Ania Stilwell - Dairy Spot
Ania Stilwell

About Ania Stilwell

Consumer Marketing Coordinator, Content Contributor and former journalist. I love fresh, local foods - especially all things dairy. That’s why I work to spread the word about delicious products made with the wholesome milk produced by our 13,500 dairy farmers and their cows. As a shopper, I get overwhelmed by all the food choices at the grocery store. Let’s maneuver through the dairy aisle together!
06 04, 2017

Favorite Breakfast Dairy Pairings Around the World

By |April 6th, 2017|Categories: Breakfast, Dairy Diary, Dairy Lovers Section-Promo1, Dairy Spot, Dairy-Diary, Food and Recipes, Home-Featured, Perfect Pairings, Recipe, uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

I love to travel and cannot resist my wanderlust. It’s inherited from my favorite travel companion, my mother. She and I are looking at our next trip. We’re deciding between her choices of an excursion to Hawaii or Alaska. As the matriarch, she gets first dibs.

As I was looking over the latest brochures with my Saturday latte (whole milk, of course), I got to thinking… I have experienced some unique breakfast dairy pairings across the world.

Here’s my unofficial list of my favorite use of dairy in breakfast around the world.
Ukraine: Cornmeal Porridge
Ordering authentic cornmeal porridge in my native language […]

28 03, 2017

Lactose Intolerance Facts: Can I Still Drink Dairy?

By |March 28th, 2017|Categories: Ask Dietitian-Health, Ask Dietitian-Milk, Dairy Diary, Dairy Spot, Home-Featured, Nutrition and Health, uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

One of the most frequent questions we hear about lactose intolerance is, can I still drink dairy?

Yes! There are ways for people with lactose intolerance to enjoy their favorite dairy foods, while benefiting from the wholesome nutrients found in milk, cheese, and yogurt.

Here are some of the most commonly asked questions – and answers – we received during Lactose Intolerance Month in February.
What is lactose intolerance?
The inability to fully digest a naturally occurring sugar (lactose) found in milk and other dairy products. With this condition, the body does not make enough of an enzyme (lactase) needed to break down […]

21 02, 2017

Food Safety: 5 Ways Dairy is Kept Safe

By |February 21st, 2017|Categories: Dairy Diary, Dairy Farming, Dairy-Diary, Home-Featured|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

A lot of work goes into making safe, wholesome milk. Ever wonder, what happens on a dairy farm? And how does milk get from the farm to your table?

Providing high quality milk for our tables starts with dairy farmers’ taking good care of their cows. The animals are fed nutritious food, given 24-hour access to fresh water, and get milked 2-3 times a day. It’s a round the clock job!

On a farm tour of Richmond Dairy Farms, John Richmond hosted Buffalo Bills Aaron Williams (#23) and other players.

 1. On the Farm
On the farm, it’s hands off the milk! Milk from cows […]

24 01, 2017

Top 5 Dairy Food Trends to Watch in 2017

By |January 24th, 2017|Categories: Dairy Diary, Food and Recipes, Home-Featured, Nutrition and Health|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

As we usher in a new year, a few dairy food trends are on our radar. It’s once again cool to have fresh, home-cooked meals made with locally-sourced food. Where food comes from, how it’s made, and food waste prevention are all the rage this year, boiling down to 2017 being a pivotal year for sustainable eats. Here are a few of the top trends to keep an eye open for this year:

1 – Making calories count
With growing evidence that fats are an essential part of a balanced diet, our love affair with “low fat” anything appears to be […]