Food safety is something that every cook needs to take seriously. With 81 million cases of food-borne sickness occurring every year in the United States , it's important to understand how food poisoning can be prevented.
Thankfully, most people who get sick as a result of contaminated food recover quickly and without the... Read More
You love burgers, but you're watching your waistline. That doesn't mean you have to resort to eating a dry patty of meat. Sure, you'll want to ditch the cheese and the mayo. Think about it. Just one slice of cheese has about 70 calories and 6 grams of fat while a tablespoon of mayo has 110 calories and 11 grams of fat. Of course, there are ways to trim the fat without trimming the taste. You can still enjoy a burger that packs a mean... Read More
It's that time of the year again, when kids stop complaining about summertime boredom and start complaining about what's in their lunchboxes. The easy way out might entail throwing an all-inclusive Lunchable in the box and calling it a day. But that Lunchable label isn't so lovely - those handy, precut meats and cheeses pack a ton of sodium and fat. Plus, sides like pudding, candy and sweetened drinks add a lot of sugar. PB&J... Read More
For many people, it's hard to imagine a sandwich or burger without good, old-fashioned mayonnaise. However, there's no denying the appeal of mustard, especially since a tablespoon of mayo will set you back at least 110 calories and 11 grams of fat. Truth be told, this popular condiment is chock-full of fat and calories. Even the light version tacks on 50 calories and 5 grams of fat per tablespoon. Mayo is basically made of oil, egg yolks,... Read More
When you're looking for ways to spice up your food or make a dish more palatable, condiments such as ketchup and mayonnaise typically come to mind. However, most dieters don't realize that these condiments can actually sabotage your diet plan and leave you well over your daily calorie and fat limits.
Popular condiments such as ketchup, mayonnaise and many sauces contain high amounts of sugar, salt and fat; you might be adding extra calories to... Read More