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Alyssa Greenstein, RD, LD/N is a Registered Dietitian with Florida Dairy Farmers and the Dairy Council of Florida. Alyssa assists health professionals by offering the tools necessary to help them educate their patients on the importance of 3-4 servings of nutrient-rich dairy everyday. She provides timely, scientifically sound nutrition information to the media, physicians, dietitians, nurses, educators, consumers and others concerned about fostering a healthier society. Alyssa is the immediate past president of the Florida Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. She has 20 years of experience in nutrition and is a graduate of FSU.
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Lori Nelson, MS, RD, LD/N is a Licensed Registered Dietitian for the Dairy Council of Florida. Lori works with schools promoting the importance of dairy in the diet and helping students learn how milk goes from the farm to the table with the help of Sunnybell, our Florida dairy calf. Along with dairy promotion Lori provides tools to help create excitement around the most important meal of the day; Breakfast! She is also the lead for Fuel Up to Play 60, an in-school nutrition and physical activity program sponsored by the National Dairy Council and the NFL. Lori helps schools activate the program, provide support along the way and apply for grant funding. She has 10 years of experience in child and school nutrition.
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Red, white, and blue smoothies filled with creamy goodness will wow your guests on July 4th. Choose ingredients with patriotic punches of color and let the Instagram moments fly as fireworks fill the sky.
These basic recipes will help you explore the flavor nuances of fresh herbs (especially mint and basil), spices (cardamom), and extracts (vanilla and almond), as well as liqueurs, and distilled spirits (bourbon, rum are great subs for vanilla or almond extract). Also, freshly grated ginger adds earthy notes, while citrus zest brightens everything.
Recipe provided by Heather McPherson from Heather’s Florida Kitchen.