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Did you hear the MOO-velous news? January 11 is National Milk Day! Today commemorates the day that it’s believed the first milk deliveries in glass bottles began in the United States in 1878[1].

Here are some simple ways to incorporate milk and/or plant-based alternatives into your diet:

  • During lunch, replace juice or soda with a glass of plain milk or chocolate milk
  • Enjoy a bowl of cereal with milk for breakfast
  • Add milk to your morning cup of Joe
  • Make scrambled eggs with milk instead of water for fluffier eggs
  • Blend up a fruit smoothie using milk for breakfast, snack or dessert


We’ve rounded up five of our favorite ways to dress up your glass of milk.


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Even if you’re lactose intolerant, you can still enjoy a glass of lactose-free milk. And today there are also many plant-based alternatives like soy, almond, cashew, coconut, flax and pea.

What’s your favorite way to get more milk in your diet? Share with us @EasyHomeMeals.