Peaches and Cream Smoothie

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe This refreshing peaches and cream smoothie recipe is a delicious summer treat! It’s packed with protein (from cottage cheese), probiotics (from collagen powder) and tastes so good, you won’t notice all of the healthy nutrients you

Homemade Strawberry Milkshake

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Milkshakes are nostalgic for a lot of people. So if you’re craving one (but don’t want to leave home), try this Homemade Strawberry Milkshake recipe! It’s delicious and kids love them! Ingredients 2 cups Kalona SuperNatural Organic

Sourdough Kefir Pancakes

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Ingredients 1 cup active sourdough starter 2 1/4 cups organic all-purpose flour 2 cups Kalona SuperNatural Organic 100% Grass-Fed Plain Kefir 6 tbsp Kalona SuperNatural Organic Lightly Salted Butter, melted 3 large organic eggs, lightly beaten 3 tbsp

3 Reasons Our Milk Tastes Better

We hear this all the time, “I love your milk. It tastes so delicious! It reminds me of when I grew up on our farm!”But, do you know WHY our milk tastes different – better – than other organic dairy

Cranberry Orange Kefir Cake

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Satisfy your gut and sweet tooth with this Cranberry Orange Kefir Cake. The added probiotics from the kefir adds an extra bonus! Ingredients For the cake 1 cup fresh organic cranberries 2 cup whole wheat flour

We Celebrate Earth Day, Every Day!

We invest in the lives of our farmers, integrity of the land,and animal health. Dawn is about to break and dairy farmer James Swantz is wide awake, ready to milk the grass-fed cows on his 100% organic farm near the

Pecan Date Bars

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe These ooey-gooey pecan date bars are packed with probiotics from our certified 100% grass-fed kefir. They’re rich with sweetness from dates and topped with a crumble made of oats and whole grains. And don’t miss out

Kalona SuperNatural Dairy and the COVID-19 Pandemic

Dear KSN customers, We are in unprecedented times. Each day brings new information in a rapidly changing and highly unpredictable situation. Through it all, one thing is certain. People need food, and they need good food. During this challenging time,

Kid-Friendly Probiotic Shakes

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe These kid-friendly shakes are packed with protein, nutrients, and probiotics needed for growing bodies. Each shake includes fruit, veggies, and our award-winning, organic 100% grass-fed kefir. Kefir is a good alternative to yogurt because it’s easy

Kefir Cheddar Biscuits

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe These kefir cheddar biscuits are crispy on the outside and soft & fluffy on the inside. Our certified 100% grass-fed organic kefir is packed with good bacteria and beneficial yeasts which makes these biscuits healthier than

Kalona SuperNatural Showcases Its New, 100% Certified Grass-fed Cows’ Milk Kefir at 2020 Natural Products Expo West

Organic, Midwest-Made Dairy Brand Makes Expo West Debut in the Fresh Ideas Organic Marketplace Kalona SuperNatural, an award-winning certified organic dairy from Kalona, Iowa, is making its Expo West debut at the Fresh Ideas Organic Marketplace in Anaheim, California. Kalona

Very Berry Baked Oatmeal

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe This Very Berry Baked Oatmeal combines wholesome flavors of oats, berries, maple syrup, and kefir for a delightful treat. Our award-winning 100% grass-fed kefir adds richness to this recipe (and any baked treats), plus probiotics! Serve

Classic Tiramisu

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Tiramisu is a timeless no-bake Italian dessert combining espresso-dipped ladyfingers and whipped mascarpone. The delightful, fluffy mascarpone layers, made with Kalona SuperNatural minimally-processed organic whipping cream, perfectly balance the strong espresso flavor for an unforgettable dessert.

Healthy Hearts and Grass-fed Dairy, a Perfect Match

We are grateful that February is Heart Health Month. It provides a dedicated time for us to discuss the benefits of full-fat, grass-fed dairy in a heart-healthy lifestyle. Kalona SuperNatural is committed to producing only organic, grass-fed dairy products, so

Blueberry Kefir Pancakes

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe These delectable blueberry kefir pancakes are thick and extra fluffy, you would never know they’re whole grain and egg-free! Plus, they are made with Kalona SuperNatural award-winning 100% Grass-Fed Vanilla Kefir and fresh, organic blueberries. Top

Scottish Shortbread Cookies

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Simplicity is key with this Scottish shortbread cookie recipe. The star ingredient is our award-winning butter which makes flavorful, melt-in-your-mouth cookies! Drizzle bittersweet chocolate on top and dust with flaky sea salt for an indulgent treat.

Chocolate Milk Walnut Bread

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe This delicious Chocolate Milk Walnut Bread recipe is made with pumpkin puree to keep it moist (though it’s so delicious, it won’t last 😉). It’s sure to be a crowd-pleaser for breakfast or dessert (with fresh

Keto With Kalona!

If you made a promise to eat right this year, Kalona SuperNatural is here to help! According to recent data by the US News & World Report and Psychology Today, more than 80% of Americans fall short in achieving their New

Chocolate Milk Pie

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Chocolate Milk pie is a traditional dessert perfect for all ages! Its pudding-like filling contains only a few ingredients including Kalona SuperNatural Organic Chocolate Milk! Chocolate Milk Pie Ingredients Baked pie crust 4 cups Kalona SuperNatural

Cranberry & Caramelized Onion Dip

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe The sweet and savory flavors in this cranberry and caramelized onion dip are sure to please! Made with our organic sour cream and award-winning butter, it’s creamy, delicious and pairs great with your favorite organic crackers!

Chicken & Dumplings

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe This tried and true Chicken and Dumplings recipe is great for cold winter nights. Fresh chives and our award-winning buttermilk make for delicious dumplings. Ingredients Chicken 1 (3-3 1/2 pound) organic whole chicken 2 bay leaves

Apple Custard Tart

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe This Apple Custard Tart dessert from Bret’s Table tastes as good as it looks. The fresh apples with our award-winning butter, and non-homogenized whipping cream will make a delicious treat everyone will love. Apple Custard Tart

10 Tips to Maintain Keto

Many Kalona SuperNatural fans also follow the keto lifestyle. We’ve partnered with Convenient Keto to share with you what keto is, why people choose to “go keto,” and the best tips to helping you maintain your experience on the keto

Meet the 2020 Brand Advocates

We are happy to announce that we’ve chosen our 2020 Brand Advocates. Our advocates consist of parents, foodies, athletes, and bloggers from across the US. They are fueled by a sense of purpose and are committed to a healthy lifestyle.

Loaded Sweet Potato Nachos with Southwest Ranch Dressing

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Go all out with these colorful Loaded Sweet Potato Nachos! The endless list of toppings will make your tastebuds soar, especially the homemade Southwest Ranch Dressing made with our certified 100% grass-fed kefir. Loaded Ingredients Homemade

Chocolate Chip Cheese Ball

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Give the traditional cheese ball appetizer a sweet twist by making this Chocolate Chip Cheese Ball. The short list of ingredients, including our award-winning butter, makes it a simple recipe to prep for your holiday party.

Gluten-Free Gingerbread Cake Bars

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Sugar, spice, and everything nice! These fluffy gingerbread cake bars from Food Faith Fitness disguise gluten-free ingredients in a delicious holiday treat. You’ll find our award-winning vanilla kefir and unsalted butter as key ingredients in this

Butter Up Your Baking for the Holidays

The holiday season goes hand and hand with the smell of fresh home-baked scrumptious cookies, Aunt Agnes’ traditional fruitcake, and family recipes passed down from generation to generation. Those treats surely wouldn’t taste the same without delicious, creamy butter. Butter

Eggnog Cinnamon Rolls

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Eggnog is the perfect Christmas morning treat. It’s even better with these scrumptious eggnog cinnamon rolls from Buttered Side Up. Wake up Christmas morning and serve up a delicious breakfast that will soon turn into a

Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe It’s sometimes hard to get kids to eat more veggies, right? Erica with Buttered Side Up has the perfect recipe to sneak the healthy nutrients of butternut squash in your child’s favorite food, mac and cheese!

The Transition to Whole Milk

How and when is the right time to wean your toddler from formula or breastmilk and transition to whole milk? What’s the best milk for this? Our friend Amy, at Yummy Toddler Food, is here to help with tips and

Eggnog Cupcakes

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Spice up your holiday baking with these delicious eggnog cupcakes! Our stabilizer-free organic eggnog adds a traditional holiday flavor to a classic cake recipe. Simply swap milk for eggnog and you have a new holiday dessert

Creamy Pumpkin Pasta with Sausage

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Fall head over taste buds with this creamy pumpkin pasta recipe! Pumpkin is extremely versatile with powerful nutrients like antioxidants and Vitamin A. In this recipe, pumpkin puree is combined with our organic sour cream and

Choose Better Butter, Choose Kalona SuperNatural

Life without butter would be pretty plain. The holidays are fast approaching, and our friend Erica from Buttered Side Up wanted to share her top 5 reasons why she chooses our award-winning butter! It has high butter fat and is

Banana Nut Keto Muffins

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe If you’re on the keto diet, you may know that bananas are not keto-approved due to their high amounts of carbs. So how do you make banana nut keto muffins? Our friends at Convenient Keto have

Southern Cornbread Stuffing

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe It’s never too early to start planning for Thanksgiving dinner! This Southern Cornbread Stuffing includes seasonal herbs, sauteed onions & celery, and buttermilk cornbread for a delicious twist on a traditional dish. Ingredients For the buttermilk

Why is Pasture-Grazed Farming Important?

Happy, pasture-grazed cows mean better quality dairy for you and your family. That is why animal-friendly practices are at the heart of our farmers’ family operations. Kalona cows roam freely on lush pastures eating a complex diet of native and

Pumpkin Pie Overnight Oats

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Look forward to breakfast with this fall-inspired pumpkin pie overnight oats recipe. This recipe includes our award-winning kefir that will give you a healthy and probiotic boost to your weekday mornings. Love this recipe? Try another

PB&J Kefir Oatmeal Bars

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Peanut butter and jelly is a classic combination. For this recipe, that delicious duo is paired with gluten-free oats, protein powder, and our award-winning vanilla kefir. These kefir oatmeal bars are a great way to start

We Are #DairyProud Every Day!

Fall is a busy time of year in the Midwest. Harvest and final farm preparations are taking place before the harsh winter weather arrives. Right now, farmers everywhere are taking to the fields hoping this past growing season will produce

Keto-Approved Crepes

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Mix up your breakfast routine with delicious, homemade crepes. Are you on the keto diet? Don’t worry, these keto-approved crepes have 7 simple low-carb ingredients. Just put all the ingredients in a blender, and pulse! Then

What is Kefir? + Peanut Butter Banana Overnight Oats

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe What is Kefir? Chances are you’ve seen kefir in the store next to the yogurt (even if you didn’t realize it). Kefir is a probiotic beverage, similar to drinkable yogurt. It has been in the natural

Mango & Ginger Kefir Smoothie

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Did you know kefir is a great base for smoothies? It adds extra probiotics for a nutritional boost! Our brand ambassador, Johanna, couldn’t help but share this mango & ginger kefir smoothie recipe with you. Enjoy!

Pizza Keto Egg Bites

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe What makes a keto-approved egg bite? It’s all in the ingredients! Whole milk cottage cheese, almond flour, and eggs balance out the fats and protein. Our award-winning cottage cheese creates a quiche-like texture with an unforgettable

Make-Ahead, Kid-Friendly Yogurt Parfaits

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Mix up your breakfast routine with these fun kid-friendly yogurt parfaits. Mix-and-match the ingredients for delicious combinations for a simple, nutritious, and balanced breakfast. Need an afternoon pick-me-up? They’re great snacks, too! For best results when

Kalona SuperNatural Differentiates Itself in the Field with #DairyProud Campaign

This #DairyProud campaign press release is from September 2019. Award-winning organic dairy Kalona® SuperNatural™, based on its namesake town in southeastern Iowa, is launching a consumer education initiative in time to help celebrate September’s National Organic Month. The company’s #DairyProud

What Does ‘Pasture-Based’ Dairy Mean?

Natural foods consumers have become increasingly sensitive to how farm animals are treated. In response, more dairy companies are offering milk from grass-fed cows. This has led to the use of various “grass-fed” terms that can be confusing because these

Homemade Toasted Coconut Ice Cream

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe This Toasted Coconut Ice Cream is fresh and creamy. With tropical tones of coconut and vanilla. It’s a must for any time of the year! Try this delicious DIY dessert is perfect with homemade chocolate ice

Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Muffins

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Muffins are a great on-the-go breakfast or snack, but it can be hard to find a healthier option. These gluten-free chocolate chip muffins are packed with probiotics from kefir and gluten-free. Use our store locator to

Chocolate Ice Cream Sandwiches

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Ice cream sandwiches are a classic year-round dessert. These soft, cake-like chocolate ice cream sandwiches are the perfect diy dessert for the kids! Try them with this strawberry ice cream recipe. Ice Cream Sandwich Ingredients 12

Why to Avoid Ultra-Pasteurized and Ultra-Filtered Dairy

You’ve seen it on the shelf: milk with a 4-month expiration date that touts “Ultra-Filtered” or “Ultra-Pasteurized.” How can milk last that long? What does ultra-filtered mean? What is ultra-pasteurized dairy? Is it a healthy choice? Today we will take

Cottage Cheese Protein Egg Cups

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Get ahead of your busy morning routine with this quick protein egg cup recipe. Made with our award-winning cottage cheese, they’re the perfect way to get added protein in the morning! Quick Breakfast Ingredients 10 organic

Kalona SuperNatural Award-Winning Kefir Competes at Iowa State Fair

Press Release from August 2019 For the third year in a row, Kalona® SuperNatural™ continues its reign at the legendary Iowa State Fair. They took home 1st place for their 100% grass-fed vanilla kefir and 2nd place for their buttermilk,

Protein-Packed Cheesecake

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe This protein-packed cheesecake recipe has both cottage cheese and Greek yogurt. When you combine these two delicious dairy products, you’re getting protein, nutrients, and probiotics. This recipe will be a new household favorite! Protein-Packed Cheesecake Ingredients

Chocolate Frozen Yogurt

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe This chocolate frozen yogurt recipe is great for staying cool in the summer. By combining full-fat Greek yogurt and reduced-fat milk, you’ll have a creamy blend of delicious flavors. This recipe does mention an ice cream

Greek Pita Pizza With Yogurt Hummus

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe This no-bake Greek pita pizza recipe will have you whipping up a delicious meal in no time! The sauce is hummus made with Kalona SuperNatural cream top yogurt! Use the hummus as a tahini substitute. Why?

Greek Yogurt Blueberry Scones

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Spruce up your pastry making with this scrumptious blueberry scone recipe from Buttered Side Up. The blend of sweet and tangy flavors from organic Greek yogurt, a hint of lemon, and wild blueberries will result in

Homemade Greek Yogurt Ranch Dressing

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe This Greek Yogurt Ranch Dressing recipe is creamy and delicious. The organic fresh herbs make it perfect for any summer meal. Kalona SuperNatural Organic Whole Milk Greek Yogurt is made the old-fashioned way. It’s made in

Eating Organic On a Budget

If you’re on a budget, eating organic may take some planning but it is worth the effort! Learn more about organic food standards. Start by thinking carefully about which foods you want to buy organic. Then, focus on the best

Broccoli Pasta with Cottage Cheese Sauce

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Kids are often finicky about cottage cheese. You won’t have to worry about that, here! This kid-friendly broccoli pasta only takes 20 minutes to make and hides cottage cheese in its delicious cheese sauce. The fresh

New Look for Kalona SuperNatural Products

New Look for Kalona SuperNatural Products That’s right! Kalona SuperNatural products have a fresh new look. Don’t worry, they are still the same great products you’ve grown to know and love! So what’s different? We’re glad you asked! Our new

We are #DairyProud: Celebrate National Dairy Month

We Are #DairyProud June is National Dairy Month! Do you know where your milk comes from? Take a journey with us as we showcase the small, Amish and Mennonite farmers we work with and learn how we do dairy —

Chocolate Covered KETO Donuts

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe These chocolate donuts are keto approved! The collagen powder and stevia chocolate make for a delicious and beneficial on-the-go breakfast! Keto Donut Ingredients 2 organic eggs 1/2 cup almond flour 1/8 cup collagen powder 2 tbsp

DIY Kids Smoothie Sticks

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Busy Lives Call for Simple, Healthy Snacks We’ve all done it. You’re on a road trip, your toddler is screaming because they’re hungry, and you give them overly-processed snacks. It happens! Next time you’re taking a

How Organic Farming Minimizes Erosion

We’re continuing our interview with one of our Amish farmers, Eldon T. Miller. Listen in from the farm to learn about how organic farming minimizes erosion. Keeping sharing simple…FacebookPinterestemailTwitter

Why Choose Full-Fat Dairy Products

Low-Fat vs Full-Fat Dairy In the 1980s-1990s, the macronutrients in high-fat dairy products turned consumers against fat. Today, nutrition experts are saying full-fat dairy should have a place at the table. (1) Keep reading to learn about the benefits and

Chicken Enchilada Skillet Dinner

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Spice up your night with this one-pan chicken enchilada skillet dinner! By adding fresh, organic veggies, this recipe is sure to please your whole family. Plus, it’s quick and easy, too! Chicken Enchilada Ingredients 3 tbsp

Strawberry Cheesecake Smoothie

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Your brain and taste buds will be confused with this healthy strawberry cheesecake smoothie recipe. Plus, the sweet and mellow flavors of bananas and strawberries make this kid-friendly! Healthy Ingredients 1 1/2 cup frozen organic strawberries

Cinnamon Banana Bread

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Use ripened bananas in this delicious Cinnamon Banana Bread recipe! The grass-fed butter and organic sour cream make this bread super moist–and addicting. If you have an abundance of ripe bananas, make multiple loaves and freeze!

Superfood Smoothie with Kale and Raspberries

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe This superfood smoothie–with powerhouse ingredients–is a great way to start your day healthy and strong. Gain your daily greens and boost your energy levels with this probiotic-packed smoothie recipe. You won’t regret it! Powerhouse Ingredients 2/3

Chocolate Probiotic Smoothie Recipe

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe This unique blueberry chocolate probiotic smoothie recipe will be a delicious summer treat! The flavors of blueberries and chocolate definitely combine well, especially when mixed with the slight tang of kefir. As an added bonus, blending

KETO Thai Iced Tea

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Start your day refreshed with this Keto Thai Iced Tea recipe! Thai tea is traditionally sweetened with high amounts of sugar. So what makes this a keto approved beverage? Convenient Keto used stevia sweetener to keep

What is Homogenization?

What is homogenization? Homogenization today is a two-step mechanical process. First, the milk pours through small, tapered holes. As the diameter shrinks, the flow of milk remains constant. Next, pressure builds up and the fat globules break apart. After the

Kid-Friendly Natural Easter Egg Dye

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Celebrate Easter, Naturally It’s a tradition to dye eggs for Easter, but have you ever tried using fruit and vegetables to make the dyes? It’s simple! Most of these items you can find in your pantry

Ricotta Cheesecake Recipe with Almond Praline & Swiss Meringue

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe This delicious ricotta dessert has a unique surprise inside, crunchy almond praline! Short on time? Make the praline up to a week ahead of time! Ricotta Cheesecake Recipe Ingredients Base 1 cup + 3 tbsp unbleached

KETO Everything Bagel

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe This low-carb KETO Everything Bagel is soft on the inside and chewy on the outside. You’ll get a delicious, pastry shop treat in the comfort of your own kitchen with this keto approved breakfast. Ingredients 3

What is Organic Farming?

What is Organic Farming? The USDA defines organic agriculture as a “system that’s managed to respond to site-specific conditions by integrating cultural, biological, and mechanical practices.” Those practices foster the cycling of resources, promote ecological balance, and conserve biodiversity. In

KETO Approved Chai Butter Tea

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe You may have heard of butter coffee, but what about butter tea? Adding butter to tea or coffee adds the needed levels of fat for a low-carb diet like KETO. Mixing butter, MCT oil and whipping

Gluten-Free Kefir Muffins

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Do you have kefir that’s about to expire? Use it in these gluten-free kefir muffins! Mix it up and swap out the blueberries for other berries or dark chocolate chips. Ingredients 3 cups Gluten-free flour 2

Keto Approved Soft Pretzels

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Are you living the keto lifestyle, but still miss bread? These soft pretzels are gluten-free, which is great for those following the keto diet! Ground flaxseed is used as a thickening agent! Ingredients 3 cups organic

Kefir vs. Yogurt

Kefir is traditionally made by culturing milk with kefir grains, which are a mixture of bacteria and yeasts packed with protein and probiotics. Like yogurt, kefir has a tangy and acidic flavor that gets stronger over time. (1) Take a

Ricotta Chocolate Cake

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe This Ricotta Chocolate Cake recipe makes a moist, dense, yet surprisingly fluffy dessert! Ricotta cheese in a cake recipe may sound strange, but it is truly delicious. The more ricotta you add, the more it will

Keto Shrimp and Asparagus Alfredo

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Are you the only one in your family living the keto lifestyle? If so, here’s a recipe that will please the whole family! With tasty shrimp and tender asparagus, this alfredo recipe is a perfect blend

Blueberry Banana Smoothie

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Lace, one of our brand advocates, loves creating new and healthy recipes! Her blueberry banana smoothie recipe below is perfect for a quick breakfast or afternoon snack. Kids will love this recipe too! Smoothie Ingredients 1

Keto Approved Butter Coffee

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe What is Butter Coffee? Butter coffee is a growing trend that combines butter, coffee, and MCT powder (more on this below) to help boost your day. When blended, this hot beverage is creamy and resembles a

Why Make Cheese at Home?

Why make cheese at home? Because it’s easy, fresh and made with clean ingredients! Making cheese at home doesn’t have to be difficult. With our cheese kits, you will be able to easily make cheese from the comfort of your

Chocolate Peanut Butter Smoothie

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Chocolate and peanut butter are a classic combo. When you add yogurt, a banana and a few ice cubes, you’ll create this creamy dessert smoothie. Plus, the kids will love it! Dessert Smoothie Ingredients 1/2 cup

100% Grass-fed Kefir Distribution Expanding

Grass-fed Kefir Have you been waiting for our kefir? The wait is over! Our 100% grass-fed kefir is available in the Midwest and Southern California! Kalona SuperNatural organic kefir is great smoothies, or as a tasty probiotic drink! Why Drink

Chocolate Milk Waffle Recipe

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Waffles are great for any meal, but have you ever thought about replacing the milk with chocolate milk? Get the family together with this delicious chocolate milk waffle recipe. Ingredients 2 eggs 1 1/2 cups Kalona

10 Ingredient Substitutions You Have in Your Kitchen

10 Ingredient Substitutions It never fails, the one time you need a specific ingredient, you don’t have it at home. So, we’re here to help! See our guide to 10 ingredient substitutions below (some are even healthy food swap ideas)!

10 Recipes for Date Night

Life gets busy with work, kids and other responsibilities. Sometimes Valentine’s day is the one night a year you can share a meal with your special someone. No time to go out? No problem! Here are some tried and true

How to Make Ghee

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe What is Ghee? What is Clarified Butter? Ghee is a trending ingredient, but what exactly is it? It’s also considered as clarified butter, and is a staple in Indian dishes. It’s made by simmering butter until

Zaletti Cookies

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe “Travel” to Italy with these delicious zaletti cookies. With a mixture of cornmeal and flour, these cookies are the perfect combination of fluffy and crunchy textures. Ingredients 3/4 cup dried currants 1/4 cup hot water 3

What is the Keto Diet?

What is the Keto Diet? Back to the 1920s, doctors used the ketogenic diet to help patients with epilepsy.* Today, “keto” is a popular lifestyle followed by many. The ketogenic lifestyle focuses on cutting carbs. This allows the body to

Finding Our Products Just Got Easier | Kalona SuperNatural Store Locator

Introducing the Kalona SuperNatural Store Locator Having difficulty finding our products? We’re making it easier! You can now search for our products using our brand-new store locator. The Kalona SuperNatural store locator allows you to search by product or by

Choose Plain Yogurt for Kids

5 Reasons to Choose Plain Yogurt for Kids Don’t be fooled by the varieties of yogurt in your grocery store. When introducing your kids to yogurt, you may be tempted to choose those that are targeted for kids, which are

Win Free Organic Milk for a Year: Don’t Miss This!

Free Milk for Year? Sign Me Up! We know that a healthy household and planet are important to you. So, to honor that commitment, we’re giving one lucky consumer free organic milk for a year!* To enter: Like or follow

Meet the 2019 Brand Advocates

We are happy to announce that we’ve chosen our 2019 Brand Advocates. Our advocates consist of parents, foodies, athletes, and bloggers from across the US. They are fueled by a sense of purpose and are committed to a healthy lifestyle.

Make it a Healthier New Year

To kick off 2019, many will set resolutions hoping to make this year better than the last. Although many of these fizzle out by February, we encourage you to consider self-care this year and here are a few small things

5 Protein-Packed Cottage Cheese Bowls

Cottage Cheese Bowls: Delicious, Simple & Beautiful Meals Cottage cheese is a protein-packed food that provides essential nutrients including calcium, potassium, conjugated linoleic acid (CLA), and magnesium. These nutrients have many health benefits such as: Reducing body fat and inflammation

Eggnog Fudge

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Fudge is a classic holiday favorite. With many different flavors and add-ins, there’s no limit of recipes. Here’s some eggnog fudge, submitted to us from Chris, in Colorado. Ingredients 2 cups granulated sugar 3/4 cup Kalona

Sugar Cookies Recipe

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe The Perfect Sugar Cookies Whether you’re a sugar cookie making expert or new to the adventure, this recipe is fool proof!  Bret of Bret’s Table in St. Paul, MN, takes you step-by-step in making these perfect

Whipping Cream vs Heavy Cream: What’s the Difference?

Which Cream to Use When comparing whipping cream vs. heavy cream, the difference is in the percentage of fat. Each type of “cream” has a different use. Use the guide below to help you determine which product is right for

“Dairy Christmas to all, and to all a good night!”

‘Twas the week before Christmas, and on the small farms,The cows started stirring inside the barn;The farmers arose early with care,And all the cows hoped they soon would be there; The family was helpful and all went to work,To milk

Eggnog Pound Cake

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Eggnog Pound Cake Recipe A delightful pound cake with the delicious flavors of eggnog, what’s not to love? This Eggnog Pound Cake recipe will be a new family favorite. Ingredients 1 box vanilla cake mix 4

Eggnog French Toast Sticks

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Kid-Friendly Eggnog French Toast Sticks French toast is a popular and simple breakfast go-to. Get your kids involved with this kid-friendly holiday Eggnog French Toast Recipe. For a little something special, make the delicious Eggnog Yogurt

Cottage Cheese Waffles

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Protein-Packed Cottage Cheese Waffles Need a boost to get you started in the morning? Try these cottage cheese waffles. They’re protein-packed and can be topped with a variety of nutrient-dense foods!  Ingredients 1/2 serving pancake mix

Salmon Quiche Recipe

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Salmon Quiche Quiche is great for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. This Salmon Quiche recipe takes it to the next level! The delicious mix of salmon, leek, tarragon, and Gruyere is sure to become a favorite in

Holiday Mocha Eggnog

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe When cold temperatures arrive and the snow falls, keep warm with this mocha eggnog recipe. It’s delicious and made with Kalona SuperNatural eggnog, chocolate milk, and whipping cream. This is also a great recipe for winter

Award-Winning Cottage Cheese | World Cheese Contest

Try our Award-Winning Cottage Cheese We often hear from consumers that our cottage cheese is life changing, well we can’t prove that, but we can now officially say we have ‘Award-winning cottage cheese!’ In October we entered our cottage cheese

Happy Thanksgiving from Kalona SuperNatural

During the Thanksgiving holiday, we wish to express our gratitude to our “herd”—those individuals and organizations who support us to support you. We strive to honor your commitment to a healthy household and planet by working to bring you delicious,

Be a Kalona SuperNatural Kid!

Be a Kalona SuperNatural Kid! From chocolate milk to cottage cheese, kids love our products. We want to see your excitement! Spread the word of your kiddos and their favorite product on our social media channels using #supernaturalkid. Share a

Stabilizer Free Eggnog – What to Know

Spices on the bottom? That’s Natural. Kalona SuperNatural Organic Classic Eggnog is different from others on the market because it is stabilizer free! We believe in doing less, not more, when it comes to food. And strive to bring you

Prebiotics vs Probiotics: What’s the Difference?

Prebiotics vs Probiotics: Gut Basics The lining of your gut is made up of trillions of bacteria, fungi, and other microbes that create a micro-ecosystem called microbiome.1 The microbiome plays a key role in your health by helping control digestion. Benefits

Just in Time for the Holidays: Cheese Kit Sale!

Cheese Kit Sale – 10% Off on Amazon & Etsy We’re happy to announce our first Black Friday sale, ever!  Starting November 23, 2018 through November 26, 2018, you can save 10% on our fresh cheesemaking kits when shopping Amazon

Instant Pot Homemade Chili

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Instant Pot Homemade Chili Chilly weather makes it the perfect time for homemade chili! For those chili nights, try this homemade chili recipe. It may call for an instant pot, but it’s so simple without one,

Homemade Cultured Butter Recipe

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Homemade Cultured Butter We love fresh recipes, and we know you do, too. Here’s a do-it-yourself cultured butter recipe, and it’s so simple! Salted Cultured Butter  Ingredients 1/4 cup Kalona SuperNatural Organic Buttermilk 1 quart Kalona

Looking for 2019 Brand Advocates!

The Kalona SuperNatural team is looking for more brand advocates! Love spreading the word about Kalona SuperNatural products? Then, read on! We’re looking for 5 additional advocates to join our team in 2019. As an advocate, you will receive free

Now Available on Amazon: Fresh Cheesemaking Kits!

Kalona SuperNatural Fresh Cheesemaking Kits on Amazon We’re happy to announce that you can now find our Kalona SuperNatural Fresh Cheesemaking Kits on Amazon! DIY Fresh Cheese using Kalona SuperNatural Milk & Whipping Cream Each kit makes eight 1 ½ – 2

Fresh Cheesemaking Kits Now Available

Introducing Kalona SuperNatural Fresh Cheesemaking Kits Kalona SuperNatural has partnered with Urban Cheesecraft to bring you fresh cheesemaking kits. These kits make it simple to create fresh Burrata, Mascarpone, Mozzarella, and Ricotta cheese in the comfort of your own kitchen.

Kefir 101: The Benefits of Kefir

What are the benefits of kefir? Kefir is a protein-packed, probiotic drink, similar to a drinkable yogurt. What exactly does that mean? The cultures added to the milk increase the friendly bacteria in the digestive tract, creating multiple benefits in

Keeping Butter Fresh, Longer

Tips and Tricks for Keeping Butter Fresh We like food fresh, and so do you! Butter is a kitchen staple, especially during the holiday season, here are a few tips for keeping butter fresh. The Best Way to Store Butter

Homemade Whey Pancakes

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Pancakes are a morning staple. These whey pancakes will help you start your day motivated and determined. Breakfast for dinner? That works too! Ingredients:  1 serving protein pancake mix 1/2 scoop grass-fed whey 1/4 cup organic

Probiotic Chocolate Milkshake with Yogurt

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Probiotic Chocolate Milkshake Do you enjoy making your own yogurt? This probiotic chocolate milkshake recipe is definitely one to add to your list. Full of nutrients and healthy fats, it’s a great start to any day!

Protein Blondies Recipe

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Blondies with Protein Packed Contents Desserts are usually a guilty pleasure, but not this one. These fluffy blondies with protein packed ingredients are the way to go for everyday snacks and treats!  Ingredients 1/4 cup quinoa

Dairy vs Plant-based milk

Dairy vs plant-based milk?  Grocery stores are flooded with milk options. But how do you know which one(s) to choose for you and your family? We get it, the decision is hard one to make. We’ve answered the common questions

Kid-Friendly Cottage Cheese Dip

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Kid-Friendly Cottage Cheese Dip Love cottage cheese? Here’s another way to enjoy it! This decadent blend of cottage cheese, honey, cinnamon, vanilla, and maple will delight your taste buds. This is also a kid-friendly cottage cheese

Superfood Smoothies for Toddlers

These superfood smoothies are an easy way to make sure your toddler is getting plenty of micronutrients, healthy fats and protein in their diet. Kalona SuperNatural Organic Whole Milk is the perfect base for toddler smoothies, because it naturally contains essential fats

Open-Faced Egg Salad Sammie Recipe

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe This simple (and clean) open-faced egg salad sammie recipe is perfect for an easy lunch! It’s made using Kalona SuperNatural whole milk plain yogurt. Enjoy! Open-faced Egg Salad Sammie Ingredients 2 organic eggs Kalona SuperNatural Organic Whole

Iowa-Made, Award Winning Butter

Iowa-Made, Award Winning Butter We are beyond thrilled to announce that Kalona SuperNatural Organic Butter, unsalted and lightly salted, have placed in the 2018 Iowa State Fair Iowa Quality Dairy Products Showcase. This is our third year participating and we’ve snagged 1st and

Cast Iron Skillet Dutch Baby Pancake Recipe

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Dutch Baby Pancakes For those of you who love cooking with cast-iron, this dutch baby pancake recipe is a must-try! Ally, one of our brand advocates, made this recipe using our new organic, certified 100% grass-fed

Mango Overnight Oats Recipe

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Mango Overnight Oats This mango overnight oats recipe is a quick and easy breakfast or snack. Full of nutrients, this is the perfect breakfast to get your day going. For younger kids who are finicky about

Choose the Best Milk for Kids

What is the Best Milk for Kids & Toddlers? We get it. Grocery store shelves have become confusing and over-crowded with “milk” options. Use the following as a guide to help you navigate the numerous product attributes and call-outs! Common

Orange Creamsicle Smoothie Recipe

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe This Orange Creamsicle Smoothie Recipe is an easy way to make sure you’re getting plenty of micronutrients, healthy fats and protein into your diet. This is a great smoothie recipe for kiddos too!  With Kalona SuperNatural Organic Whole

Maple Whipped Cream

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Organic whipping cream and organic maple syrup, need we say more? Combine the two for delicious maple whipped cream! Try on top of this cardamom shortcake recipe! Maple Whipped Cream Ingredients 16 oz. Kalona SuperNatural Organic Whipping Cream 3

Cardamom Shortcake with Strawberry Rhubarb Compote

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Cardamom Shortcake with Strawberry Rhubarb Compote Cardamom, a spice with many health benefits, has a citrus flavor and is commonly used with cinnamon or nutmeg. In this recipe, it’s used as a dry ingredient to give

Same Great Product, New Look

Kalona SuperNatural Releases Refreshed Labels New Labels Highlight Transparency & Quality We are excited to announce that over the next several months we will be releasing refreshed labels. After hosting several focus groups, we’ve heard your feedback. We believe our

Roasted Veggie Breakfast Casserole

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe This Roasted Veggie Breakfast Casserole is a great way to pack many flavors and nutrients into one dish. It’s a great meal prep dish. You can make it on Sunday and enjoy throughout the week! The real star

RAGBRAI Cyclists Recover With Chocolate Milk

2018 RAGBRAI Cyclists Recover with Chocolate Milk We often hear that cyclists love to recover with chocolate milk after a race. To support their commitment to a healthy lifestyle, we thought it’d be perfect to offer our organic chocolate milk

Protein Packed Crepes Recipe

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Made using Kalona SuperNatural Organic Whole Milk Cottage Cheese and organic eggs, this protein packed crepe recipe comes from one of our brand advocates, @LardLady. They’re delicious with fresh fruit or even a chocolate hazelnut spread. Protein Packed

Supporting Sustainability: Kalona SuperNatural Donates to Bottle Caps for Benches

Our Donation to Bottle Caps for Benches Kalona SuperNatural recently made a donation of 79 cases of bottle caps to the Smoky Mountain chapter of CISV International (formally Children’s Summer Villages International) for Bottle Caps for Benches. After going through

Lemon-Thyme Cake Recipe

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Lemon – Thyme Cake with Apricot Sauce This lemon-thyme cake screams summer! It’s light, delicious and perfect for your summer picnic! Makes 8 -12 servings. Cake: 2 tablespoons Kalona SuperNatural Organic Unsalted Butter, plus enough to

Secret Summer Events: Free Grass-fed Kefir

Secret Summer Events: Find us, Get Free Grass-fed Kefir! This month, the Kalona SuperNatural team is hosting pop-up events in Iowa and Minnesota. We’re giving away free grass-fed kefir! These pop-up events around lunchtime at surprise locations are exciting opportunities to sample

Raspberry Lemon Cheesecake Overnight Oats

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Overnight oats have become very popular recently, and for good reason. They are easy to make ahead so you have a filling meal ready to go for busy mornings.  This Raspberry Lemon Cheesecake Overnight Oats recipe tastes

Have you herd?

Have you herd? We’d Like to Welcome You Into Our Herd Hi! I’m Sara Rissi. We probably haven’t met. I’m one of Kalona SuperNatural’s team members. I want to personally invite you to become part of our growing herd of

Meet the 2018 Kalona SuperNatural Brand Advocates

Kalona SuperNatural is excited to announce that we’ve chosen our 2018 Brand Advocates. Meet them below! Interested in becoming a brand advocate? Apply today! Britni Jo Hey all- I’m Britni Jo! I was born and raised in Washington, Iowa. In 2011,

Where to Buy Our Organic, 100% Grass-fed Kefir

Where can you find Kalona SuperNatural Kefir? Our Organic, Certified 100% Grass-fed Kefir is now available at multiple locations in the midwest! Below is a list of stores where our kefir is available. If you don’t see Kalona SuperNatural kefir

Lemon Lavender Shortbread Recipe

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Wanting a summer treat that’s great with ice cream? This Lemon Lavender Shortbread is made using Kalona SuperNatural Organic Unsalted Butter, dried lavender blossoms, and lemon to create a delicious delight! Ingredients:  1 cup + 1 tablespoon unbleached

Strawberry Banana Oat Smoothie

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe This Strawberry Banana Oat smoothie is a delicious blend of Kalona SuperNatural Organic Whole Milk and Cream Top Yogurt, fresh fruit, rolled oats and hemp seed! This smoothie contains fiber from the oats and gets an added dose of

National Dairy Month – Celebrating Organic Dairy Producers

Thank You Organic Dairy Producers! We always appreciate the Amish and Mennonite organic dairy producers we work with, but this month we honor them by celebrating National Dairy Month! Our farmers work hard each and every day to ensure they

Gluten-Free Veggie Pizza

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Gluten-Free Veggie Pizza Recipe Are you looking for the perfect recipe for a summer potluck? This fresh and healthy veggie pizza will be perfect for your friends, family and coworkers! Including fresh organic vegetables, a gluten-free

Chunky Monkey Smoothie Recipe

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe This Chunky Monkey Smoothie not only has a fun name, but is packed with nutrients.  The combination of Kalona SuperNatural Organic Whole Milk, fruit, peanut butter, spinach and cocoa make a delicious treat for kids and adults!  Flaxseed

Strawberries & Cream Bread Recipe

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe This delicious Strawberries & Cream Bread recipe is made with Kalona SuperNatural Organic Butter, filled with cream cheese and fresh strawberry jam, then drizzled with icing. Topped with fresh strawberries, it is perfect for summer gatherings

Spring Pasture in Kalona, Iowa | Phil in the Fields

Spring Pasture Update from Phil in the Fields Kalona SuperNatural’s farm liaison, Phil Forbes, was on David M. Miller’s farm recently to see the cows on the spring pasture for the first time this year. This year in Iowa, we

Berry Chia Smoothie Recipe

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe This Berry Chia Smoothie recipe is an easy way to make sure you and your family are getting plenty of micronutrients, healthy fats and protein into your diet.  Kalona SuperNatural Organic Whole Milk is the perfect base for

Health Benefits of 100% Grass-fed Cows’ Milk

We understand your commitment to a healthy household, that’s why we recently introduced our new line of organic, 100% grass-fed cows’ milk kefir. Our two whole milk varieties, plain and vanilla, are certified 100% grass-fed by the American Grassfed Association (AGA). The AGA

Introducing Organic, 100% Grass-Fed Cows’ Milk Kefir

100% Grass-Fed Cows’ Milk Kefir We are excited to introduce a new line of cultured Kalona SuperNatural™ organic dairy products, 100% grass-fed cows’ milk kefir! Kefir is a tart, refreshing beverage that is packed with vitamins, minerals and beneficial probiotic

We’d Like to Introduce You to Our Brand Advocate Program

We are thrilled to announce our 2018 Brand Advocate program! At Kalona SuperNatural, we truly are grassroots. In every sense of the word. We value ordinary people doing everyday life things; making extraordinary things happen. To honor this, we’ve asked

8 Ways to Eat Kefir

What is kefir? In short, kefir is a tart, refreshing beverage that is packed with vitamins, minerals and beneficial probiotic bacteria, similar to a drinkable yogurt! 8 Ways to Eat Kefir Drink it! This is probably the most common and

Buttermilk Panna Cotta

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe This Buttermilk Panna Cotta recipe makes an ideal spring/summer dessert—cool, tangy, perfect with fresh fruit in any form. But it’s also a lovely dessert for fall and winter, accompanied with poached dried fruits or a drizzle

Dutch Process Cocoa Powder Makes the Best Organic Chocolate Milk

“Kalona SuperNatural is the best organic chocolate milk. What makes it taste so delicious?” This is something we hear a lot from our consumers and we LOVE getting this question! Why? Because it gives us an opportunity to share with

Murgh Makhani (Indian Butter Chicken) Recipe

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe This Murgh Makhani recipe, also known as Indian Butter Chicken, will not disappoint! It is a traditional Indian comfort food is made with chicken and a mild curry sauce. To put a unique twist on this recipe,

Nutritious Food for a Healthy 2018

Choose minimally-processed, organic and local foods for a healthy 2018! Still looking for a perfect 2018 New Year’s resolution? If so, how about choosing to eat more minimally-processed, organic and local foods? Download Infographic Keeping sharing simple…FacebookPinterestemailTwitter

Black Walnut & Coconut Banana Bread

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe This is a banana bread that has been taken up a couple of notches. Black walnuts lend a hint of smokiness, while the coconut counters with a tropical accent. Of course you could substitute English walnut

Yogurt Christmas Cookie Dip

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Yogurt Christmas Cookie Dip Recipe Try this yummy dessert Yogurt Christmas Cookie Dip recipe today! It’s made with ingredients you most likely have at home like: Kalona SuperNatural Organic Cream Top 5% Vanilla Yogurt, Organic Butter, sugar, cream

Have Yourself a Minimally-Processed Holiday

Processed foods. They’re everywhere, especially around the holiday season! Below are 5 simple ways you can avoid processed foods this holiday season. Have yourself a minimally-processed holiday! 1) Shop the perimeter of the grocery store One of the simplest ways

DIY Pumpkin Spice Creamer

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe It isn’t necessary to make a trip to the coffee shop every time you have an urge for pumpkin spice creamer! Pumpkin Spice Creamer Ingredients 16-ounces Kalona SuperNatural™ Half and Half (1 bottle or 2 cups) 4

Holiday Whipped Pumpkin Pie Recipe

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe This Whipped Pumpkin Pie Recipe is easy and delicious! Using Kalona SuperNatural Yogurt and Whipping Cream, along with fresh pumpkin, Hailey created a decadent dessert that will please any holiday crowd! Whipped Pumpkin Pie Crust & Filling

Cheers to Eggnog Season

Organic Classic Eggnog This week we bottled our first batch of eggnog for 2017! Product should be on stores shelves in early November. If you don’t see it, we recommend putting in a request with the dairy manager! A few things

Slow-Cooker Chicken Corn Chowder

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Chicken Corn Chowder Recipe This Chicken Corn Chowder recipe is perfect for fall (or any other season, really). It’s made with fresh veggies, delicious chicken, and Kalona SuperNatural Organic Whipping Cream! And since it is made

Creamy Garlic Dressing

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe This Creamy Garlic Dressing recipe was submitted by a Kalona SuperNatural consumer in our Recipe Round Up Giveaway that we held earlier this year! It’s great for salads, dipping fresh veggies or on top of a

Gluten Free Sweet Potato Buttermilk Biscuits

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Buttermilk Biscuits Grass-fed Dairy | Gluten Free | Sweet Potato What can make your delectable bowl of soup even better? Buttermilk biscuits! Especially when they feature delicious sweet potato and Kalona SuperNatural organic cultured buttermilk and organic grass-fed

Keeping Cows Cool During Iowa Summers

How do you keep cows cool during summer? Two words can typically describe Iowa summers, hot and humid. The small, Amish and Mennonite family farmers we work with go above and beyond to keep their cows cool during the heat

Probiotic Smoothie | Organic Buttermilk, Pineapple & Strawberries

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Probiotic Smoothie Recipe Try this delicious probiotic smoothie recipe today made with Kalona SuperNatural Organic Reduced Fat 2% Cultured Buttermilk, fresh pineapple and sweet strawberries! All of these ingredients are fresh, healthy and jam packed with vitamins

Kalona SuperNatural™ Proudly Features Celtic Sea Salt®

Made with High-Quality Celtic Sea Salt® We are proud to use Celtic Sea Salt ® in our buttermilk, cottage cheese and lightly salted butter. Celtic Sea Salt is just one more example of the carefully chosen ingredients that go into our

National Organic Month: Organic Means Non-GMO

Happy National Organic Month! To celebrate National Organic Month, we will be sharing why we believe the USDA certified organic seal is the gold standard.  Are Kalona SuperNatural™ products GMO-free? We commonly receive this question from our consumers and frankly

100% Grass-fed Kefir Coming in Early 2018

100% Grass-fed Kefir Coming in Early 2018 Kalona® SuperNatural™ is delighted to announce that we are in the final stages of development for two new dairy products: Plain & Vanilla Organic, 100% Grass-fed Kefir! First Dairy Brand to be AGA

Iowa State Fair Award-Winning Butter

Award-Winning Butter Kalona SuperNatural butter took 1st and 2nd place in the Iowa Quality Dairy Products Contest at the 2017 Iowa State Fair.  Our Lightly Salted butter took the 1st place blue ribbon and our unsalted butter earned the 2nd

Our Facilities are now SQF Certified!

Our Facilities are now SQF Certified! We are proud to announce that all four of our facilities are now Level 2 Safe Quality Food (SQF) certified. These facilities include: Farmers Creamery, makers of Kalona® SuperNatural™ bottled milk and butter products;

Organic Consumers Association Reports on “Organic Imposters”

We encourage consumers to, as this article says, “do their homework.” Not all organic brands are equal. At Kalona® SuperNatural™, we strive to provide the best quality product and are committed to making organic farming a viable lifestyle for the

Fruit Tart by Chef Bret Bannon

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Warm, summer weather calls for cool, decadent desserts! This fruit tart recipe features fresh fruit and a vanilla pastry cream made with Kalona® SuperNatural™ Organic Whole Milk!  Fruit Tart Crust Ingredients 1 large egg yolk 2

Kalona Amish Producers Featured in the Washington Post

Kalona SuperNatural™ organic dairy products and the Amish producers we work with were recently featured in the Washington Post. We are extremely fortunate to work with a wonderful group of dairy farmers in the Kalona, Iowa area. Unlike larger companies,

What is non-homogenized milk?

Kalona® SuperNatural™ offers non-homogenized milk because we believe that milk should be processed as little as possible, and consumed in the most natural state possible. What is Non-Homogenized Milk? Homogenization is a mechanical process that transforms the two, separate components

Asparagus Vichyssoise Soup Recipe by Chef Bret Bannon

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe This cool, creamy Asparagus Vichyssoise soup is the perfect appetizer for your next summer get together!  This recipe serves 6 people as a first course. Asparagus Vichyssoise Ingredients 1 pound asparagus, tips reserved, stalks cut into 1-inch

Pasture Update from Phil in the Fields

Today is the summer solstice, heralding the start of summer. While the temperature in Iowa gets hotter, the days get shorter. Our farms typically experience what we like to call the “summer slump.” This is when the pasture begins to

How Our Producers Exceed Organic Dairy Grass-fed Minimums

We are proud to offer Kalona SuperNatural™ certified organic dairy products because organic agricultural practices ensure the long-term health of life on our planet, including the soil, plants, animals and people. National Organic Dairy Program A significant part of the

National Dairy Month!

June is national dairy month and this time of year the cows on our farms have one thing on their minds–fresh pasture! Our producers know that cows do best when they can harvest their own feed from the pastures around them.

Raspberry Lemon Sour Cream Coffee Cake

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe This delicious gluten-free Raspberry Lemon Coffee Cake topped with a Lemon Sour Cream Sauce is made with wholesome ingredients, no refined-sugars, and Kalona SuperNatural Organic Sour Cream! Go ahead, enjoy this cake for breakfast! Raspberry Lemon

What is Batch Pasteurization?

Batch pasteurization (VAT pasteurization) All milk was initially processed using batch pasteurization. A batch pasteurizer consists of a temperature-controlled, closed vat. The milk is pumped into the vat, heated slowly to a minimum temperature of 145° Fahrenheit, held at that

Kalona SuperNatural 16 oz. Chocolate Milk Featured in Berry on Dairy

Our new 16 oz. chocolate milk got some love today on the berryondairy website! We love this cute website and their enewsletter, Daily Dose of Dairy! Thanks for talking up our Organic Chocolate Milk! Keeping sharing simple…FacebookPinterestemailTwitter

Chicken Liver Paté

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Paté is a mixture of cooked meat or seafood, herbs and/or spices and fat that is combined into a smooth or semi-smooth (rustic) spread. It is generally served on toasted slices of bread (crostini) or crackers

Organic Chocolate Milk Featured in CBJ

A big thank you to the Corridor Business Journal for featuring our new 16 oz. organic chocolate milk in their CBJ Balance Newsletter! Our distribution is growing quickly in the corridor area.  Find us at many of your local Hy-Vee

Same Great Organic Chocolate Milk, New Convenient Size!

New: 16 oz Organic Chocolate Milk We are excited to announce that starting April 5, 2017, we will be shipping our delicious and famous Organic Chocolate Milk in a convenient 16 oz size!  Smooth, creamy, and rich–our chocolate milk gets rave

Greek Yogurt No-Bake Lemon Cheesecake

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Make everyday a special occasion with this no-fail, no-bake Lemon Cheesecake recipe! Made using Kalona SuperNatural unsalted butter and plain or Vanilla Lavender Greek Yogurt. Enjoy!   Greek Yogurt No-Bake Lemon Cheesecake Ingredients Crust 1 Cup

Farmer Feature: Ryan Borntrager Kalona, Iowa

Hello again! My name is Cody Rasmus, Farm Liaison for Kalona Farms, the company that procures milk for Kalona SuperNatural products. I’m back again with another farmer interview. As mentioned last time, I had the chance to sit down with a father,

Spring Freshers on our Small Family Farms

Many of our farmers choose to freshen their herd so that their animals have calves during the springtime. The term “freshen” is a dairy term meaning that the mother cow is getting ready to give birth to a calf. A spring

Small Farms, Big Families

Small Farms: Amish Family Dairy Farms Kalona, home to the Kalona SuperNatural brand, is a melting-pot community located in rural Southeast Iowa full of small farms and businesses. This unique community is composed of several different cultural groups including Amish

Lemon Curd Recipe

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Try this simple and delicious Lemon Curd recipe that is made with Kalona SuperNatural Organic Unsalted Butter! Lemon Curd Ingredients 3 large egg yolks 3 large eggs 1 cup granulated sugar ¾ cup fresh lemon juice

Saffron-Orange Semolina Cake from Chef Bret Bannon

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Here is a recipe for Saffron-Orange Semolina Cake that is inspired by a multitude of variations.  It can be as simple as making the cake and soaking liquid or adding one (mascarpone) or more fillings (lemon curd

USDA Organic Third Party Certifiers

Did you know that all products carrying the USDA Certified Organic seal are inspected annually by an accredited 3rd party certifying agency to ensure compliance with the rigorous standards? It’s true! Kalona SuperNatural products are certified by two agencies –

Iowa Organic Dairy Farms in the Winter

Organic Dairy Farms in Winter Many people often wonder what happens on our small organic dairy farms during the winter. Winter on these small, family farms is no walk in the park. The cows still must be milked, fed and

Producer Spotlight: Merle Borntrager Kalona, Iowa

January Producer Spotlight Hello again! My name is Cody Rasmus, Farm Liaison for Kalona Farms, the company that procures milk for Kalona SuperNatural products. Recently, I had the opportunity to sit down with a couple of our producers–Merle and Ryan

Apple Tart

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe This decadent apple tart recipe is sure to be a start at your upcoming holiday party!  Tart Crust Ingredients 1 large egg yolk2 tablespoons Kalona SuperNatural Whipping Cream1 teaspoon cold water (original recipe suggested apple cider

Eggnog Bundt Cake

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Enjoy a piece of this delicious Eggnog Bundt Cake with your morning or evening coffee! It’s a great way to use up that extra eggnog from your next holiday party! Eggnog Bundt Cake Ingredients 1 cup Kalona SuperNatural

Eggnog Pancakes

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Eggnog Pancakes are a delicious way to start off your morning! This recipe comes from a Farmers Creamery, makers of Kalona SuperNatural products, employee. Enjoy!  Eggnog Pancakes Ingredients 1 cup flour 1 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons sugar

Producers’ Lifestyle: Amish Dairy Farmers

Amish Producers’ Lifestyles Did you know that the organic milk used to make Kalona SuperNatural dairy products is procured from small, sustainable Amish and Mennonite family farms? Generally speaking, these communities have the 18th-century mindset while living in a 21st-century reality.

Homemade Eggnog Recipe

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe For those of you that are unable to find our Kalona SuperNatural Organic Classic Eggnog, here’s a delicious eggnog recipe that you can make from home! Recipe yields 10 to 12 cups. Homemade Eggnog Recipe Ingredients

Know Your Nog this Holiday Season!

#KnowYourNog This holiday season we encourage you to be mindful of the ingredients in your favorite holiday treats, including eggnog. Many brands of eggnog contain thickening additives and synthetic stabilizers. We believe that eggnog should be free of these ingredients allowing you to enjoy the

Greek Yogurt Cheese Ball

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Searching for a lighter appetizer for your next holiday gathering? Try this Greek Yogurt Cheese Ball recipe! It’s sure to please your party guests! Greek Yogurt Cheese Ball Ingredients 1 cup Kalona SuperNatural Plain Greek Yogurt 2

Working With Amish and Mennonite Dairy Producers

Our Dairy Producers The milk used to make Kalona SuperNatural products is predominantly procured from small Amish and Mennonite farms within a 250-mile radius of Kalona, Iowa. The three main Amish/Mennonite communities located in this area are: Kalona, Iowa Bloomfield, Iowa Memphis,

Financiers by Chef Bret Bannon

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe You can find these little cakes displayed prominently under a glass dome in many pastry shops in France. They are perfect with a cup of coffee or tea.  They are easy to make and bake off

Grass-Fed Dairy Farms: Good for You and the Environment

Grass-fed Dairy Farms in the Heartland — Kalona, Iowa One of the most wonderful scenes here in Kalona, Iowa, is the sight of dairy cows grazing on beautiful green pastures. Kalona is home to many Amish organic dairy farms, so

Squid Ink Pasta by Chef Bret Bannon

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Looking for a way to mix up your next batch of homemade pasta? Try this Squid Ink Pasta! This dish serves 6 as main or 8 as first course. Squid Ink Pasta Dough Ingredients 1 ¾

Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Mascarpone Frosting by Chef Bret Bannon

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe  There won’t be any leftovers with this chocolate cake, and if there are, you’ll want to hide them for yourself and eat the last slice when no one is looking. The frosting will literally melt in your

Producer Spotlight: James Swantz Kalona, Iowa

Hi there! My name is Cody Rasmus and I’ve been a Farm Liaison for Kalona Farms, the company that procures milk for Kalona SuperNatural products, for about 11 months.  Earlier this month I had the opportunity to sit down with

Strawberry Ice Cream

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe This classic strawberry ice cream recipe is made infinitely better with Kalona SuperNatural products! Our fresh milk and whipping cream brings you full flavor. Follow along with Hailey Boudreau as she takes you step by step

Chocolate Tart with Orange Cookie Crust

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Looking for a new way to use Kalona SuperNatural Butter and Whipping Cream? Try this delicious Chocolate Tart with Orange Cookie Crust recipe. Enjoy! Crust Ingredients 7 tablespoons (3 ½ ounces) Kalona SuperNatural Organic Unsalted Butter,

Overnight Double Chocolate Chia Pudding

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Have a busy weekend planned and need some easy make-ahead snacks? Try this Overnight Double Chocolate Chia Pudding! Chia seeds have been around for centuries and are known as a ‘superfood’ because they are high in

Cows on Fresh Pasture: Spring 2016

Well, it’s springtime and you know what that means…fresh pasture! The water cooler buzz this time of year is all about “the flush.”   This phrase refers to the time of the year when milk volumes, temporarily, shoot through the roof.  Due

Pasteurization 1.1

History of Pasteurization The practice of using heat to extend the life of food dates to the Middle Ages, when wine and beer were heated to prevent them from souring.  Thus, when Louis Pasteur developed the process of pasteurization in 1864,

Greek Yogurt Cheesecake Souffle

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Looking for a lighter cheesecake recipe? Try this Cheesecake Souffle made with Kalona SuperNatural Plain Greek Yogurt! With just a few simple ingredients you can create individual serving-size desserts that will please any crowd. Greek Yogurt

Frozen Yogurt Bites

Looking for creative new ways to use Kalona SuperNatural Greek Yogurt? Try these frozen yogurt bites!  Keeping sharing simple…FacebookPinterestemailTwitter

Peanut Butter “Cheesecake” Brownie Bites

These decadent bite-sized “cheesecake” brownies are made with Kalona SuperNatural plain Greek yogurt and milk. They are a simple and delicious treat! Watch the recipe video below. Keeping sharing simple…FacebookPinterestemailTwitter

Baked Macaroni and Cheese

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Looking for a lighter macaroni and cheese recipe? Give this recipe a shot! This delicious blend of creamy sheep’s milk Manchego cheese, sharp Cheddar cheese, and Kalona SuperNatural cottage cheese will make your taste buds spin.  

Dill Dip

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe If you’re looking for a healthier dip recipe, try this dill dip! It only contains a few ingredients but is packed with flavor. This dill dip is delicious with fresh veggies, pita, or chips! Dip Ingredients 16 oz. Kalona SuperNatural Sour

Clam Chowder

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe There’s nothing better than a creamy and delicious bowl of homemade soup this time of year. This Clam Chowder recipe is a perfect combination of cream and flavor that your whole family is sure to devour! Clam

Eggnog Cookies

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Can’t get enough eggnog this holiday season? Well, these delicious eggnog cookies are a great way to use your favorite holiday treat.  Give them a try! Eggnog Cookies Ingredients 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 2 tsp

Phil in the Fields: The Cream Top!

This episode of Phil in the Fields is all about the Cream Top! Kalona SuperNatural products are non-homogenized which means the high-fat cream will naturally separate from the low-fat milk and rise to the top. Watch this video to learn

Fencing Fields Kickstarter Progress!

It’s time for an update on our Fencing Fields Kickstarter campaign! By the time we successfully reached our Kickstarter goal, the plot of land we planned to fence first had already been planted to organic corn. We had to wait

How to Make Overnight Eggnog French Toast

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Looking for a quick and delicious breakfast recipe you can prepare the day before? Try this Overnight Eggnog French Toast. Overnight Eggnog French Toast Ingredients 12-16 pieces of low calorie, high fiber, wheat bread 6 eggs

Fromage Blanc by Chef Bret Bannon

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe This delicious Fromage Blanc can be used in the Fromage Blanc Tart recipe found on our website! Fromage Blanc Ingredients 1 gallon Kalona SuperNatural Organic Whole Milk 1 pint Kalona SuperNatural Organic Whipping Cream 1/4 cup, plus

Fromage Blanc Tart from Chef Bret Bannon

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe This holiday season, impress your guests by making a delicious Fromage Blanc Tart! This recipe uses Kalona SuperNatural Organic Whipping Cream and Unsalted Butter! Fromage Blanc Tart Crust Ingredients 1 large egg yolk 2 tablespoons Kalona SuperNatural Whipping

Graham Cracker Pie Crust

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Graham Cracker Pie Crust Ingredients: 8 full squares of graham crackers 4 tablespoons Kalona SuperNatural Unsalted Butter Graham Cracker Pie Crust Directions: Preheat oven to 350F. With a rolling pin and mat crush the graham crackers very

Shelf Life | Phil in the Fields

Phil Forbes, Farm Liaison, and Jeffrey Adams, Director of Operations, discuss the shelf life of Kalona SuperNatural products at Farmers Creamery in Wellman, Iowa. Keeping sharing simple…FacebookPinterestemailTwitter

White Chocolate Bars by Chef Bret Bannon

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe These delicious White Chocolate Bars will be a great addition to your next dinner party! First, you will need to make the shortbread dough and then the topping. This recipe yields 32 bite-sized bars. Rosemary Shortbread Dough

Kalona Organics Celebrates 10 Years!

Kalona Organics®, the distributor of Kalona SuperNatural™ organic dairy products, is celebrating their 10th anniversary. For over 10 years, we’ve been developing brands that expand markets in the natural and organic communities. Kalona Organics was formed in 2005 as a

Banana-Oat-Coconut Muffins

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe This recipe uses a multitude of delicious and nutritious ingredients: buttermilk, banana, rolled oats, and coconut oil! The buttermilk gives these muffins a tenderness and tang, whereas the coconut provides a subtle tropical flavor. Banana-Oat-Coconut Muffins

Strawberry Lime Smoothie

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe This Strawberry Lime Smoothie recipe is an easy breakfast to start off a new school year! By using a few simple ingredients, you can start your day off with a delicious, nutrient-dense treat. Strawberry Lime Smoothie

Sweet and Spicy Chipotle Dip

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Looking for a sweet and spicy side dish for your next football party? This Sweet and Spicy Chipotle Dip Recipe will be sure to please any crowd! Sweet and Spicy Chipotle Dip Ingredients 1 container Kalona

How to Make Kefir

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Make Kefir Have you ever wanted to try making Kefir with Kalona SuperNatural milk? If so, this is the recipe for you! Kefir is a fermented drink that was discovered over 2000 years ago. It is

Milk and Honey Custard

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe These two ancient foods can be used pretty much as they are found. Serve this custard with a little softly whipped cream sweetened with honey, toasted slivered almonds, fresh strawberries, or with sugared, macerated blackberries. As with all

Ashwagandha Smoothie

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe This recipe was sent to us from a consumer during our ‘Recipe Round-Up” in January. Ashwagandha is an herb that has been used for hundreds ofyears to strengthen and improve immune systems. Ashwagandha Ingredients 8 ounces

Crème Fraîche by Chef Bret Bannon

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Crème Fraîche Ingredients 1 pint Kalona SuperNatural Whipping Cream 2 tablespoons Kalona SuperNatural Reduced Fat 2% Cultured Buttermilk Crème Fraîche Directions Combine the cream and buttermilk. Pour into a clean glass or non-reactive bowl.  Partially cover with

Vanilla Bean Ice Cream by Chef Bret Bannon

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Vanilla Bean Ice Cream Ingredients 1 plump vanilla bean, organic if possible 1 cup (8 ounces) Kalona SuperNatural Whole Milk ¾ cup (5 ¼ ounces) granulated sugar Pinch of kosher salt 5 large egg yolks (freeze

Chocolate Caramel Tarts by Chef Bret Bannon

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe This gooey Chocolate Caramel Tart recipe was inspired by a recipe found in The Last Course by Claudia Fleming. It is sure to please and impress the dessert lovers out there. This recipe uses Kalona SuperNatural

Buttermilk Waffles

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe This Buttermilk Waffle recipe was sent to us from a consumer for our Recipe Round-Up held in early 2015. Top these with a bit of Kalona SuperNatural Yogurt and some fresh berries for a delightful breakfast!

Phil in the Fields: Natural vs. Organic

In this episode of Phil in the Fields, Phil discusses the terms Natural and Organic. In the past couple of years, there has been a lot of controversy surrounding the term ‘Natural’ when it comes to consumer products, especially food.

Vitamin K2 and Your Health

Written By: Jessica Stamm, MS CCN, Certified Clinical Nutritionist Vitamin K is commonly known for its role in blood clotting, but has recently come to light for other exciting benefits.  This undercover nutrient works synergistically with vitamin D to fortify calcium

Savory Shorties

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe These savory shorties are made with aged Gouda cheese and the tops are dusted with flaky salt and pepper. But the basic idea lends itself easily to all kinds of variations. Use Parmesan or Cheddar, for

Sweet Dough for Cinnamon Rolls or Kolaches

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe The delicious family sweet dough recipe was sent to us by a consumer during our Recipe Round-Up. It can be used to make cinnamon rolls or kolaches. Sweet Dough Ingredients: 1 packet of yeast 1/4 cup

Classic Puff Pastry by Chef Bret Bannon

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe A classic recipe that can be the base for dozens of delicious creations – sweet or savory, dinner or dessert. Tarts, turnovers, savory pot pies, pizza wheels, it’s time to get creative! You start with two

Smoked Salmon on Rye Toast with Sour Cream and Herbs by Deborah Madison

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Sour cream and smoked salmon make a classic pairing and in May it’s possible to make that pairing even more stellar by stirring in the first herbs of spring— tarragon, chives, and chervil.  You could go

Phil in the Fields: The Flush

The buzz this time of year at Kalona Organics is all about “the flush.” The flush is when winter turns to spring and the milk volumes temporarily shoot through the roof. Though this is a wonderful time of year, watch the video below to learn why

Caramel Chocolate Truffles by Chef Bret Bannon

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe With Mother’s Day coming up, we thought this decadent Caramel Chocolate Truffle recipe would be perfect to share! In this recipe, you can caramelize sugar without the addition of water, which takes considerably less time than

Spinach Artichoke Dip with Pastry

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe This Spinach Artichoke Dip recipe will be sure to impress your friends and family! All you have to do is tear off a bite of the pastry and enjoy, no chips or bread needed! Want a

Peach Mango Smoothie

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe This delicious and refreshing drink will be sure to get your taste buds humming! This recipe serves 2.  Peach Mango Smoothie Ingredients 6 oz Kalona SuperNatural Plain or Vanilla Cream Top Yogurt 1/2 peach, roughly chopped 1

Skinny Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Ingredients 1 1/2 cups whole wheat pastry flour or white whole wheat flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 3 bananas 1/4 cup honey 1 tablespoon vanilla 1 tablespoon olive or coconut oil 1 Large

Kickstarter Launched!

We’ve officially launched our first Kickstarter campaign! Our Fencing Fields Kickstarter campaign will increase the supply of certified organic, grass-fed milk by offering a custom grazing program to Kalona’s Amish and Mennonite dairy farmers. This program will allow the farmers to

Green Herb Yogurt Sauce by Deborah Madison

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe This savory sauce is a great way to top off many dishes, including vegetable curries! This recipe makes about 1 cup of sauce. Green Herb Yogurt Sauce Ingredients ¾ cup SuperNatural Plain Yogurt ½ cup minced cilantro, parsley,

Kickstarter Coming Soon!

Launched April 9, 2015 Our Fencing Fields Kickstarter will increase the supply of certified organic, grass-fed milk by offering a custom grazing program to Kalona’s Amish and Mennonitedairy farmers. This program will allow the farmers to increase the size of

Whole Wheat Buttermilk Biscuits by Deborah Madison

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Kalona SuperNatural™ 2% Reduced Fat Cultured Buttermilk can be used to make the most tender baked goods imaginable, including these whole-wheat biscuits! This recipe calls for white whole wheat flour which makes extremely tender biscuits, but regular

Cucumber Salad

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Cucumber Salad Ingredients 2 large cucumbers ½ cup Kalona SuperNatural Reduced Fat 2% Cultured Buttermilk 2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro ½ teaspoon celery salt ¼ teaspoon paprika ¼ teaspoon minced garlic Parmesan cheese Cucumber Salad Directions Peel

Apricot and Almond Sticky Rolls

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe These simple sticky rolls make a great breakfast or dessert! Switch out the apricot with your favorite fruit and the almonds to pecans. Apricot and Almond Sticky Rolls Ingredients: Biscuits: 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour

Olive-Comté Savory Cake by Chef Bret Bannon

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Though this recipe has ‘cake’ is in its name, this Olive-Comte Savory Cake is the furthest thing from a dessert. This cake would be great served as an appetizer or as a side accompanying a delicious, hearty

Mint Fudge

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe This rich and creamy mint fudge is sure to please any crowd! Mint Fudge Ingredients 4 cups white chocolate chips 3 tablespoons Kalona SuperNatural™ organic unsalted butter, cut into pieces 12 ounces sweetened condensed milk or

Egg Bake

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe This simple slow cooker egg bake is a great way to make a delicious breakfast for your family and friends! Egg Bake Ingredients 1 pound diced potatoes (Frozen diced potatoes, slightly thawed, or peel and dice fresh ones. Shredded

Chocolate Shortbread Cookies by Chef Bret Bannon

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Looking for a delicious chocolate shortbread cookie recipe? Chef Bret Bannon has you covered! The dough can be baked a variety of ways:  in a 7 x 7-inch pan, individual 1 3/4-inch ring molds, or without

Creamy Italian Dressing

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Creamy Italian Dressing Ingredients 5-ounces Kalona SuperNatural™ Plain Greek Yogurt 1 teaspoon Red Wine Vinegar or lemon juice 2 to 3 tablespoons of water 1 to 2 tablespoons olive oil ½ tablespoon sugar 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning

Lemon Curd by Deborah Madison

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Lemon Curd is a delicious treat that has many uses. You can spread it on toast for breakfast, bake a lemon-meringue tart, or use it between layers of cake! Once made, it will keep, refrigerated, for

Banana Cream Pie

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe  Banana Cream Pie Ingredients 2 large bananas 1 (16-ounce) Kalona SuperNatural™ Greek Yogurt 1 teaspoon vanilla extract ⅓ cup sugar 3 tablespoons arrowroot Ready-to-use pie crust (9-inch). See recipe below Top with whipped cream (Click here

Tahini and Lemon Sauce by Deborah Madison

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe This creamy sauce is the perfect way to top off roasted vegetables, a delicious lamb dish, or grains such as farro and beans. It’s also great on leftovers! This recipe makes about 1 cup. Tahini and Lemon

Sweetened Condensed Milk Substitute

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Looking for a way to substitute sweet condensed milk? Give this recipe a try! Sweetened Condensed Milk Substitute Ingredients 12 ounces Kalona SuperNatural™ Organic Whipping Cream 1 cup sugar 1 to 1 ¼ cups flour Directions In

Cheese Toasts by Deborah Madison

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Cheese Toasts are delicious, simple and take very little time to prepare! They are perfect for appetizers at parties, to accompany your favorite soup, or served for lunch! Cheese Toasts Ingredients 3/4 cup grated cheese (Jack

A History of Eggnog

A bit about eggnog During the holiday season, eggnog is one thing you will find in grocery stores across the globe. Such a popular product makes you wonder: Where did eggnog come from? Though the history of eggnog is debated,

Holiday Traditions

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe This time of year, many of us take part in family traditions that have existed for generations. It’s one of my favorite parts of the holidays! Whether your friends and family go caroling, head to numerous

Eggnog Tiramisu

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Looking for a holiday recipe that looks extravagant and tastes delicious? This dessert is sure to be a crowd-pleaser at your next holiday party. Eggnog Tiramisu Ingredients 6 egg yolks 1 cup of sugar 2 cups Kalona SuperNatural™ Organic

Eggnog Panna Cotta by Chef Bret Bannon

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe This simple, yet sophisticated treat will surely leave all of your holiday guests wanting more! This recipe makes eight 4-ounce servings. Eggnog Panna Cotta Ingredients Nonstick cooking spray 4 tablespoons cold Kalona SuperNatural™ Organic Whole Milk

Leek and Potato Soup with Half-Half and Chives by Deborah Madison

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe This very basic, simple soup of leeks, potatoes, water, and half & half never fails to please. It’s delightful throughout the entire year—chilled in the summer, warm in the fall—and easy to make!  Amounts will tend to vary

Chocolate Gateau Recipe from Chef Bret Bannon

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe This delicious Chocolate Gateau is made without flour which makes it extremely light and spongy. A rich luxury and a perfect dessert for that dinner party you are hosting. This will be the talk of the

Butternut Squash Soup Recipe

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Butternut Squash Soup Recipe 3-4 lbs butternut squash 2 carrots 2 celery stalks 1 onion 1 pear 4 cloves of garlic 2 Tbs. of thyme 4 cups of chicken or vegetable broth 1 cup of water

Strawberry Lemon Ice Cream Cake

Even though summer has passed, this strawberry-lemon ice cream cake recipe still hits the spot. Want to know how to make this amazing strawberry-lemon ice cream cake recipe? It’s super easy! Just follow along with Hailey Boudreau as she takes

A Big Fat Surprise

It’s been a pretty amazing few weeks for news about healthy eating. First was the publication of The Big Fat Surprise – Why Butter, Meat and Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet. Next was our chance to talk to Big

Farmers Creamery Celebrates 10 Years of Community Collaboration

This September marks the tenth anniversary of Iowa’s own Farmers Creamery. For over ten years, Farmers Creamery has provided organic, healthy dairy products made from grass-fed cows. This unique creamery—focused on minimal-processing and local collaboration–has created a competitive edge for

A Perfect Hard-Boiled Egg By Chef Deborah Madison

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe When you have delicious eggs, like the eggs, eating a hard-cooked (aka hard-boiled) egg can offer a surprising pleasure, whether it’s eaten alone, on toast, tucked in a salad; still warm, cold, or even at room

Organic Milk Update August 2014

Today’s Weather Report: It’s a beautiful day outside – 75 degrees, sunny, dewpoint of about 50. Perfect for dairy cows, right? Today’s Milk Report: Looking at this week’s orders – fluid milk should be OK, but we may be shorting

What is Separation? | Phil in the Fields

Earlier this year, Phil Forbes, our Farm Liaison, talked about our choice to sell non-homogenized milk and what that means.  Now you can learn more about separation–the process of separating cream and non-fat milk.  Phil also shares some insights on

Lemon-Cinnamon Ice Milk

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Ice milk used to be unappealing and thin tasting but that certainly doesn’t have to be the case, especially when you use Kalona SuperNatural™ ingredients! This refreshing Lemon-Cinnamon Ice Milk recipe doesn’t include eggs so you don’t have

Solar Farm Creates Renewable Energy in Frytown Iowa

The newly expanded solar farm in Frytown, Iowa is now complete. It will soon be providing 100% renewable energy for two companies with ties to Kalona OrganicsTM. Farmers’ Hen House, Frytown Properties, and Farmers Creamery, makers of the Kalona SuperNaturalTM

Protein-packed Organic Yogurt Parfaits available during RAGBRAI 2014

Kalona OrganicsTM, makers of the Kalona SuperNaturalTM brand, and Slipstream Organics are teaming up to support the 42nd Annual RAGBRAI ride across Iowa. These two local companies are showcasing their products for riders and families during the duration of RAGBRAI

Kalona SuperNatural Presents: Homemade Ricotta Cheese

Want to know how to make this amazing Ricotta Cheese recipe? It’s supper easy, just follow Hailey Boudreau as she takes you step by step from start to finish. Feel free to follow along with the recipe, Homemade Ricotta Cheese by

Buttermilk Fried Chicken

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe This buttermilk fried chicken recipe is a fan favorite that combines flavors of garlic and cayenne to make a succulent meal for the family. Buttermilk Fried Chicken Ingredients 2 cups Kalona SuperNatural 2% Reduced Fat Cultured Buttermilk

Cottage Cheese Blueberry Pancakes by Chef Deborah Madison

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Spice up your breakfast (or brunch!) routine with these cottage cheese blueberry pancakes. Packed with delicious, antioxidant loaded blueberries and protein-rich organic cottage cheese from Kalona SuperNatural™, these spruced up pancakes are an amazing morning treat.

Honey Butter Recipe

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Whip this honey butter together and serve with homemade buttermilk biscuits. Your friends and family will be raving! Honey Butter Ingredients 1 stick organic Kalona SuperNatural™ Unsalted Butter (softened) 1 to 2 tablespoons organic honey Honey Butter

Strawberry Butter Recipe

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Pick fresh strawberries from your garden or stop at your local farmers market this week and mix up a batch of this delicious strawberry butter made with our grass-fed organic butter. Strawberry Butter Ingredients 1 stick Kalona

Olive Oil and Yogurt Cake by Chef Bret Bannon

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe A tasteful yet simple cake recipe with natural sugar using two unexpected ingredients, yogurt and olive oil, that tastes truly remarkable. Indulge yourself in something new and exciting with this amazing Olive Oil and Yogurt Cake!

Farmers Creamery, Makers of Kalona SuperNatural™, Expands to Support Brand Growth

Farms Creamery, makers of the Kalona SuperNaturalTM fluid milk and butter products, is expanding its current facility to accommodate a new quality lab and additional milk processing facilities. In addition to the expansion at the current location outside of Wellman,

Butter Glazed Corn on the Cob Recipe

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe This Butter Glazed Corn on the Cob recipe is perfect for cooking sweet corn in the husk on the grill. Boiling your sweet corn?  No problem! Just mix the ingredients together and enjoy! Butter Glazed Corn on

Our Buttermilk Just Got Better

We weren’t sure it was even possible but it might be–our organic buttermilk just got even better!  Our new Organic Reduced Fat 2% Cultured Sweet Cream Buttermilk is now shipping!  The new product is produced the old-fashioned way—using sweet cream from our artisan

Sour Cream – Fresh Sorrel Sauce 

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe This sauce, courtesy of Chef Deborah Madison, is rich with sour cream but tart and zesty with sorrel, chives, and a bit of garlic.  Sour cream is very thick, but when you blend it with the

Anise Shortbread with Orange Flower Water by Deborah Madison

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe A unique twist on regular shortbread, the anise shortbread is a simple dessert. A touch of Kalona SuperNatural™ Organic Butter gives it that wonderful butter taste without heavily weighing it down! Anise Shortbread Ingredients 1 stick of Kalona SuperNatural™ Organic Butter,

Vegetable Encrusted Baked Chicken Breast

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe This Vegetable Encrusted Baked Chicken Breast is packed with protein! With a fresh veggie coating, this fabulous dish is perfect even for that pickiest eater in your family. Vegetable Chicken Breast Ingredients 1 carrot 2 bunches of

Yogurt Fruit Pizza Recipe

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Satisfy your sweet tooth while enjoying your favorite fruits! This yogurt fruit pizza is a perfect dessert to finish off your meal. With succulent strawberries, grapes, blackberries, and more, it is sure to satisfy every member of

Top 10 Reasons to Eat Cream-Top Yogurt

The yogurt aisle at most grocery stores can be almost overwhelming to the average consumer nowadays!  We thought we would take the opportunity this month to give you 10 reasons to eat cream-top yogurt. Unique cup-set yogurt making technique.  This

A Letter from the Owner of Kalona Organics™, Makers of the Kalona SuperNatural™ Brand

This letter is probably long overdue.  We apologize for that.  We are a small company doing a lot of pretty amazing things with just a few people.  Sometimes, it can be a challenge for us to make time for those

Kalona Organics Donates Sour Cream to Table to Table Organization

Kalona OrganicsTM, makers of the Kalona SuperNaturalTM brand, recently donated 260 lbs. of sour cream to Table to Table. Table to Table is a non-profit program that distributes to agencies to serve the hungry, homeless and at risk in and

Colorful Buttermilk Coleslaw

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Get ready for spring barbeques with this unique buttermilk coleslaw. This rich topping is best served chilled on top of burgers or hot dogs! Buttermilk Coleslaw Ingredients 1 head cabbage, finely diced 2 to 3 medium

Buttermilk and Vanilla Panna Cotta by Chef Bret Bannon

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe This classic Italian dessert is made perfectly with Kalona SuperNatural™ ingredients. A delightful after dinner treat that’s sure to be a hit with the whole family! Buttermilk and Vanilla Panna Cotta Ingredients 1 1/3 cups of Kalona SuperNatural™ Buttermilk

A Good Old Grilled Cheese Sandwich by Deborah Madison

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe There are hundreds of ways you can make a grilled cheese, but sometimes the simplest is best, especially when using a high quality cheese with delicate flavor.  This month, Chef Deborah Madison shares her own personal twist

Greek Yogurt and Semolina Cake by Deborah Madison

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe This Greek yogurt and semolina cake is moist and delicate.  It has a crunchy nut topping and satisfying flavor that comes from using semolina along with the flour. (If you can’t find semolina, it can be

Baked Cheese Wontons

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Baked for goodness and easy for adults and kids to make, these baked cheese wontons are customizable bite-size morsels that can be served in place of pizza. Baked Cheese Wonton Ingredients 1 (6 ounce) package of

Meatballs with Cucumber and Sweet Curry Greek Yogurt Dips

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Make these hearty appetizers and Greek yogurt dips to make your party the one that no one leaves. Meatball Ingredients 1 pound ground beef 2 large eggs ½ cup Kalona SuperNatural™ Greek yogurt or 1 (5-ounce)

Eggnog Creme Brulee by Chef Bret Bannon

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe This crème brûlée recipe, made with Kalona SuperNatural™ Classic Eggnog, is provided by Bret’s Table. Eggnog Crème Brûlée Ingredients 2 cups (470 ml) Kalona SuperNatural™ Classic Eggnog 5 egg yolks 1/4 cup (57 g) white sugar 1/3 cup (83 g) mascarpone cheese,

Eggnog and Sweet Potato Pudding-Flan by Deborah Madison

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Eggnog has many uses besides as a beverage. It can be used in a rice pudding, a bread pudding, and here, in a pudding-flan based on sweet potatoes. Very easy to put together and with the

Chewy Eggnog Macaroons

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe These eggnog macaroons are the perfect ending to any meal and they are easy to make! Chewy Eggnog Macaroon Ingredients ​5 cups flaked coconut ½ cup all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons cornstarch 1 teaspoon salt 1 1/4

Crème Fraîche Pumpkin Tart by Chef Bret Bannon

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe A delicious twist on pumpkin pie for Thanksgiving from Bret’s Table. The crème fraiche needs time to cool and set up, so make the creme fraiche, tart crust, and filling ahead of time and assemble the

Creamy Mushroom Soup by Deborah Madison

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Luscious, thick, beautiful cream. You have a carton, now the question is, what to do with it? The tendency is to want to feature it alone, as in a panna cotta or as crème brulee. While

Whipped Cream Recipe

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe This whipped cream recipe is a perfect topper to our Peanut Butter Nut Squash Pie.   Whipping Cream Ingredients 1 cup Kalona SuperNatural™  Whipping Cream 1 tablespoon sugar ½ teaspoon vanilla extract Directions In a medium-mixing

Peanut-Butter-Nut Squash Pie

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe This peanut-butter-nut squash pie combines the richness of both peanut butter and butternut squash for a smooth, creamy custard pie. Peanut-Butter-Nut Squash Pie Ingredients 1 to 2 butternut squash (Approximately 3 pounds) 2  eggs 1/2 cup brown

Chocolate Pots de Creme by Chef Bret Bannon

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe This Chocolate Pots de Creme recipe, courtesy of Bret’s Table,  is a fantastic addition to any holiday meal or special gathering. Chocolate Pots de Crème Ingredients 9 ounces bittersweet chocolate, finely chopped** 5 large egg yolks 5tablespoons granulated sugar 1/4 teaspoon kosher

Chocolate Peppermint Coffee Creamer

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Just as quick and easy as our Pumpkin Pie Coffee Creamer recipe, this Chocolate Peppermint Coffee Creamer favorite will delight the senses throughout the winter months (or all year long for that matter)! Chocolate Peppermint Coffee

A Lighter Panna Cotta with Vanilla and Caramel by Deborah Madison

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Panna Cotta means “cooked cream”, but you can make one using half-and-half too. Chef Deborah Madison adds a little vanilla bean for its flavor (and the little specks it leaves on the surface) but to make

Fragrant Stovetop Dessert Rice with Milk by Chef Deborah Madison

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe This is partway to a rice pudding as it’s not baked, but simply cooked in a double boiler until all the milk is absorbed. With a cinnamon stick, vanilla and lemon zest, this dessert rice is

Fresh Fruit Tart by Chef Bret Bannon

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe This fresh fruit tart recipe, courtesy of Bret’s Table, is a perfect dessert for fruit-filled summer months. There are three separate recipes that create one delightful dessert! Pate Brisee Ingredients 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup (2

Egg Salad on Toast Bites by Chef Deborah Madison

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe This delightful egg salad recipe, courtesy of Chef Deborah Madison, makes a healthy, high-protein meal or an easy appetizer. Chef Madison recommends using herbs from the garden (all or some, depending on what’s available) and a small,

Birchwood Cafe Radish Butter

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe This versatile radish butter spread is courtesy of Chef Marshall Paulsen at Birchwood Cafe. Radish Butter Ingredients ½ pound Kalona SuperNatural™ organic butter, softened at room temperature ½ shallot, finely minced Zest & juice of 1

Buttermilk Skillet Cornbread by Chef Deborah Madison

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe A big, tender golden cake baked in a cast-iron skillet!  This cornbread recipe, by Chef Deborah Madison, is slightly sweetened. You can leave out the sugar or honey if you wish. And as for the cornmeal,

Homemade Brie

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe This recipe and photo are provided by Kalona SuperNatural™ whole milk fan, Debby Henke. Ingredients 1/2 gallon Kalona SuperNatural™ whole, cream top milk 1/16 tsp mesophilic culture 1/32 tsp penicillium candidum mold culture 1/16 tsp calcium chloride 1/16

Cottage Cheese and Watercress Spread by Chef Deborah Madison

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe The peppery watercress spread is rather unusual!  Plus, it takes just a matter of minutes to make and is very refreshing.  For a twist, puree it in a food processor, perhaps adding extra watercress, and it

Radish Magazine Features Kalona Organics Founder

Sweet Success:  The Small Farmers and Big Vision of Kalona SuperNatural™ By Annie L. Scholl, Radish Magazine Contributor When Bill Evans looks out his office window, he sees green grass, four work horses, and an Amish buggy passing with a

Grandmother’s Sour Cream Orange Pound Cake

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Ingredients 3 cups unbleached all-purpose flour, plus additional flour for dusting pans ¼ teaspoon baking soda 1/3 teaspoon baking powder ½ teaspoon salt 1 cup (2 sticks) Kalona SuperNatural™ unsalted butter, room temperature 3 cups granulated sugar

Berries with Sour Cream Sauce by Chef Deborah Madison

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Sour cream provides a lovely way to feature maple sugar, but if you don’t have any, use brown sugar or maple syrup, to taste, in its place. Berries with Sour Cream Sauce Ingredients Two or more cups

Buttermilk Dressing from Chef Bret Bannon

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe This fresh buttermilk dressing is great all year round! Just in time to mix with your favorite, fresh greens from the garden! Buttermilk Dressing Ingredients 1/2 cup Kalona SuperNatural™ buttermilk 1/2 cup Kalona SuperNatural™ sour cream 1 teaspoon

Cucumber and Grape Raita by Chef Bret Bannon

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe This cucumber and grape raita recipe is simple to make and delicious with your favorite East Indian cuisine. Ingredients 1 teaspoon whole cumin seeds 1/2 teaspoon whole coriander seeds 1/2 teaspoon whole black peppercorns 1 –

Creamy Yogurt Sauce from Chef Deborah Madison

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe This versatile creamy yogurt sauce can go everywhere—on grains, legumes, grilled vegetables, over avocadoes on toast, with lamb, grilled chicken, or greens. Use can use either the 5% or 2% Kalona SuperNatural™ plain yogurt—both are creamy and delicious.

Ricotta Cheesecake by Chef Bret Bannon

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe This ricotta cheesecake recipe is inspired by a Martha Stewart recipe.  What is enjoyable about this recipe is that it is not your typical cheesecake–it’s a breeze to make,  not cloyingly sweet nor does it require

Bolognese Sauce by Chef Bret Bannon

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Provided by Chef Bret Bannon, this bolognese sauce is a great complement to his ricotta gnudi recipe.  Ingredients 2 ounces diced pancetta, finely chopped 1 medium yellow onion, finely chopped 2 stalks celery, finely chopped 3

Ricotta Gnudi by Chef Bret Bannon

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe This Ricotta Gnudi recipe, courtesy of Chef Bret Bannon, goes well with his bolognese sauce. Keeping sharing simple…FacebookPinterestemailTwitter

Homemade Ricotta Cheese by Chef Bret Bannon

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe This month, Chef Bret Bannon educates us on how to make homemade ricotta cheese using Kalona SuperNatural™ non-homogenized milk. You will need two half gallons of our organic whole milk and a pint of our wonderful cream

Phil in the Fields – Winter in Iowa

We want to help you better understand where our milk is coming from and how it is produced.  This month, Phil Forbes, our Farm Liaison, explains some of the unique growing methods used by our milk producers. Keeping sharing simple…FacebookPinterestemailTwitter

Vanilla Bean Custard

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Chef Deborah Madison agrees that vanilla bean custard is easy to make and it’s a perfect dish to use Kalona SuperNatural™ cream-top milk. Use high quality, farm-fresh eggs, for custard with an amazing golden hue. Allow 1 egg

A Butter Candle?

We stumbled across this emergency butter candle idea on the web recently and thought we would try it out and see if it actually works. We are happy to report that it does! Not that we are encouraging people to

Your Health is Our Priority

New research shows that reducing sodium intake to recommended levels or beyond could prevent hundreds of thousands of deaths.*  We are here to help with our Kalona SuperNatural™ Unsalted and Lightly Salted Butter. Our lightly salted butter has only 55

Cardamom Shortbread

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe This buttery shortbread recipe is a perfect way to showcase Kalona Supernatural butter.  Don’t feel restricted by this recipe–shortbread is one of the easiest pastries to flavor. Mix it up by adding maple sugar, coconut sugar,

Cottage Cheese and Spinach Gratin Recipe

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe This cottage cheese and spinach gratin recipe, provided by Chef Deborah Madison, can be an appetizer or the center attraction of a meal. Cut it into small pieces and serve it warm with a simple tomato

Eggs and Sour Cream make a Quick and Healthy Meal: Sour Cream Scrambled Eggs

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe The heavy baking season is now behind us but we don’t have to wait until National Egg Month in May to celebrate our dear friend–the egg. Sour Cream Scrambled Eggs are great for creating a healthy AND

Kalona SuperNatural Eggnog hitting shelves now!

We bottled our first batch of eggnog this week for 2012!  No need to wait for the holiday to get your first taste!  This year it’s better than ever because we dropped carrageenan from recipe.  It has a light feeling

Frozen Honey Mousse with Orange and Pistachio

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe Makes 8 or more servings. This is lovely as an aromatic accompaniment to fruits, such as figs poached in red wine and caramelized pineapple, but it’s also wonderful with summer fruits, especially berries of all kinds.

New Recipes from Deborah Madison

Deborah Madison is an American chef, writer and cooking teacher. She has been called an expert on vegetarian cooking and her gourmet repertoire showcases fresh garden produce. Her work also highlights Slow Food, local foods and farmers’ markets. Deborah Madison

SuperNatural Flavor: Organic Farming

Spring weather just arrived in Kalona, Iowa – home base to our creamery and many of the small, family farms that provide the milk for Kalona SuperNatural products. And, just like most of us delight in the first fresh produce from our gardens and farmer’s markets in the spring, cows are excited to go back to the new green grass in the pasture.

Turkey, Spinach & Cottage Cheese Enchilada Pie

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe It’s difficult to find someone who doesn’t enjoy Mexican food. But sometimes love hurts, and this delicious cuisine can be way too heavy to eat regularly or too complicated to cook on a weeknight. I’ve resisted

A SuperNatural Culture: What Makes our Yogurt Different

When we rebranded all of our products to Kalona SuperNatural, we received tons of email from fans of Cultural Revolution, our original yogurt brand. They were worried that their yogurt – so different from any other on the shelves – had disappeared. We knew our product was unique in the United States, but had no idea it had garnered so many fans in its short time on the market.

Cauliflower & Bacon Gratin

Jump to Recipe·Print Recipe This recipe is adapted from Dorie Greenspan’s Around My French Table: More Than 300 Recipes from My Home to Yours I firmly believe that there are two things – bacon and creamy half & half –

The New Kalona SuperNatural Website: Beyond Ordinary

Welcome to our new website! Over the years, we have learned that we don’t need focus groups and a whole lot of market research, because our customers always find a way to tell us what’s on their mind. They tell us when they can’t find a flavor of yogurt, or when they were overjoyed after tasting our chocolate milk for the first time. They tell us what we are doing right, and what we can do better. As a small company, we are in a great position to listen, react and improve our products and our company.

SuperNatural Ricotta Cheese

Want to go SuperNatural™ with your recipes that call for ricotta cheese? Making it from scratch is easier than you think, and (of course) we think our organic buttermilk lends an amazing flavor that you won’t get from other recipes that use vinegar to culture the mixture.

Cucumber Yogurt with Garlic and Dill

This recipe comes from a fantastic cookbook, Garlic, Garlic, Garlic by Linda and Fred Griffith – a simple and savory treat for people trying to get more yogurt into their diets.

Chocolate Milk: The SuperNatural Sports Drink

As you may imagine, there are many benefits to working with Kalona SuperNatural™, including tasting and tasting and tasting the great products we produce. The first one I ever tried was the infamous chocolate milk. It was like drinking a milkshake out of the bottle. But, all good things in moderation – and in all honesty, I treated chocolate milk as a treat.

What’s in a name?

We started our company in 2005 in Kalona, Iowa—home to several small farms, owned and managed by Amish and Mennonite families. Many of these farmers have rejected modern conveniences such as electricity or automobiles, and none use chemicals, chemical fertilizers, herbicides, or pesticides on their farms. They live and work on their land, creating a sustainable lifestyle that is a most natural fit for the products we produce.

Onion Dip

Unfortunately, some of the tasty dips you find in the store are chock full of processed ingredients that compromise the flavor of all the dairy goodness. And thus began my search for a tasty onion dip recipe that let the sour cream shine through.