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Eberhard’s has been making our award-winning cottage cheese for decades, and it is no surprise to us that this naturally low-fat and protein packed dairy product has been deemed a “new” superfood! Cottage cheese popularity has been on the rise in the past years and at Eberhard’s Dairy we perfected our technique fifty years ago. Check out our past blog on the craft cheese method set forth by one of our founders, Richard Eberhard: https://www.eberhardsdairy.com/post/behind-the-scenes-making-eberhard-s-cottage-cheese

Hailed in the past for its low caloric values and a side salad mainstay, take one bite of Eberhard’s deliciously creamy cottage cheese and “diet” food will be the farthest thing from your mind. That said, cottage cheese is extremely nutritious, packed with calcium, vitamin B12, riboflavin, and phosphorus. Cottage cheese is also a cultured product which is known for enhancing digestive health. The protein in cottage cheese is primarily casein protein, which is digested more slowly than whey protein and will help you to stay fuller longer. Have a long day ahead? Start your day with cottage cheese and it will keep you fueled!


We want to know: how do you enjoy your cottage cheese? We love to add a scoop of Eberhard’s cottage cheese to whatever we are serving for dinner a savory layer of flavor and protein! Try it on soups and stews, as a side to salmon, or with pot roast. Tasty twist on breakfast? Enjoy fresh fruit with our cottage cheese for the perfect combination of creamy and sweet. Eberhard’s cottage cheese is also the perfect lunch food paired with some tasty crackers, fruit, and cut vegetables. You can even add cottage cheese to your pancakes and smoothies! The possibilities are endless with Eberhard’s cottage cheese and we are thrilled that it is getting the “superfood” credit that it deserves!

Eberhard’s Dairy Products was awarded the top prize from Oregon Dairy Industries for 2020: The Fluid Milk Sweepstakes!


Each year, Oregon Dairy Industries evaluates dairy products within the Pacific Northwest and recognizes companies who have made outstanding contributions to the dairy foods industry to promote the production of high-quality dairy products in the Pacific Northwest. The Fluid Milk Sweepstakes prize is awarded to the company with the highest scores for three of the milk categories: skim, reduced fat, and whole milk. Eberhard’s was also honored with the Fluid Sweepstakes Award award in 2016 and 2018. In addition to the top prize, Eberhard’s received second place awards for its locally beloved Egg Nog and Chocolate Milk.

Mark Eberhard, President and General Manager, credits the entire team for the excellent products saying, “We work together as a team to ensure the best dairy products on the market: from our production and warehouse staff to our front office and delivery teams, each person is a vital part of this win. We are thrilled to once again receive this recognition from Oregon Dairy Industries.”

Moo Moo Belle is celebrating the win!

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In 1951 Eberhard’s Dairy began purchasing local farm separated cream. Now, 69 years later, we are still your local, family owned, fresh-from-the-farm dairy. We proudly provide natural, locally made products that are nationally recognized for their quality.

Whether you are celebrating St. Patrick’s Day or March Madness, whip up a batch of our Mint Madness Shakes to get into the spirit of the season! If you make the shake, be sure to post and tag us on Instagram or Facebook at @EberhardsDairy.


Ingredients- Makes 2 servings

· 2 Cups Eberhard’s Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

· 1 Cup of Eberhard’s Whole Milk

· 8oz or 1 Cup of Eberhard’s Heavy Whipping Cream

· 1-2 Tablespoons of Powdered Sugar


Steps:

1. Pour whipping cream and powdered sugar into a mixing bowl. Using the whisk attachment of your hand held mixer, begin mixing on low speed and increase to medium-high until soft peaks form.

2. Test your whipping cream and add additional powdered sugar if necessary.

3. Using a blender, blend ice cream and whole milk until creamy.

4. Pour milkshake into glasses and top with whipped cream.

5. Enjoy!



Check out these fun variations on the Mint Madness Shake to make your shake your own!


Variation 1:

Add 3 mint cookies (your favorite Thin Mints) to your milkshake mixture.


Variation 2:

Drizzle chocolate syrup in your glass before pouring the in milkshake. Top with green sprinkles and a cherry for an Instagram-able treat.


Variation 3:

For adults over 21, substitute ½ cup of Eberhard’s Milk for ½ cup of your favorite Irish Cream and enjoy a boozy shake.