Young athletes & active lifestyle students have an interest in finding sources of sustained energy. It’s a known fact that life can be exhausting for an athlete or active student. Instead of reaching for a giant energy drink with no nutritional value, we encourage them to #MeetMilk because powering-up with milk will boost their energy, while staying healthy and active.


  • Ingredients
    • 1 cup milk
    • 5 ounces vanilla yogurt
    • 1 cup frozen pineapple cubes
    • 1 cup baby spinach
    • 1 tablespoon honey
  • Preparation
    • In a blender, combine the milk, yogurt, pineapple, and spinach.
    • Blend until icy and smooth. Then add honey, for added
    • sweetness, if desired.
  • Ingredients
    • 2/3 cup milk
    • 2/3 cup yogurt
    • 2/3 cup rolled oats
    • 1/2 cup berries
  • Preparation
    • Combine all ingredients for the base recipe in an airtight container. Stir to combine.
    • In the morning, stir in fresh fruit, nuts, or additional seeds. Top with additional milk or sweetener if needed. Get creative!
    • NOTE: Make several batches of overnight oats at once for the week for an easy grab-and-go weekday breakfast.


From sustaining energy to recovery and diet, athletes and active students drink milk for various health benefits.

Milk: Nutritional Value and Health Benefits
The 13 Essentials Nutrients in Milk
Dairy’s Role in Muscle Recovery
How to Add Milk to a Healthy Eating Plan
5 Reasons to Refuel with Chocolate Milk