Plenty of us are careful when handling raw meat and poultry, but will bite into an apple after a simple rub with our t-shirt. Turns out we might not be paying close enough attention to how we’re handling our fruits and vegetables. According to a new study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 50 percent of foodborne illnesses come from produce. Makes you think twice about eating that apple before washing it, huh?
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What’s your Sunday morning breakfast routine? Do you like to go out to eat or do you generally stay in and enjoy your meal with the weekend paper? If you’re staying in today, might we suggest one of these tasty scone recipes? Pumpkin Scones with Spiced Glaze from Honey & Jam Almond Scones from Lottie + Doof Cinnamon Roll Scones […]
I can barely make it through the afternoon without a snack. There’s something about that 3 PM blood-sugar crash that just slays me. But I’m trying to snack smarter and healthier, so I’m following these portion guidelines to make sure I’ll still be wanting dinner. 200 calories – This is the ideal amount to perk up your metabolism without having […]
If you’ve gotten into the spring spirit, and are planning a picnic or just a dinner with friends on the patio, remember this trick when you’re planning your menu. If you’ll be serving food outside make vinegar-based salads instead of mayonnaise-based salads. Why? Vinegar is acidic and helps prevent bacteria growth, which is important if your salads are going to […]
Move over, wasabi peas—I’ve found something even better. I recently sampled Saffron Road’s crunchy chickpeas in three different flavors—Bombay Spice, Falafel, and yes, Wasabi. The Wasabi definitely packs a big punch of heat (I was pleasantly surprised), Bombay Spice boasts a tongue-tingling blend of paprika, garlic, onion, and turmeric, and Falafel—my favorite—has a nice balance of heat along with traditional […]
I’m so happy asparagus is back in season. When it’s fresh, it’s one of my favorite spring vegetables. But since I’m usually cooking for one or two, I don’t go through a whole bunch in one meal. So I’ll be using this tip for storing asparagus in the fridge. To make the spears last longer treat them almost like you […]