You can’t beat a hearty and creamy chicken noodle soup! Its loaded with chicken, veggies and orzo, and finished with our milk and cheddar cheese. The secret sneaky ingredient to this soup is a pack of Liptons Chicken Noodle Soup!
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Do you know enough about the food that you consume? Or do you need a recipe? We have you covered! Here we will give you information about modern farming. Still, because it's more fun for you to share delicious food then facts about agriculture, we have included some awesome recipes developed by our family.
Tag us @doniafarms on Instagram when you use one of our recipes.
Another great recipe from our friend, Chef Craig Scherer! This Clam Chowder is quick to make and is sure to be a hit with your family. If you are an aspiring home chef, be sure to check out Craig’s instagram, @chefcraigsherer, for tips and tricks to quickly improve your cooking.
There is nothing better or more special then a tested and true, passed down recipe!
“This dessert comes from a box of handwritten recipe cards handed-down to me from my grandmother. As the apple cake cooks, a creamy caramel sauce thickens around it, resulting in a gooey, moist, and delicious pudding. ”
Our good friend and Holistic Nutritionist, Rae-Ann from Emerald Roots Nutrition, makes this recipe!
She is a gardener, yoga, and tea lover and preaches about a balanced life style. She also has a big passion for teaching kids about wellness and nature. This recipe comes to us just in time for Valentines!
As many of you know in visiting our website or social media platforms, we are a family farm, passionate about what we do. The farm was founded in 1955 and until 2013 we were unable to link what we did on our farm to a product on the shelf. That changed in 2013, we decided that we wanted to put our name on some products so that we could link our story and what we do, to a product consumers could get behind.
Milk for Toddlers: Answering all your Questions about Cow’s Milk and Alternatives!
Written by Jenn Messina, Registered Dietitian
Another easy, quick and satisfying recipe from Chef Craig Scherer. Its a breakfast, brunch or anytime snack … you need this flavourful Orange & Raisin Oat Scone recipe to impress friends and family!
One of the top priorities we have is to create an environment for our cows that is comfortable. Over the last 20 years, we have been dedicating more time and resources to promoting cow comfort. It is one of the easiest ways to increase milk production. Happy, comfortable, and healthy cows produce more milk. Not only is it the right thing to do, promoting better welfare is good for our business. You and I prefer variety, but cows prefer consistency, routines that they can predict.
Make cake and make memories! This Spring Strawberry Lemon Yogurt Cake is such a dream and easy to make with your littles! Its fresh, light and loved by kids and adults.
We love serving this salad with a steak and creamy garlic mashed potatoes! It brings a simple freshness to any meal!
Have you ever read or heard a headline, seen an advert, or listened to a story and thought do farmers really do that? The reality is that 99% of the time its a false claim designed to attract attention, with very little to no attention to facts, truth or contexts. Admittedly there are times we are disappointed with the actions of one of our colleagues in our global industry. More often we are proud of the thousands of farmers across the world that work diligently to provide you with the actual necessities of life, food.
Our main objective in developing a diet, whether grass-fed or conventional, is to make sure our cows are getting the proper nutrients, to be healthy cows. We formulate diets with the help of our nutritionist, who is specialized in dairy nutrition. On our farm, we have over 10 different diets. Depending on the cow’s age, milk production, and gestational period, she will require different food.
Don’t underestimate the goodness of an Oatmeal Raisin Cookie! Every time I make Oatmeal Raisin I am reminded how good they are. These cookies freeze well and are heavenly when warmed up from frozen for 25 seconds in the microwave.
We are peanut butter fans! All things peanut butter are good in my books, and these chewy peanut butter cookies are no exception.
Our posts, Modern Dairy Cow Diets and The Use of Grain, explain in depth the need to create a balanced diet for our cows to be healthy and perform. Those posts also highlight the need for energy in their diets. Energy supports milk production, reproduction, body fat, and metabolism.
Grass-Fed Diet and Grain
Our diet for the grass-fed cows is 20% grains and 80% forages. When you compare that to our cow fed a balanced diet, the ratio is 40% grain and 60% forages. Our grass-fed competitors are 30% grain and 70% forages.
Sunday mornings are often chaos around the farm when we are trying to get kids (and husbands coming in from the barn) out the door for church or family events. This quick and easy one bowl muffin recipe is a go-to and always a crowd pleaser.
Today’s dairy cows are athletes and that we must balance the macronutrients to promote milk production and keep the cow health. One ingredient that is vilified by mainstream thinking is the use of grain in animal diets. The use of grain in balance with the other macronutrients is one of the best ways to deliver Carbohydrates and Protein to our cows. Modern Dairy Cow Nutrition
The perfect mix between a Peanut Butter and Chocolate Chip Cookie. Actually, they may just be the perfect cookie!
4:00 is tea time around Donia Farms, and these Vanilla Almond Tea Cookies pair perfectly with a cup of english breakfast.