and Cheese Macaroni Salad.
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Ham and Cheese Salad. Easy to remember, even easier to make, those are the recipes handed down from generation to generation! Mom’s favorite summer salad.

Snack Bar

Summer time is filled with parades, BBQ's, picnics, reunions - and lots of snacking! Rather than do all the work yourself, feature the basic Salsa, Guacamole, and Homemade Mustard then spread out the ingredients for guests to "customize" the snack and appetizer time.
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Salsa, Guacamole, DIY Mustard! Summer time is filled with parades, BBQ’s, picnics, reunions – and lots of snacking! Rather than do all the work yourself, feature the basic recipe then spread out the go-with ingredients for guests to “customize” the snack and appetizer time.

Fried Cheese Pizza

Good cheese is a big part of a good pizza. . . and this one does not disappoint! This crustless pizza keeps the heat down in your kitchen. Celebrate National June Dairy Month with a quick and easy low-carb pizza made in a skillet! Recipe is shared by Pete and Michelle Olsen, Sage Hill Dairy. Pete, and his brother Mike, are 5th generation dairy farmers in Fallon Nevada.
Watch Becky make the Pizza on Studio 5

Good cheese is a big part of a good pizza. . . and this one does not disappoint! This quick and easy crustless fried cheese pizza is made in a skillet.

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