I've been pregnant or a nursing mom since June 2010. My third and possibly last baby has started to wean, and it has me feeling all the feels. I don't mind that she's quickly leaving the baby stage, but I feel sad that our nursing relationship will soon end. Don't get me wrong - I'm letting her wean on her own time and hope to nurse for a few more months, but I know it's only a short matter of time before it's…
Breast Milk Storage Tips
How long after you pump should you dump That’s a question many mothers ask to ensure their breast milk is as fresh as possible for their baby. Lactation consultants from Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children say most breast milk will keep for five to seven days in the refrigerator. As a general rule of thumb, breast milk will stay fresh for the following times when stored: At room temperature (60-85 degrees): 3-4 hours In the typical home freezer (approximately 32 degrees):…
How Long Does Milk Last?
Understanding Milk Expiration Dates Milk is one of the original farm-to-table staples — it typically arrives on grocery store shelves in just two days from many family-owned and operated dairy farms. Milk is fresh and ready to serve —and one of the safest and most nutrient-rich foods you can find on store shelves. But do you know the key to serving up the freshest glass at home? Mind the milk expiration date on the container. Here are six steps to keep your milk…
Why your milk may not be truly organic
Stretching across miles of pastures and feedlots north of Greeley, Colorado, the complex is home to more than 15,000 cows, making it more than a hundred times the size of a typical organic herd. [...] a closer look at Aurora and other large operations highlights critical weaknesses in the unorthodox inspection system that the USDA uses to ensure that "organic" food is really organic. To enforce the organic rules across this vast industry, the USDA allows farmers to hire and pay their own…
Milk: Our Top 12 Milk Resources
Here at National Dairy Council we have many resources on milk – but where does one start?
How to Use Milk Paint
Stable-style door painted using milk paint Milk Paint has been around for literally thousands of years. It is a non-toxic, water-based paint made from milk and lime with pigments added. It is sold in powdered form and mixed with water the day it is to be used. Borax is sometimes added to assist with dissolving the casein (milk proteins). Milk paint is popular among furniture restorers and craftsmen because of its unique finish and because it is all natural. It is used as…
How to make Almond Milk at home
How to make Almond Milk at home with raw almonds or blanched almonds. The best Homemade almond Milk Recipe for Indian Chai! Easy, delicious.
Should Children Drink Milk?
With all of the options and misinformation available, clients may come to you every now and then with the question: Should kids drink milk?
Milk Expiration Dates: How to Keep Your Milk Fresh
Quick quiz: Your milk has a date printed on it, but what does that mean for you?
How-to Make Nut Milk
How-to Make Nut Milk I am super excited to share this tutorial with you guys! Many of you have asked for a tutorial on nut milks, since I started the Tutorial Tuesdays Series. I have been making m...
How to Make Flavored Milk
Looking for a way to get your family to drink their milk? Milk is a great source of vitamins and protein. It makes a wonderful quick snack when your tummy is growling, but you don’t have time to si…
Why Do People Drink Milk?
I am mystified when I hear people question why we humans drink the milk of other animals. Yet a simple Internet search reveals that this is a sentiment many share. But is the...
Why Almond Milk is So Controversial
It’s hard to keep track of what exactly makes up commercially produced almond milk—and by U.S. labeling laws, brands don’t have to include the percentage of almonds, which as we’ve seen, might not be much more than 2 percent in some brands.
What Is Oat Milk and Why Has It Become So Popular?
Why is oat milk so popular? The non-dairy milk is good for you and the environment, and tastes great too.
What Milk is Best for My Child?
Milk is important for all babies and children to drink. Luckily, there are many options for children of early childhood and older! Every child doesn’t respond well to cows’ milk. Some babies have trouble latching, while others are allergic to something in their mom’s breastmilk. Other babies c
Guide to Non-Dairy Milks
There is no need to cry over spilled milk with these animal-free dairy alternatives.
How Much Caffeine is in Chocolate Milk?
You can feel good knowing that chocolate milk is not something you have to worry about when it comes to caffeine and beyond.
What Is Banana Milk, and Why Should You Care?
Nut milks are expensive and a bother to make at home, but not banana milk. It's convenient, tastes great and, more importantly, a cinch to make.
How to Make Almond Milk
For the Full Recipe: draxe.com/recipe/almond-milk-recipe/?utm_campaign=Recipe-Jan-2016&utm_medium=social&utm_source=youtube&utm_term=almondmilk Almond...